Originally named the Carter De Haven's Music Box, the Fonda Theatre is a historic concert and theater site located on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. Since its grand opening in 1926, the venue has been a central location for live music, award ceremonies, movie screenings and other events in Los Angeles. The Fonda Theatre has played host to many iconic music acts, including
. The venue underwent renovations and reopened in 2012, and it now offers visitors ultramodern audio and visual technology and lavish decor. No matter the event or performance, the Fonda Theatre provides a truly memorable experience. The best Fonda Theatre seating is available at StubHub, so get your tickets today.
What is the seating capacity?
The Fonda Theatre's seating capacity is capped at 1,350 people. Seating is typically general admission, but there are some events that require or offer reserved seating.
Can I take photos or record during the event or performance?
The Fonda Theatre prohibits the use of all cameras, including cellphones and personal stills, as well as audio and video recording devices.
Is the Fonda Theatre accessible by public transportation?
Visitors using public transportation can take the Metro Red Line to the Hollywood and Vine Station when attending Fonda Theatre events. The venue is a two-block walk from the station. There are also several bus lines that visitors can use to access the theater. More information can be found via the Metro website.
Does the venue offer on-site parking?
The Fonda Theatre does not offer guests the option for on-site parking; however, there is a parking lot directly to the right of the theater on Hollywood Boulevard and Gower Street. Depending on the event, prices to park will vary.
Can I bring in outside food and drink?
The Fonda Theatre prohibits outside food in the venue. However, empty plastic water bottles that are 18 ounces or less can be brought in and used to fill with water while you are attending an event. Attendees are welcome to purchase food at the Blue Palms Brewhouse, a craft beer bar located just beyond the lobby doors.
Do I need a sitter, or can I bring the little ones along?
All Fonda Theatre shows are family-friendly and welcome visitors of all ages unless specifically noted by the event. Visitors unsure of whether there are age restrictions for their purchased events are encouraged to contact the venue directly.
What attractions are near the Fonda Theatre?
There are several attractions near the Fonda Theatre, including the Hollywood and Highland Center, Capitol Records, the Museum of Death, the
, the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Good Times at Davey Wayne's. There are also several restaurants and bars within walking distance of the theater.