Students and Kids Discounts

College Students and Kids get in free to classical concerts at Ravinia


Free lawn passes are available for high-school and college students for all classical concerts in the Pavilion and Martin Theatre (excluding the Gala Benefit concert and movie nights).

You can purchase free lawn passes online or present your current student ID at the box office on the evening of the performance for admission; one pass per student ID.

Reserved seats or lawn passes for movie nights cost $10 and must be purchased online or in person at the box office in advance of the concerts.

A valid school ID is required for park entry with student-priced tickets.


Children ages 15 and under are admitted free to the lawn for all CSO and Martin Theatre concerts (including movie nights but excluding the Gala Benefit concert).

Children ages 2 and under are admitted free (ticket required) to the lawn for all concerts (except the Kids Concerts series).

Everyone needs a ticket regardless of age, and the free passes are available online during the checkout process.