The Ordway is located at 345 Washington Street in downtown Saint Paul directly across from Rice Park. There are numerous parking ramps within easy walking distance. The closest ramps are RiverCentre, Lawson Commons, Kellogg Street Ramp, and Landmark Towers. There is no direct skyway connection to the Ordway, but if you are coming through the RiverCentre you can get very close to our front door.
Science Museum Parking
Parking is available at the Science Museum Parking Ramp for patrons attending any Ordway performance. Enter on Chestnut Street then ride the elevator to the lobby and cross Kellogg Boulevard to the Ordway. A parking voucher can be purchased for $12 ($10 for Subscribers) by contacting the ticket office at 651.224.4222. Limited availability.
Reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to performance.
Travelers Insurance Parking
Conveniently located on the corner of 7th and 5th Streets (enter on 5th) the Plaza Lot offers parking for patrons attending any evening or weekend Ordway performance. Watch for signs on 5th street directing patrons where to enter the lot. These spaces are $18 ($15 for Subscribers). Call 651.224.4222 to purchase a parking voucher. Limited availability.
More detailed information about parking in Saint Paul can be found at www.smart-trips.org. Call our Ticket Office at 651.224.4222 for further parking suggestions, directions, and information on construction and street closures.
For Performing Arts Classrooms and Festival performances, buses are asked to drop students off on 5th Street. Security will meet you and, if needed, will direct you to parking.
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