Frequently Asked Questions
How can I contact the box office?
By phone (780.429.1000), by email (email@example.com) or visit us in person at the Opera Centre, located at 15230 128 Ave. Box office hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. We are closed on weekends and statutory holidays.
When will I receive my tickets?
Season tickets are mailed out at the beginning of September. Single tickets are mailed out daily and take approximately 3-5 business days to arrive. Note: Tickets ordered less than 14 days prior to the performance will be held at the box office for pickup at the Jubilee on the night of the performance.
I have lost/not received my tickets, what do I do?
Please call our box office to verify that we have received your order. If we have your order on file, we will be able to reprint your tickets for you up to 15 minutes prior to the performance.
What are season tickets?
Season tickets are a package that includes a ticket to each of our mainstage productions in the 2019/20 season — Rigoletto, The Marriage of Figaro and Candide. You pick the performance day and the seating zone and can save up to 30% compared to single ticket pricing. Season ticket holder benefits include the option to renew your seats each year before tickets go on sale to the general public and other special offers.
How do I become a season ticket holder?
You can visit us online, at the box office in person or call us at 780.429.1000 for our 2019/20 season. If you are under 40, ask about our encore! and Explorers programs.
Can I buy a gift certificate for Edmonton Opera?
Absolutely! You may purchase a gift card for any amount, which will be valid towards the purchase of opera tickets. Gift certificates can be purchased online and by calling or visiting the box office.
Are there group discounts?
Yes! Edmonton Opera offers a 20% discount for groups of 10 or more for Tuesday and Friday performances. When you book your tickets online, the discount will automatically be visible in your cart. For questions, or to book over the phone, please call the box office at 780.429.1000.
Can I bring children to the opera?
Edmonton Opera does not allow babes-in-arms or children under five into performances at the Jubilee Auditorium. Children 5 years & up are welcome to attend, however please be advised that most operas deal with mature themes. You may contact our box office if you have questions about the suitability of a particular opera.
Is there child pricing?
We offer $20 tickets for children and youth (17 years of age and under) to all of our productions at the Jubilee.
Can I still renew my season tickets from last season?
You may renew your tickets for the 2019/20 season until March 29, 2019.
When do single tickets go on sale?
Single tickets for our 2019/20 operas — Rigoletto, The Marriage of Figaro and Candide are currently not on sale. They will be available in June 2019. For the best seats at the best prices, we recommend purchasing season tickets, which are on sale now.
Can I refund/exchange tickets if I can’t use them?
No refunds are given. Tickets can be exchanged for a different evening of the same production, i.e. changing Saturday tickets to the Tuesday or Friday performance of the same opera. Season ticket holders can exchange their tickets free of charge, and single ticket buyers can exchange their tickets for a $5 fee. You must exchange the tickets at least 48 hours in advance of the performance. You can exchange your tickets over the phone and the new tickets will be available for you to pick up at the Jubilee on the night of the show. Simply bring your old tickets and we will change them to new ones. If you exchange for an evening with a lower ticket price, we will issue a tax receipt for differences $20 or greater. If you cannot attend the opera at all, we can issue a tax receipt for the value of the tickets. Full contact information for the box office can be found here.
What if I missed the performance? Can I still get a tax receipt?
We can only issue a tax receipt or seat exchange up to 48 hours prior to the performance. In order for tickets to be considered a donation, we must be able to release them for re-sale.
I am an Explorers member. How do I book my tickets?
Explorers can book their tickets online (www.edmontonopera.com) on the day of the performance starting at 8am. If you experience technical difficulties, give us a call during business hours at 780.429.1000.
Is there a seating map for the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium?
The seating map for the Jubilee Auditorium is available here.
How accessible is the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium?
The Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium is wheelchair accessible and is equipped with special devices for the hard of hearing. Wheelchair accessible parking is located near the front entrance of the Jubilee. All Edmonton Opera performances feature projected English translations above the stage.
Can I request an Edmonton Opera ticket donation for my charitable event?
Yes, Edmonton Opera offers a limited number of tickets during the year for community groups hosting a charitable event or fundraiser. Please fill out this form (click here) to request tickets and we will get in touch with you.