Attending a Pavilion Concert?

Here's what you should know!

aerial pavilion shot

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Getting Here

Program your GPS: 200 Hurd Road, Bethel NY 12720 NOTE: We are located in Sullivan County, NY

Cars are not permitted to wait on Hurd Road before parking lots open. We strongly encourage carpooling to help improve traffic flow. Please be aware of traffic flow lanes, pay attention for directions from the lot attendants, and most of all, be patient. No need to rush out of the parking lots after the show. Feel free to stay a while to let traffic die down. And please, do NOT drink and drive. Thank you! 

Looking for the quickest way in and out of Bethel Woods? Check out the Big V Entertainment Park & Ride! Travel safely & conveniently to and from your concert with Big V Entertainment Park & Ride! Roundtrip transportation is available from Monticello Casino & Raceway or Roscoe Beer Company. When the show ends, you'll be picked up INSIDE the grounds, making for the quickest way in & out of Bethel Woods.

Enhance Your Concert Experience

Green Room Lounge

Skip the line & get your night started in The Green Room. Located in the Market Shed just inside the main gates, Bethel Woods’ private lounge opens 90 minutes before general admission. Your Green Room ticket includes two free drinks, a private full-service bar & restrooms, plus pub-style games & activities.

green room

Market Shed Buffet

Make reservations for the pre-concert dinner buffet in the Market Shed! Open 90 minutes before Main Gates, enjoy all-you-can-eat style service features entrees, sides & desserts freshly prepared  on-site!

market shed buffet

Premium Parking

While there is no charge for general admission parking, Premium Parking allows you access to parking in Lot D, close to the Hurd Road crosswalk & the main gates. 

premium parking

Big V Park & Ride

Big V Entertainment Park & Ride provides round-trip transportation available from Monticello Casino & Raceway or Roscoe Beer Company! When the show ends, you'll be picked up INSIDE the grounds. Travel safely, quickly & conveniently to & from the concert.

park & ride

Lawn Chair Rental

Lawn chairs are not permitted in the venue. For your safety & convenience, Bethel Woods offers specially-designed chairs appropriate for the slope of the lawn, which are available for rental & can be purchased in advance.

lawn chair

The Museum at Bethel Woods

From a permanent collection to rotating special exhibits, discover the decade that changed everything.

inside museum at Bethel Woods

Parking Information

  • Healey Brothers Parking Lot Map
  • Motorcycle Parking Lot

    There is secure motorcycle-only parking located adjacent to the Transportation Assistance Depot. A safe and friendly location for your pride and joy!

  • Parking Policies

    • There is no charge for Healy Brothers general parking. Secure, well-lit parking is available at Bethel Woods. Premium Parking is available in advance, for $35.00 per car when you purchase your concert ticket online, by phone or at the Bethel Woods Box Office. Premium Parking offers reserved parking in Lot D, close to the Hurd Road crosswalk.
    • Allow yourself at least 20 minutes to travel from your vehicle to the Pavilion seating area.
    • The Healey Brothers Parking Lots open at different times depending on each event, please see specific event pages for parking lot opening times.
    • RV, Bus, Limo, and Oversized vehicle parking is located in Lot F. Please see the Parking Map for exact location.
    • Overnight Policy – NO OVERNIGHT PARKING is permitted. Vehicles must be removed by lot closure after each show.
    • General parking at Bethel Woods is free of charge. Please be wary of local neighbors with homemade parking signs. These parking areas are typically a longer walking distance to the venue and are not safely accessible from the venue. For your safety, please park in official designated Bethel Woods parking areas.

