First-time visitors

See our helpful hints to familiarize yourself with the Opera House. Discover travel and dining tips, house services and more.

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Pre-Order Refreshments

Avoid the lines and pre-order food and drinks online for pre-show or intermission. Meal packages, drinks and dessert specialties are available and can be enjoyed in the Dress Circle Lounge.

For performances Monday–Friday, pre-order online by 3pm the day before your performance. For Saturday and Sunday performances, order by 3pm Thursday.

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Opera House Services

We offer coat check, opera glass rental, taxi service, in-house dining and more. Our friendly ushers would be happy to help you. 

Opera Shop

We have the Bay Area's best selection of DVDs, CDs, books and exclusive gifts devoted to the world of opera. Visit us on the Mezzanine level of the Opera House pre-show and during intermission, or shop online.


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Young professionals club for opera lovers ages 21-40.  Meet new people, get insider scoop and save big on some of the best seats in the house.

Subscriber Advantage

Subscribers get the best deal in the house: savings up to 60%, priority seating and fee-free exchanges. 


Want to have fun while helping a worthy cause? Then volunteer with San Francisco Opera and the Opera Guild.


Get closer to the action on stage with OperaVision. Offered in the Balcony level at select performances, OperaVision HD video projection screens show close-ups of the drama unfolding on stage along with subtitles. Look for the small starburst next to performance dates and pricing to find OperaVision performances. 

OperaVision is made possible by the Koret/Taube Media Suite.


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Join our family of generous supporters and enrich your connection to San Francisco Opera. Your investment—of any size—helps deliver thrilling performances, train the stars of tomorrow, bring opera education to local schools and present free community events.

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