Gordon Outdoors: What You Need to Know | Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore

As we welcome audiences back for live shows at the Gordon Center, we continue to adapt to local and federal regulations for Covid-19 safety. Please review our policies before your visit –>

As we welcome audiences back for live shows at the Gordon Center, we continue to adapt to local and federal regulations for Covid-19 safety. Please review our policies before your visit –>

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Gordon Outdoors: What You Need to Know

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Please Read Before Your Visit

To maximize your experience, here is what you need to know before arriving:

  • NEW EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 20: Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 will be required to attend all indoor and outdoor performances and events. Learn More >

  • PLEASE PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS ONLINE IN ADVANCE. We will not have a box office open for walk up ticket purchases. Tickets are non-refundable.

  • Your first stop will be our ticket screening. We will scan a print out of your ticket or scan your ticket on your phone.

  • Please plan to arrive 5-10 minutes before the time listed on your ticket.


  • You can hear the movie's sound from your vehicle's radio, or a portable battery-powered radio (which you bring, we do not have these available for rent). 

  • Using your vehicle’s radio: Set your dial to 87.6 FM (this station may change from event to event. Please note: you may not run your vehicle’s engine. Check your owner’s manual so you can safely play your vehicle’s radio without draining its battery.

  • Please Note: The AudioFetch service is temporarily unavailable, we are working to restore as soon as possible.
    Using your cell phone or smart device:
     you will need to download the AudioFetch app to your device, install and open the app, and follow the instructions to play the audio.

Driving & Parking

  • Please drive slowly once you enter our parking area. The speed limit is 5mph.

  • Each vehicle is entitled to one space.

  • Feel free to bring chairs to set up outside of your car.

  • Please do not place anything on top of your vehicle. You may sit on the roof of your car if you are not obstructing the view of patrons parked in the row behind your car. If you know you want to sit on the roof, we recommend choosing the back row of the parking lot.

  • If you are meeting others, please enter the parking line together. 

  • Once parked, please turn off all car lights. Headlights, daytime running lights, "automatic" vehicle lights, cargo, side door/mirror, and LED stripes are distracting to other patrons. Please check your owner's manual to see if you can turn. them off or bring something to tape to cover them.

  • Lift gates & doors cannot be raised higher than the top clearance of the vehicle.

  • We ask that you do not set the alarm to your vehicle. If it sets automatically. Please disable light flashes and horn signals on keyless entry systems.

  • Please do not sound your horn.

  • Unoccupied and or incorrectly parked vehicles will be towed if we cannot locate you. If you need to leave your vehicle, place a note on the windshield with your location and cell number so we can find you.

House Rules & Policies

House rules and policies are in place for the safety and enjoyment of everyone who attends. Violation of any rule will result in expulsion without refund.

Image Capturing
You MAY NOT PHOTOGRAPH or VIDEOTAPE, or RECORD the movie content in ANY way on the premises. Media WILL BE CONFISCATED, and you will leave without a refund. We do encourage you to photograph your experience and post on social media! Please tag the Gordon Center!

Miscellaneous Guidelines  

  • Laser pointers are not allowed

  • You may keep your windows down, we may ask you to put them up.

  • No obscene language or profanity 

  • We are a smoke free campus

  • No pets at this time 

COVID-19 Precautions:

  • If you or anyone in your party does not feel well, please stay at home. 

  • Masks are required when interfacing with staff or in heavily trafficked areas (check in, concessions, restrooms).  Masks are also strongly recommended for children who are ineligible to be vaccinated.

  • Restrooms will be cleaned and sanitized at regular intervals, or as necessary.

  • High contact surfaces will be cleaned at regular intervals, or as necessary.

Frequently Asked Questions

What time does the program start? 
The timing of the program depends on the setting of the sun.

What is your pet policy?
At this time, only service animals are allowed. No personal pets or emotional support animals. 

Can I bring outside food? 
YES! We have a concession stand with delicious treats, and we recognize you might want to bring a picnic or eat something more substantial than we are offering at this time. Please do not bring glass or an open flame of any kind.

Do you have a Lost & Found?
Yes, call: 410-559-3500

How do you determine age appropriateness?
The MPAA film rating system provides parents with the information needed to determine if a film is appropriate for their children. We strictly enforce the film rating system. If an “R” rated movie is anywhere in our line-up, no one under 17 will be admitted without a parent or adult legal guardian. For more info visit: FilmRatings.com. Please note that many foreign films do not have MPAA ratings. Parents should use their discretion to determine appropriateness. 

Do you open if it’s raining? 
We are open rain or shine.  If the weather is unsafe (continuous thunder and lighting or a hurricane warning), please call the Gordon Box Office: 410.356.SHOW.

Do you offer group pricing or discount tickets?
Yes, please see the ticketing page, or contact Marilyn Zvili at mzvili@jcc.org.

Can I arrive after the movie has started?
Yes, up to 15 minutes after the screening starts.

We live quite far away. Can you recommend a nice clean hotel? 
We recommend the Hilton Garden Hotel in Owings Mills.


The Gordon Outdoors venue is available for your corporate staff event, private party or simcha!  For rental information please contact Peter Michaelson at pmichaelson@jcc.org.

Questions? Please contact Marilyn Zvili at mzvili@jcc.org or 410.559.3510.


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Looking for a venue to host your next event? The Gordon Center offers world-class amenities in a convenient location. It is available for rentals to groups and individuals. Our experienced technical team will help you figure out which services work best for your event.


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The Gordon and the JCC bring arts enrichment & cultural events to the community. We offer high-quality arts classes, trips, films and other creative opportunities for adults as well as dance, music and performing arts programs for youth. You can find them at the Gordon Center or in the classrooms and studios of the Rosenbloom Owings Mills and Weinberg Park Heights JCCs. 

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