Venue Details - A to Z guide
Thank you to everyone who came out and helped make the 2017 summer concert season at Blossom Music Center one we'll never forget! We can't wait to do it all over again in 2018 and look forward to seeing you there!
Special Day Of Show Policies
Due to artist restriction, ALLOWED/NOT-ALLOWED items are subject to change without notice. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.
Please call 330-920-8040 or follow us on Facebook at Blossom Music Center or Live Nation Cleveland for up to date show information. You can also email us at Blossom@Blossommusic.com with questions about an upcoming event.
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- Ticketing- ADA tickets can be purchased online via www.livenation.com. You do not need to call the box office to place an order as all of our accessible tickets are available through www.livenation.com. Look for the logo on the Find Tickets page to view all available accessible seats. We do have accessible seating in every price range, but be advised it does occasionally sell out. We have very limited seating available for guests on the day of the event so please make sure you purchase accessible seating when you order tickets.
- Day of Show Parking- Accessible Parking is located in the VIP, Premier and General parking lots. Let the parking staff know that you need accessible parking and they will direct you to this lot. You need to present an accessible placard in order to park in this lot, but please be advised that parking is limited. If you do not absolutely need accessible parking, please park in the general lots.
- Unexpected Needs- if you have had an injury or illness that prevents you from using the original seat you purchased, we strongly recommend going through www.livenation.com to exchange all tickets for accessible seating. We will have a very limited number of seats available on the day of the show for such issues, but we cannot guarantee we will be able to seat you. Please remember that accessible seating permits for the guest with the accessible need and one companion.
- Interpreter Requests- if you will need an interpreter for an event, please give us at least 2 weeks’ notice to secure. Guests that request an interpreter will need to pick up their tickets at will call. When the tickets are picked up we will introduce you to your interpreter for the evening and take you to your seats. There is no charge for interpreter services. Please call 330-920-8040 to arrange for an interpreter for your visit.
- Accommodations- all venue bathrooms, concession stands, and merchandise stands are accessible.
- Average size bags/back packs
- Cameras – nonprofessional only, no detachable lenses
- Food – in a clear, 1-gallon ziploc bag
- Lawn Chairs – low profile (seat no more than 9 inches off the ground) *subject to change per event, check the Day of Show tab
- Water – up to 1 gallon in a factory sealed or empty bottle
- Small binoculars
- Non-aerosol sun tan lotion and bug repellent
- Weapons of any kind – including but not limited to knives, guns, mace, pepper spray etc.
- Illegal drugs/substances
- Glass containers
- Hard/Soft sided/large coolers
- Large or oversized bags/back packs, such as luggage, duffel bags, or industrial/camping-sized back packs
- Laser pointers
- Animals (except service animals)
- Selfie Sticks
- iPads or tablets
- Video cameras
- Large signs, posters or flags
- In-Line skates, skateboards, bicycles or action sports equipment
- Wagons or large non-collapsible stroller
- Boot Spurs
- Any other item that may pose a threat to other guests, staff, or performersâ€‹
- Aerosol sun tan lotion or bug spray
Blossom Music Center
1145 West Steels Corners Road
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223
Blossom Music Center offers a wide variety of alcoholic beverages for purchase during your time at the venue. You are not permitted to bring any alcoholic beverages into the venue. A valid and current Driver License or State ID card is required to purchase alcohol, guests will be required to show ID every time they purchase.
All Access Passes
All Access passes or Backstage Passes are not available for purchase. Visit www.livenation.com to view any VIP packages that may involve a meet and greet or additional access. The venue box office does not sell any meet and greet, backstage or venue passes.
Animals - Service
Service animals are permitted inside the venue during events. Only registered working animals are permitted.
We have multiple ATM's on site located near Main Gate Plaza, Restaurant, House Right Plaza and House Left Plaza.
If any assistance is needed with your vehicle, please contact your normal Emergency Assistance provider. Blossom Music Center does not have tow or lockout services on site. Emergency assistance vehicles are permitted on property to assist with lockouts, jumps or tows, but the guest will need to arrange for such services.
All bags are subject to search upon entry. Guests have the right to refuse a bag search and the venue has the right to refuse entry. If you have any items that are not allowed into the venue, please return them to your vehicle.
