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2024 Venue Guide

Watch & Listen

Jorge Drexler performing at The Ford on July 29, 2023

Getting to The Ford & Parking

What’s the easiest way to get to The Ford?

Shuttle: Park at the Ovation Hollywood (formerly Hollywood & Highland) or Universal City/Studio City Metro Station and hop on a free shuttle that takes you straight to the venue.

Metro: Take the Metro B Line (Red), get off at the Ovation Hollywood shopping center (formerly Hollywood & Highland) or Universal City/Studio City Metro Station, and hop on one of our free shuttles.

Rideshare: Drop-off and pickup is near the entrance to The Ford parking lot (at Cahuenga Blvd East and Pilgrimage Bridge).

Car: Parking at The Ford is limited and stacked, so we encourage you to take one of our convenient shuttles or use rideshare. Parking rates range from $5 to $15, and credit card payments are strongly encouraged.

Carpool: Looking to carpool with your crew? We offer parking at a discount of $10 when you travel with 3 or more in a vehicle.

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When Youre Here

The Ford Edison Plaza at dusk is packed with hungry concertgoers.

Food & Drink:
Bodega at The Ford

Come hungry for adventurous, multicultural offerings from Angeleno chefs and wine makers ranging from Venezuelan street fare at Mercedes Rojas’ Arepa Stand to sourdough pizza pioneer Jason Winters’ Speak Cheezy to plant-based Chinese and Taiwanese comfort food from Candice Tzeng and Phil Kwan’s MANEATINGPLANT. Plus, James Beard Award-winning sommelier Caroline Styne curates a wide range of beverage options.

Let's Eat

Ordering from Bodega at The Ford
2 picnickers in the sun enjoying a bite to eat and wine before a show, in the Edison Plaza outside of the amphitheater.

Pack a Picnic

Find the perfect spot in one of our three picnic areas outside of the amphitheater. All food and beverages—including those brought from home—are allowed inside the theater during the performance as well.

Picnic Details

A staff member scans in concert attendees via their Ford mobile apps

The Ford App and Digital Ticketing

Our mobile app makes ticket sharing and scanning in a breeze, plus it lets you order food for pickup, browse the calendar, read the digital program, and more. Available in Spanish and English. Download the app and learn more about digital ticketing in our step-by-step guide.

Music & Events

A packed audience is on their feet clapping and cheering for the performers on stage at The Ford

Something for Everyone!

From artists reimagining tradition to LA’s latest up-and-comers to names you’ve seen in bright lights, you’ll find a summer full of jazz, cumbia, dance, and more when you spend it at The Ford.

You can use the calendar’s filter to find different genres/types of events like Family, Dance and Theater, Latin, and more. And save when you buy tickets to 3 or more events, with one low fee and no per-ticket charges.

Discover It At The Ford

A Bob Baker puppeteer shows off his puppets to two young concert attendees as their guardian looks on

Bring the Family

Our LA Soundscapes events are presented by artists from all over LA and designed to get the family moving and creating. Come early for pre-concert craft activities. These are daytime events, so don't forget your sunscreen and sun hats! Take a look through our current family-friendly concerts. Free admission for kids 12 and under, plus get up to two free tickets for kids 12 and under with every full-priced ticket purchase!

Get it on the Cal

Join Club 101 and Support The Ford

Join Club 101, the membership program that gives you special benefits at both The Ford and the Hollywood Bowl. Pick your membership level and get closer to the action. Your membership supports these two 100-plus-year-old venues, ensuring a second century of magical, musical moments for everyone.

Join the Club

A couple stands in front of The Ford and LA Phil logo projected on the building behind them. The man, wearing a cowboy hat, kisses the woman's cheek.

The Ford & the LA Phil

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association operates The Ford on behalf of Los Angeles County. As a nonprofit organization, the LA Phil manages two other iconic venues that are cultural treasures for the people of Southern California: Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl

Have a great season!