Accessibility Accessible seating is available for purchase online. Download the Grand Ole Opry Accessibility Document for information on accessibility at the Grand Ole Opry House.
Grand Ole Opry House
2804 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
*Use “One Opry Mills Drive” for online directions
Airport Nashville International Airport (BNA) is approximately eight miles from the Grand Ole Opry House and is accessible by shuttle or car service and taxi.
Alcohol Management For most events at the Grand Ole Opry House, alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Alcohol sales will be limited to two alcoholic beverages per customer per transaction. All guests may be required to show ID to purchase alcohol. Guests are not permitted to bring in alcoholic beverages from outside and may not leave with alcohol purchased inside the Grand Ole Opry House. Management reserves the right to refuse the sale of alcohol to any guest.
Animals Animals or pets are not permitted on the premises at the Opry Entertainment Complex under normal circumstances, with the exception of service animals such as guide dogs. Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities.
Assistive Listening Devices FM Assistive Listening Devices (ear speakers, headsets or neckloops) are available for Grand Ole Opry shows at The Opry Shop (located within the Grand Ole Opry House). A Photo ID will be required and held until the listening device is returned. There is no charge for this service.
ATM There is no ATM at the Grand Ole Opry House. The Opry Box Office, The Opry Shop and Food Service locations do accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.
Attire Wondering what to wear to the Grand Ole Opry? Just as the styles vary on the Opry stage, they do in the seats of the Opry House. You’ll see everything from faded jeans to business suits, cowboy hats to your Sunday best. Just remember a rule we take very seriously here at the Grand Ole Opry — you have to wear something!
Audio Recordings Unfortunately, audio recordings of the weekly Grand Ole Opry show are not available for purchase, but there are a host of Opry recordings for sale online in The Opry Shop. Plus, you can also listen online on WSMonline.com, including archives of past Opry shows.
Autographs Ticketholders and guests must abide by the instructions of Grand Ole Opry staff with regard to seeking autographs and approaching artists.
Baby Change Facilities The Opry Entertainment Complex provides baby change facilities in most female and male restrooms throughout the Grand Ole Opry House.
Bottles and Containers Outside food and beverages, including water, are not permitted in the Grand Ole Opry House at any time.
Opry Box Office Due to construction, the Opry Box Office is currently located in a separate building to the right of The Grand Ole Opry House. Please look for directional signage upon your arrival in the Opry Plaza.
|Standard Hours (February — October)|
|January, November and December Hours|
|Because the Grand Ole Opry show is presented at the Ryman Auditorium during these months, hours from the above schedule vary based on events being presented at the Opry House.|
|Mon.||9:30 AM||5:00 PM|
|Sat.||7:30 PM |
10:00 PM on two-show nights
The Opry Box Office will remain open later on nights when there are ticketed events scheduled. These hours are subject to change. Please call 1-800-SEE-OPRY or visit our “Shows & Tickets” page. Cash, American Express, VISA, MasterCard and Discover, plus checks and money orders with valid photo ID, are all acceptable forms of payment at our Box Office. Please note: We do not accept checks or money orders for tickets purchased online or via phone. For more information, see Tickets.
Bus Drop-Off & Parking If you are arriving via bus, the size of your bus will determine where you will be dropped off and/or park. Buses with a capacity of less than 28 seats will be directed to park in the Opry Mills shopping mall bus parking area. Motor coaches and other buses with a capacity of more than 28 seats will park in the Grand Ole Opry House’s bus parking lot with proximate access to the Opry House Group entrance doors.
Cameras Video cameras, monopods, tripods, and audio recording devices are not permitted inside the Grand Ole Opry House at any time. This policy will be strictly enforced. You may bring in a digital, disposable or 35mm camera. However, for some events, cameras of any type and/or flash photography may be prohibited. The Opry reserves the right to disallow photography as warranted.
Cancelled/Postponed Events While some artists may cancel for an Opry performance, the Opry event will remain as scheduled. Unused tickets will not be refunded. For other events scheduled in the Grand Ole Opry House, please contact the point of ticket purchase regarding cancellations. You may visit opry.com or you may contact Customer Service at 1-800-SEE-OPRY for additional information or assistance.
Catering For information on catering opportunities at the Opry Entertainment Complex, please call the Special Events department at (615) 231-1503.
Children For Grand Ole Opry shows, any child four years and older requires a ticket to gain admittance to the show. Any child who has yet to reach their fourth birthday does not require a ticket; however, they may not occupy their own seat and must sit on a parent's or guardian’s lap. For more information, you may contact Customer Service at 1-800-SEE-OPRY, any weekday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT.
