Rush Tickets

San Francisco Opera is pleased to offer the following Rush tickets if availability permits.
There are no performances for rush tickets at this time. Please check back later.

Who Qualifies to Purchase Rush Tickets

  • Students: starting at $27* each; available to full-time students only. Valid current school ID required.  
  • Senior: starting at $32* each; available for patrons aged 65 and over. Valid current ID required.
  • Military: starting at $32* each. Valid current military ID required.
Prices are subject to change. Discount rush tickets are limited to 2 tickets per household and are only offered for select performances.

How to Buy Rush Tickets

In-person: For qualifying patrons, Rush tickets (when available) go on sale at 11am on the day of the performance and will go off sale one hour prior to curtain. Purchase directly at the Opera Box Office (301 Van Ness Avenue, cross street Grove). There is no handling charge for Rush tickets purchased in-person.

Online: With pre-registration, Rush tickets for select evening performances are available for purchase online (Rush tickets for matinees available in-person only). To register, bring your completed registration form and your valid current student, military or state-issued ID to the Opera Box Office (301 Van Ness Avenue, across from City Hall).

Please note that for online purchases, Rush tickets (when available) go on sale at 11am on the day of the performance and go off sale three hours prior to curtain.

For details and restrictions, download the registration form in advance.

*A $1 per ticket facility fee is included in Balcony Front, Rear and Side section prices; all other sections include a $2 per ticket facility fee. A $12 handling fee is added to every web order.