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The Lakeland Center

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Address: 701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815-4534
Phone Number: 863-834-8100
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Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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A beautiful facility offering a full variety of sporting events, concerts,...

A beautiful facility offering a full variety of sporting events, concerts, shows and a Broadway and Entertainment series. Hours vary according to activity.The Lakeland Center is Central Florida’s premier entertainment, sports and convention complex with over 100,000 square feet of flexible space. The Lakeland Center is the only multipurpose facility in the sate of Florida with four distinct venues under one roof. These venues include the 10,000 seat George Jenkins Arena, the 2,300 seat Youkey Theatre, 28,000 square feet Exhibit Hall, and the 34,000 square feet Conference Center.

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Great Venue

This events venue is centrally located in Lakeland and offers easy access plenty of parking comfortable seating and all seats have a good view of the stage. Venue is perfect for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Don L
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Lakeland, Florida
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Venues need updating many chairs worn and out of shape check the cobwebs hanging from corners of the ceiling bring your fur coat as this place is frigid even for the most heartiest of people

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Thank cruisingbk
Lakeland, Florida
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34 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here many times for several different events, concerts, seen Larry the cable guy, and several concerts of the country legends.. always reasonably priced and great seating even when not close to stage

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Thank goodheartgrl4
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392 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This events venue is centrally located in Lakeland and offers easy access plenty of parking comfortable seating and all seats have a good view of the stage. Venue is perfect for all types of events parties ceremonies etc. it's also next to a Hyatt hotel for rooms and related services. Enjoy.

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Thank Don L
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38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

the center was open for skating my grand daughter love this and it was a great way to pass a really hot day, skates furnished .

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Thank Charline E
Central Florida, Florida
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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

facility is clean and nice, only issue is parking, pay $8.00 and still have to walk a ways,. some days it's easier and closer to park downtown.

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Thank Patrick T
Lakeland
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54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

I have been to the Lakeland Center on several occasions. The center is easy to get around and marked well. The down side is the high fee for parking and there is no easy off site parking option.

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Casselberry, Florida
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45 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Great venue...I like that that stage is out and not as recessed as some theatres. Plenty of seating gives great stage views...I was surprised at how well I could see from the second section back and off to the side. It is easy to get to and to get in and out. I believe the price for the event I... More 

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Thank ziggy47
New York, United States
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Nice facility with lots of parking. Centrally located and relatively easy to get to. A standout location for a variety of events

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Thank Gary B
Kissimmee, Florida
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Wonderful venue in lovely Lakeland. Super easy to get to with great parking right there. We experienced no long, long lines to enter or exit. Comfortable seating, and excellent sound. We attended the Beatles Revolver event, and it was the best.

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Thank deborah h
Lakeland, Florida
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

went to the fire and flavor festival at the lakeland center. it was great, lots and lots of vendors selling their bbq sauces and rubs. they were offering free tastings which i thought was great. gonna bring water next year, whew!, some stuff was hot hot hot. enjoyed ourselves greatly. now my complaint, there is absolutely no reason to charge... More 

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Thank Anthony A

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