A reimagined outdoor performance space where guests can enjoy refreshments under the big oak tree. Make sure you arrive early to experience this oasis of live music, entertainment, and a selection of delicious food items from Gigglewaters! Check out the menu before you arrive.

The England Family Music Garden is located on the east entrance of the building. Ticket is required for entry.*

*Weather permitting.


Beverages are available inside the England Family Music Garden, including a variety of liquor, wine, local, import and craft beers.


Local favorite, Gigglewaters is now featured in the England Family Music Garden! Check out the menu before you arrive.


Whether you're seated in front of the stage or in a private alcove, there's plenty of space to enjoy live music and more before you enter the auditorium for your event at Ruth Eckerd Hall!

How do you pick the perfect alcove to enjoy while in the Garden? Just look for the lyrics featured along the walls and pick your favorite!


Don't forget your camera! Photo spots are available throughout the England Family Garden. 

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*Weather permitting. The Garden is available to ticket holders.

Two Friends of Music

As you enter the England Family Music Garden, stop by the all-metal guitar sculpture!

Sculpture by Clayton Swartz

A gift from Beth and John England

Photo Wall

From best friends to groups, the photo wall has plenty of space and a great backdrop to capture your pre-show experience.

Music in the Garden

Settled in the garden under the great oak tree, see if you can spot the musical instruments surrounding the stage!

Lyrical Love

In need of some caption inspiration? Explore the alcoves for some lyrical love and see if you can name the song the lyrics come from!


Featuring alumni from the Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts, the Ruth Eckerd Hall Chorus and a variety of local musicians throughout the Tampa Bay Region, the England Family Music Garden is the place to visit before heading into Ruth Eckerd Hall!

*Line-up subject to change. Weather permitting. The Garden is available to ticket holders.

Don Felder, Pablo Cruise & Firefall • Fri, Apr 19

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Tay Tay Dance Party • Sat, Apr 20

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Brit Floyd • Sun, Apr 21

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Shrek The Musical • Apr 23-24

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Johnny Mathis • Thu, Apr 25

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Kenny G • Fri, Apr 26

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The Price is Right Live • Sat, Apr 27

Artist announcing soon.