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Enhance Your Visit

Join us for one or more of our special summer opera events.

Opera House Tours

Tours take place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 9:00 AM and 9:10 AM during June, July and August. Tours last approximately 30 minutes.

The docent-led Opera House Tours allow guests to experience the unparalleled natural beauty of the Santa Fe Opera’s setting, its unique architecture and its open-air theater. Guests will also hear about its history and the 2022 Festival Season.

Although there will be no charge for the tours, guests must register online no later than 24 hours before their preferred tour date as availability is limited.

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Ranch Tours

An extended tour of the grounds, known as the “Opera Ranch,” meets at the Box Office at 3:00 PM on the following Fridays: June 10, June 24, July 8, July 22, Aug 12, Aug 26, 2022.

Although there will be no charge for the tours, guests must register online no later than 24 hours before their preferred tour date as availability is limited.

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Prelude Talks

A road map for your evening’s performance, these talks are complimentary to ticket holders and are held in Stieren Orchestra Hall twice before most performances. The first talk is given two hours before the performance, and the second is one hour before. Prelude Talks are not offered on July 1 or before the Apprentice Scenes on August 14 and 21, 2022.

Although there will be no charge for the talks, guests must register online no later than 24 hours before their preferred date as availability is limited.

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Shuttles

Book a comfortable, round-trip ride from Santa Fe arriving approximately 25 minutes prior to your performance time. Please be at your designated location at least 5 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time.

2022 Shuttle Schedule (pdf)

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Virtual Tour: Discovering Our Home in the Land of Enchantment

Narrated by Robert Redford

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A Truly Immersive Opera Experience

Expand your festivities through our special events. Celebrate with us and experience the magic that everyone is talking about.

Special Events

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There’s not a more magical experience anywhere…it’s no wonder this is America’s pre-eminent summer opera festival.

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