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Paramount Theater and Convention Hall

1300 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5782
+1 732-775-3533
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Love this historic oceanfront building

The Paramount Theater and Convention Hall are housed in a beautiful historic building located right... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
destiny252
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East Haven, Connecticut
Beautiful building

The old paramount theater is quite lovely. It is need of restoration but interesting architecture... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
USCKaboom
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New York City, New York
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1300 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5782
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"nice venue"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Paramount Theater and Convention Hall are housed in a beautiful historic building located right on the Asbury Park boardwalk. There are quaint little shops inside, and some food options, too. I always carve out time for a visit to the Convention Center when I'm...More

Thank destiny252
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

The old paramount theater is quite lovely. It is need of restoration but interesting architecture. Lots of shops inside.

Thank USCKaboom
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

It was great to see the historic theatre still being used for production shows. Some of the other historic buildings along the boardwalk have fallen in disrepair. But this one was really an architectural gem. The red brick and decorative glazed ceramic tiles and designs...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Went to see 2016 Happy Together Tour. Excellent show, great acts from Spencer Davis to Flo & Eddie (The Turtles) plus Gary Puckett, Mark Lindsey, Cowsills, Chuck Negron. Just wish the Theater AC was in working order that day as it was hot, hot, hot...More

Thank Lawrence L
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

AT the end of the boardwalk is an art deco building with seemingly no purpose. Maybe at one time it had, but Asbury Park fell on hard times, so did the building. There is a movie theatre inside and some non-descript shops a candy store...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

I attended an event earlier this month here. The last time I was inside the convention center (aside from the public area adjacent to the entrance) was as a kid many decades ago. This is an odd venue in a lot of ways. It was...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

I attended the Hot Tuna concert 12/7/17. I love the classic theaters and The Paramount is a quintessential example.

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

It is a comfortable old theatre with a lot of nearby parking (we attended a December concert). The volunteer ushers are friendly and helpful. The problem is the acoustics. The sound was disappointing.

Thank Alan304
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

I've played music with my band "the Fireplaces", for The light of day festival. It was so wonderful to play drums with the only italian band into this historical place, made famous by The Boss. The theater is big and cool, imponent and familiar at...More

Thank Giovanni N
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

I saw Dream Theater there with friends and they were great and we loved the theater but... You can't help but notice that there re patches of chipped, old paint and other parts of the decorative walls are deteriorating. I'm sure it is fine for...More

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shi099
10 December 2017|
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Response from Damian A | Reviewed this property |
For the main part the walk through where shops are located at here isn’t one. Nor for the outside bar areas. However for the shows venue one is available.
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Vanessa K
9 November 2017|
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Response from Hgtravl | Reviewed this property |
Summer parking is hard and pricey. During "winter" months- you can find alot of empty "free/closed" lots. Double check tho- if a event is going on in the area, they wont be free. Love Asbury in the "not summer" months- easy... More
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Michael R
16 January 2015|
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Response from mjrfd99 | Reviewed this property |
Food /restaruants in the big open area between hall ans theater Drinks and snacks in theater last event we went to. Winter is sketchy on whats open.
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