Open the show with Mill City Summer Opera! Be a part of the electric energy while you mix and mingle with the cast and crew. Join us for an unforgettable party – and show! – in the Mill City Ruins.



  • Pre-party with drinks and hors d’oeuvres.
  • Tickets to the opening night production.
  • Exclusive after-party with the cast that lasts until there’s no one left standing!

PRE-Party Information

JULY 13 at 6pm | Sea Change riverfront patio at the Guthrie Theater

Opera performance

Begins at 7:30pm | Mill City Museum


Get Access to Exciting Benefits

To receive an invite before anyone else, consider becoming a member of the Mill City Summer Opera.

Revisit Last Year's Opening Night

Thank you to everyone who made Opening Night 2017 of Maria de Buenos Aires at the Mill City Summer Opera so successful. Relive the magic through our gallery of amazing opera-goers enjoying the evening – some even learned to tango courtesy of the professionals from the Tango Society of MN!