Welcome to the

Fairmont Opera House

As the Oldest Operating Theater in the state of Minnesota, The Fairmont Opera House is proud to present season after successful season of live performances. This historic theater is a significant community asset, adding to the quality of life in and around Fairmont for close to 150 years. The space is used for local and professional plays, live music, arts performances, local events, and private receptions and gatherings.

We are truly grateful that so many volunteers offer their time, skills, and financial gifts to help bring so many wonderful artistic and community events to this community. We hope you come and visit us soon.

LATEST UPDATES

Fairmont Opera House's impact on Chantill Kahler-Royer

Fairmont Opera House’s impact on Chantill Kahler-Royer

May 20, 2024 Fairmont Opera House's Impact on Chantill Kahler Royer by Katelyn LangwithAt Fairmont Opera House, we're more than just a venue—we're a cherished community space where memories are made, connections are forged, and the arts come to life. As we strive to...
A Legacy of Community Theater: Jane Reiman

A Legacy of Community Theater: Jane Reiman

May 3rd, 2024 A Legacy of Community Theater: Jane Reiman by Katelyn LangwithHave you ever wondered why individuals like Jane dedicate their time and energy to organizations like the Fairmont Opera House? Let's take a closer look at Jane's story to see why she believes...
Unveiling the Magic of Community Theater: A Haven of Connection and Growth

Unveiling the Magic of Community Theater: A Haven of Connection and Growth

May 1st, 2024 Unveiling the Magic of Community Theater: A Haven of Connection and Growth by Celia SimpsonSometimes I think we must be crazy. In a society where public speaking is one of the number one fears, it seems strange that anyone would be willing to step out on...
Overcoming Audition Jitters: Your Guide to Auditioning for Fairmont Area Community Theater

Overcoming Audition Jitters: Your Guide to Auditioning for Fairmont Area Community Theater

April 22nd, 2024 Overcoming Audition Jitters: Your Guide to Auditioning for Fairmont Area Community Theater by Katelyn LangwithIf you've ever felt that tug of curiosity about the world of theater but never quite took the leap, or maybe you’ve dreamt of gracing the...
Inside the Heartache: Tour the Fairmont Opera House to see the Urgency in Repair Project

Inside the Heartache: Tour the Fairmont Opera House to see the Urgency in Repair Project

April 19th, 2024 Inside the Heartache: Tour the Fairmont Opera House to see the Urgency in Repair ProjectFairmont, MN — April 19, 2024 — We are facing a critical moment in the history of the Fairmont Opera House, and we need your help to ensure its future. Join us for...
13 April 2024 Sentinel Brooke Wohlrabe "This is the longest consistent community theater programming that occurs. There’s not many like this,” “we didn’t want to miss the opportunity to be in front of so many people and continue to perpetuate the story and say, ‘we need help because we’re obviously not in our facility.'” District steps in to save FACT show

District steps in to save FACT show – Sentinel Article

April 13th, 2024 District steps in to save FACT show by Brooke Wohlrabe with Fairmont SentinelABOVE: The current state of the seating area at the Fairmont Opera House. Because of the repairs being done, the Fairmont Area School District has granted use of the...
Tell your story - Fairmont Opera House

Tell your story

February 17th, 2024 Fairmont Opera House needs your storyABOVE: A view of the stage from the Fairmont Opera House balcony. The Fairmont Opera House requires extensive work and before launching a capital campaign, staff and board members have put out a survey to...
Who are we: Fairmont Opera House Local theater

Who are we?

Sometimes, we find ourselves staring at something familiar we’ve known our whole lives, yet we’re clueless about its true meanin…

Uniting Cultures Through Music: Ladama's Inspirational Journey Across the Midwest Arts Midwest Worldfest: Ladama

Uniting Cultures Through Music: Ladama’s Inspirational Journey Across the Midwest

In a harmonious fusion of rhythm, activism, and cultural exchange, Ladama, a vibrant music ensemble consisting of talented musicians from Colombia, Venezuela, and Brazil, embarked on a transformative journey across the Midwest. Their weeklong residency in Faribault and Martin Counties marked the culmination of their Arts Midwest Worldfest Tour, a celebration of diversity, empowerment, and creative collaboration.

Merry Christmas from Fairmont Opera House

Dear Friends of Fairmont Opera House, This time of year is magical—a symphony of joy, generosity, and the spirit of giving. As we're wrapping up 2023, my thoughts turn to the stories and memories made every year within the walls of the Fairmont Opera House. I picture...

Historic Building.

Modern Entertainment.

Box Office Hours:
Tuesday-Friday
9:00am-2:30pm and 1 hour prior to Event

*Doors Open 1 Hour Before Event, House Opens 30 mins Before Event