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Access and Accommodations:

The Festival of Arts strives to make the Pageant and art show experience accessible for all patrons by providing services for those who may need assistance.

If you have specific questions about disability accommodations requests, please contact the Guest Services department.

Services For Patrons Who Have Mobility Disabilities

  • Drop-off zone with ramp at the front entrance

  • Pageant Wheelchair and Companion Seating on Row A of both Loge and Main Tier at the entrance side of the theater

  • Easy access Pageant seating in Row A of Loge and Main Tier center

  • Wheelchair platform section at our lowest Pageant ticket price. The wheelchair platform section available for patrons wishing or needing to remain in their wheelchairs during a performance.

  • Assistance with removal of wheelchairs and scooters is provided by our staff and returned for use during intermission and at the conclusion of the performance. If assistance with the removal of the wheelchair is desired, please contact an usher/security person who will be happy to help you.

  • Courtesy wheelchairs at no charge. Advance reservations suggested. Please call 949-464-4231

  • Accessible restroom facilities are located on the Festival of Arts grounds

  • Accessible height transaction counters at the ticket office, fine arts sales booth, gift shop, wine bar, binocular and blanket rental and Intermission by Terra.

  • Accessible path of travel throughout the Festival of Arts newly renovated grounds

Services For Patrons Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

  • Large print scripts with flashlights

  • Venue Reader: An electronic hand-held large print script device designed and created especially for our deaf and hard of hearing patrons. Follow the script on VenueReader’s brightly lit and easy to read 5×7 inch screen.

  • Available at our box office after 6 p.m.
  • Free of charge with Pageant ticket, but a driver’s license or valid ID required for security
  • Return VenueReader after the show
  • For reservations, call 800-487-3378
  • ASL Interpreted Performance
    Pageant of the Masters, “The Time Machine”
    Monday, August 26, 2019 at 8:30 pm
    Please call the Ticket Office for more information and/or to book tickets at 800-487-3378.

Services For Patrons Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision

  • Easy access Pageant seating in Row A of Loge and Main Tier center

  • Service animals, such as guide dogs, are welcome — simply let us know when booking your tickets.

  • Binocular rentals

Additional Services

  • First aid station

  • Bariatric or larger seating

  • Space on Pageant ticket order form to explain special seating requirements

Service Animals

  • The Festival of Arts complies with the ADA and therefore allows service animals. Emotional support, therapy, comfort, or companion animals DO NOT qualify as service animals per the ADA and are not allowed. Anyone fraudulently representing themselves as a service animal owner will be prosecuted under CA Penal Code 365.7.

Contact Us

As always, we will gladly provide assistance to our disabled guests. Please let us know how we can help you.

Handicap Parking

There are 2 ADA parking stalls located at the Festival front entrance. If you have a handicap placard, you may park in an on-street metered parking space without having to pay (for up to 72 hours).  However, you must pay to park in a regular, non-handicap space in the city parking lots. Click below for parking and shuttle information.