Sarasota Opera Signature Events
Sarasota Opera's Signature Events focus on building community and increasing guests' appreciation for and knowledge of opera. Proceeds from the Signature Events support different areas of our work, from Youth Opera to production costs to general operating dollars.
Tickets for all events are on sale now! For questions, please contact [email protected] or click the event below to learn more.
Sarasota Opera's Signature Events are produced by
Saturday, September 17, 2022 | 1:00 PM
Sarasota Opera Food & Wine Festival
Food, wine, performances, and FUN! Bring the family, taste the delicious food, and support Sarasota Youth Opera!
Sunday, October 16, 2022 | 6:00 PM
The Curtain Raiser Dinner
Join us in the beautiful setting of the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens as we welcome you back for the start of the 2022-23 Season!
November, January, and March
Moonlight & Melodies Dinners
Themed, immersive dinners that highlight this season's composers and food from Sarasota's finest chefs. Italian, Japanese, and Spanish delights await!
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Salute to the Stars Award Luncheon
Celebrate the success of the Apprentice & Studio Artists as they receive awards for outstanding achievements in the 2023 Winter Festival!
Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 5:30pm
The 2023 Opera Gala
Fellowship, music, and dancing await with a Grand Reception, Celebration Concert, and Gala Dinner under the tent on Pineapple Avenue.