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OPERA CENTRAL – 2145 1st Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712

BOX OFFICE HOURS: M-F 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (hours may vary on offsite performance days). 727-823-2040 *

St. Petersburg Opera Co. headquarters, including SPO Box Office, Preis Event and Rehearsal Hall, Mirella Cimato Art Gallery, offices, and more. 

*SPO mainstage opera and musical theater tickets may be purchased and acquired through the SPO Box office until 48 hours prior to opening night. After this time, you will be directed to the Palladium Theater for ticketing (info below).

PALLADIUM THEATER – 253 5th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

BOX OFFICE HOURS: T-F 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm & 3 hours prior to performances. 727-822-3590

Home to our mainstage productions, the Palladium Theater boasts a beautiful 880-seat hall, perfect for an intimate and extraordinary operatic experience.

The Palladium Theater is located in Downtown St. Petersburg at 253 Fifth Avenue North and Third Street North.  To reach the theater from the north on I-275, take Exit 23A for I-375 (Exit 23 from the south) toward The Pier.  I-375 ends at 4th Avenue North.  Proceed east on 4th Avenue North to 2nd Street North, turn LEFT on 2nd Street North to the next intersection, turn LEFT on 5th Avenue North.  Theater is on the right.

Please note that the architectural design of the historic Palladium structure features a staircase from the lobby that leads you up into the middle of the orchestra level, which is actually above street level.  An elevator is available for patrons that are unable to navigate stairs.  The Palladium also has a small balcony with six rows of seating, however there is no elevator access to these seats.

Parking Options Convenient to the Palladium

Palladium Lots
Palladium parking is available in the lot across Fifth Avenue from the theater or in the lot adjacent to the theater.

Sake 23 (formerly Souzou)  (727) 823-4050
425 Fifth Avenue N., one and a half blocks due west of the Palladium
Ample parking anytime and free valet during restaurant hours for Palladium patrons. Just show your ticket to the Palladium, and enjoy parking at no charge.

SP+ Parking  (727) 242-1225
350 Third Street, N., one block south, then one block west of the Palladium
350 spaces; garage parking at $1 per hour; payment via debit/credit card; unattended; open 24/7; 20 cameras aid St. Pete staff to monitor security; advance reserved parking available.

It is important for us that all people are able to enjoy the opera. Click here for information on our ADA accessibility plan.