The Pioneer Amphitheatre is located at 1514 5th Avenue in the Palo Duro Canyon in Canyon, Texas. The theater has performances on Tuesday through Sunday with ticket prices dependant on where you sit in the theater. Prices for adults are $27.50 for Center, $18.50 for right, left and $11.50 for far right or left. Children's tickets are $23.50 for the center, $14.50 for the left or right and $7.50 for the far left or right. Children's tickets are for those ages ten and under. Senior Citizens' pay $25.50 for center seating, $18.50 for the left or right and $9.50 for the far right or left.
The Pioneer Amphitheatre also serves dinner at a cost of $11.95 for those ten and under. Adults pay $15.95 for dinner. All of the prices include tax, there is handling fee of $1.50 added to ticket prices for performances, and theatre maintenance fee of $4.50 is added to each transaction.
The Texas Musical Drama is the performance at the Pioneer Amphitheatre. The performance begins at approximately 8:30pm and ends at approximately 10:30 pm. There may be some delays in the start time of the performance due to the weather since the Pioneer Amphitheatre is outdoors. Refreshments are made available during the fifteen minute intermission of the shows.
Dinner is served at the Pioneer Amphitheatre starting at 6pm. The serving of dinner stops at 8pm or when the last person in line has been served. The Big Texan Steak Ranch services the dinner which is steak cooked and served directly off of the grill. Homemade bread rolls, a fruit and salad bar, cheese potato casserole and even peach cobbler are all included with the meal. There are also sides and drinks included with the meal.
Ticket prices include a handling fee of $1.50 which is not refundable. Each cancelled ticket performance has a cancellation fee of three percent. There is notice of twenty-four hours required for cancellations. There are no refunds given for cancellations that are made within twenty-four hours of the date of the performance.
The Pioneer Amphitheatre gives rain check in the event that a show is cancelled because of an unforeseen event such as the weather. The amphitheatre works closely with the weather stations in the area to keep track of the weather and be aware of severe weather. Performances are not cancelled because of light rain. If the show is cancelled prior to intermission there are rain checks issued as well.
The rain checks issued by the Pioneer Amphitheatre are good for life. Simply call to make reservations for the future show of your choosing. Only one rain check is issued per ticket, you will be given the best seats that are available when you call. It is recommended that patrons make reservations for the shows at the Pioneer Amphitheatre.
The Pioneer Amphitheatre is available for renting to hold events such as weddings, concerts, trade shows and a variety of other events. Specific details about rental fees and accommodations at the Pioneer Amphitheatre can be gotten by contacting the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation.