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. If you have any questions about The Cedar’s accessibility, please contact our box office at 612-338-2674 or

Seating Requests

Whether set up for a seated or standing show, The Cedar’s performance space is always accessible to patrons who are in wheelchairs or who require special seating accommodations. To ensure that we're able to best accommodate your needs, we encourage patrons to contact the box office at 612-338-2674 or at least 24 hours advance of a show. 

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.

Accessible Restroom 

With support from VSA Minnesota, The Cedar is pleased to launch a brand new Assistive Listening System

  • The system consists of a wireless transmitter and wireless receivers with a choice of headphones, earbuds, or neck loop.

  • There are 20 wireless devices available for usage.

  • 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.

Assistive Listening

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

ASL Services

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 feet 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.

Parking and Drop Off Zones

The Cedar's Access Advisory Committee meets quarterly to discuss access updates, strategies, and solutions at The Cedar. Interested in joining the committee? Email Alana Horton at or call 612-338-2674 ext. 104

2018 Access Advisory Committee Members: 

Allison Locey
Brian Just
Caidin Riley
Ed Bourgeois
Erik Helgeson
Margot Imdieke
Sam Graves

Advisory Committee

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 104.