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Fox Theatre

2211 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201-3467
+1 313-471-3200
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Always a good time

Great concert venue. The music sounds good and you can see well from any seat. I've been more... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lillie H
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Good experience

Seats are old, but overall is a good experience. Great service from staff to help you find your... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Detroit's crown jewel, the Fox Theatre, has played host to some of the biggest names in show business and holds its ground as one of the top-grossing theaters of its size in the nation.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2211 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201-3467
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+1 313-471-3200
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great concert venue. The music sounds good and you can see well from any seat. I've been more than 25 concerts here easy and never had a bad time. Check it out.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seats are old, but overall is a good experience. Great service from staff to help you find your seats.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended the taping of Wait! Wait! Don't Tell me, the NPR news program. We were very disappointed with the results. At least 4x during the taping, electronics failed to host and participants. Me thinks there was no sound check. Very unprofessional. At least 2x...More

Thank darwoj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to get tickets to John Oliver and had never been to the Fox Theatre before. I had no idea the amazing beauty we would experience in this building. I thought Toronto had some beautiful theatres but nothing compares to this. The...More

Thank Maureen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a concert and omg, how gorgeous is this place?! Such ornate walls and statues! In love!!!!!! Wish the seats were more comfy and less crowded together, though. Bathrooms are a little walk including a flight of stairs so not fun for those...More

Thank JenBell1969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the FOX. Saw "Experience Hendricks" great sound and lively vibe. You simply must see a show at the FOX.

Thank canman101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I got there early set back in my chair and just stare at it all the work in the ceilings in the walls this is one of the best places in all the world the architecture is fabulous so happy they save this place it's...More

Thank lakehouse-76
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Having lived in the Detroit area my whole life, I have been to the Fox theater on many occasions, mostly for concerts. Was there yesterday for Wayne State graduation ceremony and the only thing that kept me from falling asleep was staring at the ornate...More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This venue has many features from the early 1900's when it was built. There isn't a bad seat in the house. The acoustics for sound are amazingly good for a venue of this age. Well maintained and clean. Very elegant and nostalgic. Enjoy the architecture...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Had a choice to purchase tickets for either Chris Rock or Dave Chappelle, made wrong choice ! Chris Rock was ,,, how can I put this gently ????? BORING. What a total waste of money. The Man is in a DARK place. He attempted to...More

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Tonja M
I was wondering I am a native from Detroit I haven't been home since 1998 God has made a provision for me to come the weekend of April 13th -16th would I be able to go in and see it even though I am not seeing a show
9 April 2017|
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Response from krickert87 | Reviewed this property |
I think if someone is there they would allow it. I hope you have the chance, it's truly beautiful architecture! 😀
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JessieShipp
I'm trying to get tickets to Hamilton which is obviously not an easy task. Where is a good place to sit, where i am able to see the stage well that is still affordable?
29 March 2017|
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Response from SheriK2 | Reviewed this property |
I sat in the back, almost to the door. It was not a great spot. Balcony might be best.
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danielleroy73
I will be seeing Bill Maher from orchestra pit 5 row 3, tickets 503, 504. Will we be able to see him very well if he stands center stage? How many yards approx. is that? 30 yards?
11 March 2017|
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Response from 310tammit | Reviewed this property |
Best bet would be to get online and check out where exactly you'll be sitting OR Google the FOX THEATER HAVE FUN. It is a beautiful Theater.
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