  • Tailgating Policies

    We are committed to creating a safe and enjoyable environment for all guests, both in our venue and in our parking lots. All guests must follow the directions and instructions provided by Bethel Woods staff, security, and law enforcement. Bethel Woods permits tailgating under the conditions outlined in these Tailgating rules:

    • Patrons who do not have a ticket for the event may not park at Bethel Woods. Violators will be towed at the owner’s expense and may be subject to law enforcement intervention.
    • Tailgating is not permitted once the main act takes the stage. Violators will be towed at the owner’s expense and may be subject to law enforcement intervention.
    • One parking space per vehicle, including tailgating equipment and personal belongings, is permitted. All items (vehicle, chairs, tents, coolers, etc.) must remain in the allotted parking space. Maintaining a clear aisle to accommodate emergency vehicles is imperative for maintaining a safe environment.
    • Guests are not permitted to reserve or save parking spaces for other guests. Groups desiring to tailgate together must arrive together to accommodate efficient and safe traffic flow.
    • Please drink responsibly when tailgating. Guests who appear to be impaired may not be allowed to enter the venue.  Bethel Woods staff, security personnel, and law enforcement will strictly enforce underage drinking policies in our parking lots.   
    • Unauthorized soliciting or the collection of contributions, vending, distribution of flyers, or other materials is not permitted.
    • Any person damaging Bethel Woods property will be responsible for the cost of the repairs, including damages to grass, landscaping, fencing, furniture, or equipment.
    • While use of propane grills is permitted in parking lots, use of charcoal grills is prohibited.  Fires built on the ground or any open fire pit devices are strictly prohibited.
    • Use of canopies during tailgating is permitted, however, NO GROUND STAKING is allowed on the blacktop, gravel or grass. Please use sandbags or weights to secure your canopy.   

    Please remember that Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is private property. Violating our policies or Code of Conduct may result in ejection from the property, the revocation of tickets and/or law enforcement intervention.

Plan for Your Upcoming Concert Experience

  • General Policies

    For the safety and convenience of all guests, every person and vehicle on premises is subject to search at the venue. This search may include the use of metal detectors and hand searches of individuals and carried items.

    • We strongly urge all guests to budget additional time for entry into the venue when planning their visits. Any item or property that could affect the safety of the venue, its occupants or its property shall not be permitted into the venue. Bethel Woods reserves the right to prohibit or require removal of any items at their sole and absolute discretion. Any person that could affect the safety of the venue, its occupants or its property shall be denied entry.
    • For everyone’s safety, Bethel Woods conducts bag check inspections and walk through metal detection as part of security screening process.   All patrons are reminded to review our bag policy and prohibited items list before your arrival.  Upon your arrival at the security screening area be prepared to have your bag inspected and to remove all metal objects and place them in a provided container before walking through the metal detector.
    • The Box Office accepts will call from Ticketmaster only. We DO NOT accept will call from unauthorized ticketing companies or resellers. In order to pick-up tickets, you must have photo ID and the credit card used to purchase tickets.
    • All events are “Rain or Shine." In the event of severe weather, such as lightning in the area, a performance may be delayed until the threat subsides. In these circumstances guests may be asked to remain in their vehicles, or evacuated to their vehicles for safety. Information and updates will be available on 107.7 FM or via Bethel Woods social media channels. There will be no refunds, credits or exchanges offered.
    • Allow at least 20 minutes to travel from your vehicle to the pavilion and lawn areas
    • No re-entry upon exiting
    • Shirts and shoes are required for entry
    • We are a live concert venue and you should expect guests to occasionally stand and dance, especially at rock, country, pop and contemporary concerts
    • Bethel Woods has designated smoking areas at the rear walkway at the TOP of the lawn hill. Smoking is limited to this designated area only. There is NO SMOKING on the lawn, in the Pavilion or on the pathways. This includes the use of electronic cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, pipes, and chewing tobacco. Non-compliance may result in a removal from the facility.

