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Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center

505 West Pensacola Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301
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Ranked #36 of 41 Attractions in Tallahassee
Type: Convention Centers
Most recent review
- Mar 5, 2014
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Tallahassee, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I've been to this civic center for several graduations and a small local convention in the last few years. I normally am not too blunt when it comes to negative opinions, but to be blunt this time, this place is kind of aesthetically displeasing. The smell and sights remind me of my middle school locker room and gym. I imagine... More

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Komoka, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We were so excited to be able to attend this show, we drove several hours. Paid good $$ for our seats -seats is what we paid for, unfortunately, had 5 people in front of us (only 4 seats??) 3 of whom was over 6 ft, tall pretty hard to see if your only 5 footer... while we can appreciate people... More

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

This is a great civic center I recently saw Joe Bonamassa were I left my debt card at the bar. When we left to go to a local bar I realized I had left it there went back and the bar tender had locked it up and remembered me when I returned. My wife and I have been to two... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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125 reviews 125 reviews
47 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

I have been to two events at the civic center. A monster truck rally when i was a kid, and a circus in my adult life. Both were mediocre. Some helpful information. The floor is paved, the seats are small, everything is overpriced, the main floor is small and does not accommodate much action. Probably good for concerts and sports,... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Took my granddaughter to the circus, elephant, dogs, clowns, enjoy myself and will go back again, price of items was a little bit expensive

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Tallahassee, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

We have visited the TAL-Leon Cnty Civic Center several times for a variety of events. The home show twice and each time were disappointed with the displays, and size for what it costs to get in. Attended several events and the facility needs a major facelift...restrooms and seating. They need better lighting for visitors going up and down the steep... More

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Boca Raton
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90 reviews 90 reviews
7 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Attended the FSU Basketball "Madness" event on Parents weekend. They made it fun. Civic Center, however, needs some work.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

The last 2 concerts I attended here were exactly that: My last 2 concerts EVER at this venue! Cement floors, cement walls and a tin roof totally ruined Lyle Lovett's show and Bob Dylan's show. Crappy acoustics muddied up the performances by outstanding musicians.

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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

The last one was a Disney Live show and the layout of the area was perfect. The attendants were very helpful and it's never too cold or too hot at whatever show we attend there. Parking is plentiful, although if there is more than one event going on there, the lot will get full and then overspill has to go... More

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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95 reviews 95 reviews
12 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

I finally got to see Jimmy Buffett. To bad it was in the civic center. We sat in on of the side sections. The sound quality was horrible. You culd not understand a word. We heard other people making the same complaint. I will drive several 4 more hours next time and go to Phillips.

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