Ward Oates Amphitheatre

The amphitheater is located within the south end of River View Park with beautiful landscaping and views of the Kentucky River. Many events are held at the amphitheater throughout the spring, summer and fall seasons. Weddings, family reunions, concerts, arts & theater, and other community and private events. The capacity is approximately 200 people, parking and direct access is limited. The amphitheater is open air with limited electricity and no sound equipment, lights, or permeant seating.  

Accessing the Amphitheater

You can access the amphitheater from the Farmers Market Parking lot at 404 Wilkinson Blvd. (Map it) by crossing the flood wall via the stairs to the pavilion on top of the flood wall and then turning left under railroad trestle. Or enter near the Kentucky Bar Association at 514 West Main Street. (Map it)

Reservations and Booking Information

For information and booking events contact Blair Hecker, Project Manager at City Hall at 502-352-2180 or 502-875-8500, or email her at bhecker@frankfort.ky.gov


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