Banners and Signs
Signs larger than 8.5 X 11 in are not permitted into the venue. This size is a standard sheet of paper. We do not allow in banners or signs that are larger than this due to the potential to block other guests view of the performance. All signs must be appropriate in nature and not be a distraction to the artist.
All bikes must be removed by the end of the event. Blossom Music Center is not responsible for lost or stolen bicycles.
The box office is located to the left of the Main Ticket Gates and will not be open for the season until the weekend following Memorial Day. All tickets can be purchased via www.livenation.com or over the phone through Ticketmaster.
Normal Box Office Hours are: Every Saturday & Sunday from 1PM until 5PM starting the weekend following Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend.
Day of Show Box Office Hours are thirty minutes prior to doors and will close when the headliner starts.
Closed Non-Event Days
SUBJECT TO CHANGE- The standard venue policy allows camera phones, disposable cameras and small digital cameras. Any camera that has a detachable lens will be considered professional and is not permitted. If the camera lens zooms out of the camera more than 1 inch, it will be considered a professional camera and will not be permitted.
The venue does not allow camping or overnight parking of any kind. Vehicles left overnight will be towed at owner’s expense. Please see below for a list of nearby campgrounds:
Silver Springs Campground
5070 Stow Rd Stow, OH 44224
187 State Rte. 303 Streetsboro, OH 44241
Valley View Lake Park
8326 Ferguson Rd Streetsboro, OH 44241
Woodside Lake Park
2486 Frost Rd Streetsboro, OH 44241
2687 State Rte. 43 Mogadore, OH 44260
Cancellations will only occur in the event of severe weather or artist cancellation. In the event of a cancellation, local media will be notified and any information regarding a potential reschedule will be made available. Refunds will be available at the point of purchase.
Generally cell phones are permitted in the venue. On occasion, comedy shows in particular, cell phone usage may not be permitted due to artist requests.
All of our events are all ages. Children 2 and under do not require a ticket, but must sit on a parent's lap.
Conceal and Carry
Blossom Music Center does not allow weapons on property. Guests should follow all applicable laws regarding securing a weapon in a vehicle if they have it on them when they arrive. The venue will not secure weapons and will take no responsibility for any weapons left in vehicles.
Blossom Music Center offers a wide variety of concession options through the venue. This includes cheeseburgers, hot dogs, nachos, pretzels, candy, popcorn, fountain soda (Pepsi Products), water and Red Bull.
Concessions are located throughout the venue.
Venue Phone number – 330-920-8040
Venue Email – BlossomAmphitheater@LiveNation.com
Blossom Music Center
1145 West Steels Corners Rd.
Cuyahoga Falls OH 44223
Credit/ Debit Cards
All main concession stands take Visa/ MasterCard / Discover and American Express. Smaller stands and portable concessions may be cash only. See ATMs for locations on site. All merchandise stands take all major credit cards as well as the Box Office.
Our concessionaire offers free fountain sodas to guests that commit to be the designated driver for their party. Please visit the designated driver booth located in the main plaza near Eells Gallery.
Guests are permitted to bring in One (1) factory sealed bottle of water up to one gallon in size. This policy is subject to change based on artist requests or safety considerations. Camelbacks are not permitted.
Water fountains are located throughout the venue near all restrooms and concessions areas.
Drop off area is located on O’Neil Rd., just before the pedestrian path leading to the paved lots. Please let the parking staff know that you are dropping someone off and they will direct you. Guests cannot remain in their vehicles during the event - they must drop off and return one hour prior to the end of the show. If you are not back within one hour of the end of the event - you will not be able to enter until the majority of cars have exited the parking lot. Local law enforcement will shut down all incoming traffic and only allow traffic out of the venue.
In the event of an emergency while on site – Blossom Music Center has trained paramedics to assist with any medical issues. First Aid is located at the top of the hill next to Guest Services, but any staff member with a radio can dispatch First Aid to the location needed. Local law enforcement officers are also on site for every event and can assist if needed or requested. Venue management works closely with all appropriate emergency agencies and services to ensure that we are up to date on any dangerous weather or potential crowd related issues. In the event of a weather emergency, we will communicate with guests that are inside of the facility as well as guests on their way to the venue. Please follow our Facebook page for the latest developments on event days - https://www.facebook.com/BlossomMusicCenter/
The venue begins hiring for each season in early March. If you are interested in working for the venue please visit:
Or email Blossom_SeasonalJobs@LiveNation.com to speak with a venue representative about open positions.
