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Getting to The Ford & Parking
What’s the easiest way to get to The Ford?
Shuttle: Park at the Ovation Hollywood or Universal City/Studio City Metro stations and hop on a free shuttle.
Metro: Get off at Ovation Hollywood or Universal City/Studio City and hop on one of our free shuttles that’ll take you directly to The Ford!
Rideshare: Get dropped off right at the entrance.
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 $12, and credit card payments are strongly encouraged.
Carpool: Looking to carpool with your crew? We offer parking at a discount of $7 when you travel with 3 or more in a vehicle.
The health and safety of our audiences, artists, and staff is our top priority. Our policies and procedures are created to align with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s protocols. COVID-19 vaccination (for ages 5 and older) and masks (2 years and older) are recommended for attendees but are not required. Please read our safety requirements before your concert.
Food & Drink:
Bodega at The Ford
New for 2023! Expect adventurous, multicultural offerings from Angeleno chefs and makers ranging from Venezuelan street fare at Mercedes Rojas’ Arepa Stand to sourdough pizza pioneer Jason Winters’ Speak Cheezy to locally sourced cuisine from Jason Kim’s Forage. Plus, Caroline Styne curates a wide range of beverage options. Menus and more details to come!
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.
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.
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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 music, theater, and dance 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.
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!
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.
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.