Majestic Theatre

Home to touring shows you won’t be able to find anywhere else, the Majestic Theatre exudes history from every corner — setting the stage for you to make memories without having to go far from home. Whether you’re planning a date night downtown or enjoying an outing with friends or family, the Majestic delivers top-class plays, music, dance or comedy performances in a venue that traces its roots to the vaudeville days.

Location and Parking

1925 Elm St., Dallas TX 75201

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Metered parking is available on the downtown streets near the Majestic, and commercial lots and garages also are nearby, at the corner of Elm and Harwood streets. (Plan ahead; some lots and garages accept cash only.)

Elm Street Garage: 2000 Elm St.

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Platinum Parking (surface lot): 2009 Elm St.

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What you need to know

Concessions: Concessions, including soft drinks, beer, wine, liquor and light snacks, are available for cash purchase in the lobby. Beverages are allowed into the performance hall for most, but not all, events.

Dining: The downtown area is home to world-class restaurants and bars. Find a diverse selection of restaurants within walking distance of The Majestic Theatre.

Accessibility: Visit for up-to-date information.


The Majestic offers a variety of services to meet special needs. Patrons may be dropped off on Elm Street for easy lobby access. All levels are accessible by an elevator; patrons with mobility issues may find it most comfortable to be seated in the Rear Orchestra section for the easiest access to the performance hall.

About the Majestic Theatre

The Majestic Theatre opened in April 1921 as a vaudeville theatre. It was built by Karl Hoblitzelle, whose Interstate Amusement Company built and operated venues in Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas, and designed by John Eberson, one of the foremost designers of theatres in the early 20th Century.

As the vaudeville era came to an end in the 1930s, Hoblitzelle began to present movies in his theatres. The Majestic hosted flm premieres with big stars in attendance, including Jimmy Stewart, Gregory Peck, John Wayne and Audie Murphy. In 1973, the Majestic went dark.

The Hoblitzelle Foundation gifted the Majestic to the City of Dallas in January 1976, and after a major restoration, the theatre reopened in 1983 as a performing arts venue.

Currently used by national promoters to present performing arts events, concerts and comedy shows, the theatre is also available for corporate meetings, nonprofit fundraisers and private functions.

It is managed by the City of Dallas Office of Arts and Culture.