FAQ – Parking & Directions


Where does the Minnesota Opera perform?

All operas are performed at Ordway, in downtown St. Paul across from Rice Park. The Ordway is located at 345 Washington Street, St. Paul, MN 55102. For more information, visit our Ordway information page, or the Ordway’s website.

 

How do I get to the Ordway?

From 94 eastbound: Take the Fifth Street exit. Follow Fifth Street to Washington Street. Turn right onto Washington Street. Ordway is on the right.

From 94 westbound: Take the Sixth Street exit. Follow Sixth Street to Washington Street. (Washington Street is the second left after St. Peter Street.) Turn left onto Washington Street. Proceed 1½ blocks. Ordway is on the right.

From 35E northbound: Take the Kellogg Boulevard exit. Turn right onto Kellogg Boulevard. Go to West Seventh Street. Turn left onto West Seventh Street. Go one block and turn right onto Fifth Street. Follow Fifth Street to Washington Street. Turn right onto Washington Street. Ordway is on the right.

From 35E southbound: Take the Tenth Street exit. Follow Tenth Street to Cedar Street and turn left onto Cedar Street. Follow Cedar Street to Sixth Street and turn right onto Sixth Street. Follow Sixth Street to Washington Street. (Washington Street is the second left after St. Peter Street.) Turn left onto Washington Street. Proceed 1½ blocks. Ordway is on the right.

 

Where should I park?

There are many parking ramps within walking distance of the Ordway including RiverCentre, Lawson Commons, Kellogg Street Ramp, and Landmark Towers. You can purchase prepaid parking and get directions to Lawson Commons Ramp by visiting our prepaid parking page.

We provide constant updates on traffic, parking, and weather related concerns during the time our shows are at the ordway — please visit our alerts page for more information.

 

What if there is inclement weather?

As long as the freeway is open, so is the Ordway and the show will go on! You can visit our alerts page to get a weather update for conditions at the Ordway.