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Quaint theatre

We drove to Grand Junction for a show at the Avalon Theatre. It did not disappoint. It is a quaint... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
Denver, Colorado
via mobile
Great venue!

The Avalon is a recently refurbished theatre right downtown. It's a cozy venue with great acoustics... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2017
Fruita, Colorado
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May 5, 2018
“Quaint theatre”
Dec 1, 2017
“Great venue!”
The Avalon Theatre was and still is one of Western Colorado's largest performing arts halls. Founded in 1923 by local publishing giant Walter Walker, the Avalon saw a 9.65 million dollar renovation in 2014. The Avalon has public events that include...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
645 Main St, Grand Junction, CO 81501-2707
+1 970-263-5700
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We drove to Grand Junction for a show at the Avalon Theatre. It did not disappoint. It is a quaint theatre & has a nice atmosphere. The location of the bathrooms was a bit odd (basement), but otherwise it was really nice. The security took...More

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Reviewed December 1, 2017

The Avalon is a recently refurbished theatre right downtown. It's a cozy venue with great acoustics and good sight lines from almost every seat. The seats are not super comfortable, so I'd probably avoid any event longer than a few hours. We recently saw Big...More

3  Thank Loup407
Reviewed September 6, 2017

It's great to have the Avalon bring back independent / foreign films. It would be more enjoyable and save energy if they didn't have the thermostat set so low. Everyone was needing heavy sweaters to be somewhat comfortable during the film. Another issue, the police...More

Thank DVandMV
Reviewed August 3, 2017

We've attended concerts and movies, even church services years ago, at the Avalon. Not as comfortable for watching movies as the commercial theaters, yet the ambiance is far more friendly. The recent upgrades and expansion have made this venue even more versatile. Only negative is...More

Thank OldGuyWanderz
Reviewed April 26, 2017

This performing arts venue was built in the 1920s and reopened in 2014 after a massive renovation. We saw Don McLean here and it was a lovely place for a concert. It was large enough for the sound to have a great quality and small...More

1  Thank Rita B
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Recently was in for a concert. Staff was exceedingly helpful. Seating was spacious. We enjoyed our evening. Will be back!

Thank DjAnderson
Reviewed February 10, 2016

Recently remodeled beautiful venue. Movies, concerts, comedians, plays... you name it. Nice to have a glass of wine or a beer while watching a movie as well! Tuesday night Dinner and a Movie (free entrance with proof of dinner downtown).

Thank COGJ
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Saw a movie at the Avalon. Was a good value at only $6. The sound has not extremely load as it is at many theaters. Also no previews. I like previews but they get redundant if you go to a few movies on the same...More

Thank Jennifer T
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