Know Before You Go

Where is the Performance? All performances of Aida are at the Civic Theatre, located at 1100 3rd Ave, in Downtown San Diego, 92101.

How Do I Get There? Click here for directions to the Civic Theatre.

TRAFFIC ALERT:Please Note: On Sunday, October 27 there is planned construction at the nearby Westgate Hotel that may cause delays around the San Diego Civic Theatre. One southbound lane of 3rd Street will be closed to traffic between C Street & Broadway. Please allow extra time to arrive and park.

Where Do I Park? Free street parking after 6pm on Weekdays and all day on Sundays. Easy, accessible parking in the Civic Center Plaza Garage for $10 flat rate. See more directions and parking information. Click here for parking options around the Civic Theatre.

How Long Is The Performance? The performance is approximately two hours and forty-five minutes, including one intermission. There is no late seating.

Before & After: Arrive early for a pre-opera lecture one hour before performance time with Dr. Nicolas Reveles and stay after the performance for a Talk-Back with the cast and creative team.

Are There Food & Drinks Available? Food vendors right on the Civic Theatre concourse (weather permitting).* Beginning at 5:30pm on evenings or 12:00pm on Sundays, visit our food vendors for a quick and easy bite. Our outdoor café has heaters and several belly-up tables for your convenience. All vendors accept cash and credit cards. Please note: Food and beverage items may not be brought in to the Theatre from outside sources.

Subscriber Upgrades & Exchanges: Please Note Complimentary seating upgrades are now one of the many wonderful benefits available to annual members at the $100 level and above. There are a very limited number of seat upgrades available for the Friday and Sunday performances. Arrive early to ensure your seat upgrade. The SDO concierge counter inside the Civic Theatre lobby opens two hours before performance time.

What to Wear: Little black dress, jeans, or party attire - wear what you like but, to help you decide, click here for your 10-day weather forecast.

New Security Policy: San Diego Civic Theatre has an updated policy on bags, bag sizes and items admitted to the theatre. Please review here.

Get Your Opera Swag: We've got new San Diego Opera and Aida merchandise this season. Stop by our table in the lobby!

Need More Info? If you have questions or need additional information, please call us at (619) 533-7000, Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm.