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July 3, 2013

Summer Music Series FAQs

Where is the Franklin Park Conservatory (FPC) located?
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is located at 1777 East Broad Street, just east of downtown Columbus. The park is easily accessible by car or public transportation. Please visit FPC’s ‘Directions’ webpage for specific information.

Where do I park?

Free and convenient parking is located on the northwest side of the park, just a short walk from the concert area.

What happens if it rains?
Concerts may start late if necessitated by inclement weather and will only be cancelled in the event of severe weather.

Can I bring my own food?
Yes! Please pack a picnic and enjoy an outdoor meal or snacks before or during the concert. Coolers, blankets, and chairs are encouraged, but no outside alcoholic beverages can be brought into the park.

Is food available for purchase?
Catered picnics must be pre-ordered in advance at least one week before each concert date. Only wine, water, and soft drinks will be available for purchase the night of the event.

Is access to the Conservatory free?
The ProMusica concert and pre-concert children’s activities are free of charge. Please visit the FPC website for information on indoor exhibit information, hours, and cost.

What should I wear?
Dress comfortably. This is a relaxed and casual concert experience.

How long is the concert?
Each concert will last just over one hour.

Are restrooms available?
Yes! Restrooms are located inside the Conservatory. Look for signs and staff members to direct you.

Will chairs be available?
No. Chairs will only be available to those who pre-order a catered picnic and table. No additional seating will be provided. Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket.

Is FPC handicap accessible?
Yes! Please contact ProMusica in advance (614.464.0066) to ensure proper accommodations can be made.

If you have additional questions that are not addressed on this page or the event pages, please contact ProMusica at 614.464.0066 or
Upcoming Events
Below is a list of our upcoming events and concerts. Please see our season schedule for a complete list of our 2014-15 performances.
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