Econo Lodge West
700 N.W. 75th St.
Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone: (352) 332-2346
Fax: (352) 332-4426
700 N.W. 75th St., Gainesville, FL, US, 32607
- Phone: (352) 332-2346
- Fax: (352) 332-4426
Gainesville, FL, is known for having a vibrant and entertaining music and arts scene, and the existence of venues like Santa Fe Fine Arts Hall is what makes it so. Located on the campus of the Santa Fe College in the northwestern part of the city, the Santa Fe Fine Arts Hall opened in the Fall of 2011, and presents concerts, dance shows, theatrical performances and much more. The hall can seat 600 and comes equipped with excellent sound and lighting systems. See the website or call to know more.
One of Florida's oldest community theaters having been founded in 1927, the Gainesville Community Playhouse features six shows during their season which usually consists of three musicals and three dramatic or comedy shows.
The Downtown Community Plaza comes alive every Friday night from May to October as local talent and other cultural events are showcased. Enjoy live bands, dance performances, art, movies, theater groups, and more during the series.
This cinema features first run Hollywood movies and critically acclaimed films plus comfortable seating and a concession stand.
Formerly known as Perry Field, the Alfred A. McKethan Stadium is an excellent way for baseball fans of Florida University to catch baseball games as it is their home stadium. With a seating capacity of approximately 5,000, it includes all modern amenities that allows players and participants to enjoy a great sporting game. It indeed is a popular destination for all baseball fans.
Located in the University of Florida Cultural Plaza, this performing arts center hosts a variety of performances throughout the year including world-class symphony orchestras, Broadway plays, operas, and large scale ballet performances to campus. The center features a 200-seat Black Box Theatre and a 1,700-seat proscenium hall.
The Stephen C. O'Connell Center brings people together through a volley of different recreational activities that include swimming, dance, gymnastics, martial arts and much more. University of Florida students, faculty, staff and their spouses can access this center. Guided tours of the center are also available, provided reservations are made in advance.
Cheer your favorite team at any number of football matches at the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, located at the University of Florida campus. The stadium is the homeland for the ever-so-famous Gator Football Team.
Built in the 1920s, the University Auditorium is a grand edifice that was built in order to promote music in every way possible. The auditorium boasts of a huge concert stage, phenomenal lights and acoustics and a seating capacity of 843. The modern facilities offered at the University Auditorium make it an ideal location for concerts, live musicals, dance shows and other art-related events. Several established as well as emerging musicians have showed their spark at this revered venue. Check website to know more.
The Gainesville Ballet Theatre is a non-profit regional ballet company which performs classical and contemporary ballet. Its West Studio can be found at 7126 West University Avenue.
Aptly named as The Jam, this venue features live music five days a week covering varied genres of music. Open from Tuesday to Saturday, it's calender features reggae concerts on Tuesdays, acoustic music on Wednesdays, Electric jam on Thursdays and the performances of national bands during the weekends. It's list of past performers includes hip hoppers Dead Prez, the electro-rock band Former Champions and Decon Uly. And if one is keen on lending their voice to the tunes, then visit their venue during their Karaoke nights.
Not only does the Gainesville Civic Chorus present three major concerts each season, it also hosts the annual Messiah Sing-A-Long, performs at the Festival of Lights at the Downtown Plaza, and participates in the University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences annual Baccalaureate service.