All Vancouver Opera performances for the 2023-2024 Season take place at Canada’s largest theatre, the Queen Elizabeth Theatre (QET) conveniently located in downtown Vancouver.
Location Queen Elizabeth Theatre audience entrance is 630 Hamilton Street at Georgia Street. Transit Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain station on Dunsmuir Street is one block east of the theatre. Vancouver City Centre Canada Line station on West Georgia Street is five blocks west of the theatre. Parking Limited parking is available beneath the theatre itself in the Easy Park Queen Elizabeth Theatre parkade. The entrance is off of Cambie Street between West Georgia and Dunsmuir Streets. Accessible parking is available with an accessible parking decal on a first-come, first-served basis, with a limited number available to reserve for performances. To reserve an accessible parking space, phone Easy Park at 1-888-501-1343 (extension 1) at least 7-10 days in advance.
Please arrive early! Downtown Vancouver is busy most evenings and weekends with concerts and sporting events at the nearby Rogers Arena and BC Place Stadium. Please allow plenty of time to get downtown and parked, as latecomers will not be seated until an appropriate break or at intermission (if applicable). Evening Performances: 6:00 PM: Box Office open 6:15 PM: Theatre doors open 6:30 PM: Pre-show talks 7:30 PM: Evening performances start at 7:30 pm sharp Matinees: 12:30 PM: Box Office open 12:45 PM: Theatre doors open 1:00 PM: Pre-show talks 2:00 PM: Matinee performances begin at 2:00 pm sharp Box Office The Box Office at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre is open on performance days 1.5 hours before the performance time and closes once the performance begins. On performance days, the theatre box office is only able to handle inquiries regarding that day’s performance. Coat Check Coat check is available for $4 per patron
Seating Wheelchair seating is available on the orchestra and mezzanine levels. Please call Vancouver Opera Ticket Centre 604 683 0222 if you require wheelchair seating. Drop off and Pick up There is an accessible driveway for taxis and for pick up and drop offs on Hamilton Street between West Georgia and Dunsmuir Streets. Parking Accessible parking is available at the Easy Park Queen Elizabeth Theatre parkade with an accessible parking decal on a first-come, first-served basis, with a limited number available to reserve for performances. To reserve an accessible parking space, phone Easy Park at 1-888-501-1343 (extension 1) at least 7-10 days in advance. Elevator Theatre elevator access is available from the main lobby to the mezzanine level and the balcony. There is also an elevator from parking to the QET Hamilton Street entrance which is open 60 minutes before show times. Washrooms Wheelchair accessible washrooms are on the orchestra and mezzanine levels. Hearing and Visual Assistance Hearing-assist units and binoculars are available at the main lobby coat check.
To learn more about the Queen Elizabeth Theatre please visit this page.