Cinemark Tinseltown is a 20-screen multiplex complete with stadium seating and high quality digital sound. The three concession areas are stocked with candy, popcorn and drinks. To wake yourself up is a steaming "cup of joe" from the full coffee bar at Studio Eats. And while the movie projector rolls away, you can enjoy the sandwiches, hot dogs and pizzas bought at the counter.
The outdoor patio at West Inn Cantina is a terrific place to enjoy mild weather and meet with clients or friends over drinks with a Latin themed-vibe and decor. Large and airy windows illuminate the dining area and a stucco veranda features outdoor seating. Decor reflects Tex-Mex influence without the gimmickry.
2032 San Marco Boulevard Jacksonville, FL 32207 +1 904 396 4425
Touted as the longest continuously running community theatre in the United States, its funky, art-deco facade of cool purples and neon lights brightens the historic San Marco district. Since 1919 Jacksonville Theatre has been engaging audiences with live plays and musicals. Today's current troupe, consisting primarily of volunteer talent, has recently performed such plays as "Once Upon a Mattress" and "Spinning into Butter".
2012 San Marco Boulevard Jacksonville, FL 32207 +1 904 398 0726
The Grotto recently hosted its grand re-opening, transforming itself from a coffee bar to a wine bar. It is now a great place to sample your favorite wines, cheeses, and light snacks. Choose from wines by the bottle or by the glass. It is a haven for customers looking for a place to unwind, meet with friends and enjoy some camaraderie.
300 Water Street Jacksonville, FL 32202 +1 904 633 6110
Overlooking the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, the Performing Arts Center reopened in 1997 following a major facelift. A beautiful structure, it is divided into a symphony hall and two theaters, surrounded by the natural beauty of the river, which can be seen through the sweeping glass walls of the main hall. The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra performs here, as well as other top musicians and performers. Call for details on upcoming events and shows.
Eclipse has one of the best old-wave nights in Jacksonville, with DJs spinning an endless assault of 80s hits. The dance floor, especially on Friday nights, becomes so packed with dancers that movement becomes limited. It draws a definite younger crowd so expect a lot of kids with backward baseball caps. The establishment occasionally opens its doors to kids under twenty-one. Drink specials vary, depending on the night.
1 UNF Drive University of North Florida Jacksonville, FL 32224 +1 904 620 1000
The Lazzara Performance Hall at the University of North Florida Fine Arts Center is a 1,000-seater hall named after Gasper and Irene Lazzara, who have contributed a larger sum towards the hall via donations. It is one of the best performance venues technically and has staged many great pieces and artists, both seasoned as well students. The hall has the best in lighting and sound equipment which brings new life to the music and dance extravaganzas performed on this stage. Do contact the center for details.
With menu items like corned-beef and cabbage, or Fish-N-Chips, Shannon's Irish Pub is as traditional an Irish pub as they come. One of the dishes that cannot be missed here however, is the Scotch Eggs. A great atmosphere and great service definitely rounds out a a great overall experience.
The Pit is a nightclub in Jacksonville that often plays host to live music events. Local bands as well as international touring bands stage their acts here. Groups like Angry Banana, Impurity and Infernal Propaganda have given some rocking performances. It is located close to the Regal Theater and is the place of choice for those looking for good live music and drinks.
233 West University Avenue Jacksonville, FL 32202 +1 800 733 2668
'The Venue' as its name suggests is a venue which hosts a number of concerts. Located in the south of Jacksonville, this place is a spot for entertainment. Come and view some of the musical performances held here, and your sure to come back for more.
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