Box Office Info & Policies

Welcome to the Official Box Office of The Santa Fe Opera

Check our CALENDAR for opera productions, special events, concerts and more, and plan your visit today! Please note that only tickets purchased in person, over the phone, or through this website ( can be guaranteed. Questions? Call the Box Office at 505-986-5900  or 800-280-4654.

Box Office Hours

In-Season (June through End of August) 

Monday–Saturday, 9 am–5 pm MT, and through the first intermission on performance evenings.

Off-Season (September through early-June) 

Monday–Friday, 9 am–5 pm MT

Box Office Contact Information


The Santa Fe Opera Box Office
P.O. Box 2408
Santa Fe, NM 87504-2408

Ticketing info, Seat Map & Printable Calendar
Calendar for 2021 coming soon

Ticket order seating timeline

Tickets for 2021 are not yet on sale.  

2021 Renewable Deadline
for Subscribers:

October 31, 2020

subscribers, in order of contribution level:

November 2020

Single Tickets, in order of contribution level:

December 2020

All remaining ticket orders:

January 2021

Handling Fees
The handling fee is $4 per opera ticket for single ticket orders, $10 for subscriptions. For preview buffets, tailgate picnics, and shuttles a $1 fee per ticket applies.

Ticket Exchanges

All exchanges must occur no less than 48 hours in advance of the first affected performance. Seating is subject to availability. 

There is no service charge for full series subscriptions, however, “Compose-Your-Own” subscriptions and single tickets incur a $10 per ticket exchange fee. Should anyone attempt to use the original exchanged tickets, seating will no longer be honored.

A price increase may be incurred based upon performance date (no refunds for lower-priced dates).

No Refunds or Cancellations

This condition applies to all ticket purchases, including shuttle buses and preview buffets. Casts, repertory and ticket prices are subject to change. Opera Titles and infrared hearing devices are provided as additional free services for patrons and no ticket refunds will be issued in the event of malfunctions.

Lost Your Tickets?
Don't worry—simply contact the Box Office and replacements will be waiting there for you.

Can’t Attend?
Please don't let your tickets go to waste—donate them to the Opera for resale. You will receive a written acknowledgment for tax deduction purposes. Tickets must be received at the Box Office by mail or in-person and may be donated until 30 minutes before the performance. Transportation and dining tickets are excluded from this policy.

The theatre is ADA accessible. Please let the Box Office know your needs in advance. Infrared hearing devices are complimentary and may be picked up at the Box Office. Large-print or Braille synopses are also available from our Box Office. All levels of the theatre are accessible via elevator.

Late Seating
Latecomers and those who exit the theatre during the performance will not be admitted until the next intermission or an appropriate interval, as determined by the management.

Dress & Weather
From tuxes to jeans, all styles of dress are welcome! The Opera is an open-air theatre with a roof over all seating areas. The temperature can drop considerably between curtain time and the end of the opera, so we always recommend bringing a jacket.

House Rules
  • The use of cameras, recording devices, call phones (i.e. calling, texting, apps) is prohibited during performances. 
  • Latecomers, and those who exit during performances, will be seated at the discretion of management.
  • Talking during performances is strongly discouraged out of respect for performers and other audience members.
  • Opera Titles and infrared hearing devices are provided as free services and no refunds will be made for any malfunctions. 
  • Food, beverages and smoking are not permitted inside the theatre.
  • Children under six are not permitted at evening performances. 
  • Pets are not allowed in the theatre or parking lot. 
  • The Opera promotes a fragrance-free environment.
  • Assistance is available during performance evenings by contacting an usher or House Management.
  • To ensure the safety and enjoyment of all our guests, The Santa Fe Opera strictly prohibits the operation of or use of any unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as “drones,” on, from, or above the Opera’s premises without specific written permission from the Media and Public Relations Department ( This includes all UAVs regardless of size, weight, or purpose. For a summary of the FAA’s regulations, visit
  • The Santa Fe Opera does not permit the dispersal of cremated remains anywhere on its property.

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