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Polk Theatre

127 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33801
(863)-682-7553
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Ranked #7 of 15 Attractions in Lakeland
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Lakeland, Florida, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

a Halloween fave of ours .....we went for R.H.P.S. and had a ball just a fun filled evening also had showed Zombieland to help celebrate Zombiefest In Lakeland nice touch Polk theater!!

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Central Florida, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I saw my first movie in this very theatre back in 1965. A friend and I sneaked in the alley door, now secured, to see the fourth James Bond film, Thunderball. It was glorious! The ONLY reason I don't give the Polk Theatre five stars is because the Tampa Theatre is a 5 star theatre. The Polk is owned by... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Even though they only tend to have things on the weekend this is such a fun little place to visit. It is an old theater but the inside is beautiful. Great place for a date night!

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Lakeland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Fun downtown theatre with good movies. Wine and beer available. Watch the schedule to find unique films not shown elsewhere.

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Lakeland, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have been to several movies that aren't at the regular theaters and also have gone to some concerts there too. It is a great old building that is being used to the fullest.

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

A mini Radio City Music Hall, full of architectural details from years past, an organ playing as you arrive, comfortable seating, reasonable ticket prices and snacks. It is very, very air-conditioned, particularly in front row seats. Balcony seats offer spectacular view. They offer classic and unique films, make it a priority on your visit to Lakeland!

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Lakeland, Florida, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

It's like going back in time. Starting with the live organ music and then entering the theater with the vintage seats and finally ... the balcony! I'm so glad we finally tried this theater! It' s beautiful. Nostalgia lives at the Polk Theater.

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Lakeland, Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I have been coming here since I was a young child...before the renovations. Currently restored to its perfection. This is a classic theater with painted sealing that looks like the sky...a façade of buildings and balconies. Elvis played this theater...it's a hidden gem here in Lakeland. You can catch a movie, play, concert and so on here. Two levels almost... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The only remaining theatre from Lakeland's original five, this art deco renovation is managed by a non profit group. The theatre was a place were many of Lakeland's children saw their first Disney Classic. Lines would extend around the block as anxious parents and fidgeting children waited their turn to see the feature. Elvis Presely appeared once for a performance.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Great small theatre. Upon entering, it takes you back to the golden era of movies-double features, cartoons, etc. There's an organ there as well. Saw the play, Ernie and it was fantastic! Parking is a bit challenging but over all, it's a hidden gem!

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