First opened in 1927, the historic Florida Theatre is located in downtown Jacksonville, Florida, close to the St. Johns River. Here you can find a variety of entertainment that spans from ballet to opera as well as rock, jazz, contemporary pop, blues and country music performances. Recognized as one of the top theater venues in the country, this theater is listed in the National Register of Historic Places due to its history and restoration. As a landmark in the downtown area, the Florida Theatre has hosted such names as the legendary Boz Scaggs, Derek Hough, Gary Mullen, The Temptations and The Four Tops, Joe Jackson, George Lopez, Tom Jones and many others. The theater also hosts local awards, such as the SWAG awards, for student contributions to the community. Find great Florida Theatre Jacksonville seats for exciting performances at StubHub.
Where do I park at the Florida Theatre?
One of the preferred places to park while attending Florida Theatre Jacksonville performances is the Yates Parking Garage at 200 East Adams. There are more than 1600 parking spaces that are within one block of the Florida Theatre as well.
Can we find a restaurant close to the Florida Theatre?
Lovers of Mexican and Italian fare can find an eatery very close to the theater. Pizza, a steakhouse, Asian, Thai and vegetarian options are also near the venue. You'll find a choice of bars and pubs in the vicinity as well as delicious burritos and deli. Since it is the downtown Jacksonville area, there are a host of exciting options a short distance from the theater.
Are food and beverages allowed inside the theater?
Yes, at many events, food and beverages are allowed. Please be sure that you remove your trash and place it in the receptacles. There is a bar within the theater lobby for beverages as well.
I am hearing impaired. Is there some way to hear performances?
Yes, there is an assistive listening system for the hearing impaired. The necessary equipment is available from the House Manager.
Are other accessible options available at the Florida Theatre?
Yes, you can make special arrangements by informing the ticket office. They have large print programs by request, the ground floor is wheelchair accessible and there is a wheelchair accessible restroom to the right of the Entry Lobby Bar as you face the bar. The bar is to the left of the statue La Vergognosa. Disabled permit parking is available on the street.
Can I take pictures of performers in this theater?
Yes, Florida Theatre Jacksonville policy allows audio, video and photographic recording, as long as it is for personal use and not commercial gain. You must take the photo discreetly from your seat, such as with a smartphone, as professional gear is not permitted.Back to Top
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