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Buy Tickets to the Next War Memorial Opera House Event

Tickets to War Memorial Opera House events are available now at Event Tickets Center! Oftentimes, War Memorial Opera House shows are difficult to come by. But, Event Tickets Center has a variety of tickets available for the next several events at the venue. Prices start at $79, but can range all the way up to $885. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see a War Memorial Opera House event, we have conveniently laid out some of the most important information about the venue. Check out insider information about parking, concessions, seating, rideshare, public transportation, bag policy, amenities, and more! Find the event you want to attend in the event list above, so you can purchase your tickets to go see your next War Memorial Opera House event live!

About War Memorial Opera House

Located in San Francisco, California, War Memorial Opera House is a theater that first opened its doors in 1932. Currently, it’s under the ownership of San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center.

War Memorial Opera House Seating

War Memorial Opera House has a total capacity of 3,326. However, this figure can vary for events with unique venue configurations.

Events at War Memorial Opera House

War Memorial Opera House is the hub for several events. The venue serves as the stage for opera and concert events, in addition to hosting other functions.

Getting into War Memorial Opera House

Want to ensure a smooth entry to War Memorial Opera House? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.

Security at War Memorial Opera House

Security at War Memorial Opera House is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that War Memorial Opera House has a strict bag policy.

War Memorial Opera House Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

The venue has a strict policy on the size of bags you can bring inside. You are only allowed to bring bags that are smaller than 14" x 14" x 6", and you are not allowed to bring backpacks, luggage, or any bags that are larger than these dimensions. If you have any bags that exceed the limit, you can check them at the coat check located on the lower level of the Opera House for a $2 fee per item.

What to Bring to War Memorial Opera House

When you come to an event at War Memorial Opera House, please make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you want to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also a little cash. Because this is an indoor venue, weather is often not a factor. However, as it is climate-controlled, it might be worth bringing a light jacket just in case it gets a little chilly inside.

Is War Memorial Opera House ADA Accessible?

War Memorial Opera House is committed to providing a comfortable experience for all guests. Assistive listening is available, and so is sensory accessibility. The venue is ADA compliant, too. Typically, War Memorial Opera House has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.

War Memorial Opera House Experience

Your experience at War Memorial Opera House extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.

Food and Beverage at War Memorial Opera House

Plenty of concessions are available at War Memorial Opera House. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer, mixed drinks and wine.

Payment Methods Accepted at War Memorial Opera House

War Memorial Opera House primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although War Memorial Opera House accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.

Is There Wi-Fi Available?

Indeed, the venue provides Wi-Fi access. We suggest connecting to the Wi-Fi network immediately upon arrival, as cellular service can sometimes be unreliable.

How to Get to War Memorial Opera House

War Memorial Opera House is located at 301 Van Ness Avenue At Grove Street, San Francisco, California, 94102. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.

War Memorial Opera House Parking Details

War Memorial Opera House has plenty of parking options nearby. Many event-goers will utilize onsite parking, while others will use nearby public parking. Parking prices can range depending on where you decide to park and may even be free for some events. We have outlined some of the closest parking options for War Memorial Opera House visitors. They are Liberty Park Management, Inc., 301 Grove St Garage, Motorcycle Parking, Performing Arts Garage - Lot #201 and 600 McAllister St Parking.

How Early Should I Get to War Memorial Opera House?

Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.

Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At War Memorial Opera House, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at the intersection of McAllister and Van Ness. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.

Closest Bus Stop to War Memorial Opera House

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Grove Street and Van Ness Avenue, offering a convenient one-minute stroll to the venue..

Closest Train Stop to War Memorial Opera House

You can find the nearest train/metro station at Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station, which is a 7-minute walk from the Opera House, and the Civic Center MUNI Station, which is a 6-minute walk away.. One of the biggest benefits of taking the train is that it is rarely late, and you never have to deal with unforeseen traffic or parking issues.

War Memorial Opera House Surrounding Area

A stone’s throw away from War Memorial Opera House, a variety of restaurants await, serving everything from local specialties to global dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for a fast snack before the event or a gourmet meal, there’s a choice for every taste. The vicinity also features a selection of hotels, providing a handy option for guests from out of town. With everything from high-end lodgings to economical choices, there’s a suitable resting place for every traveler.

Nearby Restaurants to War Memorial Opera House

War Memorial Opera House is surrounded by great restaurants and bars ready for any pre-event or post-event activities. Here are the top rated bars and/or restaurants close to the venue: Zuni Café, San Francisco Centre, Brenda's French Soul Food, Absinthe Brasserie & Bar and DNA Lounge.

The Ware Memorial Opera House is a live performance and entertainment venue in San Francisco, California. It has been the home of the San Francisco Opera since its opening night in 1932.

Empty water bottles and small bags/backpacks are permitted. All outside food or beverages, large bags or backpacks, noisemakers, professional cameras and video or audio recording devices are prohibited.

The War Memorial Opera House is part of the San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center, one of the largest performing arts centers in the nation. It is considered a landmark cultural institution and is owned and operated by the city of San Francisco.

Facts about War Memorial Opera House


3,126 (seated), 200 (standing)


October 15, 1932

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
San Francisco Ballet Apr 20, 2024 From $186 18
San Francisco Ballet Apr 20, 2024 From $278 20
San Francisco Ballet Apr 21, 2024 From $197 30
San Francisco Ballet Apr 23, 2024 From $228 46
San Francisco Ballet Apr 30, 2024 From $83 129
San Francisco Ballet May 1, 2024 From $83 152
San Francisco Ballet May 2, 2024 From $83 160
San Francisco Ballet May 3, 2024 From $83 128
San Francisco Ballet May 4, 2024 From $83 112
San Francisco Ballet May 4, 2024 From $79 152