SEATING ARRANGEMENTS •
ATTENDING SHOWS • GETTING
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your parking arrangement like?
property features an open lawn directly in front
of the theatre and a sister grassy lot (also vacant) located directly
across the street from the theatre. Both are open for public parking
arrangements on show nights. A paved loop exists leading to our
front door for loading and unloading patrons needing additional
assistance. However parking is not allowed on the paved loop for
the safety of all on property. There are no additional fees for
NOTE: Due to our parking arrangements, there are no specified handicapped
highly encourage all patrons to arrive early to ensure
the most comfortable and accessible parking availability.
the theatre open to the public?
nights, the lobby and box office open to the public beginning one
hour prior to the announced curtain times. Seating in the
house begins a half hour prior to curtain time. The only exceptions
to these rules are on opening night receptions, at which time the
lobby (but not the box office) is open 1 1/2 hours prior to curtain
time for refreshments and social opportunities.
you offer refreshments?
General refreshments --- sodas, coffee, water, chips, cookies, candies,
etc. --- are available at our refreshment stand in the lobby, offered
on a donation-only basis (suggested donation: $1/item). Alcoholic
beverages are not offered as part of the regular refreshments, with
the exception of an open wine bar for opening night receptions,
again offered on a donation-only basis.
NOTE: Food and drink (except water) are not allowed inside
is the dress code for your venue?
Melon Patch Theatre is a community-based performing arts venue.
As such, we are not a mandatory formal wear location (i.e. suit
and tie / black tie not required). Please bear in mind,
however, that we do cater to families in our audiences, so social
setting-appropriate attire is appreciated.
restaurants are located near the theatre?
you are planning to make an evening of dinner and a show
while in the Downtown Leesburg area, we recommend you visit
for menu listings, hours, and contact information of various
eateries nearby. The Melon Patch currently does not partner
with specific establishments.