The Fox Theater Oakland, designed by the San Francisco architecture firm of Weeks and Day, is listed as a historic building on the National Register of Historic Places. The theater, a former first-run movie house, is now a 2,800-seat concert hall located on Telegraph Avenue between 18th and 19th Streets in downtown Oakland, California, hosting concerts by various recognizable artists. In 2009, after being closed for 40 years, the Fox Theater reopened as a live music venue, art school and restaurant. The $75 million restoration and bustling Uptown Oakland location made it an instant favorite among touring artists such as
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Is the Fox Theater in Oakland accessible by public transportation?
Yes, the Fox Theater is one block away from the 19th Street BART stop.
When do doors open for a show?
Times may vary depending on the specific Fox Theater show, but they typically open one hour before the start time.
Is there a coat check at the Fox Theater?
Yes, the coat check is open at all Fox Theater events, and it costs $3 per checked item. As you walk into the theater, the coat check is located upstairs to the left.
Is there on-site parking?
The Fox Theater in Oakland doesn't offer on-site parking. However, there's street parking near the venue as well as several outdoor parking lots nearby, including the Franklin Plaza Lot, which you can enter on 19th Street in between Franklin and Broadway on the left-hand side. Parking is $15 and the lot will stay open until 1:30 a.m. on show nights.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings?
There's food and drink you can purchase at every Fox Theater event, including vegetarian and vegan options served at The Den. There are also numerous restaurants near the theater, including Belly on San Pablo Avenue, Calavera on Broadway Street and Camber Restaurant & Bar on Telegraph Avenue.
Should I call a sitter, or can I bring the young ones along?
Most shows at the Fox Theater are all ages; however, if a show has age restrictions, it will be listed on the event detail page and ticket link.
Is the theater a wheelchair-friendly facility?
Accessible seating tickets are available for purchase as long as they're available. The Fox Theater has several accessible seating options available for patrons with a disability and their companions, including wheelchair-accessible seats. Patrons who need wheelchair-accessible seating should let the ticketing agent know when they purchase tickets.
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