Surrounded by the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez Mountains, the sunsets provide unforgettable performances!


    Getting to the Opera

    Getting HereThe Opera is located seven miles north of Santa Fe
    on the west side of US Highway 84/285.

    Driving Directions

    Getting Here - mapNorthbound from Santa Fe or Albuquerque:

    1. Travel north on US 84/285 to Exit 168: "Tesuque Village/Opera Drive/ Ave Monte Sereno."
    2. Turn left at the end of the exit ramp.
    3. Turn right onto the frontage road ("Opera Drive") and travel 1.4 miles to the Opera entrance.

    Southbound from Taos, Los Alamos, or Espanola:

    1. Travel south on US 84/285 to Exit 168: "Tesuque Village/Opera Drive/Ave Monte Sereno."
    2. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp.
    3. Turn right onto the frontage road ("Opera Drive") and travel 1.4 miles to the Opera entrance.

     

    Parking area

    There are two parking lots at the Opera which open three hours prior to the performance. We suggest arriving at least 30 minutes prior to your performance time to avoid traffic congestion. Attendants will greet and guide you. Parking is free, as is a shuttle between the lower parking lot and the theater entrance. Vehicle alarms which activate during a performance will be disconnected. Learn more about the Opera's policies for tailgating and larger parties.

    Shuttle Service

    Ride in comfort from Albuquerque and Santa Fe. The Albuquerque shuttle is $38 round-trip. There are two Santa Fe shuttles ($23 round-trip) which pick up from several locations. The early shuttle arrives in time for patrons attending the Preview Buffet or the first Prelude Talk.  View 2015 Shuttle Schedule.

    Shuttle tickets must be purchased at least 48 hours in advance; they may sell out earlier.

    TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS

    Official Airlines of The Santa Fe Opera