Parking is available at the Festival Theatre for a fee of $15 per performance (cash only, we do have a bank machine in the lobby if necessary). Limited parking for people with disabilities is also available for the same fee. For performances at the Royal George and Court House Theatres, allow extra time to find street parking.

Festival Theatre Lobby Café

Begin your theatre experience in our Lobby Café, featuring menu items created by our Chefs. Sit by the pond, inside the lobby or under the wisteria arbour. Enjoy a glass of Niagara wine with one of our fresh cold entrées, sandwiches and salads,
soups or desserts.

Come for lunch or a light dinner before Festival Theatre performances. Open at noon, prior to 2pm performances and at 6:30pm, prior to 8pm performances.

Shaw Picnic

Prepared fresh daily by Shaw Festival Chefs, the Shaw Picnic includes your choice of sandwich, green salad, seasonal fruit, cookies and bottled water. $13.95. Picnic prices are per person, plus tax. Book when you order your tickets or at least 24 hours in advance of a performance at 1.800.511.7429. Available prior to Festival Theatre matinee performances, May through October.

Bar Services

Enjoy a glass of wine from some of Niagara’s world-renowned wineries before the performance. And, take advantage of our pre-order service and skip the line-ups at intermission. Order before the performance and we’ll have your drinks waiting for you.

The Shawp

At the Festival Theatre; open year round. A theatre store featuring unique theatre treasures and handmade creations from Shaw Festival and Niagara artisans as well as books, scripts, music, and stationery. Visit us online at