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Santa Fe Opera House

301 Opera Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87506-2823
+1 505-986-5955
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Be sure to take the tour on Saturday morning

We were fortunate enough to miss the Friday tour and went Saturday morning. On Saturdays the tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roger R
Vacation

Only open June through Oct. Great venue in a unique setting. Event reservations a must. Great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jamesv8
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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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“backstage tour” (19 reviews)
“don giovanni” (18 reviews)
“world class” (59 reviews)
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301 Opera Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87506-2823
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+1 505-986-5955
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"backstage tour"
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"don giovanni"
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"world class"
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"outdoor venue"
in 17 reviews
"amazing venue"
in 16 reviews
"tailgate picnic"
in 14 reviews
"pre show"
in 13 reviews
"la traviata"
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"during intermission"
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"behind the scenes"
in 19 reviews
"bucket list"
in 19 reviews
"new mexico"
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"production"
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"orchestra"
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"tailgating"
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"lightning"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate enough to miss the Friday tour and went Saturday morning. On Saturdays the tour is free and they provide great muffins, orange juice and coffee! Now that's a deal that's hard to beat. The folks doing the tour are very helpful and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only open June through Oct. Great venue in a unique setting. Event reservations a must. Great hotel/casino only 4 miles north of it.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here a couple of times and this is the most impressive Opra House I’ve ever been in. I’ve never had a “bad” seat. They acoustics are amazing. Intend to go back every time they have an Opra I would like to see.

1  Thank tigeress19562
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Wonderful evening under the stars. Open air Opera is something everyone should attend. Wonderful venue.

1  Thank Lesli R
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to show up when the gift shop wasn’t busy and an extra employee was around. We asked to take a peek at the stage/amphitheater, and ended up seeing the costume shop, trap door, etc. What a treat! Would love to return...More

1  Thank nkersey
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a spectacular spot. We did a tailgate picnic in the upper parking watching the incredible sunset, before the performance. The opera house is open on three sides, and the audience sees the New Mexico landscape all around. Visitors can take a Saturday morning...More

2  Thank ellensantafe
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

We were lucky enough to have a tour of the theatre out of season. A lovely lady showed us round and the views are spectacular. We also met one of the costume designers, which was really interesting. We must return for a show!

2  Thank calsilver77
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Going to the the Santa Fe Opera is one of those things that should not miss from anyone’s bucket list. Why? Simply because it’s one of the most enchanting, moving and beautiful experiences you could treat yourself to. I’ve been going to the Santa Fe...More

4  Thank Conny N
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

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.

1  Thank Jane K
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

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

3  Thank VisitingFromSantaFe
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18 March 2018|
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Response from Greg S | Reviewed this property |
The above-respondents have accurately stated the issue. I've been going to Santa Fe Opera and STARTED 30 years ago with seats @ $20.00 -- now, I'm buying $180.- $200.00 seats; my point is that YOU will enjoy whatever your... More
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