Opera Shuttle

Des Moines Shuttle

Generously sponsored by: American Enterprise

Book a comfortable round-trip shuttle from Des Moines for just $10 (opera tickets not included). The opera shuttle picks up guests from the Des Moines Art Center at 4700 Grand Avenue in Des Moines and arrives in Indianola in time for the free opera preview 45 minutes before each performance. This service is available for the following performances:

  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM: July 2 (evening) Shuttle departs at 6:30pm
  • PORGY AND BESS: July 8 (evening) Shuttle departs at 6:30pm
  • A THOUSAND ACRES: July 17 (matinee) Shuttle departs at 12:30pm


Ames Shuttle

Generously sponsored by: City of Ames Commission on the Arts

We're pleased to offer round-trip shuttle service from Ames, Iowa, which will transport guests to the front door of the Blank Performing Arts Center in Indianola, Iowa, right in time for the pre-performance opera preview. This special shuttle costs $15/person. The Ames Shuttle will pick up guests from the North Grand Mall (2801 Grand Ave, Ames) in the NE corner of the parking lot. Please carefully check departure times below. 

  • PORGY AND BESS: July 3 (matinee) Shuttle departs at 11:45am 
  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM: July 10 (matinee) Shuttle departs at 11:45am
  • A THOUSAND ACRES: July 17 (matinee) Shuttle departs at 11:30am
  • AMERICAN APOLLO: July 23 (matinee) Shuttle departs at 12:30pm