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Fox Performing Arts Center

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Address: 3801 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501
Phone Number: 951-779-9804
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Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Not a bad seat in the house

Great hidden venue. Parking can be an issue if you arrive close to showtime. Go early and have dinner at a variety of restaurants downtown like Mario's or the Mission Inn. If... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Riverside, California
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Riverside, California
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hidden venue. Parking can be an issue if you arrive close to showtime. Go early and have dinner at a variety of restaurants downtown like Mario's or the Mission Inn. If you are looking for a lower price point there is Lake Alice, Mezcal and many others. The theatre is cozy, seats are cushy, they serve alcohol inside. A... More 

Thank Shadbax
Santa Ana, California
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222 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

We had never been to this venue before but we will be back. Small and personal I really like the old building and closeness of this venue! Good sound huge bar area, restrooms clean everyone friendly!

Thank Tina B
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Went to see Cheap Trick recently there. This theatre underwent renovations and is very nice and clean inside. Not sure it has any Art Deco theme though. The staff are very nice.My complaints are with the seats and sound quality. The seats were narrow and if you are not very thin, you will be overlapping shoulders, etc onto the next... More 

Thank ballerina501
Riverside, California
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

The restored theater is so delightful! There is a bar on the 2nd floor and the shows are wonderful. We have needed a performing arts theater for a long time! so glad to have this one where Colbie Callie, Anjelah Johnson, and Teery Fator have all been.

Thank almahaffey
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is a show that my wife and I have seen a couple of times and love it. The venue is perfect for viewing this type of one man show. The facility has been modernized very well and is an enjoyable night out with many local before and after options nearby

Thank kenneths197
Riverside, California
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

It's nice to have a venue so close to home. They have a nice assortment of shows and entertainment to please all crowds. Parking is easy. The one downside is that if you are there for a good old rock and roll concert, dancing is a no-no :-(. Come on people! Let's get with it and sell some of those... More 

Thank John E
Riverside, California
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127 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

This theatre was 100% renovated so it is as if you step back in time when you go here. Fantastic design inside and out. Gone With The Wind opened here many years ago. The atmosphere is casual when you go to see an event. One block away is the Mission Inn and many downtown restaurants. Plenty of local parking lots.

Thank Huskerlaw
Corona, California
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153 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I recently saw Benise here and had seats in the balcony. The view was good and doubt there was a bad seat in the house. I previously saw Nutcracker here I believe. Have been here a few times for concerts/plays. Love the venue.

Thank 1LadyKathy
Riverside, California
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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

We are fortunate enough to live within walking distance of Fox, but even before we moved to Riverside, we'd drive an hour and a half r/t to catch a performance! We've seen comedy shows (Margaret Cho), concerts (Stephen Stills, Natalie Cole), and even smash musicals (Les Miserables), and we've never been disappointed. The acoustics are great, the stage is ample,... More 

Thank Lissannie
Riverside, California
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42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

My family and I have lived in Riverside for over30 years, one of the best changes I've seen is the renovation of the Fox theater. From a adult movie theater back to it's former glory. Since the renovation weve enjoyed some top tier talent and entertainment. And having the Fox less than 15 minutes away is very convenient. There are... More 

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