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The Florida Theatre

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Beautiful, outstanding theatre

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

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TeddyS47
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Alma, Georgia
Beautiful theater, Every seats a good view.

This was our second time here, saw Lewis Black about 4 years ago. We would've gone back sooner but... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
PattiDiLouie
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Ocala, Florida
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Reviewed today

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

Thank TeddyS47
Reviewed 27 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

Thank PattiDiLouie
Reviewed 7 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

Thank Tom P
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

Thank elshrinko1
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The theater is beautiful! The seating is horrible!!! The seats are old old old theater seating that will comfortable hold a small child. No adult small, medium, large, or xlarge could sit comfortably in the seats for a 2-3 hour show. Many people got up...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Went there several times to see different things. Have to walk from parking garage about a block away, but the venue is stunning! Very well preserved and restored! Seating is comfortable and staff is always friendly and helpful! Also, make sure you bring a jacket...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

What a great venue! We were there for the Little River Band/Pablo Cruise. Not a bad seat in the house. Most folks seem to know each other and there’s lots of conversation and hugs, between aisles. Makes you feel comfortable. Wonderful old theater that’s been...More

Thank NCK-Rock
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

What a fun family performance. The Florida Theater is lovely. Do note that there aren’t any restaurants within walking distance open on Sunday. We had hoped to grab a bite before the show. Great time!

Thank WendiWindBlows
Reviewed 2 March 2018

The Florida theatre has 1900 seats, a huge theatre and unless you're in the first front rows center you'll feel left out. In addition they are quite happy to allow both video and audio taping. This results in a constant barrage of cell phones pictures...More

Thank line10
Reviewed 27 February 2018

This theatre venue is refreshing. There's really no bad seat in the house and it's small enough for the performers to have an intimate connection with the audience (and visa versa). There is an open bar in the lobby and ample restrooms. The location in...More

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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.
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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
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