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The Fox Theatre

The Fox Theatre

Theater and General Entertainment
Midtown, Atlanta
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  • Fodor's Travel
    Fodor's TravelDecember 7, 2015
    One of a dwindling number of vintage movie palaces in the nation, the Fox was built in 1929 in a fabulous Moorish-Egyptian style. It's crowning glory is its ceiling, complete with moving clouds. Read more
  • Laura F.
    Laura FrisbeeSeptember 29, 2013
    The staff at The Fox Theatre is world class. They are very friendly and make you feel at home. They go above and beyond to make every experience there just amazing. Keep up the great job!!
  • Karen E.
    Karen EstradaJuly 9, 2014
    Plan where you will park before going and allow extra time. If you're planning to park nearby it will be difficult to move at the traffic lights when all the people are walking to the theater too.
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Ritz-CarltonFebruary 16, 2016
    Plan a date night at the historic Fox Theatre. Ask Concierge to arrange a private tour for the two of you to see the inner workings of Atlanta’s favorite venues.
  • Mick H.
    Mick H.December 29, 2012
    The Fox Theatre tour is pretty interesting. If you like the building, be sure to take the tour.
  • Alda B.
    Alda Blakeney WrightFebruary 11, 2016
    This is a beautiful venue & there is not a bad seat in the house.
  • Seasons 52
    Seasons 52July 26, 2013
    At this historic venue, there is never a bad seat in the house and the staff is always incredibly friendly. Try booking tickets through the Fox box office to save on online fees.
  • Hotel Indigo
    Hotel IndigoApril 24, 2013
    No matter what you love, there’s a performance at this beloved landmark. After the show, stop by our hotel’s café to see framed photos of the graffiti from the walls of the theatre’s projection room. Read more
  • David M.
    David MillerDecember 11, 2015
    Who doesn't love to invest energy in this superb facility? One tip for summer film celebration goers: No compelling reason to purchase tickets ahead of time. You will pay $4 overhead for open seating,
  • kerry t.
    kerry terryDecember 27, 2013
    One of the must sees in Atlanta. The best venue for special dates or watching treasured movies during certain times of the year
  • TJ
    TJApril 28, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Nice theatre I must admit. I saw the Opera Play here and Some French Comedy as well. Both times I really enjoyed myself. Great staple in Atlanta.
  • Steve M.
    Steve MokJanuary 30, 2014
    Their weather policy puts their bottomline ahead of the guests' safety. Cancelling 1 hour before the show during Snow Jam 2014, after saying show will go on, NO refund all day. Friend got in accident
  • Atlanta
    AtlantaAugust 16, 2010
    This opulent historic landmark presents shows by Broadway in Atlanta & Theater of the Stars, as well as a Summer Movie series. The Atlanta Ballet performs its holiday season fave “The Nutcracker.” Read more
  • Britt A.
    Britt ArgoJuly 28, 2013
    Don't forget to check out the very ornate women's bathroom lounges on the 2nd floor and basement levels. Gorgeous antique pieces.
  • Paula M.
    Paula MadeiraJune 19, 2017
    So so amazing!!! The inside is extremely beautiful and to watch a play here is something else, I highly recommend it!
  • David E.
    David EsquireJanuary 23, 2014
    Be sure to give yourself extra time to enjoy the majestic architecture of the Fox Theatre. It's totally incredible!
  • Atlanta
    AtlantaJanuary 26, 2012
    The Fox Theatre has been an Atlanta landmark since 1929. Its opulent auditorium is designed to mimic an Arabian courtyard, complete with 96 embedded crystal "stars."
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Ritz-CarltonDecember 12, 2016
    Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with a special showing of The Nutcracker at The Fox Theater through December 24. Arrange a private tour of the theater to see behind the scenes.
  • Atlanta
    AtlantaNovember 13, 2012
    Opened in 1929 as a lavish movie theater, the Fabulous Fox hosts a variety of cultural and artistic events, as well as a summer film series.
  • Shawn
    ShawnNovember 15, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Use Ticketmaster's new "choose your seats" option and opt for THE AISLE SEAT! Especially if you're a big girl. It can get sort of cramped and hot in there.