    Click Here for more information on planning your upcoming visit

  • Clear Bag Policy

    As part of our continued commitment to public safety, guests will be able to carry only the following style and size bag, package or container into the venue and WILL BE SUBJECT TO A THOROUGH SEARCH

    APPROVED BAGS INCLUDE:

    • CLEAR BAGS MADE OF PLASTIC, VINYL OR PVC AND DO NOT EXCEED 12" X 6" X 12" Items in the bag must be in clear plastic bags (Ziploc bag or similar)
    • ONE GALLON CLEAR PLASTIC FREEZER BAG (Ziploc bag or similar)
    • SMALL CLUTCH BAGS, APPROXIMATELY THE SIZE OF A HAND, WITH OR WITHOUT A HANDLE OR STRAP CAN BE TAKEN INTO THE VENUE WITH ONE OF THE CLEAR PLASTIC BAGS

    Click here for a visual of our Clear Bag Policy.

    PROHIBITED ITEMS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

    • Purses larger than a clutch bag, hard or soft coolers, briefcases, luggage of any kind, computer bags and camera bags or any bag larger than the permissible size
    • An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection

    Please contact security at least 24 hours in advance to request an exception at 845-583-2062

    • Clear bags are available for purchase at the Bindy Bazaar Museum Shop at Bethel Woods, as well as at the main gates on concert dates, in the parking lots, and at the front gate merchandise tent. 
    • Please note: there will be express entry lanes available for those who travel light.

  • Guest Experience

    Please visit us at the Designated Driver Tent located at the top of the lawn to receive a Designated Driver insignia at the beginning of each concert, up until the main act takes the stage. This insignia will let our vendors know that you are participating in the Designated Driver Program. Return your wristband to the tent at the end of the night to be entered to win a pair of 2020 Season Lawn Passes. *Only the driver of each party is eligible to participate.

    Please note our Guest Services Text Program. If you need assistance, or to report underage drinking or disorderly conduct at Bethel Woods, text keyword 'bethel' to 69050

    In the event of an emergency situation or evacuation, please monitor Bethel Woods social media.

  • Healey Brothers Parking Lot Guidelines

    Bethel Woods Center for the Arts prides itself in being a safe, family friendly environment for all guests. All guests must follow the directions and instructions provided by Bethel Woods staff security, and law enforcement. Bethel Woods permits tailgating under the conditions outlined in these Tailgating rules:

    • Patrons who do not have a ticket for the event may not park at Bethel Woods. Violators will be towed at the owner's expense and may be subject to law enforcement intervention.
    • Tailgating is not permitted once the main act takes the stage. Violators will be towed at the owner's expense and may be subject to law enforcement intervention.
    • One parking space per vehicle, including tailgating equipment and personal belongings is permitted. All items (vehicle, chairs, tents, cookers, etc.) must remain in the allotted parking space. Maintaining a clear aisle to accommodate emergency vehicles is imperative for maintaining a safe environment.
    • Guests are not permitted to reserve or save parking spaces for other guests. Groups desiring to tailgate together must arrive together to accommodate efficient and safe traffic flow.
    • Please drink responsibly when tailgating. Guests who appear to be impaired may not be allowed to enter the venue. Bethel Woods staff, security personnel and law enforcement will strictly enforce underage drinking policies in our parking lots.
    • Unauthorized soliciting, or the collection of contributions, vending, distribution of flyers, or other materials is not permitted.
    • Any person damaging Bethel Woods property will be responsible for the cost of repairs, including damages to grass, landscaping, fencing, furniture, or equipment.
    • While use of propane grills is permitted in parking lots, use of charcoal grills is prohibited. Fires built on the ground or any open fire pit devices are strictly prohibited.
    • Use of canopies during tailgating are permitted, however, NO GROUND STAKING is allowed on the blacktop, gravel, or grass. Please use sandbags or weights to secure your canopy.
    • Download the Healey Brothers Parking Map here.

    Please remember that Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is private property. Violating our policies or Code of Conduct may result in ejection from the property, the revocation of tickets and/or law enforcement intervention.

    All guests should cross roadways at the designated crosswalks, walk in the designated pedestrian walkways and should NOT WALK ON Hurd Road or West Shore Road.

    General parking at Bethel Woods is free of charge. Please be wary of local neighbors with homemade parking signs. These parking areas are typically longer walking distances to the venue and are not safely accessible from the venue. For your safety, please park in official designated Bethel Woods parking areas. 

