Cool things to know about the Fonda Theatre

Cool things to know about the Fonda Theatre

The Fonda Theatre is a historic Hollywood venue built in the 1920s and was formerly known as the Music Box and the Henry Fonda Theatre. One of Hollywood’s first legitimate theatres, it has now been restored to its original splendor.

While it is known primarily as a concert and theatre venue, the Fonda Theatre is also architecturally significant—it’s built in the unique Spanish Colonial Revival Style.

The Fonda has a capacity of 1,200, which makes it both vibrant and intimate.

Famous musical acts that have played at the Fonda Theatre include:

  • The Rolling Stones
  • Pearl Jam
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Black Eyed Peas
  • Katy Perry
  • Radiohead
  • Stevie Wonder

What should you wear to the Fonda Theatre?

The Fonda Theatre does not require a specific dress code.

How does the Fonda theatre seating work?

The Fonda Theatre is a general admission venue. Seating is available on the balcony. However, it is first come, first serve. You are not guaranteed a seat if you purchase a balcony ticket. The main floor is a standing room only. Look for signs directing you to the balcony or the main floor.

How much is the parking at the Fonda Theatre?

Parking in secure nearby garages can cost between $8-$15.

The Fonda Theatre has no on-site public parking, so you will likely have to park on surrounding streets or use their third-party parking app. We recommend opting for a safe, indoor Fonda Theatre parking garage instead of risking your car on the street.

The Fonda Theatre is located in Hollywood, CA, on historic Hollywood Blvd. Just a few 14 minutes’ walk from our motel.

The Fonda Theatre encourages patrons to walk, carpool, or take public transportation to the venue to reduce environmental impact.

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