New Orleans Opera

New Orleans Opera Offers 52 Free Dinners

12:00 October 24, 2022
By: Steven Foley

Whether you like to eat or you like opera, this article will have you belting out, "Figaroooooooooooo! Figaro! Figaroooooooooo!"

The New Orleans Opera is offering up a chance for you and a guest to win 52 amazing meals for one full year. In partnership with 52 New Orleans top restaurants, the New Orleans Opera are selling raffle tickets, culminating with the winner being announced at the Hansel and Gretel performance (Mahalia Jackson Theater) on Sunday, November 20 at the 2:30 p.m. showing. The raffle tickets are being sold in two options: one ticket for $100, or six tickets for $500. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold. Increase your odds of winning by purchasing more than one ticket. All proceeds will benefit The New Orleans Opera. Purchase your tickets here:

The participating restaurant sponsors are: Acme Oyster House, Ancora Pizzeria and Salumeria, Antoine's Restaurant, Bistro Daisy, Brennan's, Byblos, Café Degas, Café Porche, Capulet, Central City BBQ, Chemin a la Mer, Compere Lapin, Criollo, Dooky Chase Restaurant, Felix's Restaurant and Oyster Bar, Galatoire's, High Hat, Iacovone Kitchen, Josephine Estelle, NOLA Caye, Pascal's Manale Restaurant, Restaurant R'evolution, The Grill Room at The Windsor Court, Ye Olde College Inn, 1000 Figs, Apolline, Avo, Brown Butter, Café Reconcile, Carmo, Commander's Palace, Coquette, Houston's, Jacques-Imo's, Joey K's, Katie's Restaurant and Bar, Mandina's, Marjie's Grill, Mopho, Paladar 511, Ralph's on the Park, Saffron NOLA, Seafood Sally's, St. John, Station 6, and Vincent's.

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LAGNIAPPE: For a very interesting and informative experience, check out this article on the history of opera in New Orleans.

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