Subscriptions & Tickets

New! Open Air Summer Series

  • Single Tickets: On sale May 15, 2021
  • Open Air concerts take place at the York Fairground Stage. Click here for a map

How to Order: Appell Center Box Office

Single tickets & the 3-concert package can be purchased online, by phone, at the Appell Center Box Office, or before the concert at the York Fairgrounds. The Appell Center Box Office is open Monday to Friday from 10am-2pm.

Open Air Package and Ticket Information

General Admission
Order a $25 Ticket

Under 18 pricing
Order a $12 Ticket

York Fairgrounds Stage

  • The York Fairgrounds entrance is located  intersection of Carlisle Avenue and Maryland Avenue in York, PA 17404.
  • Enter through Gate 9. Click here for a map.
  • Bring your own chairs. Seating will be located on the track. Seating will NOT be offered in the grandstand.
  • The gates open 1 hour before the concert starts.
  • The health and safety of all our patrons is our highest priority. This is an outdoor event. Mitigation efforts are at the discretion of patrons. Policies are subject to change.
  • You are allowed to bring your own food and beverage, but please clean up after yourselves. Alcohol is not permitted at the Fairgrounds. Please wear masks when food and drink is not being consumed.
  • The York Symphony Orchestra will perform up through light rain and wind. Anything heavier will result in a cancellation and refunds will be offered. Concerts unfortunately will not be rescheduled due to availability constraints. If a concert is canceled, you will receive a phone call and/or email 3 hours in advance of the concert time.

2021-22 Season:

  • Now offering a hybrid symphony concert season with both in-person seating and digital access
  • Subscription and Pick 5 Packages on sale May 15, 2021
  • Single tickets go on-sale on August 9, 2021
  • Concerts take place at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts’ Strand Theatre

How to Order: Appell Center Box Office

Subscriptions and single tickets can be can be purchased online, by phone or in-person at the Appell Center Box Office. The Appell Center Box Office is working with reduced staff. We kindly request your patience at this time.

The Appell Center Box Office is open Monday to Friday from 10am-2pm and 2 hours before performances at the Appell Center.

Subscription and Package Information

Renewing Subscribers
Renewing Subscribers have the opportunity to renew their existing
seats through August 6, 2021. Subscribers can purchase single tickets before they are on-sale. New for the 21-22 season! Subscriptions include theatre seats and digital concert access.
Download Renewal Subscriber Form

New Subscribers
Special pricing available for new subscribers (or those who have lapsed three or more years). Call the box office for the promo code. Subscribers can purchase single tickets before they are on-sale. New for the 21-22 season! Subscriptions include theatre seats and digital concert access.
Download New Subscriber Form

Pick 5 Package 
Choose 5 concerts from any of the classical or pops series with the ability to mix and match for flexibility. Please note that that Pick 5 Package holders may not be able to retain the same seats from year to year. Package buyers can purchase single tickets before they are on-sale. New for the 21-22 season! Pick 5 packages include theatre seats and digital concert access.
Download Pick 5 Form

Under 18 Pricing
Special pricing is available for those under the age of 18. Under 18 subscription pricing is the same regardless of location.
Download the form to purchase.

Single Tickets
Two single tickets options are available. The first option is in-person, and the second option is digital access with 48-hour access.  

Group Tickets
10% off orders of 10 or more tickets

Refund Policy
Subscribers and package buyers can exchange concert tickets up 24 hours before the concert’s start time. Applicable fees will apply. Notify the Appell Center Box Office of your request.

If ticket buyers are unable to attend a concert, the value of the tickets(s) can be donated to the YSO for a tax letter receipt. Monetary refunds are unavailable unless the concert is cancelled. The Appell Center Box Office will notify ticket buyers of the cancelled event.


Theatre Information

  • Concerts for the 21-22 season are performed at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts.
  • 50 North George Street, York, PA 17401
  • The theatre doors open 1 hour before concerts start.
  • The theatre can be accessed on North George Street and Philadelphia Street.
  • There are multiple parking garages in the area. Click here for a map and more information.
  • The health and safety of all our patrons are the YSO’s and the Appell Center’s highest priority. Read about the Appell Center’s COVID-19 policies here. Policies are subject to change.

Digital Access Instructions

Two Ways To Access the Livestream on a Computer, Tablet or Phone

Option 1 

  •  Click the link from your confirmation email to enjoy the concert during the 48-hour time frame.

Option 2

  • On the day of the concert, go to Appellcenter.org
  • Click “Login” located in in upper right hand corner & enter email & password 
  • Select “Digital Content” on left hand menu
  • Once in Digital Content, select “View Content” button for performance

How to Access the Livestream on a Smart TV

  • Before the concert: Click the link from your confirmation email on a computer, tablet or smart phone and add this video to your YouTube account’s “Watch Later” list.

  • To watch the concert: Go to the YouTube app on your Smart TV. Go to your “Watch Later” list and choose the livestream concert. Sit back and enjoy the concert!

Questions about the livestream? Contact the Appell Center Box Office by leaving a voicemail at 717-846-1111 or email boxoffice@appellcenter.org. The box office is working remotely, so please be patient with their response time.