The Ravinia Festival is the oldest, outdoor music festival in the United States. Ravinia creates distributes a resource guide, is of the few one concert venues in the country. Frost Company created Ravinia as an amusement park. The amusement park boasted a baseball diamond, electric fountain. Attendees Ravinia is experienced on the 36 acre parkland. Attendees choose to bring complete picnics, dinners. The park is served by the Metra commuter railroad station Ravinia Park outside the front gate. The Music Performance initiative allows professional musicians. Program is offered in 10 Chicago Public High Schools. The Ravinia Festival Lawndale Partnership helps community leaders, residents. Invitations program allowed over 1,000 music students. Fire destroyed the original pavilion in the 1949 festival.
Oldest, outdoor music festival in the United States, Few one concert venues in the country