Skip to main content

Rentals

The historic Smyrna Opera House is a non-profit Community Cultural and Performing Arts Center located in the heart of downtown Smyrna, Delaware. The Opera House is available year-round (including holidays) unless a previously scheduled event/artist has been booked. Whether you are interested in renting our facility for a wedding, birthday party, anniversary celebration, retirement dinner or business meeting, the Smyrna Opera House offers a number of rental options in a beautifully restored, historic facility. Please be assured that the Opera House staff will work with you to help ensure that your event is a success!

  • Seats up to 250 as an auditorium setting
  • Seats up to 125 as a banquet setting
  • Is equipped with a sound and lighting system
  • Can be sectioned into individualized “break-out” areas
  • Equipped with both large and small projection screens
  • Is perfect for the end-of-conference banquet or keynote speaker luncheon
  • Is perfect for a wedding, birthday party or anniversary celebration
Occupancy
Total People
Meeting occupancy maximum (no tables)
250
Banquet seating maximum
125
Banquet seating plus dance floor maximum
100
  • Seats up to 105
  • A large open room
  • Can be sectioned into individualized “break-out” areas
  • Is perfect for conference breakfasts or luncheons and small parties
Occupancy
Total People
Meeting occupancy maximum (no tables)
150
Banquet seating maximum
100
Banquet seating plus dance floor maximum
70
  • Seats approximately 30
  • A “U” shaped space suitable for small sessions or workshops
  • Is perfect for small reception or buffet
  • May be used as a “Green Room” or for hospitality uses
  • Relaxed space for a between-session gathering/get-together
Occupancy
Total People
Meeting occupancy maximum (no tables)
30
Banquet seating maximum
20
Banquet seating plus dance floor maximum

Available for all events:

  • A variety of tables
  • Comfortable chairs
  • State-of-the-art equipment

Available at an additional charge:

  • Catering Services*
  • Bar Services**
  • Full Staff

*For a catered event in the Dickinson Room, the Gallery must also be rented.
No outside food can be brought into the Opera House. If the chosen caterer is not included on our pre-approved list, we kindly request that they furnish proof of both general liability and workmen’s compensation insurance.
**The Opera House will furnish all water, sodas and alcoholic beverages.
Approved bartender list will be furnished upon request. Bartender’s fees are quoted by and paid directly to bartender. You may only select a bartender from our approved list.