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Make A Scene Downtown! Rocky Horror Picture Show & Street Festival

The City of Jacksonville presents the campy cult classic, Rocky Horror Picture Show, at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Oct. 22 at midnight. Rocky Horror enthusiasts will come alive when the street festival kicks off at 8 p.m. on the Northbank Riverwalk directly behind the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts.  The Rocky Horror Tribute Band, a costume contest, food, beverages, activities and fun will all be part of this “strange journey.” Theater doors open at 11 p.m.

Tickets and prop packages are on sale now and can be purchased online at or at the City of Jacksonville Office of Special Events, 117 W. Duval Street Suite 280, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets will also be on sale the day of the show at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts beginning at 7 p.m. Space is limited and is first come, first seated. All patrons 16 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.

The City of Jacksonville encourages all enthusiast to “Say it!” with props. Movie fans can purchase or bring their own props to participate.  Accepted props include rice, newspapers, water pistols, flashlights, glow sticks, rubber gloves, noisemakers, confetti, toilet paper, toast, party hats, bells and/or keys and cards.  Prohibited items include candles, lighters and other open flames. 

Ticket and prop package pricing:

Sept. 13 - Oct. 21                                                   Day of Show

General Admission - $10                                      General Admission - $13

Prop Package - $5                                                Prop Package - $7

The Rocky Horror Tribute Band will perform intermittently from 8-11:45 p.m. during the street festival. Cast members will perform famous dance numbers from the film and will teach the ‘Time Warp’ to eager participants. Dress up as your favorite character for a chance to win prizes and premier seating for the film during the costume contest starting at 9 p.m. Costume contest winners will be announced at 10:30 p.m.

This event is presented by the City of Jacksonville with help from its sponsors 97.9 KISS FM and the Omni Jacksonville Hotel.  For more information on this event and other Make A Scene Downtown events, visit or call (904) 630-3690.

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