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Santa Fe Opera House

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Address: 301 Opera Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87504-2408
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+1 505-986-5955
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A beautiful outdoor venue that offers music festivals in July and August.

A beautiful outdoor venue that offers music festivals in July and August.

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Unforgettable experience taking in world class opera in a gorgeous al fresco theater with desert sunset and backdrop! Pregame with a picnic and fine wine...what more could you ask... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unforgettable experience taking in world class opera in a gorgeous al fresco theater with desert sunset and backdrop! Pregame with a picnic and fine wine...what more could you ask for?

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing opera productions in an amazing setting! Playing obscure, baroque, contemporary as well as the favorites.

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Hesperia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This was definitely memorable. Even if you're not into opera, I'm sure you will find a story that might spark your interest in giving this venue a try. The theater is partially open to the outdoors and you can see the sunset while the performances begin. L

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Thank ladc2001
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Expect great performances by great artists. Lately, the sets have been a little odd, but otherwise a very satisfying experience. Don't miss Oliver Presant's pre opera presentations which usually happen one and two hours before the show. They are: funny, inspiring, informative, awesome and sometimes you get to sing along with Oliver! I usually go to three of these operas... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Even if you don't think you know, like or understand opera you should nit miss the opportunity of the beauty of attending the Santa Fe Opera under the stars in the summer. World class operas, singers, scenery, everything top notch and Mother Nature participating in yne US' only outdoor theater.

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Thank Kate C
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The ultimate in operas - unique mountain ridge location affords spectacular sunset views before the performances begin - amazing location but beware of the rain - we were soaked once!

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Litchfield Park, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Sadly I have never made it for a performance but this facility is a work of art in itself. The staff at the gift store were also friendly and helpful..

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Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

If you are an opera lover, the Santa Fe Opera is a must-visit destination! If you've never been to an opera, or don't know if you'd like it or not, go to Santa Fe and spend an evening at the opera. You won't be sorry! The opera house is open air, with a roof that mostly covers the seats. The... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Just returned home from the 26th annual Wine and Chile Festival held here at the opera house. What a beautiful location for an outdoor event. About a 10 minute drive from the downtown plaza. Awesome venue

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Tulsa, OK
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108 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We did not attend an opera here, however, I might have to plan a return trip to Santa Fe just to do that. We were able to tour the buildings and grounds and it was absolutely stunning. I can imagine what it would be like at night. It's a short trip up to the parking lot from 285, so do... More 

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