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Santa Fe Opera House

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Address: 301 Opera Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87506-2823
Phone Number: +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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Hesperia, California
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Hesperia, California
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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202 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 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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Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

The opera setting is high above the NM desert, and the open venue offers stunning views of summer storms, and beautiful sunsets. Oh, and the opera too. Just kidding. The opera was wonderful, the artists performances were outstanding. The season is short, only summertime, but they offer a variety of different operas, performances on different days of the week. What... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

As a kid I didn't like opera. I am still unsure. But this helped me get over some of those childhood fears. First, we visited a lecture hall, where a man told us all about the story and things to look for throughout the story. Upon getting our seat in this amazing outdoor theater, I could see that they translated... More 

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