  • Monique
    MoniqueMarch 19, 2012
    Always always always buy the parking pass when you get your tickets. It will save you from spending a crazy amount when you get there and parking far away.
  • Wes
    WesOctober 28, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Take a tour, see a play, attend a concert, have an event, any reason to go to the Fox is a good one! A true Atlanta treasure!
  • Tamela
    TamelaMay 19, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    SPECTACULARLY FABULOUS VENUE. A graceful and splendid Grande Dame, capture every moment possible here. Theater, Ballet, Cincerts, Mivues...wherever. It's perfect here.
  • Meghana B.
    Meghana BendreJune 23, 2012
    Beautiful theatre. Take the time to just look around before a show. Make sure to walk towards the stage and look up.
  • MARTAGuide.com
    MARTAGuide.comMarch 8, 2014
    There is a "Fox Theatre" exit off the train platform at the North Avenue station. It provides more shelter in bad weather and is a pleasant walking experience via 3rd Street. Read more
  • Tamela
    TamelaApril 27, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Sit in the upper balcony for Phantom. He runs right in front of you. Sit on the front 4 rows for snow during the Nutcracker Ballet. Visit the summer theater series for the organ rising from the floor.
  • Scoutmob
    ScoutmobNovember 29, 2011
    The Lynyrd Skynyrd album 'One More From The Road' was recorded at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in July of 1976. It was recorded as an effort to help save the Fox. Looks like it was a success.
  • officialfye
    officialfyeJanuary 19, 2011
    Are you a Rock of Ages fan? Now that you’ve checked into The Fox Theatre, be sure to stop by your local f.y.e and check-in to save $2 on the Rock of Ages soundtrack ($7.99 after discount!) And if you
  • Rusty S.
    Rusty ShelbyDecember 19, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Always a fantastic place to see a show... Be it broadway or a concert... You're not an Atlantan until you've been.
  • HISTORY
    HISTORYApril 19, 2010
    The theatre opened on December 25, 1929, just two months after the stock market crash. The Fox hosted the premiere of Walt Disney's Song of the South in 1946. Disney himself introduced the picture.
  • Laura N.
    Laura NolteJune 3, 2012
    Highly recommend a prw theater meal at Baronda. Try the Arugula Salad and the Margarita Pizza.
  • Debbie
    DebbieJune 5, 2010
    Who doesn't love to spend time in this magnificent facility? One tip for summer film festival goers: No need to buy tickets in advance. You will pay $4 overhead for open seating, so just buy your tick
  • Team Epic
    Team EpicAugust 24, 2011
    Check out a movie or a show at The Fox Theatre. The inside is mesmerizing and any seat is a good seat.
  • Atlanta Meetings
    Atlanta MeetingsJuly 29, 2013
    Designed in the late 1920s, The Fox Theatre presents shows by Broadway in Atlanta and Theater of the Stars, as well as a summer movie series.
  • Paige T.
    Paige ToddDecember 13, 2013
    You can skip the lines and get 15% off limited edition Atlanta Ballet Nutcracker merchandise right from your phone! atlballet.expapp.com http://instagram.com/p/h4GyLHyc5P/
  • Ticket Alternative
    Ticket AlternativeSeptember 7, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Tickets for the Fox Theatre can be purchased through Ticket Alternative at 15 metro-Atlanta locations including Whole Foods Market, Criminal Records, Decatur CD, Fantasyland Records and CD Warehouse.
  • Dwayne K.
    Dwayne KilbourneDecember 24, 2012
    Looking for a close restaurant before a show? Publik Draft House is right next door (with free WiFi) Read more
  • Carrie B.
    Carrie BurnsFebruary 6, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    There's a small hospital on the ground floor that few get to see, but special tours can peek inside!
  • Cliff S.
    Cliff SmithMarch 23, 2016
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  • Andrea P.
    Andrea PendletonSeptember 17, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Arrive early so you won't miss any of the show. The Fox also has the most efficient women's bathroom in town!
  • Phil B.
    Phil BSeptember 8, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The lot beside the theatre charges $20 for special events. There's a lot around the corner that charges $6.
  • Keith C.
    Keith ConverseJune 6, 2015
    There is no bad seat at The Fox. Great for concerts and musicals.
