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The Lakeland Center

701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815-4534
+1 863-834-8100
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Not for handicapped or those with mobility issues

Went for Gaither's Family Christmas. Show was awesome but venue was AWFUL! No elevator. Only had a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jan E
Orlando, United States
via mobile
Local Lakeland Venue for Concerts, Trade Shows, Graduation, Musicals and More!

This is a nice local venue for various types of events. They have different theaters and meeting... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Bartow, Florida
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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.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“concert venue” (2 reviews)
“hyatt hotel” (2 reviews)
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701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815-4534
+1 863-834-8100
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Gaither's Family Christmas. Show was awesome but venue was AWFUL! No elevator. Only had a single chair lift to get to second level. An usher did get a wheelchair for friend with decreased mobility. She was able to get to the second level...More

Thank Jan E
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is a nice local venue for various types of events. They have different theaters and meeting rooms to accommodate the specific type of event. There is plenty of parking, however I think it is overpriced. It is easy find near the downtown area. I...More

Thank Ladygator12
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The Lakeland Center is a great indoor venue for events. We have been there multiple times and the staff is always very friendly and helpful. The loading docks are convenient and the place is kept up very nicely. I would definitely recommend this center for...More

Thank Travelergirlfrom1972
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This place had a craft fair when we went but we'd been here prior for the Chinese dance troupe and acrobatics show? We have also seen a few concerts here in the past and it's a very nice place with nice acoustics and fairly comfortable...More

Thank rtgepd1
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Everyone was pleasant and helpful. We were there for a convention type meeting and found the place useful.

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Just saw Rock Of Ages- completely amazing! Cast was crazy talented- Katherine Lozon, Nick Folkes, Jeanie Reuter, Peter Sanders, Chris Kiriziran, Steven Jones and Alex Reynolds- completely reminded me of the big hair bands. Harmonies were awesome.

Thank shesaysso
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Have been to a number of shows & expo's here, accomodating & quite friendly staff, some pretty good shows come here, would like it much better if seats in Youkey theatre were replaced, kind of uncomfortable, but all in all a really nice place to...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Enjoyed a theater presentation recently that included food. The food was amazingly good and the show was a lot of fun. I don't think there is a bad seat in the theater.

Thank 123traveltime
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We purchased dinner and a tickey to see the Magician at the Lakeland Center. This time dinner was in a different location, usually it is right across from yorkey theater. Some people were complaining but it really wasnt a big deal. The center stage buffet...More

Thank firerunner1965
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The Original Sewing and Quilt Expo is held here annually, and it's a perfect location for an event of this size. Lots of room to roam, and the temperature (which is usually hit-and-miss at these kinds of things) was well-regulated. My only complaints: the price...More

Thank SewManyDolls
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20 July 2016|
Response from Susan1202 | Reviewed this property |
Ice Skating, LaPetit Fancy Flea (vintage marketplace), and Boat Show coming up in July. Starting August is Classic Albums Live for Bruce Springfield, The Who, Led Zeppelin
Ruth R
1 July 2015|
Response from Erica S | Property representative |
Level with the floor. They are temporary seats that are placed in the pit.