Gala & Social Events

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Pella Opera House has a classic setting for events worth remembering. Our unique spaces can be utilized in numerous ways to support a wide array of event types and styles. Plan every detail yourself or let our staff help you customize the occasion to fulfill your needs. We are excited to share the possibilities with you!

Catering can be arranged through any local or regional caterer of your choice. We do not have a full kitchen on the premises, but do have a catering kitchen. For more information, please contact the Opera House at (641) 628-8625, or email to

The Great Hall Perfect for: Private dinners and banquets, anniversary and birthday parties, mixers and networking events, reunions, vendor shows, and much more! Square Feet: 2800 Banquet Style Seating: Up to 250 guests Classroom Style Seating: 96 guests Theatre Style Seating: 250 guests

Theatre and Stage Perfect for: Theatrical productions, lectures and seminars, services and ceremonies. Theatre Style Seating: 324 guests

Lobbies (Located on 2nd and 3rd Floors) Perfect for: Breakout sessions, lounges and cocktail space. Square Feet: 300 Banquet Style Seating: Up to 28 guests Classroom Style Seating: 30 guests Open Square: 16 guests