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  • Thank you for supporting and selecting Acton Recreation programs and special events.   We hope you will like our all-new online registration and ticket purchase site.
     
    Ways to register: Check Out Online/Pay Online -This will place you in the activity or a wait list immediately by paying via credit card. Credit card payments are subject to a 3% convenience fee that is non-refundable and added to all transactions.
     
    NARA Summer Camp and Bus Trip registration allow you the opportunity to collect your registration information and defer enrollment and payment until you mail or walk into the office to make payment by check or cash. Choosing Print Registration Form for Camp or Bus Trips will not place you into an activity or on a wait list until your payment is received and processed by the office. Choose this option to save on credit card fees for these higher priced programs.
     
    NARA Concerts & Special Events – For tickets and information, please click the program tab and then go to the category Concerts and Special Events. If you purchased online, you do not have to bring a printed receipt -- you can show your receipt on your phone.  Tickets can be purchased at the gate, but why wait in line, why you can buy online and save money too!
     
    If you have any questions or encounter any problems while on the site, please don't hesitate to reach out to us so that we may quickly answer or solve any issues that may arise.
     
    Thank you!
     
    Cathy, Maura, Melissa & Mary Lou
    978-929-6640 (press 0 to bypass pre-recorded message)
    Email us directly at: recreation@acton-ma.gov

TICKETED CONCERTS - NARA PARKING STICKERS

  • NARA TICKETED CONCERTS:
  • Tickets for all shows are available at the gate 1 hour prior to performance.  Online ticket sales close at noon day of ticketed event.
  • Online tickets do not print tickets.  You can bring your receipt on your phone or print it out.  We do have a master list that we verify when you check-in.
  • The Amphitheater is all lawn seating, general admission - bring your own chairs/blankets.
  • No alcohol, weapons, drugs, large coolers permitted.
  • All bags are subject to search.
  • All guests attending the event are required to check-in and obtain and wear wristband throughout event.
  • Hot food, snacks, beer, wine, soft drinks will be available for purchase at ticketed events.
  • Free parking on site -- overflow parking will be directed to park on the upper field next to the amphitheater. 
  • Handicap parking is available.
  • NARA Park has port-a-lets at the Amphitheater (no flush toilets).
  • In the event of a weather cancellation or postponement, please visit our NARA-Park Facebook page or the home page of actonrec.com after 3 p.m. day of event. 

  • NARA STICKER PROGRAM:
  • The parking sticker program will be in effect during operating hours on weekends, holidays, high demand and Memorial Day weekend through the end of August at NARA Park.
     
    One NARA Parking Sticker is free of charge to each Acton Resident Household and must be picked up at the Acton Recreation Department, 50 Audubon Drive, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM—4:30 PM, excluding holidays.   You will need to bring your Driver's License and Registration of the car that will have the sticker.
     
    NARA PARK 2018 HOURS OF OPERATION*
    Saturday, June 23—Friday, August 31
    Daily: 9:00 AM—7:00 PM 
     
    Parking stickers may be obtained at the beach office beginning May 26 during NARA Park hours of operation listed above.
  • Each Acton household may receive one free sticker for vehicle of their choice. Additional stickers may be purchased for $25 per sticker. You will be requested to present your vehicle registration. All vehicles must be registered in Acton under household address.
  •  Stickers must be adhered to the left, back passenger window and made visible.
  • Acton residents and non-residents who purchase a NARA Beach membership will receive one free parking sticker with their membership card.
  • Without a NARA Parking Sticker, a parking fee of $5 per vehicle on weekends and holidays will be collected. These fees will be collected by parking attendants at both the upper and lower parking lots.
  • Parking fees are paid to the attendant upon entry by cash or credit card.
  • Failure to pay the attendant may lead to dismissal from the premises.
  • Free parking for the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail is limited. Bruce Freeman Rail Trail users may park in the designated free spaces while space is available. Overflow parking for the trail will be charged $5 per vehicle.
  • Parking for NARA is limited. When parking lots are full, attendants reserve the right to prohibit vehicles from entering until space becomes available.

 *Subject to change if necessary.