  • Amy F.
    Amy FAugust 17, 2014
    Historic and positively breathtaking! My favorite theatre anywhere!!!
  • Shanda C.
    Shanda ColemanFebruary 17, 2013
    Alvin Ailey Dance Theater absolutely beautiful, graceful and elegant! A must see!
  • Dwayne K.
    Dwayne KilbourneDecember 24, 2012
    Found great parking right at Ponce De Leon (just south of venue) - you can't beat close event parking for $15
  • Lu B.
    Lu B.May 23, 2014
    pre-paid Parking when buying your Theater tickets is a smart move #DoIt
  • Frank P.
    Frank PigeonJuly 14, 2016
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  • Tucker W.
    Tucker WarnerApril 21, 2017
    Always great to visit the best theatre in Atlanta! Great shows and great service.
  • Nic W.
    Nic WillisMay 9, 2010
    Arrive up to an hour before and make sure to use the bathroom 30 mins before the show is scheduled to start! The women's bathroom lines are insane!
  • Allison K.
    Allison KasicSeptember 13, 2016
    The design inside is crazy in a good way.
  • Michele P.
    Michele PMay 30, 2011
    Go to Meehan's Public House Downtown before or after the show. It's just a walk away and the drinks are delicious! Cheers!
  • Karina K.
    Karina KerrMarch 9, 2015
    Gorgeous venue! Just make sure to allow plenty of time for parking
  • Scoutmob
    ScoutmobNovember 28, 2011
    "The Cockroaches" tix were released to a line at the box office for a just-announced Rolling Stones concert. The Stones ended up playing to a confused crowd of 4,000 on their "Some Girls" tour in '78
  • Eloise L.
    Eloise LamonsNovember 29, 2012
    Beauty and the Beast was WONDERFUL and even better than expected..excellent performance!
  • Kimberly K.
    Kimberly KrautterFebruary 28, 2015
    Check out the magnificent dragon on the proscenium! Time for WICKED! So excited. To be the guest of Corby and Heather.
  • Queena K.
    Queena KouOctober 17, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Broadway in Atlanta season tickets. Totally worth it if you're a theater geek.
  • KC S.
    KC SandersAugust 15, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    An hour before almost every show there is an organ concert on the historic Moller organ. If you stand up front by the rail, you can give requests.
  • Scoutmob
    ScoutmobNovember 29, 2011
    Up on the starry ceiling-sky of the Fox Theatre, one of those shiny little lights is actually made from a Coke bottle.
  • Reserve123.com
    Reserve123.comNovember 23, 2012
    Mary Mac's is right around the corner. Stop by before/after the show for a great, southern meal.
  • Jake H.
    Jake HinkoferAugust 23, 2015
    Beautiful theater, enjoy my experience every time.
  • Occupy My Family A.
    Occupy My Family AtlantaDecember 18, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Ask about taking a tour when there's not a performance going on! It's fun for Atlanta visitors and residents!
  • Pinnacle Promotions
    Pinnacle PromotionsApril 21, 2011
    Great acts from around the world love to play the Fox – throw on your favorite promotional concert tee and take in a show!
  • Oakland Cemetery
    Oakland CemeteryDecember 4, 2010
    In 1974, Mayor Marynard Jackson (OC resident) refused to sign the paperwork needed to demolish the Fox and on July 10th of that year held the first "Save the Fox" meeting at Herren's restaurant. Read more
  • christy d.
    christy drawdyJuly 25, 2017
    Using metal detector now.No guns mace or knives... disagree w/ no mace especially as a woman walking in Atlanta.homeless people walk right up to you after a show, so be alert. They should stop this.
  • Cam
    CamJuly 15, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    If u get limited view seats, go with 0-10, beyond that u will really miss out on parts of the show
  • Plez J.
    Plez JoynerDecember 24, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The Atlanta Ballet Orchestra is superb! Get tickets close enough to view the orchestra at work.
  • ARaul A.
    ARaul ArevirApril 25, 2013
    Wow! What a beautiful theatre. Amazing!
  • Alicia U.
    Alicia UchenduMarch 6, 2013
    Don't park in the lot beside the theatre it's so narrow!
  • Lauren B.
