Welcome to the Grand Opera House! Built in 1888 - Renovated in 2009 Upcoming Events Welcome to the Grand Opera House! Built in 1888 - Renovated in 2009 Upcoming Events Welcome to the Grand Opera House! Built in 1888, owner and renovator Joan Rasmusson restored "The Grand" to its Romanesque Revival splendor with round-topped windows, decorative stepped cornice, and original entrance doors! The Grand sits comfortably within the Dell Rapids Historic District. Attention was given to detail so you may enjoy a bit of history.Plays, symphonies, concerts, and dances are combined with a historic atmosphere that provides dining at our restaurant El Mezcal on the first floor; enjoy a full bar, Mexican food, coffee, and desserts. Please check our Events.Host your event in "Grand" style, the opera house is available for weddings, corporate seminars and private events. Let Us make your event special.