We want your experience at San Francisco Ballet to be extraordinary. Dress up in your best finery, or feel free to come as you are. Your anticipation will build as you approach the majestic War Memorial Opera House. Arrive early and join us for a drink and an elegant buffet dinner, or reserve a light bite and some bubbly to enjoy during intermission. After a performance, make it an evening to remember with a late-night party at one of the fabulous restaurants in trendy Hayes Valley.

Ticket Options

Get your tickets your way—online, by phone, or in person. Want the very best seats? Subscribe. Want to bring a big group and save? Call our group sales representative. Interested in a bargain? Check out our standing room and rush ticket programs. 

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The War Memorial Opera House

Located in the heart of San Francisco’s Civic Center and Hayes Valley neighborhoods, the War Memorial Opera House is a landmark gem of Beaux Arts architecture.

About the Opera House
Dining and Concessions
House Policies
Seating Charts

Getting Here

The Opera House is centrally located and easy to get to. SF Ballet encourages the use of public transit, but the Opera House is also convenient to several nearby parking garages. 

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Our Neighborhood

The Hayes Valley district is just steps away from the Opera House, which means there are plenty of great dining spots and boutique stores. And there’s a wonderful neighborhood green space within walking distance. 

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Ballet Shop

Visit the Ballet Shop on the Mezzanine Level of the Opera House, open an hour before and after performances and during intermissions. You’re welcome to shop even if you don’t have a performance ticket; just ask for a Ballet Shop pass at the box office.

Our subscribers receive a 15 percent discount on all merchandise.

The online Ballet Shop isn’t currently open. Please check back soon to view San Francisco Ballet clothing, recordings and more.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Attending for the first time? Is there something about ballet you’ve always wanted to know? We've compiled the most common questions our audiences ask about buying tickets, attending performances, and more. 

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