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Grand Opera House

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Great place for a school field trip

We have taken elementary students here every year for more many years. They have very reasonably... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Judith W
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Great night out.

Went to the Grand Opera house for a concert. Very nice venue, sound quality is amazing for a big... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wilmington, Delaware
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have taken elementary students here every year for more many years. They have very reasonably priced shows and the students love it here.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Judith W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the Grand Opera house for a concert. Very nice venue, sound quality is amazing for a big place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dj4258
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sound was good for most of the show, one vocal microphone dropped out in the middle of my friend's song! It took most of the song to be corrected. However, the sound was good over all, the staff was very friendly, and I loved...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ParksideNY
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Love going to the Grand Opera House. Not a bad seat in there! Beautiful inside! Great place to see any kind of show!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank marpatana3
Reviewed January 15, 2019

A true Wilmington treasure. We routinely go here and it’s always a great time. The building is magnificent and truly makes it a special place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Russ S
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

I have been to many events at the Grand Opera House over the years and have never been disappointed. It is truly a grand old opera house and a perfect venue for so many events. The acoustics are good, the staff is always prepared and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NWRob
Reviewed November 25, 2018

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 November 14, 2018 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
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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.
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
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