Coat Check The Grand Ole Opry House does not provide an area to check coats or any other personal belongings. We are not responsible for any property that is lost, stolen or damaged.
Code of Conduct
- Guests shall be respectful of others around them.
- Guests shall avoid blocking the view of other guests.
- During some concerts at the Opry House, the artists may request that guests be permitted to stand immediately in front of their seats during the entirety of the performance. On those occasions, standing guests shall continue to be respectful of others around them.
- Guests shall not interfere with the show, event, or the performers.
- Guests shall refrain from using foul/offensive language, fighting, obscene gestures, throwing objects and engaging in other behavior detrimental to the experience of other guests.
- Guests shall not stand on seats or any other building structure.
- Guests shall not block the aisles.
- Guests shall not occupy a seat or remain in an area for which they do not possess a valid ticket and shall provide their ticket upon request.
- As required by the City of Nashville, guests shall not smoke anywhere in our facilities.
- Guests who consume alcoholic beverages shall do so in a responsible manner.
- Guests are encouraged to report inappropriate or offensive behavior to an Usher, Security Officer or Guest Services Representative.
- Guests shall comply with requests from the Opry House staff regarding auditorium operational and emergency procedures.
The Opry staff has been trained to intervene when deemed necessary and to use their best discretion to help ensure that guests who ignore the Code of Conduct do not interfere with other guests' ability to enjoy an event. Guests who violate the Code of Conduct may be subject to ejection without refund and, to the extent their conduct constitutes a violation of law, may be subject to arrest. We thank you for your cooperation.
Concessions The Grand Ole Opry House offers a variety of food and beverage items for purchase including such items as hot dogs, chicken tenders, pizza, popcorn, candy, sodas, and bottled water. Items vary based on the event. Concession stands are located in the lobby of both floors of the Grand Ole Opry House and accept cash, American Express, VISA, MasterCard, and Discover for purchases. Guests are welcome to enjoy their purchases in the auditorium during any Opry show.
Directions The Grand Ole Opry House and Opry Entertainment Complex are located just off Briley Parkway (TN 155) at: 2804 Opryland Drive (Use One Opry Mills Drive for online directions.) Nashville, TN 37214
For detailed driving directions from your point of departure, we suggest you visit the mapping website of your choice (i.e., Mapquest.com, maps.yahoo.com, etc.) and input physical address: One Opry Mills Drive, Nashville, TN 37214 as the destination address.
Donations The Grand Ole Opry receives a large number of charity requests, and unfortunately, cannot contribute to everyone. To be considered, one must submit their request on company letterhead along with proof of 501(c)(3) status to:
Grand Ole Opry
Attn: Lori Ceglinski and Donna Futch
2804 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
Once your request is received, it will be reviewed to determine whether it fits within our contribution guidelines and budget. You will only be notified if we can grant your request.
Elevator The elevator within the Grand Ole Opry House is located in the lobby to your left as you enter.
Emergency Contact Information The best way to be contacted during an emergency is to set your cell phone to vibrate. Please be sure to leave your seat location information with those who may need to contact you. The Grand Ole Opry is a live radio show and is not able to page ticket holders during a show.
Employee Recognition The Grand Ole Opry is proud of its commitment to customer service and we are pleased when we hear of employees who perform in an exemplary manner. If you would like to give any of our employees special recognition please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entry and Exit To enter the Grand Ole Opry House for a show, please use the doors along the front of the building. When it is time to exit, guests will be directed by our staff to the door most convenient including the use of side doors, especially when other guests are waiting for the next show. If you are not seated with others in your party, please arrange a meeting place in the Opry Plaza prior to separating.
Family Restrooms Accessible restrooms are located throughout the Opry Entertainment Complex. There is no family or unisex restroom in the Opry House. Should someone in your party require assistance from a member of the opposite gender, please see a Host or Hostess for assistance.
Firearms No firearms (with or without a permit) are allowed at the Grand Ole Opry. All persons, bags (including purses) and articles are subject to screening and search. Tennessee law allows property owners to prohibit any individual, including those with a concealed carry permit from Tennessee or from any other state, from bringing a firearm onto their property.
First Aid Grand Ole Opry personnel are available to assist any guest in need. If you need assistance please contact any Host or Hostess who can assist with obtaining the proper care for your needs. The Grand Ole Opry House is equipped with Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) located in various locations throughout the building. Designated employees, including our Medical staff, have been properly trained and certified to use the AED. In the event of a medical emergency, contact a member of our staff for assistance.
Food and Beverages Outside food and beverages, including water, are not permitted in the Grand Ole Opry House at any time. The Grand Ole Opry House offers a wide variety of food and beverages for sale. For more information, see Concessions.
Gate Times Grand Ole Opry House doors open at different times for different events. Generally, though, seating will begin 30-60 minutes prior to the performance start time.
Gift Certificates Gift certificates are a great gift to present to family, friends, co-workers, and employees. These gift certificates can be redeemed for tickets at the Opry Box Office. Three ways to purchase a gift certificate:
- In Person
Directly from the Opry Box Office
- By Phone
Buy a gift certificate on Opry.com.
Group Information and Reservations For group tickets (10+) and information, visit the Group Tickets section on this site or call our Group Sales department at (615) 871-5043 or e-mail us at email@example.com.
Guest Services The Grand Ole Opry is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable atmosphere. Any guest in need of assistance during an event should seek a Host or Hostess.
Handling Fee A ticket handling fee is charged on all tickets ordered online or through the call center. Handling fees for Grand Ole Opry shows are not charged on tickets purchased at the Opry Box office. Handling fees are generally charged on other events held at the Grand Ole Opry House and those fees, and how they are charged, are determined by that show.
Handouts, Leaflets and Vending The distribution of promotional items, flyers, handbills or printed materials on the Grand Ole Opry property including the Opry Plaza, is not permitted without written permission of the Grand Ole Opry. In addition, resale of any event tickets, unauthorized vending, peddling or product sampling is not allowed.
History of the Grand Ole Opry The Grand Ole Opry, an American icon and Nashville, Tennessee’s number-one attraction, is world-famous for creating one-of-a-kind entertainment experiences for audiences of all ages. The current Grand Ole Opry House is actually the 6th building to house the Grand Ole Opry. Guests can learn more about the Grand Ole Opry and Grand Ole Opry House on one of our Backstage Tours.
Hosting an Event Go to “Venue Rentals”
Hotels The Grand Ole Opry House is located right next door to the incredible Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center and many other hotels are in immediate proximity in the Music Valley area.
Lost and Found Any item found at the Grand Ole Opry House will be turned in to the Opry lost and found office.
Lost Children If you become separated from your child during an event, please seek the nearest Host or Hostess or Security Officer for assistance. It always helps if your child has his or her seat location information or ticket with them.
Meeting Family & Friends One good meeting spot is outside under the portico at the front entrance of the Grand Ole Opry House.
Merchandise Enjoy the Grand Ole Opry experience with a stop at The Opry Shop, located within the Grand Ole Opry House (there is also an exterior entrance). It’s the place for great Opry gifts and collectibles for all ages. Open seven days a week.
You can also shop 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at our online Opry .
Parking The Opry House shares parking with Opry Mills Mall and can be accessed via Exit 11 or 12 off Briley Parkway (TN 155).
|Information||1-800-SEE-OPRY or (615) 871-6779|
|Events Information||(615) 871-5043|
|Disabled Services||1-800-SEE-OPRY or (615) 871-6779|
|Guest Relations||1-800-SEE-OPRY or (615) 871-6779|
|Group Sales||(615) 871-5043|
Performing on the Opry The Grand Ole Opry features established professional entertainers who have achieved a level of success and recognition in the country music industry. The Grand Ole Opry contacts performers to schedule appearances, and there is no audition process.
Prohibited Items Venue Management reserves the right to deny any item it deems to be a safety hazard or distraction for guests. Among items that are prohibited from the Opry Entertainment Complex and Grand Ole Opry show are: weapons (with or without a permit), knives, pepper spray/mace, oversized bags, outside food and beverage, cans, bottles, alcohol, drugs (except those prescribed to the individual), laser pens, markers, spray paint, masks (and face paint), laptops/tablets, musical instruments, noise-making devices, video cameras, monopods, tripods, audio recording devices (unless special permission is granted and/or "taper" tickets are offered to the ticket buyer), Segways, selfie sticks, and cameras with telephoto or zoom lenses.
Please note: You may bring in a personal camera (no professional cameras allowed other than pre-approved press) for the Grand Ole Opry Show or tours of the Opry House. Video and audio recording is prohibited in the Opry House. Photography policies for other events held in the Opry House are determined by the individual show and often include no photography, video, or audio recording. The photography policy for those specific events will be posted outside the Opry House at the time of the event.
