First opened in 1884, the Grand Opera House is a 1,030 seat performing arts center that offers a full line of quality production equipment, experienced marketing services, a knowledgeable technical crew, professionally-run box office and a staff dedicated to helping you realize your event even greater than you thought it would be.

The Grand’s rental rates include special discounted rates for nonprofit organizations with 501(c) 3 recognition by the Internal Revenue Service. A full menu of services allows you to custom-tailor your event, as well as understand your costs thoroughly before you book. Click below for more information about Performance Rental Rates.

Besides being a great place to mount a show, over 130 years The Grand has proven to be a great venue for all varieties of events, including:

  • Auctions
  • Award Ceremonies
  • Business, Civic or Church Group Meetings
  • Dinners and receptions (on the stage)
  • Film and television shoots
  • Fundraising events
  • Lectures
  • Movie screenings
  • Pageants
  • Recording sessions
  • Weddings

Contact us to discuss how we can make your event memorable. Learn More about renting the newly renovated lobby space for corporate meetings and private special events. Email completed applications and any questions to Chas Pridgen at