    Lauren BergerAugust 24, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Awesome venue! Recommend sitting in the louge - great views.
  • RockinRealtor
    RockinRealtorMay 7, 2016
    Great Venue for a concert!
  • Jillian S.
    Jillian StanfordOctober 30, 2015
    Beautiful historic theater....I love the smell of this place!
  • The Fox Theatre
    The Fox TheatreMarch 7, 2011
    Ever wonder what is acceptable and what is not when attending the theatre? Check out our ettiquette post; http://www.foxtheatre.org/TheatreEtiquette.aspx
  • Rosemary
    RosemaryDecember 21, 2011
    One of the most amazingly beautiful theaters. I could look at the stars all night...
  • Melissa B.
    Melissa BroadersMay 5, 2013
    Beautiful building! Must see of Atlanta
  • Scoutmob
    ScoutmobNovember 28, 2011
    The Fox Theatre has the second largest theatre organ in the nation.
  • Sundeep R.
    Sundeep R.May 4, 2014
    Make sure to get an aisle seat for easy bathroom access
  • Tina L.
    Tina LutzAugust 22, 2014
    Michael McDonald and TOTO concert! With Debbie and Danny Lance, Drew Hardin, Tommy Hale, and Dana Harding.
  • 97.1 The River
    97.1 The RiverJuly 12, 2013
    The Rolling Stones played here for a small crowd in October 1979.
  • A Y.
    A YoungSeptember 19, 2011
    Make sure to sit center-ish. Otherwise you may not be able to see parts of the show.
  • Alex G.
    Alex GrismerSeptember 30, 2015
    Beautiful inside, really gorgeous!
  • KC S.
    KC SandersAugust 15, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    There's a great collector's edition coffeetable book about the Fox, its history and design for sale at the gift kiosks.
  • Ashley K.
    Ashley KeyesOctober 18, 2015
    Don't park in red lot, horrible getting out of. Buy a parking pass online much cheaper than paying onsite.
  • Brian W.
    Brian WDecember 23, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Support Atlanta Ballet! www.atlantaballet.com. Follow us on Twitter @AtlantaBallet, & Facebook!
  • Woody W.
    Woody WommackDecember 22, 2014
    The popcorn is pre-made and stale. Skip it and save the 💰💰
  • The Fox Theatre
    The Fox TheatreFebruary 17, 2012
    Please note that Alvin Ailey does not allow late seating. Late arrivals will be held out of the show until an intermission.
  • Doreen C.
    Doreen Carter, M.B.A.February 16, 2013
    Purchase tickets at the box office if you are local.
  • Kristi S.
    Kristi SimsMay 5, 2013
    Red parking is close but underground and small spots!
  • Newstalk WSB
    Newstalk WSBJanuary 13, 2013
    Neal, Belinda, Cristina and Monica Pearson
  • Cheryl D.
    Cheryl DossJuly 24, 2010
    A historical treasure in the city of Atlanta. Definitely the place to see the shows...
  • Cellucor
    CellucorJanuary 12, 2013
    You haven't seen a performance until you've went to the FOX!
  • Elizabeth B.
    Elizabeth BowmanNovember 25, 2015
    Loved seeing Bernie Sanders!!! #feelthebern
  • Chad G.
    Chad GilbertOctober 26, 2014
    Time to see the Phantom of the Opera.
  • Cheryl L.
    Cheryl LindstromJanuary 7, 2015
    The musicals are great.
  • The Fox Theatre
    The Fox TheatreJune 9, 2014
    Fox Theatre Tours are now available at www.foxtheatre.org or by calling 855-285-8466. Read more
  • Johanna N.
    Johanna N.October 30, 2011
    The ladies room has seating I have no problem heading to for breastfeeding.
  • Daniela V.
    Daniela VickNovember 1, 2014
    Amazing ! Love this place
  • SANDY P.
    SANDY POODecember 21, 2015
    The Nutcracker was awesome!!
  • Craig R.
    Craig RDecember 2, 2014
    Take a tour to see how big this place really is.
  • Jeff M.
    Jeff McGintyOctober 10, 2013
    Sarah Brightman was nothing short of Mesmorizing
  • Elena F.
