Visitor Information

Important Notice to Grand Patrons:

The Caleb Boggs Federal Building at the corner of Ninth & King Streets behind The Grand is protected by Homeland Security, and the no-parking zone on King Street is strictly enforced. Cars parked there illegally will be ticketed AND towed.

We want your entire evening at The Grand to be an enjoyable experience, so when attending a show, please find other street parking in the area or consider one of the convenient and extremely affordable garages near The Grand (Doubletree Hotel, 8th & King, $3 evenings; HyPark, 10th & Shipley, $4 evenings).

Thank you.

Driving Instructions from Philadelphia and Points North

  • Take I-95 South to the second Delaware Avenue Exit (Exit 7A) to 11th street
  • Travel on 11th street for about a 1/4 mile
  • Turn right onto King Street
  • Go three lights to the Double Tree Hotel (7th Street). Parking is available in the Wilmington Parking Authority garage on left
  • The Grand is located one block West of King Street, on Market Street between 8th and 9th Streets

Driving Instructions from Washington, D.C. and Points South

  • Take I-95 North to Exit 6 (Martin Luther King Boulevard)
  • At the end of the ramp, take a right at the light
  • Go to the next light, Martin Luther King Blvd, stay in center lane and follow to Orange Street
  • Turn left onto Orange Street and follow to 7th Street
  • Turn right onto 7th and follow into the Double Tree Hotel parking garage (intersection of King Street, approximately 4 blocks)
  • The Grand is located one block West of King Street, on Market Street between 8th and 9th Streets

Attending The Grand

 

Restrooms

Restrooms are located behind the box office off the main lobby, on the south side of the lower and second floor lobbies, and in the baby grand lobby.

Smoking Policy

Smoking is not permitted in the building.

Recordings

Photography, video and/or audio recording of any performance at The Grand is strictly prohibited.

Cell Phones

Cell phones should be kept on silent or vibrate mode at all times while in the theater.

Elevators

Elevator service to the Dress Circle and Family Circle is available from the main and lower lobbies.

Telephones

Courtesy telephones are available for patron use at no charge for local, credit card or 911 calls in the main and second floor lobby Ts.

Amplification

Personal sound amplification devices are available upon request. Please advise the box office personnel when ordering your tickets. The service must be requested 24 hours in advance.

Wheelchair Access

Patrons in wheelchairs have easy access to The Grand from Market Street or by using the north side alley from King Street. Specially designed restrooms are available to accommodate people with disabilities. Please advise the box office personnel when ordering your tickets so that we may seat you comfortably.

Coat Check

Coat check rooms are located behind the restrooms on the main and second floor lobbies.

Arriving Late

Late patrons will be seated at the discretion of management.

Tours

Tours of The Grand are available upon special request. Please call 302-658-7897 for details.

Lost & Found

Lost and found articles can be retrieved in the administrative office. Call 302-658-7897.

Administrative Offices

Administrative offices are located on the second floor of the Giacco Building adjoining The Grand Opera House, and are open 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday. The telephone number is 302-658-7897.

MAILING ADDRESS
The Grand Opera House
818 North Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801-3080

Ticket sales pay for less than half of the cost of presenting these great artists and operating this beautiful historic theater. Please consider becoming a Friend of The Grand by making a contribution today! Call Meredith Mitchell at 302-658-7897 for more information on membership levels and benefits.

The Grand Box Office: 302-652-5577 or 800-37-GRAND

  • 10 AM - 5 PM Monday -Friday
  • 12 PM - 4 PM Saturdays
  • One Hour after Show Time on All Show Days

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Contacts

Administrative Offices
  • 818 North Market Street
  • Wilmington
  • DE
  • 19801