OUR OUTDOOR VENUES
The Music Center’s vibrant collection of outdoor theaters, plazas and gardens provide a place for Angelenos to get-together and enjoy outstanding performances and free events.
The Music Center Plaza
The Music Center Plaza is a beautiful 225,000 square-foot space and a great outdoor urban venue. The Plaza has served as a location for many memorable Music Center arts events such as National Dance Day, LA Arts Month, festivals, live simulcasts and weekend activities for dance. It is also the site for many private and civic celebrations, special events and galas.
At the center of The Plaza is one of the most iconic fountains in Los Angeles. With 280 jets systematically shooting water up into the air on a 14-minute cycle, The Music Center Fountain invites visitors to watch its playful dance.
The W.M. Keck Foundation Children’s Amphitheatre
The W.M. Keck Foundation Children’s Amphitheatre is a hidden gem located on the rooftop of the Walt Disney Concert Hall and adjacent to The Blue Ribbon Garden. The 350-seat outdoor amphitheatre is perfect for family-oriented performances and participatory arts events such as drum circles and sing-alongs.
Blue Ribbon Garden
The Blue Ribbon Garden is the Walt Disney Concert Hall’s rooftop garden. Nearly an acre in size, the garden is enclosed by the dramatic, sweeping exterior of the Walt Disney Concert Hall and filled with lush landscaping that blooms throughout the year. The garden features a Frank Gehry designed fountain that pays tribute to the late Lillian Disney and her love for Delft porcelain and roses. The fountain is a large rose covered in thousands of broken pieces from Royal Delft porcelain vases and tiles creating a one-of-a-kind mosaic.
The Blue Ribbon Garden serves as a back-drop to pre- and post-theater receptions, private events and children’s programming.
Hours of Operation:
- Open from 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. (subject to change)
- Garden closes an hour and a half prior to a performance; re-opens 30 mins - 1 hour after a morning/matinee performance and remains closed after an evening performance.