Plan Your Visit

The Straz Center for the Performing Arts is located downtown on a picturesque nine-acre site along the east bank of the Hillsborough River. As the largest performing arts complex south of the Kennedy Center, the Straz Center provides a wide variety of world-class events, boasting one of the nation's leading Broadway series. It is nationally respected for producing grand opera, as well as presenting a wide variety of concerts, performances and events. 

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Plan Your Visit To The Straz Center

Directions & Parking

Not sure how to get here? Visit our directions and parking page for a Google Map and more.


Come early to your show and dine steps away from your theater seats at one of the Straz Center's three restaurants.


Looking for an "everything under the sun" experience? Get it all, all in one place in Tampa Bay.  [more]

Transportation Services

The Florida Opera Festival is located at 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa, FL 33602 in Downtown Tampa on the Hillsborough River. For a listing of transportation options, click here.  [more]

Things To Do

Looking for an "everything under the sun" experience? Get it all, all in one place in Tampa Bay. Start your day discovering historic Ybor City, and play into the evening at the Straz Center. You want arts, museums and the best of Florida? No problem. You want Tampa Bay.  [more]


All Florida Opera Festival events are scheduled during the winter months of January, February and March to take advantage of Florida's mild climate and sunshine.  [more]


The Straz Center is committed to making the performing arts available and accessible through a variety of services, including sign language interpretation, audio descriptions of shows and open captioning.  [more]


The Straz Center's gift shop is the largest of the four retail operations at the Center and maintains a constant inventory of theater-related gifts and souvenirs including posters, music scores, CDs and tapes and many other items.



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