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“Love watching movies here!”
Review of Polk Theatre

Polk Theatre
Ranked #16 of 54 things to do in Lakeland
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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.

Thank Larry T
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Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

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 2,000 seats. Refreshments(yes beer and wine no liquor). Even if you don't want to see the movie the experience makes the outing.

Thank Kap1313
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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. Now the historic building serves as an entertaiment venue for classic programs such as movies and performers.

Thank John K
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Reviewed June 20, 2014

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!

Thank Impashable
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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.

Thank Ygfoster
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