All Vancouver Opera performances for the 2022-2023 Season take place at Canada’s largest theatre, the Queen Elizabeth Theatre (QET) conveniently located in downtown Vancouver.
Queen Elizabeth Theatre audience entrance is 630 Hamilton Street at Georgia Street.
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.
Limited parking is available beneath the theatre itself. 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 604 665 2193 at least one week before the performance.
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).
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
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
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 is available for $4 per patron
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.
Accessible parking is available at the 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 604-665-2193 at least one week before the performance.
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 entrances.
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.