Frost Amphitheater

Stanford, California

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Sanford’s open air live music amphitheater

The Frost Amphitheater is a picturesque outdoor entertainment venue located on the Stanford University campus in Stanford, California. This setting means it’s also very accessible from nearby locations, such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto, San Jose, and Mountain View.

A typical outdoor music show will have space for 6,000 fans. This relatively large capacity means the Frost Amphitheater attracts well-known acts across its summer season. The venue also boasts a recently renovated stage and sound system that gives fans a great experience at every event.

Frost Amphitheater may not be the biggest amphitheater in California, but it’s certainly one of the most relaxing. On top of that, it’s got some of the best audience-focused amenities and features. Countless thousands of music lovers, eventgoers, and fans flock to Frost Amphitheater every year.

It has room for 8,000 guests across multiple seating sections. This includes accessible ADA-compliant seating that’s close to vendors, amenities, and all the extras that you expect from an outdoor venue experience. You can enjoy the view while surrounded by a relaxing view of trees waving in the breeze while surrounded by fresh air and the scent of nature. The grass is always kept low with a gradual slope that makes it ideal for sitting and relaxing while listening to music on warm summer nights. And the crowds it gathers are some of the warmest and most inviting audiences in the world. 

The amphitheater maintains a sharp and crystal clear sightlines, excellent top-shelf acoustics, and a constant focus on guest comfort. It has plenty of nearby parking and plenty of parking spaces a short walk away for those who want to enjoy a safe and comfy stroll before the show. The bathrooms are clean and built for convenience, especially after the recent renovation in the 2010s. And it’s got plenty of vendors serving a variety of mouthwatering snacks and cold and refreshing beers and drinks. There’s a reason why it’s used for everything from concerts to commencements and from festivals to parties, and everything in between. 

This incredible and enduring venue has been hosting huge events since the 1930s. From over a dozen concerts by The Grateful Dead to the annual Frost Music and Arts Festival, this venue has a history of stunning concerts, breathtaking festivals, and an unprecedented number of legendary performers by the most epic entertainers in their field.

FROST AMPHITHEATER SEATING CHART

Seating Chart

The Frost Amphitheater in Sanford, California has a seating capacity of 8,000 attendees, split into different seating sections.

For some events there is a general admission pit area available to get up and close to the stage and performers. For other events there remains seating throughout the amphitheater.

All performances offer accessible seating. Please enquire with the venue to obtain access to these tickets.

Parking

The amphitheater offers plenty of on-site parking. Simply follow the signs when arriving via car. Parking passes may need to be purchased, as there is limited free parking that fills up on a first come first serve basis. No reservation is required, unless you are classed as an oversized vehicle, such as a bus or RV. Parking for oversized vehicles is between $30 and $75.

Ultimate Sandford Concert Guide

If you’re in the mood for an outdoor concert, the warm grassy slopes and swaying trees at Frost Amphitheater make for an excellent backdrop. This guide will show you everything you need to know about Frost Amphitheater, including:

» Venue information: Where to go, what to do, and how to get around the venue, plus a brief overview of the arena’s history, including legendary past events.

» Upcoming Events: Find out what’s happening at the amphitheater and get trusted ticket links.

» Rules and policies: Bag policies, prohibited items, and much more.

» Venue parking options: Where to park at the Frost Amphitheater or nearby areas.

» Seating chart: Ready to book? Learn which seating areas are the best for your needs.

» FAQs: Answers to many frequently asked questions about the Frost Amphitheater.

» Plan Your Trip: Staying over? Why not check out our suggestions for nearby hotels and what to do in the San Francisco Bay Area. Plus the best places nearby for a pre-show dinner.

Concert Schedule Upcoming Events

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Fred Again

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Fred Again

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Fred Again

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22

Dom Dolla

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22

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

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29

Lauren Daigle

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31

John Fogerty, George Thorogood and The Destroyers & Hearty Har

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11

Remi Wolf

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25

Mitski

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28

Goose

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Nov

04

King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard

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LATEST EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

techno Fred Again

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06

Fred Again

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new age Lauren Daigle

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29

Lauren Daigle

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pop Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

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22

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

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techno Dom Dolla

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22

Dom Dolla

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pop Mitski

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25

Mitski

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