If tickets are available, of course! You can pay with Cash, Check or Credit Card at the door. Seating is limited, so it is advisable to purchase tickets in advance. And only tickets for that evening’s performance will be available at the door.
Yes. We provide ASSIGNED SEATS in chairs pre-set for you. Do not bring your own into the seating area of the stage. There will be seating spaces provided for those in wheelchairs. Our new venue at Wente features OUTDOOR THEATER IN THE ROUND. The audience will be seated around a hexagonal stage which has long “boardwalks” that thrust out into the spaces between the audience creating an intimate “in the round” theatrical experience! The stage is set on the large lawn area directly to the east of the tasting room.
Due to state laws, only alcohol bearing the label of the winery or sold under the license of the restaurant/bar can be consumed on the winery/restaurant property.
Wente has a large parking lot available for patrons. There are paved Handicapped-Placard spaces right in front of the entrance. There is a dirt parking area close to the entrance gate as well.
Swirl has parking all around the square block that houses BlackSmith Square. The FREE parking structure is only one-half block away on RailRoad Street.
The winery has a grassy picnic area for patrons to use, as well as a few tables. Wente food and wine will be available for purchase, no outside food and wine is allowed
. Wente is donating the venue for this production. Wente Vineyards will offer a delicious pre-show Buffet Dinner in the Barrel Room before Saturday night performances July 9, 23, 30 and August 6th. Pre-purchase required on the Buffet. If you want to picnic before the show, you can purchase food from Wente’s Gourmet Food Truck. No reservation required. Picnic area opens at 5:30 pm. Limited seating is available in the picnic area, but you may bring blankets or lawn chairs for your own to use.
Swirl will be offering tapas-style fare for the holiday show.
It’s “California Casual”for most of us. Shirt and shoes required, but you don’t have to dress up.
Livermore Shakespeare Festival is an outdoor event, so dress accordingly for the shifting temperatures. Toss a jacket and hat in the car, bring a sun visor. Blankets are available for rental if needed.