Since opening its doors in 1928, the Fox Theater has been one of the highlights of Oakland with performances by Ian Anderson on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 highlighting this year's schedule. See a concert at this historic landmark and read through the information below to ensure you don't miss a beat.
Fox Theater Oakland Seating Information
Seating at the vintage movie theater starts with the Orchestra Pit, which may or may not be general admission depending on the artist. The next section is the Orchestra Center, followed by the Orchestra Terrace and then the Orchestra Rear at the back of the venue. There is additional standing room only at the very back of the lower level. The upper level consists of reserved seating starting with the Loge level. The Mezzanine level is right behind the Loge, and is followed by the Balcony in the very rear of the venue. Rows are labeled from A-E in the Loge, F-M in the Mezzanine, and N-CC in the Balcony.
Fox Theater Oakland General Information
The following items are prohibited to ensure the safety of all guests attending a performance by Ian Anderson: strollers, backpacks, alcohol, cans, bottles, weapons, and professional recording devices. In most cases, small, personal cameras will be allowed, but no flash, video, or audio recording is allowed. The Fox Theater is a non-smoking venue, but there are designated smoking areas outside the venue. There is a coat check available at every show on the upper level.
Fox Theater Oakland Parking Information
There are more than 10 parking lots within four blocks from the theater that provide parking for guests at the Fox Theater. The lots are not associated with the venue, and hours and fees depend on the specific lot. Street parking is also available nearby. For those who prefer public transportation, the BART 19th Street stop is located within blocks of the theater. There are also multiple bike routes and parking in the area that provide another transportation option.
Fox Theater Oakland Gate Times
The doors generally open one hour before start of a show, but times are subject to change depending on the event.
Fox Theater Oakland Accessibility
Accessible seating is available throughout the Fox Theater for those in need of special ADA accommodations. There is limited accessible parking outside the venue, but guests can be dropped off in front of the Fox Theater. Please note your needs before heading to the venue so that the staff can ensure you are fully accommodated while watching Ian Anderson perform.