Almaty entertainment

Opera in Almaty

Abay State Opera & Ballet Theatre

Almaty’s top cultural venue stages three or four performances a week at 5pm or 6.30pm. Some get sold out a week or more ahead. Popular favourites such as Swan Lake, La Bohème, La Traviata, Aida and Carmen are among …
Spectator Sport in Almaty


Horse races and occasionally kokpar, take place several kilometres north of the centre. Get someone to call ahead and see what’s on.
Concert Venue in Almaty

Palace of the Republic

Stages assorted musical events including pop concerts.