    Elena FitzgeraldDecember 22, 2014
    The nutcracker performance!!!
  • Newstalk WSB
    Newstalk WSBJanuary 12, 2013
    We're waiting for you!
  • Talynn H.
    Talynn HardyDecember 18, 2015
    Dance, concerts and events
  • Teresita M.
    Teresita MFebruary 26, 2017
    Theater should be updated for modern times. Ladies bathroom is a joke - 8 toilets for probably 3,000 ladies and they didn't care about two of them being out of order...
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  • Theretha G.
    Theretha GilbertNovember 30, 2013
    Historic beauty !!!
  • Dan A.
    Dan AntonSeptember 16, 2017
    Great Job. Thanks.
  • Lewis J.
    Lewis JamesFebruary 4, 2015
    Great productions
  • Jeremy W.
    Jeremy WilliamsFebruary 1, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Great first act of Memphis.
  • Trey K.
    Trey KennedyOctober 8, 2010
    Coming here with a hot chick makes it even better.
  • Kubilay C.
    Kubilay CirrikApril 12, 2015
    Great venue!
  • Nhóc B.
    Nhóc BuồnMay 29, 2014
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  • Zeke W.
    Zeke WatersAugust 17, 2014
    Awesome venue
  • Caroline D.
    Caroline DunnJuly 4, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Buy tickets directly from the box office to avoid paying Ticketmaster fees. For a $45 ticket to a musical, I would have paid over $60 on Ticketmaster.com.
  • A RaeNee J.
    A RaeNee JemisonApril 19, 2016
    A most intimate venue. #Prince😍
  • Christine S.
    Christine SazinNovember 2, 2014
    Great seats
  • Ceasar A.
    Ceasar AllenDecember 7, 2012
    Go see the Nut Cracker
  • j C.
    j CJanuary 15, 2011
    Free popcorn for children.... Real children, not those who act like them
  • Tracie-Ruth K.
    Tracie-Ruth KrieteNovember 9, 2010
    Massive Attack & Thievery Corporation were amazing!
  • Ron I.
    Ron ItsonJanuary 28, 2015
    Saw sam Smith concert on 01/09/2015.
  • Jennifer E.
    Jennifer EvansOctober 8, 2010
    Beautiful venue... A great place to be... :-)
  • Audrey
    AudreyMay 14, 2010
    One of the most beautiful theaters I've ever seen.
  • Lisa C.
    Lisa CFebruary 16, 2012
    Alvin Ailey Dance Company!
  • Scott T.
    Scott ThomasSeptember 25, 2011
    Expensive wine. Bottle at store is 9.00. Glass 9:30. Now that is margin!
  • Tiffany S.
    Tiffany SimsNovember 11, 2013
    popular on fridays
  • The Fox Theatre
    The Fox TheatreFebruary 11, 2011
    There are no ticket fees at the Fox Theatre Ticket Office.
  • Jorge D.
    Jorge De La NuezSeptember 26, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Look up and watch the clouds move !!
  • T S.
    T StevieDecember 18, 2015
    WWP Winter Ball!!!
  • Shea J.
    Shea JonesOctober 17, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Came to see if I can pick up my tickets.
  • D'Ette B.
    D'Ette BrosiusOctober 21, 2010
    Allow 45 minutes to pick up your checked camera after the show - ridiculous
  • Lakeith L.
    Lakeith LewisOctober 18, 2014
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  • ShoeHefner
    ShoeHefnerMarch 23, 2011
    I feel like a grown up everytime I'm here...
  • The Fox Theatre
    The Fox TheatreMarch 3, 2011
    Some tips for attending the theatre. Read more
  • michelle m.
    michelle morelandAugust 13, 2010
    Cats was Awesome!
  • Joseph Berney
    Joseph BerneyJanuary 22, 2011
    Blue man group
  • Jennifer H.
    Jennifer H.April 22, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Get married at the Fabulous Fox!
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    muito bom legal
  • Hiroshi U.
    Hiroshi UedaJune 16, 2012
    North Avenue 駅から北東すぐです。
  • Benjie B.
    Benjie Bautista JrSeptember 28, 2014
    Watching Mamma Mia. ! 👍 😝 😀
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