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On the left is text that says "Onsite amenities," and in the background is the Tom Patterson Café overlooking the Avon River.

Onsite Amenities


Avoid the line-up: pre-order drinks when booking your tickets and they’ll be waiting for you upon arrival.
Ordering in advance is easy when buying your tickets online. Already have tickets? Call our box office
1-800-567-1600 to add to your order.

Festival Theatre Café: Located in the lobby of the Festival Theatre, the café offers a wonderful selection of light lunch and dinner options, sweet treats, drinks and ice cream, as well as pre-ordered picnics. Open two hours before the performance until the end of intermission.

Tom Patterson Theatre Café: Located in the lobby of the Tom Patterson Theatre, the café offers a wonderful selection of hot and cold meal items, reflecting local and seasonal delights. Open two hours before the performance until the end of intermission.

Theatre Bars: Enjoy snacks, beverages, wine, beer and ice cream at each of our theatres.

Email us for information about menus or catered events.


Take-Away Picnics

Pre-order picnics at least 48 hours in advance, from our Box Office (1.800.567.1600) or order online at the time of ticket purchase. Pick it up within 2 hours prior to your performance at the Festival or Tom Patterson Theatres.
For more details about our picnic options, view the full menu.

Turkey - $35

Ham - $35

Egg Salad - $30

Vegetarian - $30

Charcuterie for Two - $55

Al Fresco Dining

Purchase your drink at the Festival or Tom Patterson Theatre Café and enjoy it outside with your picnic at one of the three participating locations: Tom Patterson Island, Market Square and approved downtown parkland. Visit to learn more about the approved locations and program hours.


Visit the Stratford Festival Shops for original clothing, scarves, pashminas, jewelry, journals, unique housewares, books, music and much more!

Hours of Operation:

Festival Shop - 519.271.4040 ext. 2320

Closed for the Season

    Avon Shop - 519.271.4040 ext. 5580

      November 23 - December 21

      • Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday to Sunday

      Festival and Tom Patterson Theatre Kiosks

      Closed for the Season


        All lots open 2 hours prior to performances, or one hour prior to Forum events at the TPT when available parking space allows.

        SAVE BY BOOKING IN ADVANCE! Paid parking is available at the Festival and Tom Patterson Theatres, $20 when pre-reserved through our call centre or online, $25 day-of rate. 

        Special access parking (with a valid accessible parking permit) is limited and should be reserved in advance. 

        Please visit the City of Stratford Parking website, as well as their Parking Map for additional information.

        Parking Icon  Paid Festival Parking Lot

        Bus Icon Designated Bus Parking