Picnic Before the Show | Kent State University

Picnic Before the Show

Attending a performance at Porthouse Theatre is a true experience for guests, many of whom picnic with friends and family before the show. Patrons are encouraged to bring picnic dinners with them to Porthouse to enjoy in one of the pavilions or at a picnic table.

Thornbury Pavilion

The large Thornbury Pavilion is available by reservation only for guests use. The Thornbury Pavilion is also the site of Porthouse's fantastic opening night parties. Use of the Thornbury Pavilion is free for subscribers and $2 per person for non-subscribers. 

Reserve Space in Thornbury Pavilion


Hackett Family Pavilion

The Hackett Family Pavilion is available on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations are required.


Picnic Tables

Porthouse's variety of picnic tables are available on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations are required.