Know Before You Go

Know before you go

Your safety, and the safety of our artists and team are our first priorities at the Grand Ole Opry. We’ve put measures in place at every guest and staff touchpoint to ensure that your experience is safe and fun when you attend a Grand Ole Opry show.

Masks Welcome – Not Required

Per Metro Nashville Health regulations, masks are welcome – not required. We strongly encourage anyone who hasn’t been vaccinated to continue wearing a mask for their own safety and the safety of others.

Clean and Secure

The Grand Ole Opry’s best-in-class safety protocols developed with Vanderbilt Health include enhanced cleaning and sanitation practices. Hand sanitation stations will be located throughout the Opry House.

Show Safety

  • Per Metro Nashville Health regulations, masks are welcome – not required. We strongly encourage anyone who hasn’t been vaccinated to continue wearing a mask for their own safety and the safety of others.
  • Our cleaning protocols and precautions have been elevated above the recommended requirements.
  • No oversized bags or backpacks will be permitted into the Opry House for this event, unless medically related.
  • No outside food or beverages will be permitted at the Grand Ole Opry for this event.
  • Doors will open 30-60 minutes prior to the performance, depending on the show date.
  • Security screenings are standard practice at the Opry House. No weapons, including pocket-knives are allowed on property.

Tour Safety

  • Operational hours have been modified with tours beginning every 30-minutes and the last tour ending at 3pm/ct on show days (note actual hours on web and 3rd party sites).
  • Per Metro Nashville Health regulations, masks are welcome – not required. We strongly encourage anyone who hasn’t been vaccinated to continue wearing a mask for their own safety and the safety of others.
  • Hand sanitizer stations have been placed throughout the Grand Ole Opry House for guests to use as you need.
  • Our cleaning protocols and precautions have been elevated above the recommended requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I know the Opry House is safe and my show experience will be safe?

A: The Grand Ole Opry will be abiding by all rules and orders set forth by Nashville Metro Government and Public Health Department. The Opry’s best-in-class safety protocols developed with Vanderbilt Health include enhanced cleaning and sanitation practices.

Q: Are these live, in-person shows?

A: Yes, the Grand Ole Opry is hosting in-venue audiences for our currently scheduled Opry shows.

Q: Where can I buy tickets for an in-person show?

A: All available tickets can be purchased via Opry.com.

Q: Will food and beverage be provided on-site?

A: The concession locations inside the Opry House offer a variety of food and beverage items to guests for purchase before each show and up until 30 minutes before each show ends. Food and drink must be consumed at guests’ seats and masks may only be removed when actively eating and/or drinking. Masks must be replaced when not eating or drinking. The Opry Food Truck will be open on the Opry Plaza starting at 5:30 PM on weekend show nights only. All Opry Food truck concessions must be consumed outside to allow for mask-wearing in the Opry House.

Q: Am I required to wear a mask while attending the show?

A: Per Metro Nashville Health regulations, masks are welcome – not required. We strongly encourage anyone who hasn’t been vaccinated to continue wearing a mask for their own safety and the safety of others.

Q: Will restrooms be provided?

A: Yes, restrooms will be available for all guests.

Q: Can I bring my own food and drink to the Grand Ole Opry?

A: Outside food and drink is not permitted at the Opry House at any time.

Q: What if I don’t want to wear a mask?

A: Per Metro Nashville Health regulations, masks are welcome – not required. We strongly encourage anyone who hasn’t been vaccinated to continue wearing a mask for their own safety and the safety of others.

Q: Will there be a smoking area at the venue that we can visit?

A: No, smoking will be strictly prohibited on Grand Ole Opry property during this series.

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