AMC Regency Square 24 is an ever-popular multiplex theater behind the Regency Square Mall offering the latest high-tech Hollywood productions, complete with high-quality sound and pictures and stadium style seating. Tickets can be purchased in advance, either online or over the phone with a major credit card. You can then pick up your tickets at the "Will Call" desk inside. Tons of goodies are served at a number of concession stands.
128 East Forsyth Street Jacksonville, FL 32202 +1 904 355 2787
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Florida Theatre was originally designed for both stage shows and motion pictures, and is now home to concerts, dance, plays, opera and film, as well as community-sponsored events such as lectures, private parties, conferences and corporate meetings. The theatre reflects the theme of a Moorish courtyard at night, with stars overhead, balconies, and trickling fountains. The building was restored in 1983 with state of the art technical equipment and seats approximately 2,000 people. Visit their web site or call for information on upcoming events.
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.
If you have a hankering for seafood this is the place to go. Red Lobster has a wide variety of good eats for the whole family. Various appetizers, special entrees, drinks and desserts ensure a menu with something for just about anybody. Lunch and dinner menus include shrimp, soups and salads, seafood platters, chicken, steak, and pasta. For calorie-counters, choose from the LightHouse Menu, which highlights dishes that won't cause you to tip the scales. A Kid's Menu is available with fine fare for the little ones like chicken fingers and mac & cheese. Be sure to save room for a scrumptious dessert. Gift Cards are available as a great gift for the seafood lover.
845 University Boulevard North Jacksonville, FL 32211 +1 904 743 1845
Put on your dancing shoes and head to Plush for a rocking evening. Chill with a cocktail at one of the many bars or jiggy the night away on the spacious dance floor. Tunes of techno, hip-hop and R&B keep the night alive at this multi-level night club. Dance enthusiasts can even enroll for the club's Latin dance classes. Hurry and call for details.
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