grand opening


: a special celebration held to mark the opening of a new business or public place (such as a park or stadium)

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web That’s what Mayor Cavalier Johnson saw at Ascent’s grand opening last year. Genevieve Redsten, Journal Sentinel, 8 Mar. 2023 The store on Friday had announced the grand opening of a second location, in South Anchorage, in just few weeks. Annie Berman, Anchorage Daily News, 4 Mar. 2023 On Thursday night, as tornado sirens blared and rain fell sideways, Mark Wahlberg walked into La Neta Cocina y Lounge for the restaurant’s grand opening. Kevin Gray, Dallas News, 3 Mar. 2023 The grand opening will be held on Friday, March 3 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Details: 6729 N. 57th Dr., Glendale. Endia Fontanez, The Arizona Republic, 2 Mar. 2023 The Wit Theater, on the south side at 3808 Shelby St., made its grand opening debut Feb. 24 as the new home of CSz Indianapolis, a branch of CSz Worldwide that produces the popular ComedySportz. The Indianapolis Star, 2 Mar. 2023 Milo’s has announced a grand opening for its new downtown Birmingham. William Thornton |, al, 28 Feb. 2023 Crystal Ridge Distillery had a rough start with the covid-19 pandemic shutting down the state just five days after its grand opening on March 14, 2020. Arkansas Online, 27 Feb. 2023 Super Date Night Chris Pratt, who voices Mario in the new The Super Mario Bros. Movie, brings wife Katherine Schwarzenegger to the Super Nintendo World grand opening at Universal Studios Hollywood on Feb. 15. People Staff, Peoplemag, 22 Feb. 2023 See More

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“Grand opening.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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