20th Anniversary Season: Breaking Ground • On Sale Now

Special Events

Special events offer opportunities for Fisher Center and Bard Music Festival supporters to build community and artistic connections.

From intimate gatherings to backstage tours, artist studio visits, and grand summer parties, we invite you to have fun together while sustaining world-class creativity.

20th Anniversary Launch Party

Saturday, April 1, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Tickets: $50

Join us before, after, or in between your ticketed performances of Nail Biter and Missa solemnis to kick off our 20th Anniversary Season and toast two decades of artistic innovation. 
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Saturday, April 15
Tickets: $1,000

Package includes premium orchestra seat ticket to all five lectures and a private reception, conversation, and book signing with Neil Gaiman on April 15, immediately following Lecture 1: Why Be a Bard? .
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Pre-Performance Toast for Members
Friday, June 23 at 6:30 pm
Free for Members
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Opening Night Cast Party
Friday, June 23
Blithewood Mansion

For early ticket access and invitations to exclusive events, please consider becoming a member of our Patron Program.

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Premiere Party
Friday, July 21 at 5 pm
The Spiegeltent
Tickets: $85
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Pre-Performance Toast for Members

Sunday, July 30 at 1 pm
Free for Members
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Opening Night Social

Friday, August 4 at 5 pm
The Spiegeltent
Tickets: $85

Celebrate the Festival with friends, old and new, and enjoy craft cocktails and local fare in a magical setting
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Opening Night Package

Attend all of our opening night performances and summer soirees and save 25%.

The Opening Night Package includes a premium opening night seat and these events:

Illinois Opening Night Cast Party
June 23

Henri VIII Opening Night Premiere Party
July 7

Bard Music Festival Opening Night Social
August 4

Full price: $605; Special Package price: $450

For more information and to reserve this package call 845-758-7900.

Performing Arts Studio Building Groundbreaking

Saturday, October 21

Featuring a special concert event with Ms. Lisa Fischer and The Orchestra Now.

Tickets go on sale this summer.

The Performing Arts Are Essential

Support the creation of innovative work by adventurous artists.