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Ives Concert Park

Outdoor Concert Park


Voted Connecticut’s Best Outdoor Venue, Ives Concert Park has something for everyone to enjoy! Situated on 40 wooded acres with a pond in Danbury, Ives Concert Park hosts a wide variety of music and theater genres. With a Celebrity Series, a Fine Arts & Family Series including Shakespeare, Chamber Music, Children’s Events, as well as Jazz, Cultural Arts, Performance Arts, Visual Arts, Arts Education, an Ecuadorian Festival, an Irish Festival, The Connecticut Latin Music Festival, there are many memories to be made here.

Tucked away in a lush oasis of natural beauty on Danbury’s west side, Ives Concert Park hosts world-renowned artists in a wide variety of music and theater genres. Named for famed local composer Charles Edward Ives, the venue pays tribute to its storied roots in classical music while acknowledging the ongoing evolution of the art of live performance. With entertainment that ranges from enlightening to awe-inspiring, the Ives reflects the diverse multicultural community in which it resides; embracing the unique attributes that our performers and patrons bring to our site. A common love of the arts and the beauty of nature bring fans to our grounds. Their shared experiences here make them our friends.

Ives Concert Park is a prestigious, world-class performing arts center. This majestic outdoor amphitheater is situated on 40 wooded acres with a pond, breathtaking gardens and public hiking trails, and is located on the Westside campus of Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Conn. Ives hosts a variety of world-renowned international, national, regional and local artists and is a truly unique arts experience in harmony with a natural environment, where trees and stars become the backdrop for cultural enrichment. The Charles Ives Authority for the Performing Arts honors the memory of one of America’s greatest music composers and Danbury native, Charles Edward Ives (1874 – 1954), by providing a nationally recognized forum for the performing and creative arts.

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43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury, CT 06811, USA





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