Prepare for your Visit

We look forward to welcoming you at the Alice Busch Opera Theater. Arriving at The Glimmerglass Festival on the scenic shore of Otsego Lake is part of the experience. We encourage you to explore our website for assistance in preparing for your visit to Cooperstown, and please be sure to contact our friendly Box Office staff if there is anything we can do to assist you.


The Cooperstown area is home to many wonderful bed & breakfasts and motels that are happy to welcome you every summer. [More Information]


The Glimmerglass Festival's Alice Busch Opera Theater is located at 7300 State Highway 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326, eight miles north of the historic village of Cooperstown. Explore our listing of transportation options. [More Information]


The Alice Busch Opera Theater is nestled between the Adirondack and Catskill mountains on Otsego Lake. Here are some driving directions and maps. [More Information]

What to wear

Dress for your comfort, and enjoy the show. Above all, we want you to be comfortable. [More Information]

The Weather

Summers in Central New York are beautiful, with daytime temperatures ranging from 70 to 85 degrees. Temperatures drop in the evening. Check the weather here prior to your trip. [More Information]

Pet Care

Find a local getaway for the pets you just can't leave behind. [More Information]

Box Offices

Ticket Kiosk at the theater 
July – August (on show dates): Open 90 minutes prior to the start of main stage performances.
Cooperstown at 
18 Chestnut Street 
September – May: Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm 
June: Monday through Saturday, 9:00am to 6:00pm 
July – August: Monday through Saturday, 9:00am to 6:00pm, Sunday 9:00am to 2:00pm
Winter Box Office in Woodcock
November – April: Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm