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Grand Opera House

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Amazing Venue for Shows

How amazing is the inside of the Grand? You need to catch a show there. The place is the most... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Thomas G
Beautiful location!

We are locals and have been here for numerous shows from comedians to musicians. It's a really... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
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  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful venue”(12 reviews)
“great acoustics”(10 reviews)
“no bad seats”(9 reviews)
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818 N Market St, Wilmington, DE 19801-3087
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

How amazing is the inside of the Grand? You need to catch a show there. The place is the most beautiful venue around to see a show. The sound is great and the staff is outstanding.

1  Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We are locals and have been here for numerous shows from comedians to musicians. It's a really beautiful building and well maintained. It's small enough that all the seats are good ones and big enough to attract some decent acts. The acoustics were also surprisingly...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Always a great spot to see a show. Small enough to feel intimate and big enough to support almost any type of show. Never a bad seat and the room sounds great.

Thank John B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Nice place for a show. We have seen several nationally known comedians. Great location and no bad seats!

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I went to see Bruce Hornsby and Ricky Skaggs in concert. I was coming from out of town and you have to walk 2-3 blocks from the closest parking to the venue. When I got there the entry way was packed to the gills with...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

The Grand is just that; classy, elegant yet small enough to allow for a great show experience! A performer we saw once called it a little La Scala, it must be special!

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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

My husband gave me tickets to several shows at The Grand for Christmas. In January, we saw Stephen Lynch in the Baby Grand. This is a smaller, more intimate venue. Acoustics were good and we were able to hear even though we were seated near...More

Thank DMMcGW
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I've been for several shows and always come away appreciating the overall effort put forth to keep this great venue operating. The presentation of the room and sound quality are memorable. If you sign on for a package of shows you can get very good...More

Thank TNorla
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Bruce Hornsby playing with Ricky Skaggs with Kentucky Thunder, WOW, what a concert. A few classic tunes from Bruce ("The Way It Is", for example), and lots of great bluegrass and country. And a very amusing "Super Freak"! Great venue, not cheap, think I got...More

Thank Gordon H
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Beautifully restored theatre. What a pleasure to see all the carefully crafted detail. Worth a visit just to see the gorgeous murals.

Thank Dorcas K
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25 August 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.
5 December 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
28 October 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