There is one point of entry at the Main Ticket Gates for general tickets located next to the Box Office after Security Checkpoint. If you have a PIT ticket, there will be one designated ticket gate marked with a red PIT sign. It is located on the left end of Main Ticket Gates. All PIT tickets must enter at this gate. The VIP Club has a separate entry gate located in Lot A. All guests using this gate must be VIP clients and have the appropriate ticket.
A complete listing of events can be found at https://www.livenation.com/venues/14481/blossom-music-center
If you need assistance while at an event, please visit our guest services areas located at the top of the hill in between First Aid and Security.
Blossom Music Center will do our best to get any fan mail sent to the venue to the appropriate parties. We cannot guarantee that any package or letter will be given to an artist. We recommend visiting the artist’s website and sending any items to their designated address. We are not responsible for returning anything that is sent to the venue for an artist.
Parking lots will generally open one hour prior to our scheduled plaza time. Gate times vary, but are usually one hour prior to show time. Please check the specific event page as these times are subject to change. Please do not attempt to enter the venue any earlier than the designated times as you will be turned around and told to return when the parking lots open.
Group Ticket Sales
Blossom Music Center does not offer group ticket sales. If you have a large party that will be attending the show, the only option would be to contact our Premium Seating Department at 1-877-264-3007 Premium Seating sells all VIP boxes, suites, and clubs at the venue that can accommodate larger parties than the standard ticket limit.
Guests are expected to behave respectfully and in accordance with venue policy, state and local laws. Any guest that is acting in a manner that venue management deems unsafe can be subject to eviction. If a guest violates a state or local law, he or she will be subject to any tickets or punishment deemed necessary by local law enforcement.
Guests with Disabilities
Blossom Music Center strives to ensure that all of our guests have a great time at our venue. If you need additional assistance while you are here, please make sure you let us know.
Guests that require assisted listening devices can contact the venue prior to the event to arrange for a device. Please give us at least 2 days’ notice. Guests that require interpreter service can call the venue and arrange this for any event. We need at least 2 weeks’ notice to secure an interpreter. We can be reached at 330-920-8040.
Courtyard by Marriott
4047 Bridgewater Parkway Stow, OH 44224
Fairfield Inn & Suites
4170 Steels Pointe Stow, OH 44224
4331 Lake Pointe Corporate Drive Stow, OH 44224
1989 Front St. Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Hilton Inn West/ Fairlawn
3180 W. Market St. Akron, OH 44313
Holiday Inn Akron/Fairlawn
4073 Medina Rd (I-77 & Rte. 18 Akron, OH 44333
Four Points Sheraton
3150 W. Market St. Akron, OH 44313
Ritz Carlton Cleveland
1515 W. 3rd St Cleveland, OH 44113
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
24 Public Square(Downtown) Cleveland, OH 44113
Crown Plaza Cleveland
777 St. Clair NE (Downtown) Cleveland, OH 44114
Items ALLOWED to be brought in to venue:
*subject to change per event, check the Day of Show tab
Items NOT-ALLOWED to be brought in to venue include, but are not limited to:
*subject to change per event, check the Day of Show tab
The lawn is always first come, first served. Guests may notice a row or seat number on their lawn ticket, but that is only used for tracking purposes. There are no assigned seats on the lawn.
Lawn Chair Rental
Lawn chairs are available to rent for $5.00 along with a $5.00 deposit per chair and must be turned in at the end of the event. If you return your chair to the lawn chair rental, you will receive $5.00 back.
Guests are able to bring their own lawn chairs, but they must be no higher than 9 in off the ground. No bag chairs, camping chairs, or folding chairs are permitted.
Lost or Stolen Tickets
Please report any lost or stolen tickets to Ticketmaster as soon as you are aware they are missing or destroyed. If a ticket needs to be reprinted during the event, guests can visit the box office and have their ticket reprinted for a fee.
