The Park Theater Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in the Glens Falls community by providing a venue for quality and affordable entertainment and educational opportunities in the performing arts.
The Park Theater Foundation is committed to:
- Offering a wide variety of professional-level stage performances that embrace the talents of local amateur performers.
- Providing opportunities for members of the community in the performing arts to grow and develop their skills and self-confidence.
- Enhancing the historic preservation of Glens Falls by properly maintaining the historic Park Theater.
- Honoring community involvement and external financial support by operating on a sound financial basis.
- Contributing to the economic viability of downtown Glens Falls by drawing tourists and the local community to the downtown area.
- Providing a venue to the community for meetings, lectures and performances.
Your financial support is essential to ensuring the future of the arts in our community! With your contribution, we can better provide quality arts experiences through our education and programming initiatives. Make a donation in support of The Park Theater Foundation today!
The Park Theater Foundation is committed to providing quality and affordable entertainment to our community and your support will greatly assist our ability to achieve this mission.
We are pleased to offer a variety of Business Sponsorship Packages to complement our arts education programming, series and season offerings. Our season series include ‘The Park Presents,’ ‘Rewind At The Park,’ ‘Third Thursday Jazz,’ ‘Comedy After Dark’ and ‘Live & Local,’ in addition to our Summer Concert Series.
Our sponsorship packages include a wide variety of benefits including high-visibility through marketing opportunities, along with exclusive show and event promotions.
All sponsorship packages are completely customizable to better serve your goals.
Please call 518.792.1150 or email us today with any questions.
Looking to be part of the action? Volunteers play an essential role in the execution of shows, events, programming and operations. We have the perfect opportunity for you to become involved in the arts and our thriving community! Apply to become a volunteer today!
Become A Member
We are proud to offer a wide variety of benefits and privileges at each of our membership levels. Become a member and support The Park Theater Foundation’s efforts year-round!
‘The Park Presents’ Podcast
Welcome to The Park Presents Podcast. The Park Theater is a premier entertainment venue in downtown Glens Falls, New York. Throughout the year, we present a variety of events including our highly-anticipated season that runs from September to May showcasing local and internationally touring artists – in addition to community outreach programming and so much more.
Hosted by Chris Ristau (Executive Director, The Park Theater Foundation), The Park Presents will begin its journey by introducing you to the artists behind our Summer Series Concerts held at the Crandall Park Bandshell each Friday evening in July. This free concert series will feature local artists beginning at 7pm. Bring along a chair or blanket – and some friends – and enjoy!
Host: Chris Ristau (Executive Director, The Park Theater Foundation)
Music: “Say Hello” – Fort Vine (Trevor Tunison & Nyna Nelson)
Sound Engineer: Chris Reed Jr. (Glens Falls Music Academy, Glens Falls, NY)
This program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. The Park Theater would like to recognize the support of the City of Glens Falls and Touba Family Foundation, as well as their series sponsors The Queensbury Hotel, Gallagher Insurance, High Road Transport LLC, Hudson Headwaters Health Network, Barton International, Adirondack Trust Co., Amsure, Cifone Construction Co., Glens Falls Chronicle, Future Technologies Inc and NYS Music.