Plan Your Experience

Opera Central
2145 First Avenue South
St. Petersburg, Florida 33712

St. Petersburg Opera Company headquarters, includes Box Office, Preis Hall, Mirella Cimato Art Gallery, and other production and rehearsal spaces.

The parking lot directly across 1st Avenue S. is unfortunately off-limits for St. Petersburg Opera Company patrons. All SPO-hosted events at Opera Central now come with complimentary curbside valet service. The service is available one hour before start time (the house typically opens 30 minutes prior to curtain).

See Mainstage Operas at The Palladium

The Palladium Theater
253 Fifth Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701


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.


For our Mainstage productions at the Palladium Theater, curbside valet parking is available for $10 per vehicle, starting 90 minutes before each performance.

You can prepay for your season of parking by contacting the box office or purchasing a parking voucher ($40) here, good for all three Season 14 operas as well as the brand-new Pops Spectacular.

Premium valet parking is still complimentary for season sponsors, show sponsors and Bella Voce parking auction winners. Premium valet parking is not available for purchase.


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 (Museum of the American Arts & Craft Movement garage)  (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.