Minnesota Opera Busing Program

2017-2018 Season

This season, Minnesota Opera will offer busing service to the Ordway from Golden Hills Office Center in Golden Valley, MN, located at the intersection of Hwy 100 and 394. This new service will be available for Sunday matinee performances on the following dates:


  • The Marriage of Figaro – Sunday, November 12, 2017
    • Purchase bus ticket(s) by 12pm on Friday, November 10


  • Dead Man Walking – Sunday, January 28, 2018
    • Purchase bus ticket(s) by 12pm on Friday, January 26


  • Rigoletto – Sunday, March 25, 2018
    • Purchase bus ticket(s) by 12pm on Friday, March 23


  • Thaïs – Sunday, May 20, 2018
    • Purchase bus ticket(s) by 12pm on Friday, May 18


Buses will begin loading at 11:30am and will depart for St. Paul at 11:45am to get you downtown in plenty of time to enjoy pre-performance activities (details below). Buses will return to Golden Valley immediately following the performance. Call Patron Services at 612-333-6669 for more information (M-Th: 10am-5pm, F: 10am-12pm). Please note: Advance registration and payment of $15 is required. Seating is subject to availability. Accessible seating is available upon request, but space is limited.


Pick up location:

Golden Hills Office Center
701 Xenia Ave South
Golden Valley, MN 55416 (map)


Parking Accommodations:

There are ample parking spots, open and covered,  available to leave your car during the day your ticket is valid.



Your bus tickets will be mailed to your address on file with MN Opera. If you do not have your ticket at the time of boarding, please see the onsite staff person.



Before the Show

Make your pre-show brunch/lunch reservation at one of these fine establishments.

Attend Opera Insights in Ordway Music Theater’s Target Atrium one hour prior to curtain. Enjoy a free, fun, and informative half-hour session which includes highlights to watch for during the show. For more information, please visit our Opera Insights page.

Ordway doors open at 12pm, Box Office opens at 12:30pm, and Target Atrium opens at 1pm.



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