Performances at the Luminary Arts Center take place in Minneapolis’ North Loop neighborhood at 700 North 1st Street.


700 North 1st Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401

The Luminary Arts Center encourages the use of ride share and public transportation. The Luminary Arts Center is located just half a mile west of the 1st St N & 1st Ave N bus stop. Visit the Metro Transit website for more information.


Parking lot map for Luminary Arts Center

#1 MN Opera/Luminary Arts Center Lot

Located across the street from the Luminary Arts Center.
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Rate: $5

Limited parking is available first-come, first served starting 90 minutes prior to the time of the performance at the parking lot located across the street from the Luminary Arts Center. Parking is payable inside the Luminary. Please follow onsite signage.


#2 IMPARK Lot (Itasca)

Located across the street from the Luminary Arts Center.
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Rate: $5 (0-3 hrs), $9 (3-12 hrs)

Evening/Weekend Rate: $5 evening max fee (until 6am), $5 weekend flat fee

Utilizing QR codes and Text-to-Pay options will allow you to skip the line at the outside pay station. Look for signage throughout the lot and near the pay station for directions.

River Road Parking

Hourly parking


TractorWorks Building Parking

Hourly parking


Street Parking

Many meters in the direct area around the Luminary are free after 6pm.
Please note: Please be aware of Snow Emergency parking procedures that come into effect during inclement winter weather.


For patrons requiring wheelchair access or with other accessibility needs, please contact Patron Services prior to your event at: 612-333-6669 and our team will be happy to assist you. Stairs are required to access all seats except those in row A. There are railings on all staircases.



Pick your tickets up onsite or sign into your Luminary Arts Center account in advance at, if you are not already logged in. Present the barcode and tickets will be scanned directly from your mobile device.

All ticket holders are required to check in with the Box Office upon arrival.



Masks will be encouraged and welcomed, but not mandatory for audience members. The Luminary will provide complimentary masks onsite should an audience member wish to utilize them. If you are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 or other illness, we request that you refrain from attending.


If you think you may have left or lost an item while at the Luminary Arts Center, please call 612-342-1606 or email [email protected]. Please leave your name, number, and a thorough description of the item. Lost and Found items will be held for a maximum of 90 days.


Latecomers will be seated up until 30 minutes into the show.


MN Opera is dedicated to creating a safe and inclusive environment across all our performances and programs. We expect you, our patrons and participants, to contribute to our mutually respectful and welcoming opera community.



We ask that you refrain from wearing perfumes, colognes, or lotions with strong aromas out of respect to those with allergies or other sensitivities.


Contact Patron Services for assistance at 612-333-6669, M–F from 10am–5pm, or email [email protected].