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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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A NJ landmark

If you live nearby I would recommend passing through just to see it. There's a few little shops... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Barbara S
Asbury Park Music & Film Festival

We visited the Paramount Theater during the Asbury Park Music & Film Festival. What a rustic... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Mark H
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1300 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5782
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+1 732-775-3533
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"old building"
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"convention hall"
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"great view of the stage"
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

If you live nearby I would recommend passing through just to see it. There's a few little shops, cafes, a restaurant, a theater and a hall. Not much to see, but of course if you're visiting the NJ shore or live in NJ and are...More

1  Thank Barbara S
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the Paramount Theater during the Asbury Park Music & Film Festival. What a rustic, historic, and fantastic place to see an event. It's old school Americana meets the modern day Jersey Shore! Highly recommend visiting if you're in Asbury Park or if the...More

Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Went for walk on boardwalk and stopped in.Building could use some renovations.There are a few places to grab something to eat and a few shops to buy things .Didn't go for concert-may be nice venue..they had a few upcoming shows so check web.

Thank brighteyes67
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

It's really cool to see the history still alive here. I wish they would do more renovations to keep this open for longer periods of time. I've been here for numerous events and always love it. They've also really helped out and supporter our community...More

Thank livineasystill
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

I enjoy Asbury for the music - bands play all summer at different restaurants and nearby convention hall Great place to stop in for a beer and music They put a lot of money into Asbury - its quit nice and clean - much better...More

Thank D C
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Nice venue for the annual Beerfest. The space is great as it is large enough to not create traffic jams but not too large where it is a 10 minute hike to get from one end to another. There was an abundance of different craft...More

1  Thank Franny0319
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

I enjoyed my visit to the Paramount Theater for a concert. The old theater retains its charm and picturesque walls and ceiling decorations. The stage is framed with a beautiful ornate arch. The sound was excellent and we enjoyed it while sitting in the balcony

Thank Ed C
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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We visited here during the weekend in December when they have a mini craft fair inside. Great for holiday shopping in a Jersey Shore landmark. Also great for grabbing a coffee or other hot drink. Definitely worth a visit when in Asbury whether summer or...More

Thank AlexanderD
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

Free street parking between Labor Day and Memorial Day in and around the Paramount Theater and Convention Center. I went in November to see a performance of the "Nutcracker". It's and iconic venue and if you can appreciate historic theaters that have maintained their charm,...More

2  Thank duck8to
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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure what there is to review ..there are a few shops and rest rooms . I really don't get it but....

Thank TREK39
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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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