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The Grand Opera House

Wilmington, DE View map

About

The Grand Opera House was built in 1870 by the Grand Lodge of Mason's to serve as their home location. Designed by Delaware architect Thomas Dixon in the Second Empire style, The Grand features a distinctive façade of cast iron adorned with Masonic images. In 1909, The Grand was briefly converted into a regular stop on the vaudeville circuit and then transitioned into a movie theater. The building was allowed to fall into decline and sadly closed its doors in 1967. Over the next few years, a thoughtful and complete restoration was undertaken. The Grand was rededicated on February 1, 1973, and began again to present the finest performing artists from around the world. Perfect venue with various spaces to provide a rustic wedding atmosphere for someone looking to hold an event outside of the ordinary types of locations typically offered.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$600

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$600

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$1,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$1,000

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Clean Up
Lighting/Sound
Set Up
Tables

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$5

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

7

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Clean Up
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Set Up
Wifi

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Specialty Beer

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Drapery
Lighting
Tables

What transportation and access is available?

Wheelchair Access
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818 N. Market St Wilmington, DE, 19801
302-658-7897
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The Grand Opera House frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Grand Opera House?

The Grand Opera House includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • Clean Up
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At The Grand Opera House, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at The Grand Opera House includes:
  • Bartender(s)

What are the most important characteristics of The Grand Opera House in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by The Grand Opera House for wedding events is known for:
  • Banquet Hall
  • Historic Building

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Grand Opera House for wedding events?

The Grand Opera House offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor

What kind of wedding events does The Grand Opera House offer?

The Grand Opera House offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does The Grand Opera House offer for wedding events?

The Grand Opera House offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does The Grand Opera House have available for wedding events?

The Grand Opera House offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Drapery
  • Lighting
  • Tables

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