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The Florida Theatre

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Classic Old Venue

I love the Florida Theatre. The one drawback is the limited legroom between rows. People must have... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Fernandina Beach, Florida
Pink Floyd Laser Light Show

First time visiting the Florida Theatre and couldn't have been a better time to see the Pink Floyd... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacksonville, Florida
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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128 E Forsyth St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-3366
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I love the Florida Theatre. The one drawback is the limited legroom between rows. People must have been very tiny back in the day. That's the only reason I gave it less than a 5. Strictly based upon comfort, but there's not much that can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visiting the Florida Theatre and couldn't have been a better time to see the Pink Floyd Laser Light show.. great acoustics, convenient bar and unique environment

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are less than 2000 seats in this theatre. So, when you are told "There is not a bad seat in the house." they are right on the money! Very good acoustics and visuals. I strongly advise everyone to buy your tickets directly from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SphagnumMoss
Reviewed 12 December 2018

The Florida Theater is the oldest contuinuously running theater in the US. It has been renovated during its long life and now looks like an opera house from the 19th century. Lovely colors and intricate carvings make you inevitably feel under dressed. The accounstics are...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Diana C
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Beautiful historic theater with great acoustics. Small ladies room leads to long lines at breaks, so get there before the actual intermissions if you can. It also wouldn't hurt to take your own toilet paper and paper towels since these items were not stocked in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

Beatutiful theater with great acoustics. Not a bad seat in the house and quick bar service at intermissions. Small ladies room leads to long lines at breaks, so get there before the actual intermissions if you can. Easy parking nearby, even on the street, free...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank genebilbro
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Saw Ronnie Millsap earlier, and Oct 2018 saw Lord of Dance. Well-kept beautiful old theatre. Great, enjoyable events.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TeddyS47
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This was our second time here, saw Lewis Black about 4 years ago. We would've gone back sooner but there wasn't any performers we wanted to see. We live in Ocala so it's a long drive plus we like to spend a few nights. This...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PattiDiLouie
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

During the Summer months, Classic movies are shown on Sunday afternoon. Saw "Sleepless in Seattle" with my wife and we look forward to Mrs Doubtfire next weekend. Parking spots on the street are free and concession prices are not astronomical like the 'regular' theatres. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tompV1534JZ
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The first concert I attended at the Florida Theatre was Buddy Guy, with opening act Jimmie Vaughn. What an amazing place to see a blues legend. I bought a ticket at the box office the day of the show, parked (for free) on the street,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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6 December 2017|
Response from Steven C | Reviewed this property |
My bride and I have walked from the Omni in the past with no problems. We’re in our 60’s. That’s not saying you couldn’t run into street people.
Zach K
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Response from jaxdancers | Reviewed this property |
you can't go wrong. majority of seat are clear and balcony is even better than higher level low rows