Who should I speak with to find out if my date is available?
Our Banquet Manager can be reached at The Great Outdoors Restaurant at 386-454-1288. You can also fill out our Event Request Form and we will contact you within a day.
Will the Opera House offer menu options for my event?
We have three delicious menus for you to choose from offering a range of pricing for any budget. You can view the Opera House menu options here.
I would like to create my own custom menu for my special event. Is that possible?
Absolutely! Our Banquet Coordinator will work with you to create the perfect custom menu for your special day. We will arrange for you to meet with the award winning culinary team at the Great Outdoors Restaurant on the first floor of the Opera House. If you'd like, we can prepare a sampling of your personalized menu and arrange a tasting to ensure that we have created the perfect menu for your event!
Do you cater events away from the Opera House or The Great Outdoors Restaurant?
Our meals and service are limited to our restaurant, patio, and The Opera House.
How many people can the Opera House serve?
Approximately 125 people can be served upstairs in The Opera House either banquet style or custom plated meals.
Can I choose my color of linens for my event?
Our standard choice of house linens that are available for your event are white and ivory. Our Banquet Coordinator will be able to make suggestions for rental companies that can provide any color for your special event.
What type of audio visual do you have available for my event?
The Opera House Conference and Banquet Facility offers state-of-the art audio/visual equipment for any special event. We have provided a listing of our audio/visual equipment here.
Is there space available for a band or a DJ at my event?
Yes! Plenty of space is available for a DJ, band and dancing! We can also provide you with a suggested listing of our favorite bands, DJ's, photographers, and videographers and other professionals that you can contact to make your event run perfectly and professionally. Go to our Event Planning Links page for a listing of preferred vendors.
Can the Opera House serve alcohol for my event?
Yes, the Opera House can serve alcohol for your event if you wish. Click here to view our Bar Menu and Services.
Where is the Opera House located?
We are located upstairs from The Great Outdoors Restaurant at 65 North Main Street in High Springs Florida. Exit I-75 at US-441 (exit 399). Take US-441 North to High Springs. In High Springs US-27 forks to the left with US-441 going right (near the Chevrolet dealer). We are located at the intersection of Main Street and First Avenue. Just 20 minutes away from downtown Gainesville! Click here for directions.