Lost and Found
If you lose an item while you are at an event, you can visit our Guest Services office located at the top of the hill next to First Aid to see if it has been turned in. You can also contact us by phone at 330-920-8040 or email blossomamphitheater@LiveNation.com after the event to see if your item was found.
Media Relations / Press Passes
Any media inquiries need to be directed to our Local Office – 216-912-7032.â€‹
Maps and Directions
Please consider alternative routes to Blossom Music Center. Allow extra time & look for alternate routes due to construction and traffic slowdowns.
From downtown & Cleveland’s West Side - Take I-77 South to exit 143 (Coliseum/Wheatley Rd. Exit). Left on Wheatley Rd. Follow the signs to Blossom.
From Cleveland’s Eastern Suburbs - Take I-271 South to route 8 (exit 18). South 9 miles to Steels Corners Rd. Follow signs to Blossom.
From Cleveland’s West Suburbs - Take I-71 South to route 303 (Brunswick exit). East on route 303 past the Coliseum to the town of Peninsula. Right on Akron-Peninsula. Follow signs to Blossom.
From Akron & Canton - Take route 8 North to the Graham Rd exit. Follow signs to Blossom.
From Lorain, Elyria, Warren, & Youngstown - Take I-80 (Ohio Turnpike to Gate 12). Route 8 South to Steels Corners Rd. Follow signs to Blossom.
From Mansfield, Columbus, Ohio - Take I-71 North to I-271 North. Exit at route 303 to the town of Peninsula. Right on Akron-Peninsula Rd. Follow signs to Blossom.
First Aid is located top of hill next to Guest Services. We have trained medical personnel that are able to assist with any issue you encounter. If you have medication that you need stored in a refrigerator, please go to First Aid and our medical staff will assist you. If you have a condition that requires you to use a needle for medication while you are here, please do so in our medical office so the syringe can be disposed of properly.
Merchandise will be available for all concerts at our merchandise booths located in the Main Plaza near the ticket gates and also in the House Right Plaza. For Festival shows- there will be merchandise located throughout the facility and sold by various vendors. All concert gear is property of the artist and the venue has no responsibility related to the craftsmanship or style of any merchandise. Please make sure you check that you have the correct size and there are no defects in the shirt before you walk away from the stand. The venue cannot assist with replacing or refunding any merchandise after the event has ended.
Motorcycles can park in Premier Parking Lot E. There is no additional fee for motorcycle parking.
There is no overnight parking permitted at the venue. Any unauthorized vehicles on site prior to an event or after an event will be towed at the owner’s expense.
Free general parking is available to all ticket holders. Free parking is located in our grass parking lots approximately half a mile to a mile from our main ticket gates. If you are interested in closer parking options, VIP and Premier Parking passes are available. Prices range between $50 - $100 for VIP Parking passes and from $20 - $40 for Premier Parking passes depending on the show and availability. Prices are subject to change and may increase on the day of the show. Passes can be purchased up to 10 days prior to the show via www.livenation.com or on site at the venue on the day of the show while supplies last. VIP Parking is located in lot A and Premier Parking is located in parking lots C-D-E. Premier Parking does not guarantee early exit out of the parking lot. Parking passes are valid for one space per vehicle. These passes are not valid for limousines, RV’s, taxis, busses, trailers, tractors or tailgating space. Please do not block open spaces or lanes at any time so that emergency vehicles and event staff can access all areas.â€‹
Local law enforcement are on site for every event and are responsible for directing all traffic into the venue. On duty law enforcement officers are the only individuals able to carry a weapon on our property. We do not allow conceal and carry weapons to be brought onto our property nor we will secure them.
Premium / VIP Seating
If you are interested in purchasing a floor box, season seats, or club access for the season, please contact our PSS Department at 877-264-3007. Neither the venue receptionists nor the box office can answer questions regarding pricing or availability for these boxes.
Premier Parking passes are available for a closer parking option. Prices range between $20 - $40 for Premier Parking passes depending on the show and availability. Prices are subject to change and may increase on the day of the show. Passes can be purchased up to 10 days prior to the show via www.livenation.com or on site at the venue on the day of the show while supplies last. VIP Parking is located in lot A and Premier Parking is located in parking lots C-D-E. Premier Parking does not guarantee early exit out of the parking lot. Parking passes are valid for one space per vehicle. These passes are not valid for limousines, RV’s, taxis, busses, trailers, tractors or tailgating space. Please do not block open spaces or lanes at any time so that emergency vehicles and event staff can access all areas.
