Summertime fun at Picnic Pops

Picnic Pops

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOOD) Enjoying music outdoors is on of the highlights of summer. This week you can enjoy the D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops at Cannonsburg Ski Area. Thursday, July 25 and Friday, July 26, the Grand Rapids Symphony will perform “Summertime Hits”, a variety of sweltering and soulful hits from summers past.

The D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops concert is a follow-up to 2013’s “Gotta Dance!” led by veteran guest conductor Matt Catingub. Known for curating and arranging fun, high-energy concerts, Catingub conducts the orchestra for two nights of music on Thursday, July 24 and Friday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Among the songs you’ll hear: Here Comes the Sun,” “Summer Breeze,” “Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer,” “Under the Boardwalk,” “Kokomo” and a unique medley combining the Beach Boys and Katy Perry.

The grounds open each night at 5:30 p.m. for picnicking and pre-concert entertainment. Families may enjoy free children’s activities including face painting, crafts and an instrument petting zoo.

Advance lawn tickets are $15; $13 for students/seniors (62+); $5 for veterans and children ages 2-15. Children under the age of 2 are admitted free on the lawn.

Lawn tickets may be purchased by calling the Symphony Ticket Office at 616.454.9451 x 4. Tickets can be ordered online by clicking here:   

Other prices are: $26 for reserved chair seating; $43 for individual table seats; $344 for a full table of eight. Reserved table seating must be purchased in advance.

Table and reserved chair seating is available through the Symphony Ticket Office at 616.454.9451 x 4 or by visiting the Symphony Ticket Office at 300 Ottawa Ave NW Suite 100, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

Tickets are also available at the Cannonsburg box office beginning at 5:30 p.m. each concert evening. Tickets increase by $3 if purchased on the day of the performance.


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