Opera is ON Costume Shop Sale

Opera Is ON
…Let’s Go Shopping

This event has ended. We hope you found the perfect costume!

The Merry Widow

Check out some happy customers all dressed up in their new costumes.


Big thank you to all who shared a photo — you look amazing!

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Sneak Peek

Dreamy dresses, magical capes, feathered hats, and more. Take a look at just a handful of pieces up for sale.

Merry Widow Costume

Know Your Size

Break out the tape measurer and find your perfect size with our custom measurements charts.


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Explore the Productions

View cast, synopses, and photos in the San Francisco Opera Archives.

Also featuring select pieces from Dolores Claiborne, Don Giovanni, and more!


1. What is the occasion for the San Francisco Opera Costume Shop Sale?
It is important for San Francisco Opera to stay connected to its incredibly loyal and generous patrons. In the past, the Costume Shop sale has been one of the most anticipated events by patrons and the general public. The Opera is proud to make these costumes, handmade mainly by San Francisco Opera artisans, available to the public.

2. Who receives the proceeds from the Costume Shop Sale?
Proceeds will benefit San Francisco Opera and support general operating expenses including artist support, young artist development, and educational programs. Please note, purchases from the sale are not tax deductible.

3. In which productions were the costumes worn?
The Merry Widow (2001), Die Fledermaus (1990, 1996, 2006), Tannhäuser (2007), and additional pieces from other San Francisco Opera productions. 

Die Fledermaus

Support Us

Support the incredible company members that make up San Francisco Opera by making a gift today! Thanks to our Company Relief Challenge, all annual gifts, pledges, and donated ticket funds will be matched one-to-one from now through November 23, up to $5 million.


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Illustrations by Thierry Bosquet