Jacksonville, FL (6065 Youngerman Circle)

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Street view of the exterior in January 2022 (PC: Google Maps)

6065 Youngerman Circle, Store #66 was a Showbiz Pizza Place that opened on December 22, 1981, with a Rock-Afire Explosion, which is still open to this day.

This converted to a Chuck E. Cheese in 1991 and converted to a Studio C Alpha in 2000 and then received 2.0 in 2020.

It is the second and last Showbiz Pizza location to open in Jacksonville and the 7th to open in Florida.

It is also known for having 2 surviving Showbiz Pizza's within the same city.


Jacksonville (Youngerman) opened December 22nd, 1981, as the 7th ShowBiz Pizza store in Florida with a Rock-afire Explosion show. This location is located next to 3 hotels and a shopping plaza, and it was also a franchised location. On August 31st, 1987, Jacksonville (Youngerman) was bought by Showbiz Pizza Time, Inc along with the Atlantic/Regency Plaza location, and Pensacola, FL (7350 Plantation Rd). In 1988-1989, Jacksonville (Youngerman) would receive the 1988 Remodel removing the old Showbiz decor, adding some newer decor, and the Billy Bob stage layout being changed. In 1991, this store received Concept Unification removing older decor for newer decor, added Blue and White awnings, added checkers, and converted the Rock-afire Explosion band into the 3-Stage. Jacksonville (Youngerman) underwent the Phase 3 remodel in the year 2000 which involved the removal of the Neon Signage, Blue and White Awnings, some checkers around the store, and the removal of the 3-Stage for the Studio C Alpha. In 2006-2007, Jacksonville (Youngerman) received the 2005 Remodel which removing all 1990's store art, Balcony Seating, Showroom Walls, relocated the stage, adding purple walls, and also relocated some parts of the store. In 2020, Jacksonville (Youngerman) would receive the 2.0 remodel which removed the Alpha for the Dance Floor and Video Wall. As of January 2023, Jacksonville (Youngerman) still has the 2.0 Remodel and Dance Floor and Video Wall.


Originally when the store opened, they had a Rock-Afire Explosion, as all other Showbiz locations had. In around 1991, Jacksonville (Youngerman) would undergo Concept Unification, turning the Rock-afire Explosion into Munch's Make-Believe Band. In 1999, the 3-Stage was removed for the Alpha. In 2020, Jacksonville (Youngerman) received 2.0 and the Alpha was removed for the Dance Floor.

Stage Installed Removed Notes
Rock-Afire Explosion December 1981 1991 7th Showbiz Pizza Store to open in Florida.
3-Stage 1991 1999 One of 7 Showbiz locations in Florida to receive Concept Unification.
Studio C Alpha 1999 2020 One of 10 Studio C Alphas In Florida.
Dance Floor + Video Wall 2020 Still in use 2019 Model. One of 7 locations to get 2.0 in 2020 before the COVID Pandemic began.


Animatronic Serial Number Whereabouts
Chuck E. Cheese / Rolfe DeWolfe 4-81 1-16 Unknown/Destroyed
Pasqually / Dook Larue 4-81 2-16 Unknown/Destroyed
Mr. Munch / Fatz Geronimo 4-81 3-16 Unknown/Destroyed
Jasper T. Jowls / Beach Bear 4-81 4-16 Unknown/Destroyed
Helen Henny / Mitzi Mozzarella 4-81 5-16 Unknown/Destroyed
Billy Bob 4-81 6-16 Unknown/Destroyed
Pizzacam / Looney Bird 4-81 7-16 Unknown/Destroyed
Munch Jr. / Choo Choo 4-81 8-16 Unknown/Destroyed
Building / Sun 4-81 10-16 Unknown/Destroyed
Moon 4-81 11-16 Unknown/Destroyed
Antioch N/A Unknown/Destroyed
Wink N/A Unknown/Destroyed.
Chuck E. Cheese 32m (Animatronic) 041 Owned by a Private Collector.
Bird (Animatronic) N/A Destroyed.
Pizza Time Clock (Animatronic) N/A Destroyed.
Pizza Phone (Animatronic) N/A Destroyed.



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