Traffic, Weather, and Parking Alerts

Minnesota Opera wants you to be aware of possible congestion and parking difficulties which may result from activities in downtown St. Paul during upcoming performances. Before you visit St. Paul for your performance, check back here for updates.


Current Traffic & Weather at The Ordway



Today Friday
It is forcast to be Thunderstorm at 10:00 PM CDT on April 24, 2014
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 10:00 PM CDT on April 25, 2014
Partly Cloudy


Parking Concerns


Pardon Our Dust! Please be aware of possible traffic delays at the corner of Washington Avenue and Fifth Street as the new Concert Hall is being built. 


Saturday, April 12

All Day American Craft Council Show at Saint Paul RiverCentre

6pm Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala at Saint Paul RiverCentre

6:30pm Minnesota Music Summit at Amsterdam

7pm Swarm vs. Buffalo at Xcel Energy Center

8pm Glorious Revolution Baroque at The Baroque Room

8pm The Current Sessions at the Fitz: Pert Near Sandstone

10:30pm YETiSTEADY at Amsterdam


Sunday, April 13

All Day American Craft Council Show

1pm Urban Expedition: Senegal at Landmark Center

7pm Wild vs. Nashville Predators at Xcel Energy Center


4pm Lyra Family Concerts: Early Music Day at The Baroque Room


Tuesday, April 15

6:15pm Books & Bars at Amsterdam


Wednesday, April 16

4pm St. Paul Public Art Happy Hour at Amsterdam

9pm Fair Oaks, Dewi Sant at Amsterdam


Thursday, April 17

8pm Jack Brass Band, Brass Barn, Bottom Dollars at Amsterdam


Friday, April 18

8pm Wits: Bobcat Goldthwait at The Fitzgerald Theater

9pm Little Man (CD release) at Amsterdam


Saturday, April 19

7pm Swarm vs. Colorado at Xcel Energy Center

7:30pm Minnesota Rollergirls at Roy Wilkins Auditorium

9pm Record Store Day at Amsterdam


Wednesday, April 23

9pm Fair Oaks, Simon Balto at Amsterdam


Sunday, April 27

4pm Todd Stenson Invades the Amsterdam

5pm Minnesota Varsity at The Fitzgerald Theater


While there are a number of parking lots near the Ordway, many of the ramps may be full. To alleviate your parking worries, Minnesota Opera offers prepaid parking in the Lawson Commons Ramp for $8.50. Call 612-333-6669 or visit our prepaid parking page for more information. Availability is limited and service charges may apply.  Pre-sales end two days before each performance.

Already have prepaid parking in the Lawson Commons Ramp? Simply present the voucher to the parking attendant at the 6th Street entrance as you enter the ramp, where your parking is reserved.