The Florida Theatre

Row 1

128 E Forsyth St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 355-2787
Theater, Concert Hall, Entertainment

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  • The Florida Theatre originally opened to the public in 1927 as Jacksonvilles 15th largest movie theatre. 1956 Elvis Presley played one if his first headlining concerts on an indoor stage here.
  • "The balcony is for lovers."
  • The Florida Theatre opened in 1927 and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
  • The Balcony is the best spot in the building.
  • Wonderful venue! Highly recommend ESP if grace potter in town!
  • Great nostalgic venue
  • I attended an event here last December (2014). Beautiful nostalgic venue with architectural details so intriguing that I found myself photographing the interior. Loved it! Very intimate setting..
  • The Jewel of downtown Jax!!!!
  • Free wifi :)
  • You are at one of Floridas Top 100 buildings. To vote the Florida Theatre Building as the number one building in Florida visit Voting is open from March 5 - April 9, 2012.
  • Great Venue - not a bad seat in the house!
  • Be sure to catch one of the Summer Movie Classics from the balcony.
  • Check out the summer classic movies on Sundays.
  • Neat place to see concerts, plays and other events.
  • Really pretty venue for a concert but be careful w balcony seats! If the artist goes out into the crowd you can't see anything!
  • It provides a great atmosphere for concerts.
  • All seats are good, even in the very back.
  • Seriously, one of the best places to see a concert. There are no bad seats, great acoustics, very intimate.
  • Its so beautiful here!
  • Been here many times! Go with mezzanine seating if you can! Or balcony seating above it... sitting on the floor usually doesn't allow much of a view.