Supporting the Arts in Western Massachusetts and Beyond

June 12, 2017

Tanglewood for Kids

Tanglewood, Lenox, MA

Tanglewood is pleased to offer free lawn tickets for children and young people age 17 and younger. 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 concert. All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket.  Please check the Tanglewood website or season pamphlet for details and policies.

Supported by a generous gift from the Pumpkin Foundation/Joe and Carol Reich

Watch and Play, sponsored by the Boston Symphony Association of Volunteers, is an interactive musical performance designed to engage children ages 3-10 in the Tanglewood musical experience. The program will be offered at 1pm on Sundays July 9 and 23, and August 6 and 23, in the Chamber Music Hall. Tickets to the Sunday-afternoon concert performance are required. For more information call 413-637-5393 or email

Kids' Corner is offered at 9:30am on Saturdays and noon on Sundays. However, on days of Watch and Play, Kids' Corner will begin at 2pm. Children accompanied by adults may take part in musical and crafts activities supervised by BSO staff. Please stop by the Tanglewood Visitor Center for more information. Tickets to the Sunday concert or Saturday-morning rehearsal are required.

Friday, July 21, 2017 from 1-5 pm
Experience the beauty of the Tanglewood campus while taking part in an educational scavenger hunt, partake in fun family offerings such as the Instrument Playground and craft activities and watch a series of live performances from Tanglewood as well as other cultural partners.

New this year: families have the opportunity to stay - for free - to watch the BSO's 8pm concert from the lawn. Maestro Gustavo Gimeno conducts the BSO in a program of Bernstein and Tchaikovsky. Free for kids (and adults) of all ages! Advance registration is recommended.

Part of the Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Fridays program