What are the current Covid-19 protocols?
The King Center, with Eastern Florida State College and ASM Global, has made the decision to review our safety policies, including masking, on a show-by-show basis determined by the show promoter or presenter. Our guests should review the specific policy in place for each individual show as determined by the promoter as it is listed on the show listing on our Schedule of Events page.
For most shows, the use of masks is optional and at the discretion of individual patrons.
The King Center team has evaluated every aspect of the guest experience. Using VenueShield, ASM Global’s comprehensive protocols, the King Center is ready for your visit. Learn more about VenueShield.
Public areas, including inside the theatre, are disinfected before and after each event.
High-touch areas are being disinfected regularly throughout the entirety of the event.
Restrooms are being regularly cleaned and restocked with soap and hand towels for hand washing.
What are the ticket office hours and how can I purchase tickets?
Monday – Friday: 12 – 6 PM
The ticket office is also open two hours prior to all performances in the main theatre and one hour prior to all performances in the Studio Theatre.
To purchase tickets online, including outside of ticket office business hours, visit http://www.kingcenter.com/schedule-of-events
You may order tickets over the phone by calling 321-242-2219 during the ticket office hours of operation. The King Center accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express credit cards for phone purchases.
The King Center website is the only authorized online ticket seller for our performances. Save money and protect yourself from scams and scalpers by only purchasing tickets through our website or in person at our ticket office.
Where are my tickets?
Your tickets will be delivered to you in the manner you select during the purchasing process. Most ticketholders have received either print-at-home tickets or mobile tickets. After making your purchase online, you received two emails - one is your receipt, and one is the tickets. Follow the instructions in the email to ensure you bring a readable ticket with you.
Tickets can be mailed to you via USPS.
The will-call window is open one hour prior to performances to collect your tickets the day of the show.
Print At Home
Your tickets can be printed at home on your desktop printer. After making your purchase online, you will receive two emails – one is your receipt, and one is the tickets to be printed. Follow the instructions in the email to ensure you bring a readable ticket with you on the day of the event.
Your tickets can be saved to your phone and scanned on your mobile device at the venue. After making your purchase online, you will receive two emails – one is your receipt, and one is the tickets. Follow the instructions in the email to ensure you have saved a readable ticket with you on the day of the event.
What time do doors open for shows at the King Center? Is King Center open to the public every day?
Doors usually open 1 hour before showtime.
The King Center facility is only open for scheduled performances and events, or by appointment as scheduled. For a schedule of upcoming King Center events, please review our Schedule of Events listing on our website.
What are the venue's security procedures?
Security checks are still in place for entry. Please observe the guidelines to allow for a quick and contactless entry:
- No weapons of any kind are allowed into the King Center. This includes pocket knives, and concealed weapons (per $790.06, Florida Statutes)
- All bags are subject to search.
- Please review our bag policy prior to arriving at the venue.
Please distribute a ticket to each member of your party. We recommend displaying the tickets on your mobile device.
What is the venue's bag policy?
NO non-clear bags larger than 4.5”x8.5”x2”.
Wristlets or wallets 4.5"x8.5"x2" or smaller.
Clear bags up to 12"x6"x12".
Clear, one (1) gallon plastic resealable storage bag.
As of 2022, we have moved to a clear bag policy at the King Center. To help provide a safe environment and expedited entry, our policy limits the size and types of bags that may be brought into the King Center. Special assistance, ADA and medical bag access is upon review at one of our entrance security checkpoints.
What are my parking options at the King Center?
Preferred parking close to the theatre is available for L3Harris Technologies Theatre main stage performances; $10 in advance or $15 on the day of the performance. Free parking is also available on site.
Does the King Center offer concessions?
King Center concessions are open one hour before most shows. We offer a variety of drinks and snacks available for purchase, including a full liquor bar. Many of our shows also feature a one-night-only signature cocktail special, created in the theme of that evening's event!
All King Center concessions are cashless transactions. As of August 2022, our ticket office sells $25 Visa gift cards. Gift cards can be purchased at ticket office with cash and with no associated fees. Available only in $25 increments.
What kind of accessibility services does the King Center offer?
If you require accommodations or have questions, please contact the ticket office prior to purchasing your tickets.
The King Center strives to make the theatre experience enjoyable and comfortable for all guests and offers a variety of accessibility services: Parking, Ramp, Wheelchair, Assistive Listening Devices, Sign Language Interpretation, Low Vision Accessibility and Large Print Programs.
If you require accommodation or have questions, please contact the ticket office prior to purchasing your tickets.
Please be advised that the seats in the grand tier are numbered with seat 1 being the furthest away from the elevator and seat 60 being the closest.
