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2022 Tanglewood Season

Tanglewood for Families

Enjoy special programs and discounts designed for the whole family!

Concerts & Events

Discounts for Kids

Free Lawn Tickets for Visitors Under 18

Up to four free children’s tickets are available per parent/legal guardian per concert at the Tanglewood Box Office on the day of the performance.

  • This discount does not apply to Popular Artist concerts.
  • To minimize disruptions, children under 5 are not permitted in the Shed during concerts (except for the Family Concert on July 23) but may enjoy the music on the lawn.
  • All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket.
  • This program does not apply to summer camps, field trips, or other organized groups.

The 2022 Tanglewood Free Lawn Tickets for Children and Young People Program is supported by a generous gift from Joe and Carol Reich.

Student Discount

College and graduate students aged 18+ receive a 50% discount on BSO Friday-evening lawn tickets.

  • Tickets must be purchased in person at the Main Gate Box Office, only on the night of the performance.
  • Student ID is required.

Enjoying Tanglewood as a Family

Family Fun Packs

Available during Saturday Open Rehearsals and Sunday afternoon concerts

Keep the kids entertained with a free kit of coloring supplies, crafts, and other activities they can enjoy during your trip. Pick up your Family Fun Pack at the Tappan House (just ahead on the right after walking through the Main Gate).

Take a Tour of Tanglewood

Learn more about the music festival and the expansive grounds during a free tour.

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