Concerts at Boston Symphony Hall by the Boston Pops Orchestra, and special guests, has a diverse audience of music lovers of all musical styles, from classical to jazz to pop, indie rock big band, movie scores and fold music.
With the popularity of Boston Pops concerts how is it they sometimes offer tickets for half off? Don’t ask us, we’re just glad they do. Grab your tickets for less from trusted ticket sources (see below).
Boston Symphony Hall – SavvyTix
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Follow the links to the current Boston Pops ticket discounts from trusted sources, while they last. You may need to sign in with the ticket source to access their special offer ticket prices. Then just order online, print a voucher, and go.
LOCATION: Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.
FREE TOURS: During the symphony season, free tours of Boston Symphony Hall are provided by The Boston Symphony Association of Volunteers. You can visit the public spaces and enjoy a behind-the-scenes peak. Free walk-up tours are available on select Wednesdays at 4pm and Saturdays at 2pm. Find out more.
SAVVY TIPS: To help make your experience a little savvier …
- When to arrive — BSO evening concerts start at 8pm and doors open an hour prior. Afternoon concerts start at 1:30pm, doors at 11:30am for lunch and 12:30pm for concerts.
- Where to park — Show your event ticket and you can get discounted parking at Prudential Center Garage, after 2pm. Garage (800 Boylston Street). Limited street parking is available. Alternate parking options include: Westland Avenue Garage near Symphony Hall (35 Westland Ave.), Christian Science Center Garage (175 Huntington Ave.), Gainsborough Garage (10 Gainsborough St.), and NEC Open-Air Parking Lot (247 St. Botolph Street).
- How to dress — While there is no dress code for Boston Symphony and Boston Pops performances, patrons generally wear semi-formal, elegant, and business attire. Formal attire is requested on certain occasions, including Opening Night at Symphony and Opening Night at Pops.
- When to applaud — When the Pops audience enjoys a piece of music, they wait until the close of the full piece before clapping. Hint: The program will show how the longer pieces are broken up so you can know the appropriate moment when the music actually ends and isn’t just pausing between movements.
- Dining deal nearby — Show your Boston Symphony Orchestra ticket stub at Brasserie Jo restaurant and they’ll give you a free glass of wine or a dessert (with a purchase of an entrée), according to this recommended restaurants page on the BSO website.