Where can I get my Picnic tickets?

Tickets are available online, at the Gallo Center Box Office or pick them up while you're out and about from our ticket outlets.

Picnic at the Pops! Ticket Outlets

Nu-Way Cleaners
     -2110 College Ave, Modesto
O'Brien's Markets (all 3 locations!)
     -4120 Dale Rd, Modesto
     -839 W. Roseburg Ave, Modesto
     -6331 Oakdale Rd, Riverbank
Salon Salon
     -McHenry Village, 1700 McHenry Ave., Suite 29B, Modesto

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How does parking work?

Parking is available on the grounds. Please have your event ticket ready to present to parking security upon arrival to enter the parking lots.  If you purchased a Premiere Parking Pass, please follow the directions on the back of the parking pass or call 209.523.4156 for more information.

 There are three General parking entrances:

  1. Yosemite Blvd. & Santa Rosa Ave.

  2. Yosemite Blvd. & Santa Rita Ave.

  3. Yosemite Blvd. & Santa Cruz Ave.

  • Disabled Person Parking (with a state issued placard/plate) is located at Yosemite Blvd. & Morton Drive – then turn left onto Grand Street and follow the signs

  • Parking attendants will direct your to the closest parking lot.

  • Plan on taking an event shuttle or walking up to 3/4 mile from the parking lot to the concert site.

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What are my food options?

You are welcome to pack a picnic and eat on the premises – please remember: no alcohol and no grills.  Not in the mood to pack a picnic?  We have the authorized caterers below that you may call directly and pre-arrange a catered meal for the evening.  Pre-ordered meals will be brought to the grounds for easy pickup.

Food ordering dates and contact information will be available soon.

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What should I leave at home?

These items are prohibited:

  • Alcohol.  Your bags and personal items will be searched for alcohol before entering the grounds and confiscated.  Wine and an assortment of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase once inside the venue, with all sales benefiting Modesto Symphony Orchestra. 
  • Video and audio recording equipment
  • Grills or other cooking devices
  • Pets
  • Fireworks
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