The Cedar strives to make our facilities and programming available to as many community members as possible and will accommodate special requests to the best of our ability. To request special accommodations or seating at an upcoming Cedar show, or if you have any questions about The Cedar’s accessibility, please contact our box office at 612-338-2674 or


The Cedar is an always all-ages venue. Discounts are available for people under the age of 12 or above age 65 when purchasing tickets at the door on the night of a show.


Whether set up for a seated or standing show, The Cedar’s performance space is accessible to patrons who are in wheelchairs or who require special seating accommodations. We encourage patrons to contact the box office at least 24 hours advance of a show so that Cedar staff can best accommodate your needs.


The Cedar conducts off-site performances in partnership with organizations that serve people with disabilities. Current partners include Midwest Special Services, Lifeworks, WorkAbilities and ALLY People Solutions. In 2015, we were named an ALLY Business Partner of the Year.


Accessible Restroom – The Cedar has installed a single-unit, all-gender, ADA accessible restroom near the front entrance of the venue to accommodate patrons of all needs.


Assistive Listening – The Cedar currently has six assistive listening devices are available day of show and beforehand at request. A new Assistive Listening System will be launched starting September 18th in time for The Global Roots Festival. Stay tuned for more information on the new system.

  • The system consists of a wireless transmitter and wireless receivers with headphones. There are six wireless devices available for usage.  All run on AA batteries. The signal is fed from the mixing console, so they only are usable when the PA is in use.
  • If a patron is interested in using an assistive listening device, please request at least 24 hours in advance by contacting our box office at 612-338-2674 or
  • If a patron is interested in using an assistive device day of show, speak to a house manager who will provide a wireless device with assistance from an on-site sound technician.


ASL Interpreter: To request an ASL interpreter please contact our box office at 612-338-2674 or at least 3 weeks in advance.


Parking and Drop Off Zones –  Directly in front of The Cedar’s front doors, there is a loading zone/drop off spot. There is currently no curb cut in front of the venue. The closest curb cut can be found at the pedestrian crosswalk 200 yards south of The Cedar’s front doorsParking is available at the University of Minnesota 19th Avenue Ramp, located just 1/3 block east on Riverside Avenue. Metered street parking is available, but tends to fill up fast.


Advisory Committee: The Cedar currently has an advisory committee and compliance committee to manage accessibility detail and improvement. Any questions or concerns can be made at 612-338-2674.
To become an access partner, serve on the access committee, or for general questions and feedback about accessibility, please contact us at 612-338-2674 ext 103.


Logo - VSA Minnesota The State Organization on Arts and DisabilityThis activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a 2013 ADA Access Improvement Grant administration by VSA Minnesota for the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.