18587 High Springs Main Street, High Springs, FL
The Opera House was built in 1895 and is nestled in the Heart of High Springs. Once a venue for Operas, plays and musical productions, The Opera House the perfect place for intimate Weddings and Rehearsal dinners! We do everything to create an incredible experience for our parties. Whether it is a wedding, rehearsal dinner or reception, we have a banquet facility that lends itself to creating the perfect setting. When you first enter the room, it will take your breath away with its elegance. The Heart-of-pine floors are restored to their original condition, rich mahogany stained cypress walls and beautiful tapestry curtains that adorn the wall. The ceiling is composed of hand painted panels individually gilded in gold and antique chandeliers. All receptions begin with the food, and here award-winning fare is prepared by the chefs at The Great Outdoors Restaurant. The restaurant was named Best New Restaurant in Florida when it was opened in 2008 by Florida Monthly Magazine and earned a 2010 Outstanding Business of the Year award from the Florida Department of State, Main Street Program. More recently, the restaurant was awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence award every year from 2015 to 2019. Our professionally trained chefs work hand-in-hand with Brittny Grant, our banquet coordinator, to build a party plan around what each guest desires. The food service includes entree and hors d'oeuvres options served buffet style with full service bar and dessert options available. Anyone who was eaten at the Great Outdoors Restaurant knows the food will be outstanding, but thats only part of the package with the Opera House. Ideal location is key for the Opera House. Less than 30 minutes from Gainesville, in historic, downtown High Springs, it is only a short distance to the beautiful natural surroundings of Ginnie Springs, Blue Springs, and many other state and natural parks. The staff will make your experience and amazing once in a lifetime event. You and your guests will be enchanted by the Opera House. By Blending the historic beauty of the Opera House with the award-winning cuisine of the Great Outdoors Restaurant we help you create the perfect setting for the most important day of your life, your wedding celebration! On top of the elegance offered by The Opera House, it also has the advantage of being one of the most affordable venues available. For just $500, our room rental includes tables, chairs, utensils, plates, silverware, linens, basic centerpieces, a complimentary food tasting for up to 4 people, setup and breakdown. The Opera House offers ample room for a DJ and dancing. Sirius XM is provided with 174 channels of entertainment to suit any taste. The room features a drop-down screen and state-of-the-art audio-visual system. Private bathrooms for your guests is another convenient feature included in the venue. Please schedule a tour of the facility so we can see if our venue will be the right fit for you!