We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

Is this your business?
800 Bagby St, Suite 300, Houston, TX 77002-2531
+1 713-315-2400
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Nice Theatre Venue

The Hobby Theatre is a nice atmosphere and theatre in which to attend almost any show. The seating... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jswflights
,
Houston, Texas
via mobile
A Truly Magnificient Venue!

My wife and I went to see "The Lion King" at Houston's Hobby Center. This place in my opinion is a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Andy T T
,
Dickinson, Texas
Read all 282 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“great venue” (30 reviews)
“the lion king” (14 reviews)
“jersey boys” (10 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
LOCATION
800 Bagby St, Suite 300, Houston, TX 77002-2531
Downtown
CONTACT
Website
+1 713-315-2400
Write a Review
Reviews (282)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 276 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Hobby Theatre is a nice atmosphere and theatre in which to attend almost any show. The seating is comfortable and the staff are helpful. There are concessions offered at stand last cations (these lines can get backed up a bit, so plan accordingly--similarly with...More

Thank jswflights
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went to see "The Lion King" at Houston's Hobby Center. This place in my opinion is a true "world class venue". The seating is awesome.(NOTE: even if you don't have front row seating, you still have a great view". My wife...More

Thank Andy T T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful show.. We had box seats #8 seats 1&2.. They do advertise that it is an obstructed view.. Anything on right off stage couldn't see.. But still good seats.. We didn't have anyone in front of us where we couldn't see.. I won't buy box...More

Thank MichelleJeff101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ave always enjoyed the shows here but the review is about the physical facility . The parking is still a huge issue, valet is still slow and the multi million dollar renovation to the exterior seems to have done little to improve the place...More

Thank Charles V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Hobby Center in Houston is a beautiful venue where every seat is a great one! The parking is attached to the theater & there's also valet parking available. There are ushers to assist you in finding your seats & excellent food and refreshments in...More

Thank mgwelsh61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent show! Amazing singing! Complimentary valet for Lexus drivers. This is a MUST SEE for everyone.

Thank kelley4110
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Watched the lion king here and it was good. Did valet parking, it was a bit expensive at $25 but it was raining. Ate at Artista and food was good, i ve had better but this was good. Food available for purchase. Intermission f&b close...More

Thank TX0810
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Valet parking out front is $25 (complimentary for Lexus drivers). Dropping off is always very quick, but it takes a while after the show is over to pick up. Snacks and drinks are pricey inside, but they are available on each level's lobby. Each level...More

Thank StephOliver17
Reviewed July 15, 2017

We went to see the Lion King at the Hobby a week ago and had a very good experience as a family. The show is one of my favorites and the theater was well suited for the experience. We sat on the mezzanine and we...More

1  Thank LPS789
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Watched the Lion King with my family. Help around every corner. Comfortable seats and the theater was plenty cool. Didn't look like there was a bad seat anywhere in the building. We were Middle of Row G and thought they were perfect. Not too close...More

Thank atlgeo16
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Aquarium Restaurant
409 reviews
.22 miles away
The Blue Fish Bayou Place
136 reviews
.19 miles away
Hard Rock Cafe
271 reviews
.15 miles away
Artista Restaurant
118 reviews
.01 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Alley Theatre
226 reviews
.23 miles away
Downtown Aquarium
1,945 reviews
.21 miles away
Houston Symphony
170 reviews
.23 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Terri Y
July 3, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from LSims1 | Reviewed this property |
Tickets in the Mezzanine are reasonably priced and still provide a great show experience. Take your binoculars to see the costume and set details.
1
Vote
Cassandra E
April 19, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Robert2861 | Reviewed this property |
All front railings are minimal
0
Votes
juan G
July 13, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Summers6216 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice that the seats were removable. The seats aren't very comfortable but thank goodness for intermission. 😁
0
Votes