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Santa Fe Opera House

301 Opera Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87506-2823
+1 505-986-5955
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Beautiful Music, Beautiful Senset

No bad seat in the house, we saw a wonderful performance of Lucia. You need to experience... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jane K
Orlando, Florida
Oh, Go To The Opera

It's the thing to do in Santa Fe. Even if you think you don't like opera, go. Go early, buy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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A beautiful outdoor venue that offers music festivals in July and August.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“open air” (67 reviews)
“beautiful venue” (30 reviews)
“pre performance” (20 reviews)
301 Opera Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87506-2823
+1 505-986-5955
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Reviewed 2 days ago

No bad seat in the house, we saw a wonderful performance of Lucia. You need to experience thisvenue. Enjoyed the dinner buffet before the opera and made some great new friends.

Thank Jane K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's the thing to do in Santa Fe. Even if you think you don't like opera, go. Go early, buy sandwiches somewhere or a to-go dinner and have a little tailgate party like the other opera-goers. Go early enough to catch the 30 minute talk...More

Thank VisitingFromSantaFe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the opera in this open air opera house. It was such a pleasant and wonderful experience. Had fabulous seats, weather was mild, the opera was great and had an overall terrific evening. Would highly recommend the Santa Fe Opera House to anyone...More

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Santa Fe Opera is a special venue for an opera. The opera itself is world-class. But what sets the Santa Fe Opera apart is the setting. It's on a hilltop overlooking miles of desert and mountains. It's covered, but the sides are open, allowing...More

Thank dean136
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Not only did we get to enjoy tailgating before the opera we were able to go inside have a glass of wine and walk around the grounds taking in all the beautiful views before the sun set gave the opera stage the best backdrop ever....More

Thank Kaycee D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great venue for all kinds of attractions. Have been to several concerts and there is not a bad seat in the house. Open air but covered, so you need to be aware of the temperature.

Thank RayJr6112
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Santa Fe opera is a delight. I've never had a bad seat in the house and have been going for thirty years. Wether its a concert or an opera the sound is excellent. Take time to get up close to the stage and view...More

Thank Michele T
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The opera singers are from all over the world. During the summer months just as the sun sets the performance begins. The back of the stage is open so the sky plays an important part in the setting. Santa Fe Opera hosts a world premiere...More

Thank Beverly L
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We very much enjoyed the three operas we saw this summer. Brenda Rae as the lead in "Lucia di Lammermoor was the best performance of the season, and she will be back next year! We enjoyed the lively production of "Die Fledermaus" and the quirky...More

Thank sakinavb
Reviewed 2 October 2017

World class musicians and singers and a setting that's gorgeous make it well worth your while. You can tailgate in the parking lot with fabulous views of the valleys and mountains! There is a talk before the performance and a bar for pre-show and intermission...More

Thank cocinacontenta
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Sheryl A
1 November 2017|
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Response from Beverly L | Reviewed this property |
The Santa Fe opera season runs from the end of June through the end of August. The opera house is open to the elements on the sides and the back of the stage so the season is limited to two months in the summer. Occasionally... More
14 August 2017|
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Response from mark k | Reviewed this property |
Apart from bringing your own cushion,you must wiggle your feet and toes so that the circulation in your calfs keeps moving.The longest performances have two intermissions and it is important to get up and walk outside.If you... More
Sandy S
9 August 2017|
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Response from J W | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of steps. They do have elevators though and special seating.