Smoking is prohibited in the Grand Ole Opry House and Federal law prohibits ignition of an open flame in a National Historic Landmark.
Recording Devices You may bring in a personal camera (no professional cameras allowed other than pre-approved press) for the Grand Ole Opry Show or tours of the Opry House. Video and audio recording / streaming is prohibited in the Opry House. Photography policies for other events held in the Opry House are determined by the individual show and often include no photography, video, or audio recording. The photography policy for those specific events will be posted outside the Opry House at the time of the event.
Questions and Concerns If you have any questions or concerns before or after an event, please call our Customer Service department at 1-800-SEE-OPRY any weekday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT. If you have questions or concerns during the event, please seek the nearest Host or Hostess.
Re-entry For most events at the Grand Ole Opry House, all exits are final.
Refunds Grand Ole Opry show and tour tickets are non-refundable. At times, artists change their date of appearance after they have been added to the opry.com Calendar of Shows, but because every Grand Ole Opry show is comprised of many artists, shows go on as scheduled and no refunds will be issued. For tickets purchased for other events held at the Grand Ole Opry House, please contact the point of ticket purchase regarding cancellations as event promoter policies vary.
Contact Customer Service at 1-800-SEE-OPRY for additional information or assistance.
Rentals at the Opry Entertainment Complex Go to “Venue Rentals”
Restaurants There are no restaurants located within the Opry Entertainment Complex, but you will find a variety of restaurants located nearby, including the Opry Backstage Grill located just off McGavock Pike at the Inn at Opryland. Plus, the Grand Ole Opry House concession stands offer a wide range of items. Read more about Concessions
Restrooms Men’s and Women’s restrooms may be found on all levels of the facilities. Restrooms are also available at the Opry Box Office.
Segways The Grand Ole Opry House is unable to accommodate Segway personal transportation devices.
Security The Grand Ole Opry staff is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable atmosphere. Any guest in need of assistance during an event should seek a Host or Hostess. For more information, see Code of Conduct.
Security Screening The Grand Ole Opry House and our sister property, the Ryman Auditorium, use entrance screening procedures similar to the security standards at many larger venues, arenas and stadiums across the country. These measures include walkthrough metal detectors, handheld metal-detecting wands and enhanced bag checks. Security screening provides minimal disruption to guests, but we encourage those coming for a daytime tour or evening show to allow extra time for screening.
Guests will be asked to remove certain metal items from their pockets before entering the walkthrough metal detectors. Individuals who are unable to use the walkthrough detectors will have an option to be screened with a handheld metal detecting wand. Weapons are not permitted inside either facility. Frequently asked questions about our security screening procedures can be found here.
Smoking In compliance with Nashville regulations, there is no smoking permitted anywhere in ANY FACILITY. This policy is strictly enforced. Violation of this regulation is grounds for ejection. All exits are final. The Grand Ole Opry House does not allow for smoking passes.
Strollers If necessary, guests may bring strollers to events in the Grand Ole Opry House. Please understand, however, that these strollers must be collapsible and checked at the door. You may not leave strollers in the walkways, gates, or concourses and our staff will not guard these items for you. The Opry is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged strollers.
Temporary Disabilities If you have a temporary disability/injury please call our Customer Service department at 1-800-SEE-OPRY, and we will make the necessary arrangements for you to attend the event in a comfortable and enjoyable manner. When calling, please have your confirmation number available.
Ticket Stubs Your ticket stub is proof that you are in possession of a valid ticket for the event that you are attending and also designates your correct seat location. This information will also help our staff locate your party in the event that you become separated. Grand Ole Opry staff may ask to see your ticket at any time during the event.
- Purchasing Tickets
Tickets for events at the Grand Ole Opry House may be purchased at the following authorized points of purchase:
- In Person
Tickets are available at the Opry Box Office located at the Opry House
- By Phone
Call Opry Customer Service at 1-800-SEE-OPRY
Visit the Grand Ole Opry website.
- Special Events
For some special events being held at the Opry House, tickets may also be available via TicketMaster (online at TicketMaster.com, at a TicketMaster Outlet or by calling TicketMaster at (800) 745-3000). Tickets purchased through TicketMaster are subject to TicketMaster service fees in addition to the cost of the ticket.
As an event start time approaches, please purchase your tickets directly from the Opry Box Office as online and phone sales will be cut off at varying times based on event time.
