Theater Information

Opera Carolina performs in Charlotte’s premiere venues all over the city. We also offer great options for dining, lodging and parking – all within walking distance to the theaters.

Grand Opera Performances

All staged operas are performed at the Belk Theater at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center.

Belk Theater

130 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

Attending the Opera

Whether you’re attending your first opera or you’ve been a lifelong opera lover, we want to you feel comfortable and have a sense of what to expect. In anticipation of your questions, we have answered a few typical ones here for you:

  • What should I wear?
  • How long does an Opera typically last?
  • Do you offer Accessibility Services?


When you visit our venues we want to make sure you have a wonderful time – whether you’re in Charlotte for the weekend, or simply enjoying an evening out on the town. Learn about everything from parking to fantastic dining and lodging options.


Blumenthal Performing Arts offers a special $5 parking rate at parking garages for Opera performances. To take advantage of this offer, you must purchase a pre-paid parking pass from Blumenthal Performing Arts. Passes can be purchased when you purchase your tickets or in the theater lobby at the performance.

*The $5 rate is applicable when parked in the garage after 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday. If parked in the garage before 5 p.m., the $5 rate is void. There is no time restriction on Saturday and Sunday.

Bank of America Corporate Center Parking Garage

Entrances are located both on Trade st between Brevard & College st, and East 5th st between Brevard & College streets. Overstreet walkway available to Founders Hall.

$5* with pre-paid parking pass.
Otherwise price may change

7th Street Station Parking

Entrances are located on 7th Street between College and Tryon Streets

$5* with pre-paid parking pass.
Otherwise price may change

Hearst Tower Parking Garage

Entrances are located both on 5th and 6th Streets.


Commuting Options

Traveling into Center city has never been as easy. Whether you are interested in driving, taking the Opera shuttle or riding the LYNX Light Rail, there are a host of options for you to choose from.

Opera Shuttle Service

Opera Carolina offers shuttles throughout the season. Visit the Events Calendar to see the shuttle schedule.

To learn more contact Alina at 704.332.7177 x103

Public Transportation

Traveling from South End or South Charlotte? Take the LYNX Light Rail and exit at the CTC Transportation Center.

Stay & Dine

Opera Carolina has partnered with these local restaurants to provide you with dining package options.

The Asbury

235 North Tryon St.

The Punch Room

15th Floor of The Ritz Carlton

Aria Tuscan Grill

100 North Tryon Street

The Dunhill Hotel

237 North Tryon Street

Belk Theater at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

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The Asbury

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The Punch Room

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Aria Tuscan Grill

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The Dunhill Hotel

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Still Have Questions?

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