Extraodinary music.
Lakeside recreation.
Stellar dining.
Tickets on now.

Chautauqua Institution is a unique lakeside destination mixing small-town charm with big-city culture – not to mention the the best open-air Amphitheater in western New York. For an unforgettable experience that truly has something for everyone, plan your perfect visit today.


Extraordinary concerts and lectures.

2020 Events and Activities at a Glance


Make your trip extra special with
a stay at the Athenaeum Hotel

The historic Athenaeum Hotel sits on a treeshaded hill overlooking picturesque Chautauqua Lake and has offered guests of Chautauqua Institution accommodations since 1881. Stay with one of our all-inclusive entertainment packages this summer.


Start Planning Your Day Trip Today

Whether it's a lecture, concert, boating on the lake, enjoying a free Sunday or a weekend getaway, it's time to experience everything Chautauqua Institution has to offer.