  • Lodging, Dining, Shopping & Services

    Check out our Venue Dining Guide to review the variety of food and beverage available on-site

    Explore Sullivan County and surrounding areas while you are in town. Explore the Area to learn more about the services and attractions available in the region

  • Please Feel Welcome to Bring:

    • Blankets
    • Clear tote bags not to exceed 12”x6”x12”​
    • Small clutch purses no larger than 5.5x8.5” (palm size)
    • Hand-held umbrellas are allowed.  No beach style or ground mounted umbrellas are permitted.
    • Small hand-held cameras that fit in the pocket of jeans. Larger cameras, including professional cameras with multiple lens capabilities, are NOT permitted. Based on the restrictions of certain artists, this policy may vary. 
    • Water - two 20 oz.  factory sealed plastic bottles of water per person. Please note - water is the only beverage permitted into Bethel Woods Center for the Arts concerts. (Vitamin Water or other variations are NOT permitted)
    • Food: a single 1 gallon clear zip lock bag per person

    For the safety and convenience of all guests, every person and vehicle on premises is subject to search at the venue. This search may include the use of hand-held metal detectors and hand searches of individuals and carried items.

    We strongly urge all Guests to budget additional time for entry into the venue when planning their visits. Any item or property that could affect the safety of the venue, its occupants or its property shall not be permitted into the venue. Bethel Woods reserves the right to prohibit or require removal of any items at their sole and absolute discretion. Any person that could affect the safety of the venue, its occupants or its property shall be denied entry.

  • Prohibited Items Include:

    • Lawn chairs are not permitted to be brought into the venue. For your safety and convenience, Bethel Woods offers specially designed lawn chairs appropriate for the slope of the lawn.
    • These chairs are available for $6.00 rental at the Box Office or PURCHASE ONLINE in advance.
    • Sporting equipment (including roller-blades, skateboards, bikes, hoverboards, and segways)
    • Bags including but not limited to: purses larger than a clutch bag, hard or soft coolers, briefcases, backpacks, luggage of any kind, computer bags and camera bags or any bag larger than the permissible size.
    • Beach style umbrellas
    • Aerosol cans including bug spray and sunscreen
    • Firearms, knives, fireworks
    • Glass of any kind (including bottles)
    • Laser pointers
    • Hula Hoops
    • Selfie Sticks
    • Audio and video recording equipment
    • Drones or unmanned aerial vehicles
    • Tablets (including but not limited to iPads and Kindles as they are a distraction to other guests and the artists)
    • Vapes
    • The use of charcoal grills are not permitted in the parking lots. Gas grills are permitted for use in the parking lots ONLY.
    • Some concerts may have additional restrictions. Please check individual event pages for specific restrictions.

    Guests are not permitted to bring in alcoholic beverages from outside and may not leave with alcohol purchased inside the venue. There is no claim-check area to store items. We ask that our guests avoid bringing prohibited items and return items to car prior to entry. Prohibited items may be discarded by owner without compensation from venue. 

    Event patrons and guests who violate the Code of Conduct, such as drunk and disorderly behavior or violation of any alcohol policy, will be subject to ejection without refund. Bethel Woods management reserves the right to discontinue the sale of alcohol at any time. 

  • Remember the show with a one of a kind poster!

    Commemorate your evening with a poster designed exclusively for Bethel Woods by artist and print-maker Dan Stiles. Posters are available in the Museum Shop, merchandise stand, and online! All proceeds go to Bethel Woods preservation efforts - keeping the legacy of the greatest festival of all time alive for future generations to be inspired by.

    Shop Bethel Woods here.

  • The Museum at Bethel Woods

    Bethel Woods is  proud to announce the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival located at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is officially placed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places.  Visit The Museum at Bethel Woods & show your valid concert ticket for $10.00 admission all day today through noon tomorrow - this includes entry into the 2019 Special Exhibit: We Are Golden.