Grounds Access and Passes

Open Grounds

Reservations Required

Friday, Saturdays, & Sundays this fall


Event Details

Our grounds and Sound Art are open for you to explore and enjoy! Grounds passes will be available to reserve Friday–Sunday, 12:00pm–6:00pm. Pass holders are welcome to arrive or leave at any point during the six-hour period.

Reserving Passes

The coming weekend’s passes will go on sale on Mondays at 10:00am. Members’ Pre-sale begins the previous Friday. Reservation is required. Each party will need to submit the amount of guests in their party. Passes will be issued per vehicle.

Health & Safety

Before arriving, please review our Grounds & COVID-19 Policies. In accordance with NYS guidelines, we have put in place numerous health and safety protocols and social distancing practices. Amenities are limited, but restrooms are available.

  • While on-site at Caramoor, please note that visitors must maintain 6ft of social distance between anyone outside of their own household. Face coverings are required upon entry, on shared walkways, in restrooms, and when a 6ft distance cannot be maintained.
  • Picnic Tables and chairs are not provided. Please bring your own blankets and chairs.
  • Drinking fountains are not operating, however, you are welcome to bring your own food and drink. Water bottles and light snacks will be available for purchase from the Box Office.

Sunday Sound Art Educators & Evening Broadcasts

On Sundays, Sound Art educators will be stationed at the four Sonic Innovations art works beginning at 2:00pm to answer your questions and introduce you to the pieces. Then, at 4:30pm, performances from Caramoor’s archives will be broadcast to Friends Field and the picnic lawns.

Sound Art Educator Schedule

2:00pm–2:30pm Undercurrent
2:30pm–3:00pm t(ch)ime
3:00pm–3:30pm Wild Energy
3:30pm–4:00pm Stone Song

Sunday Evening Broadcasts
September 6

Jasper String Quartet
June 28, 2015

Beethoven String Quartet Op. 18, No. 2
Debussy String Quartet

September 13

Calidore String Quartet
July 17, 2015

Mozart Divertimento in F Major, K. 138
Patrick Harlin Birdsongs for the City Dweller
Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 6, Op. 80

September 20

1st Annual Chamber Feast
Jeewon Park, piano, Arnaud Sussmann, violin, Pamela Frank, violin, Jennifer Frautschi, violin, Laura Frautschi, violin, Jesse Mills, violin, Ayane Kozasa, viola, Max Mandel, viola, Edward Aaron, cello, Alexis Pia Gerlach, cello
June 25, 2017

Wolf Italian Serenade
Beethoven Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1 “Ghost”
Mendelssohn Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20

September 27

Verona Quartet
April 29, 2018

Haydn String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 50, No. 1
Brahms String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 51, No. 2

October 4

Omer Quartet
November 11, 2018

Haydn String Quartet in C Major, Op. 20, No. 2
Debussy String Quartet
Beethoven Grosse Fuge, Op. 133

October 11

3rd Annual Chamber Feast
Aizuri Quartet, Dimitri Murrath, viola, Andrew Tyson, piano
July 21, 2019

Mozart Quintet in E-flat Major, K. 614
Brahms Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34