Enhance Your Visit
Plan your opera evenings
Select your arrival and departure dates to find out what’s onstage during your stay.
Come discover how an opera production comes together. On our “behind-the-scenes” tour, you will explore many of our production and front-of-house areas. Tours for the 2018 season are offered once daily at 9:00 am, Monday through Friday: May 28, through August 24, 2018.
1 hour. Meet at the Box Office.
An extended tour of the grounds known as the “Opera Ranch,” meets at the Box Office at 10:00am on the following Fridays: June 29, July 27, and August 24 in 2018 and includes a “Meet the Artists” presentation by one of our apprentice singers. The Ranch Tour is $10. Reservations are not required.
Opera Insider Days
A free event hosted by The Guilds of The Santa Fe Opera on Saturdays (June 2 – August 25, 2018). At 8:30 am join us for coffee, juice, and pastries followed by a lively talk about a particular area or opera-related craft from an opera insider, and concluding with a tour of the backstage. For those attending with children, ask about our scavenger hunt. Reservations are not required.
Your road map for that evening’s performance, these talks are complementary 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. For best availability and due to popularity, the first talk is recommended. Please note that Prelude Talks are not offered on June 29, 2018, or before the Apprentice Showcase Scenes.
Visit the Opera Shop
Shop Hours: May 28 – August 25, 2018
Please note that the facilities are closed during our off-season (September - May). However, the Opera Shop remains open by appointment. If you wish to make an appointment or a purchase please contact the Opera Shop directly at email@example.com or 505-986-5949.
Family Nights makes coming to the opera a more accessible experience for all, and provides an incredible opportunity for families to purchase tickets that would normally cost $100 or more.