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A Piece of Ft. Lauderdale History But Still Has Its Purpose

Is it the most up-to-date theater space? No. Is it the most attractive venue? No. Will you see the... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2017
Phyllis C
Coconut Creek, Florida, United States
War Memorial Auditorium

Easy entrance from Hwy #1, plenty of parking. Mainly used for events, shows, and attractions. I... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2017
Coral Springs, Florida
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May 30, 2018
“many events/ expos there-”
Nov 18, 2017
“Ring of Honor was an awesome and excellent wrestling event!!!”
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

i go there with my friends to many expos and events they put on alot. it is a huge place and we really enjoy going to pet shows, home shows, job fairs they put on. it is easy to get to off sunrise blvd. and...More

Thank mrf-pompanobeach
Karen N, Marketing Specialist at War Memorial Auditorium, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We do our best to please all of our audience members with the different shows that we have at the auditorium. We are glad to see that you had attended several of the events. We are hoping to...More

Reviewed November 18, 2017

I attended the Ring of Honor wrestling event on November 11, 2017. The Ring of Honor Honor was awesome and exceptional. The event lasted from seven to eleven p.m. I saw Kenny Omega and Cody Rhodes wrestle. The War Memorial is accessible for people with...More

Thank Marjorie A
Karen N, Marketing Specialist at War Memorial Auditorium, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2017

Hello Marjorie! Thank you so much for your review! Ring of Honor has been coming to the WMA for several years and I would have to say that I think this was one of the best events they have done. I appreciate that you mentioned...More

Reviewed July 20, 2017

Is it the most up-to-date theater space? No. Is it the most attractive venue? No. Will you see the latest headliners there? No. However, you will still see a great show or can have a good conference or can hold a nice event there. It's...More

1  Thank Phyllis C
Management response:Responded July 24, 2017

Hello Phyllis! You painted the perfect picture of our auditorium! In its day, it was the place to see and be seen. This is where the Florida Grand Opera began its journey; so that tells people how long we have been around. Our first renovation...More

Reviewed April 10, 2017

Old and out dated, and located in the middle of a gay park. This is not where you want to be after dark.More

Thank Cme Y
Management response:Responded April 14, 2017

Yes, we are old and outdated. We were built in 1950. However, we are under some renovations. I don't understand what you refer to our location as being a gay park. The auditorium is dedicated to the veterans that served our country. We have a...More

Reviewed January 15, 2017

Easy entrance from Hwy #1, plenty of parking. Mainly used for events, shows, and attractions. I have attended many over the years. Restroom and concession spaces, also very nice outside landscaped space.

1  Thank 387indy
Management response:Responded January 17, 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We are happy to hear that you have attended many of our events. We hope you come back for many more years!

Reviewed December 31, 2016

Recent took our students there for a field trip. I was impressed that the auditorium is still well cared for and clean. Not many venue are hosted there as many prefer the direct downtown area. War Memorial is a classic that still provides a great...More

Thank Dedrie F
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Building is tired needs a remodeling project. Parking was suppose to be free but there was a $6.00 a car charge. Lines were very long to park. While the do have handicap help its a problem to get to the show room floor due to...More

Thank Hialeah73
Management response:Responded December 5, 2016

Thank you for pointing out that we are in need of a remodeling project as that is just what is going on right now. The first phase of our remodeling project is a rebuild of a new seating structure. There will be more remodeling improvements...More

Reviewed October 22, 2016

I Love this place! The historic War Memorial Auditorium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, just North of Broward Boulevard on Federal Highway, So easy to get to, easy parking and/or valet and what a great and varied event filled Auditorium. A Jewel in the crown the...More

Thank JesRedFTL123
Management response:Responded October 24, 2016

We are so happy that you love our auditorium as much as we do! Thank you very much for the outstanding review! We appreciate you for being our voice and please keep spreading the word. We are in the middle of our first face-lift; which...More

Reviewed July 27, 2016

i always attend at least three times a year this time we went to the craft show, the people were helpful and fun to interact both customers and booth operators

Thank jrios4444
Management response:Responded August 8, 2016

Thank you so much for your review! The Buckler's Craft Fair has always been a favorite!

Reviewed July 18, 2016

This is a cavernous building conveniently located off Federal Highway north of Broward in Fort Lauderdale. Ample parking is available, usually at a charge-I guess they ened the revenue. There have been many shows here, usually well attended and laid out.

Thank Larry R
Management response:Responded August 8, 2016

Thank you for your review.

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