The Illinois Shakespeare Festival is a cultural staple of summer entertainment. We encourage you to explore this page when planning your trip to the Festival. Here you will find information on pre-show and post-show programming, local attractions, and ways to make your visit especially smooth.
Begin your planning by checking our schedule and ordering your tickets. Both season tickets and single play tickets are available online, by phone, or in person at the ISU Center for the Performing Arts (CPA) Box Office. Your tickets can be mailed or held for you at the Box Office where the performance will be held.
Ewing Cultural Center: parking is FREE directly across Emerson Street at St. John's Lutheran Church (GPS: 1617 E. Emerson, Bloomington). Festival Society members at the $100 and above levels have access to the VIP parking zone at the church lot.
The Center for the Performing Arts: parking is FREE in the School Street Garage, on the corner of School St. and Beaufort Ave. (GPS: 400 W. Beaufort, Normal).