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DownBeat Jazz Orchestra Dinner Show

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Enjoy an evening of big band and contemporary jazz right here on the Emerald Coast! The DownBeat Jazz Orchestra consists of a diverse group of entertainers, ranging from professional musicians to music educators and jazz enthusiasts. The 18 piece orchestra plays classic favorites like Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson, Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band, Tom Kubis and Sammy Nestico. This show includes a delicious southern style dinner buffet (optional) and full cash bar.

Activity Highlights
→ Only place for big band jazz on the Emerald Coast.
→ Optional dinner buffet & beverage packages
→ Ideal for an exciting night out.
→ Popular tunes inspired by Buddy Rich & Gordon Goodwin.

Southern Buffet Items For Dinner Tickets

Buffet Main Dishes
• BBQ Chicken
• Pork Roast with Pan Gravy
• Shrimp & Grits
• Vegetarian Pasta Bake

Kids Meal Options
• Chicken Fingers
• Pizza
• Buttered Corn
• Mandarin Oranges

• Mashed Potatoes
• Roasted Vegetables
• Garden Salad
• Cole Slaw
• Petite Pan Rolls

All meals included tea/water/soda and gratuity. Cocktails, appetizers and desserts are additional and paid for directly at the venue.

Booking Details:

Once the tickets are booked online, either print off your e-voucher or show the e-voucher to the gate attendant via smartphone. The theater is located on the second floor of the restaurant. Seating is first come first serve so please show up early for best seating. Dinner seating starts 75 minutes prior to the showtime and show-only seating begins 30 minutes prior. Fudpucker's Theater is located at Fudpuckers on Okaloosa Island.

Departure Details
The show series is offered once each month. Please check the calendar for availability and schedules. Show times may vary based on seasons.

● 90 min

● Show Admission
● Southern Buffett (w/ meal ticket)
● Premium Beverage Package (w/ drink ticket)
● Soda, tea, coffee (w/ meal ticket)
● Gratuity (w/ meal ticket)

● Cocktails (Premium beverage package available)
● Dessert
● Appetizers

● Small children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
● Dinner guests will be seated first. Show-only guests will not have access to the theater until 30 minutes prior to the show.
● Vouchers are only good for the day that is booked.

Additional Information
● Children under 4 are FREE when sitting in a parents lap.
● Elevator is available.
● Buffet will close 15 minutes prior to the show start time. Please make sure to show up 75 minutes prior to the show to get your full meal time.
● Fudpucker Dinner Theater is located at 1318 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 on the second floor.
● Guests may not bring in outside food or beverage to the show.

Cancellation Policy
Show tickets that are cancelled within 24 hours of the scheduled show time will not be eligible for a refund. Show tickets cancelled outside 24 hours will receive a full refund minus $5. No-shows will not be refunded. If for any reason the show is cancelled, customers may receive a full refund or move to another show time/date.
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  • Linda Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA Jan 29 2017 04:51pm

    Great band!

    The dinner was good and the band was excellent. A fun evening. There's room for dancing if you want.

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  • gary jordan lake norden, South Dakota, USA Jan 29 2017 01:54pm

    Fantastic musical great food

    The downbeat jazz orchestra was the best I have ever heard.what a sound. The buffet meal was also great.

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  • Joseph Janz Lasalle, Illinois, USA Jan 29 2017 09:37am

    Down beat jazz orchestra dinner

    Orchestra was amazing. Too bad they don't play more often. Such talent! The food was very good- but it was cold. Thus the 4 and not the 5. Maybe stern is weren't on but our food was not hot at all. Keep doing this event more often.

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  • Scott McAda Niceville, Florida, USA Jan 29 2017 07:52am

    Fantastic Show

    Loved the music, the venue and the food. A great value.

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