Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations for Miller Events

We offer these guidelines to to make your experience at Miller Outdoor Theatre more enjoyable.

Rain Policy and Cancellation of Shows

Shows will not be canceled due to showers or thunderstorms. Only in instances of dangerous, inclement weather (such as a hurricane, tropical storm or tornado warnings) will a performance be cancelled.

Listening Devices

Listening devices are available for the hearing-impaired at the Miller Theatre Security  Desk one hour prior to curtain time. A valid Texas Driver License or state issued ID card is required for deposit. Performances captioned for the hearing-impaired are noted in calendar listings.


Miller Theatre’s concession stand offers refreshments and other supplies for picnics. Purchasing concessions at Miller Theatre supports the free performances.

No Smoking Or Vaping

Smoking and vaping are prohibited in Hermann Park and at Miller Outdoor Theatre, including the hill, seated area, and plazas.

Audio, Visual Recording

No audio or visual reproduction of any portion of a presentation at Miller Outdoor Theatre is permitted without the express written consent of the City of Houston.

No Glass Containers

Outside food and beverages (including alcohol) are permitted, but glass containers are prohibited in City of Houston parks, including Miller Theatre.

Please Leave Your Pets at Home

Pets on leashes are allowed in Hermann Park, but they are not allowed in the seated area of the theatre or on the hill.

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Gifts and Contributions made to Miller Theatre Advisory Board, Inc. support programming and theatre activities that assist in enhancing the audience and producer experience and help keep performances free.