Opera Dining

Add to your experience with a variety of pre-Opera Dinners and Events!

Preview Dinners

Enjoy an opera-themed buffet dinner, including wine, at our open-air cantina on the beautifully landscaped grounds. A speaker will offer a brief introduction to the evening's opera during dessert. At $70 a person, a Preview Dinner is a great way to kick off your night at the Opera.

Please note: Preview dinners are canceled for the 2021 Season due to the pandemic.
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TailgatE Picnics

Experience the fun of this Santa Fe Opera tradition! You are welcome to bring your own or enjoy one of our delicious Tailgate Picnics. Choose from a range of Sampler Tailgate Boxes and full Dinner Tailgate Boxes.

Please note: Tailgate picnics are TBD due to the pandemic. Please check back.

General Parking Lot Rules

Opening Night Dinners

canceled for the 2021 season

Join members of the creative team and other special guests at The Santa Fe Opera for dinner curated by Kai Autenrieth, Executive Chef at The Four Seasons Rancho Encantado.

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Desserts, snacks, wine, mixed drinks and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase at several bars located throughout the Opera before the performance and at intermission. Twomey Terrace (adjacent to the Box Office) offers a wider selection of food and beverages, including espresso, cappuccinos and lattes.