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Hippodrome Theater

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6 Mar 2017
“Beautiful Historic Theater”
7 Dec 2016
“A great venue for a party”
Site where many African American entertainers performed.
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528 N 2nd St, Richmond, VA 23219-1322
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Reviewed March 6, 2017

I was there on business in Feb 2016, and I was awe-struck when I walked in. There is so much history in this theater. While it is plainly decorated, there are very large posters of the great talent that once graced the theater. Upstairs there's...More

1  Thank Bkaymc
Reviewed December 7, 2016

We held a birthday party for my wife in the Speakeasy section of the Hippodrome. Ron and the staff made it a great day. They delivered a great experience for all of our guest and stayed within the agreed budget. We did a Sunday brunch...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

This has to be the easiest place around to host an event! It is truly a one stop shop...bars, food, lighting, sound system, professional staff and beautiful decor...all under one roof!

Thank Sara E
Reviewed April 29, 2016

The Hippodrome was literally the best case scenario for our event. The venue was absolutely breathtaking and the space itself was incredible. Ron Stallings was incredibly accommodating and would answer emails within the hour on average. As a student organization, we had to jump through...More

1  Thank Dorothy Y
Reviewed August 8, 2013

OK, that's not all because of the venue, but the theatre certainly provided a very nice background for a great wedding, with the ceremony, the drinks, the food, the dancing all in one place. The theatre has been very nicely refurbished, the sound system is...More

3  Thank HaraldAamodt
Reviewed July 15, 2013

My wife and I saw jazz saxophonist, Paul Taylor and the atmosphere was very good. The sound and acoustics were pretty good along with the food (if you chose to eat). The only downside to the food was that I think it was a little...More

4  Thank Luv2Travel1971
Reviewed May 16, 2013

This is a very pretty refurbished old theater. Beautiful chandelier and decor. Unfortunately, not in a great part of town and no parking other than street parking.

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