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The Florida Theatre

128 E Forsyth St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-3366
+1 904-355-5661
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Great place to see a concert

Great view and sound even from back of orchestra level. The only drawback being far back is that a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James W
Great Venue Broadway shows

This is a awesome venue for the Broadway Series shows. Just saw Lion King on Friday night and it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Duane H
St. Augustine, Florida
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“great acoustics” (11 reviews)
“great venue” (19 reviews)
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128 E Forsyth St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-3366
+1 904-355-5661
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view and sound even from back of orchestra level. The only drawback being far back is that a lot of people in Jacksonville seem to go to a concert more for the bar and restrooms than the concert, so people walking around and coming...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a awesome venue for the Broadway Series shows. Just saw Lion King on Friday night and it was Great. Theater just right for floor interaction with the characters. Not a bad seat in the house and sound is very good too. Concerts that...More

Thank Duane H
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We are friends of the Florida Theatre and attend as many concerts as possible. Great seating, great acoustics and friendly staff. You will de searched so leave your shooting irons and knives in your vehicle. Good parking too. For 10 dollars. Kansas rocked the house...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Me, my mom and my sister went to see a Sabrina Carpenter show at the Florida Theater. The venue was beautiful and the seats were amazing! We were seated on the second row of the balcony. The staff was nice and helpful and the show...More

2  Thank TheHufflepuffBadger
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We saw Ben Harper play here from the center front balcony seats on Cinco de Mayo this year and while the show was amazing and the acoustics were just right, we had a roudy drunk group of concertgoers next to us that clearly were not...More

Thank KosherPig
Reviewed 24 April 2017

There's a lot to like about this venue. Convenient downtown location near two bridges, ample parking, charming decor in and out. It's an old structure kept in pretty good shape with an art deco motif. Have been here several times, the latest was last night...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We've seen several concerts at this venue. Love this historic theater!! Great view, no matter where you sit. The staff is genuinely friendly and helpful, as well as entertaining. We take every chance possible to see concerts at the Florida Theater.

1  Thank KMCastor
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Great show the kids loved it and the theater is always a historic wonder! We all love the intricate q

Thank Mzsbach47
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The theatre is beautiful, quaint, historic, but the seats suck! They are small, worn, and very uncomfortable. The theatre was built in the early 1900s when people were smaller. They need to tear the seats out and replace with new bigger more comfortable seats. My...More

1  Thank Karl M
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I've been to the Florida Theatre several times and always enjoy it. Acoustically it's a great place to see a concert. The building is historic and is cool to explore and admire. The staff is top notch and focused on the guest experience.

2  Thank Alantravelreviewa
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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
30 November 2016|
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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