- In Person
- Disabled Services
The Grand Ole Opry House provides disabled accommodations and sells tickets to disabled individuals through Opry Customer Service at (800) 733-6779.
- Accepted forms of Payment
Cash, American Express, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, are all acceptable forms of payment at our Opry Box Office. We also accept checks or money orders with a valid photo ID for tickets purchased at the Opry Box Office only.
Please check the event profile for your specific event for the minimum age requirement prior to your purchase of tickets. For Grand Ole Opry events, all children who have reached their fourth birthday require a ticket to gain admittance to the Grand Ole Opry House. Any child who has yet to reach their fourth birthday does not require a ticket, however, they may not occupy their own seat and must sit on a parent's or guardian's lap. Special events being held at the Opry House may have other age policies. Please call 1-800-SEE-OPRY if you have questions any weekday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT.
- Lost Tickets
If you have lost your tickets or they have been stolen prior to your event, please return to your point of purchase for further assistance. If you have purchased tickets for the Grand Ole Opry, call Opry Customer Service at 1-800-SEE-OPRY. If you have purchased tickets through TicketMaster for an event held at the Grand Ole Opry House via phone or TicketMaster online, please call TicketMaster Customer Service.
Should you opt to purchase tickets from a source other than an authorized Grand Ole Opry point of purchase, beware!
- The Grand Ole Opry is not responsible for tickets purchased through unauthorized third parties, such as ticket brokers, scalpers or online outlets.
- Tickets purchased from third parties may not be valid and do not guarantee admission into an event.
- Tickets purchased from third parties are usually priced much higher than the ticket’s face value so you will pay more than the price charged by the Grand Ole Opry for the same ticket.
- The Grand Ole Opry cannot replace such tickets if lost or stolen and cannot contact you with information regarding time changes, show cancellations, or other pertinent information.
- Tickets are good only for the event for which they are purchased and only for the seat for which they are issued. Tickets are not transferrable. Tickets are limited revocable licenses which may be revoked at the sole discretion of the Grand Ole Opry.
- Without our prior permission, resale of tickets to the Grand Ole Opry above face value, is prohibited. Any such attempted resale is grounds for cancellation without compensation and will void the ticket (whether this occurs before or after the ticket has been printed).
Ticket Office at the Grand Ole Opry House Go to “Opry Box Office”
Tours Learn the fascinating story of the Grand Ole Opry with a tour of the Grand Ole Opry House. We offer three ways to tour:
- Daytime Tours
- Post-Show Tours
- Exclusive Behind The Opry Curtain VIP Tour
Your knowledgeable guide will provide a rare glimpse of what happens behind the scenes of the world’s most famous country music show. You can purchase tickets online at opry.com.
Please note that daytime tours are not typically available until two weeks in advance. Post-Show and VIP tours are available further in advance.
Note: Backstage tours are most often available daily February - October. Call ahead at 1-800-SEE-OPRY or (615) 871-OPRY to inquire about tour availability.
Upcoming Events We update our Calendar of Shows on opry.com the moment we know an artist has confirmed to appear on the Opry or we receive confirmation that an event is taking place at the Opry Entertainment Complex. Other opportunities to stay up-to-date:
- Follow the Opry on Facebook.
- Follow the Opry on Twitter.
- Sign up for the weekly Opry Update e-mail newsletter.
Venue Rentals The Opry Entertainment Complex offers many opportunities to host events. For more information please call (615) 871-5043 or visit the Opry Events website.
Video Recordings Unfortunately, video footage of the Grand Ole Opry is not available for purchase, but you can purchase Grand Ole Opry at Carnegie Hall and Opry Legends Gospel Favorites on DVD. Stay tuned for new video content from the Grand Ole Opry.
Water Fountains Water fountains are located in the lobbies on both levels of the Grand Ole Opry House.
Wheelchairs for Transportation For individuals who have limited mobility, we can provide a wheelchair to transport guests from our Main Lobby to your seats. Upon arriving at the Opry House, please ask a Host or Hostess for assistance. Please be aware that our staff will not remain with the patron during the event, nor will they allow the guest to remain in the wheelchair for the duration of the event.
Will Call “Will Call” refers to the Ticket Office located at the venue at which the event is being presented. If you are seeing an Opry show at the Grand Ole Opry House and picking up tickets at Will Call, go to the Opry Box Office. If you are seeing an Opry show at the Ryman Auditorium, please pick up your tickets at the Ticket Office at the Ryman Auditorium. In both cases, you will be asked to present a valid photo ID and your confirmation number.