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23rd Annual Picnic at the POPS!



Date : September 9, 2017 -
Time : Times Below
Location : Gallo Winery Grounds
Address : 600 Yosemite Blvd.
Modesto, CA 95351
Description : The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO) will present THE MUSIC OF THE ROLLING STONES at its 23rd Annual outdoor concert, Picnic at the Pops, Saturday, September 9, 2017. Held on the grounds of the E. & J. Gallo Winery, this family-friendly event attracts more than 4,000 guests from Modesto and neighboring communities for an evening of music, dancing and fireworks underneath the stars. The concert begins at 7:30pm and the winery grounds open early at 4:00pm – fireworks will begin immediately after the concert at approximately 10:00pm. In addition to a unique concert experience, Picnic at the Pops also serves as a successful fundraiser for MSO, and raises thousands of dollars to support music and educational outreach initiatives in the community.

Picnic at the Pops provides a rare opportunity for guests to not only enjoy the symphony outside of its regular Gallo Center for the Arts home, but to also grab a “behind-the-scenes” glimpse into the E. & J. Gallo Winery grounds. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket, pack a picnic and enjoy all that the space has to offer. Outside alcohol is prohibited; however, wine and assortment of beverages are available for purchase, with all proceeds benefiting MSO. O’Brien’s Market and Greens on 10th will be offering pre-ordered lunch options for those who choose not to bring a picnic.

Grounds Open – 4:00pm
Concert Begins – 7:30pm
Fireworks Begin – Approximately 10:00pm

Tickets are $40 for General Lawn seating, $60 for Reserved Lawn seating, and can be purchased by calling the Gallo Center Ticket Office at 209.338.2100 or at Youth ticket pricing (17 and under; 3 & under free) and group ticket pricing is also available. Groups of 10 or more save 15 percent.

Beginning July 31st , General Lawn tickets can also be purchased at all three O’Brien’s Market locations, the Hilmar Cheese Company Visitor’s Center, Salon Salon and NuWay Cleaners.

M-F: 10am – 6pm
Sat: 12pm – 6pm

Contact : Modesto Symphony Orchestra
Phone : 209.523.4156
Email :
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