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Polk Theatre

127 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33801
(863)-682-7553
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Ranked #6 of 24 Attractions in Lakeland
Type: Theaters
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Lakeland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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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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
9 helpful votes 9 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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15 reviews 15 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 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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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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Waldorf
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went here on a hot summer day to beat the heat. Nice and clean, typical high prices for snacks you expect to pay at these attractions.

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Amherstburg, Canada
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This play was incredible. Had a meet and great before play began and then question and answer period after. Very memorable. The theatre itself is beautiful.

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Lakeland, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This historic theatre is still active with everything from live performances to art cinema. One can see local productions of plays, regional dance companies, and national touring plays and musicians. There are regularly scheduled screening of some of the best films both old and recent. The ambiance is charming, like being in an Italian piazza complete with stars twinkling in... More

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