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Please check here for regular updates on the status of Chautauqua Institution and CHQ Assembly web properties and on-grounds services. For status changes and incident updates delivered automatically by email, click here or the Subscribe button at the bottom of the page.

For further assistance, our Ticket Office support staff is available 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday–Friday. Contact or call 716-357-6200. To contact Chautauqua Police call 716-357-6225 or email In the event of an emergency, dial 911.

Past Incidents

Thursday 14th January 2021

No incidents reported

Wednesday 13th January 2021

Winter Weather and Road/Sidewalk/Walkway Conditions Alert: Ice Accumulation on Roads and Pedestrian Paths

Institution roads and pedestrian paths may be difficult to navigate this morning following ice accumulation overnight. Please exercise extra caution if you must traverse the grounds, or delay plans to do so until this afternoon when temperatures are forecast in the mid to upper 30s F. Staff are applying sand around the grounds, and are also applying salt in some areas.