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Grand Opera House

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Nice venue

Saw the Cirque Christmas show here. The show was wonderful but they didn’t open the doors until 15... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rich424
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Wilmington, Delaware
Brothers 38 year retirement party 80's theme

The party was great. Despite the fact that the building is historical , so when you're renting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
llittleles
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818 N Market St, Wilmington, DE 19801-3087
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw the Cirque Christmas show here. The show was wonderful but they didn’t open the doors until 15 minutes before the scheduled start time, which made no sense at all, it just delayed the start of the show. The theater is very nice and there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rich424
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The party was great. Despite the fact that the building is historical , so when you're renting there is no kitchen. And because it's downtown there's no parking anywhere. The room that we rented was large so that was a good thing. And it does...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank llittleles
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The Grand is a great place to see a show. Because the venue is on the smaller side, you always have a good seat and are in close proximity to the performers.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank pamelaaone
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Went to a concert here. Not really any bad seat in the house. You can also purchase alcohol. Servings are a bit small but strong.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Vanetta L
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place and a Wilmington gem. It is a Victorian era opera house that was completely restored in the 1980s. It remains beautiful today. They feature a great lineup of live performances throughout the year. For the most part, the performers are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ted D
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Been to the Grand to see some really awesome shows and performances! Every seat in the house is a great seat and the atmosphere is just so comfortable!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

Be ready to hear some of the finest accoustics anywhere. A single violin fills the house with beautiful music. Go on line to find so many offerings from symphonic concerts to Opera. Worth the trip from Philadelphia.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank reelwise
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Wonderfully historic venue with amazing acoustics. Show after show of delightful entertainment. Located in the center of Wilmington, walking distance to many restaurants and bars. Perfect for a memorable night out.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank VisitWilmingtonDE
Reviewed July 7, 2018

I had the pleasure of seeing Puccini's Suor Angelica (Sister Angelica) there. Intimate venue that's been restored/maintained in the ways you'd hope these old venues are. Lot's of great dining near by. There are also a lot of friendly safety patrol people always around (look...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank suesaut
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Great time ! Had lots of fun. The anticipation to see if my name was called to "come on down" was exciting! Staff was very helpful. Not a bad seat in the house. Would definitely go again.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Denise H
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Looking_for_Serenity
August 25, 2018|
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Response from penny0502 | Reviewed this property |
Casual. People dress in anything between jeans and dressy. Most seem to dress on the nice casual side. Nice slacks or skirt for women. Khakis and a button down for men and you will be dead center.
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jeffj31865
December 4, 2017|
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Response from E thomas H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is. I am sure it is named in honor of Garret and Tatiana Copeland or one of their family members. They have been generous benefactors of the Grand
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October 28, 2017|
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Response from richardcarvel | Reviewed this property |
The Double Tree, already mentioned, is a good choice. Also, there is usually street parking within a block or two and if you go west one block, there are some parking lots there. The area is usually well patrolled by... More
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