Blossom Music Center participates in a venue wide recycling program. You will find recycling bins located throughout the venue. Please recycle where possible.
Restrooms are located House Right, House Left, at the top of the hill near the main concessions area and next to the Blossom Grille. Family and Unisex restrooms are located on House Left next to section 26 pavilion gate. All men and women’s restrooms are equipped with baby changing stations.
Scalping or reselling tickets is strictly prohibited on the property of the venue. Any guest caught selling tickets on property will be turned over to local law enforcement.
When coming through the gates, please plan on security using metal detectors and/or a physical pat down for our search procedures. All bags are subject to inspection. More information can be found here https://www.livenation.com/venueguidelines/
Re-Entry is not permitted at Blossom Music Center. Please ensure that everything you will need for the event is brought in with you. If you leave at any point in the evening; you will not be allowed back in without a new ticket.
Venue security and law enforcement are located throughout the facility to ensure a safe and secure environment. All security personnel are wearing white shirts and can assist with any questions or concerns. Please do not hesitate to contact our on-site staff if any assistance is needed.
Your safety and security are most important to us. The following details will outline our general venue’s guidelines:
Smoking is strictly prohibited in the pavilion seating area. Please be courteous to those seated around you on the lawn. We appreciate your cooperation.
Sponsorship / Hand Outs
All sponsorship inquiries should be directed to our office – please call 216-912-7032 and ask to speak with someone in sponsorship. Any handouts or presence on site needs to be cleared with venue sponsorship. If you do not have permission to be on site you will be escorted off property.
Small, collapsible strollers are permitted. Large strollers with multiple compartments or umbrellas will not be permitted.
Taxi drop off area is located on O’Neil Road, just before the pedestrian path leading to the paved lots. Please let the parking staff know that you are dropping someone off and they will direct you. If you are not back within one hour of the end of the event - you will not be able to enter until the majority of cars have exited the parking lot. Local law enforcement will shut down all incoming traffic and only allow traffic out of the venue.â€‹
Tailgating is not permitted in the lots. Grilling, tents and open containers are prohibited.
Picnic tables are provided along the path to the main gate for guests who would like to picnic before entering the facility.
Some shows do allow audio recording so please contact us prior to the event you are attending to confirm if this will be allowed.
Traffic is controlled by local law enforcement and the venue. If there are any major traffic issues that will impact the start of the event, we will post this information on our social media pages.
Umbrellas 36” or less in diameter will be permitted in the venue. Golf size umbrellas will not be permitted in at any time.
The Huntington VIP Club, located on House Right, will be open for VIP pass holders. Fans must have a VIP Wristband to enter.â€‹
VIP Parking passes are available as a closer parking option. Prices range between $50 - $100 for VIP Parking passes depending on the show and availability. Prices are subject to change and may increase on the day of the show. Passes can be purchased up to 10 days prior to the show via www.livenation.com or on site at the venue on the day of the show while supplies last. The VIP lot is located in Lot A. Guests must have a pass to access this lot. Guests can enter through any road entrance and be directed to Lot A.
All shows will go on rain or shine. However, in the event of severe weather we will keep our fans notified via our social media pages.
An event may be delayed, postponed or canceled depending on the severity of the weather expected.
Will call tickets are available for pickup at the Box Office located next to the Main Ticket Gates. Please make sure that you have a photo ID matching the purchaser's name to pick up tickets. Any name changes need to go through Ticketmaster Customer Service- 800-653-8000.
Guests are not permitted to put tickets at will call for other guests to pick up. You will need to arrange to meet your party at the facility to deliver tickets.
If tickets or passes are being left for you, they will only be left at the box office. This includes meet and greet passes, backstage passes, press passes and tickets from the tour or other promotional company. We do not get these tickets until the day of the event close to doors so please do not try to pick them up earlier. If your tickets/passes are not at will call, you will need to contact the person that left them for you to determine where they are. The Box Office cannot contact any member of the tour for you.