Wheelchair accessible parking spaces are in the parking lot closest to the front of the theatre. Ramp access is marked.
Wheelchair accessible seating is located on the orchestra level.
Wheelchair assistance is available at the guest services/information desk in the lobby (notify any usher for assistance).
Wheelchair accessible restrooms are located on the ground floor.
Wheelchair and other mobility device storage is available if you wish to transfer to a theatre seat.
Elevator access is available to the mezzanine/Crown Club level as well as row PP in the grand tier.
Low vision accessibility (inquire when purchasing tickets) and assistive listening devices (inquire at the guest services desk) are available upon request.
Service animals are permissible, however, emotional support animals do not qualify.
Large print programs are available (for shows that offer a printed program).
Are service animals allowed at the King Center?
Service animals are permitted. Emotional support animals do not qualify.
What is the King Center membership program and how do I join?
The King Center membership program, known as the Crown Club, provides several different levels of membership support for the King Center. Crown Club members pay an annual fee and receive special benefits, including advanced ticket purchases. For more information, visit the Become a Member section of our website.
Crown Club typically opens 90 minutes prior to showtime for private bar services and heavy hor d'oeuvres.
Does the King Center do event photography and/or filming?
Occasionally, the King Center photographs and films our patrons and events for the venue's marketing efforts. By entering an event or program at the King Center, you are entering an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur.
Your entry and presence on the event premises constitute your consent to be photographed, filmed, and/or otherwise recorded and to the release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction of any and all recorded media for King Center marketing or other purposes including social media.
What item are prohibited inside of the King Center?
The following items are prohibited inside the King Center. All patrons entering the building are subject to search.
Firearms or weapons of any kind
+Per $790.06, Florida Statutes (including Concealed Weapons Permit) and $790.115, Florida Statutes
+Exceptions: Per $790.052, Florida Statutes AND EFSC Procedures Manual. $112.B.2.b (Certified Law Enforcement Officers)
Alcoholic beverages or bottles
+Alcoholic beverages purchased on property may not be taken out of the venue
Outside food or beverages
+Tailgating is not permitted
Smoking or e-cigarettes
Unauthorized solicitation, handbills, giveaways, or sampling
Backpacks, bags, containers, or packages larger than 4.5” x 8” x 2”
+All bags subject to search
Video or audio recording devices or cameras with a detachable lens or lens 6” or larger
Go-pros, selfie sticks, laser pointers, and signs
Pets, except ADA-approved service animals
+Per ADA requirements
How do I know when tickets go on sale for King Center shows?
All on-sale dates for upcoming shows are listed on our website’s listing for each event.
King Center patrons are also notified by e-mail of upcoming shows and on-sale dates.
Be The First To Know
Crown Club members enjoy many benefits including the opportunity to purchase tickets before the general public with exclusive pre-sale dates.
When purchasing tickets, am I able to choose my exact seat location?
You may choose your exact seat location by purchasing tickets on our website, calling the ticket office at 321-242-2219, or visiting the ticket office in person. When you purchase tickets, you will always have access to the best seats currently available.
Does the King Center offer group discounts?
Groups enjoy special benefits and discounts may be offered for select shows. Call 321-433-5824 for more information and reservations.
Do children need tickets for King Center events and shows?
For some family-oriented shows, a child younger than one year old may be permitted into the theatre without a ticket, if the child is sitting on a parent or guardian’s lap. For most shows, ALL children, including infants, must have a ticket to enter the theatre. If you are planning to bring your child to the King Center and would like to know if he or she will need a ticket, please call the ticket office at 321-242-2219 to speak to a King Center representative. This policy is subject to change without notice pending artist contractual requirements.
What is Party on the Patio?
The King Center hosts our signature event, Party on the Patio, as a pre-party to select performances on your schedule. The event is held outside on our patio two hours prior to the show starting at the main theatre. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, veggie burgers and potato chips are available for purchase. Visit your Schedule of Events page to check for Party on the Patio dates and details.
Are food and beverages allowed inside the theatre(s)?
Food and beverages sold inside of the King Center are allowed in the theatre for shows unless otherwise noted by the presenter. No outside food or beverage is allowed at the venue.
What happens if there is an emergency and the King Center must evacuate?
King Center personnel have been thoroughly trained in emergency evacuation procedures to ensure the safety of all patrons.
Where is the King Center located?
3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL
The King Center is located at the corner of Post Road and Wickham Road in Melbourne, Florida on the Melbourne campus of Eastern Florida State College.
Note: Our address is the main address for Eastern Florida State College. Once on campus, you will see signage for the King Center.