Military Appreciation Performances

Saluting Active Military and Veterans with Complimentary Ballet, Opera or Philharmonic Tickets!

Dayton Performing Arts Alliance is pleased to offer its Military Appreciation Program for active-duty military members, retired veterans with ID cards, and WPAFB government civilian employees in the Miami Valley area by offering two pairs of free tickets per military household to be chosen from a variety of performances from the 2022‒2023 Season, with one pair to be used between September and December 2022 and one pair to be used between January and June 2023.  Military personnel may choose from 50 different 2022‒2023 performances. This program is sponsored by Dayton Aerospace, Inc.

Tickets and schedule will be available mid to late August at the Box Office, located in the Wintergarden of the Schuster Center on North Main Street (between First and Second Streets in downtown Dayton) or by calling the box office at (937) 228-3630 to reserve tickets. Box office hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 am–6 pm, and 90 minutes prior to performances.

Tickets to selected performances, per the program guidelines, are available for pickup in person with a military, veteran, or civilian employee ID. A valid ID must be presented when picking up tickets, whether before the performance date or at Will Call.

All tickets to Military Appreciation Program performances may be reserved and/or picked up within 30 days of the selected performance date. When calling to reserve tickets, please mention the Military Appreciation Program. Inquiries also may be made to (937) 228-3630 regarding how many assigned tickets are still left in a given performance. A limited number of tickets in different seating tiers per performance date will be made available on a first-come, first-served basis.