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State Theatre

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Address: 223 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
Phone Number: +1 231-947-4800
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11:30 - 22:45
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Theater staff were friendly, theater was clean and the popcorn and soda is very inexpensive! Its run by volunteers which only adds to its appeal!!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 November 2016
Julie O
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Theater staff were friendly, theater was clean and the popcorn and soda is very inexpensive! Its run by volunteers which only adds to its appeal!!!

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Thank Julie O
Petoskey, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

What a cool place this is! I've never been here prior to this visit and wow have I been missing out! It's like walking going back in time as soon as you walk in the doors-everything is old fashion looking, velvet chairs (very comfortable), curtains on the walls, the ceiling looks like twinkling stars, it's absolutely gorgeous!!! I saw that... More 

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Thank im_dawn
Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Go back and remember a time when the movie cost was reasonable and popcorn was a must. That's what happens when you visit the State Theatre you feel like a child again. From old movies to new, or watching a debate the State Theatre is the place to be.

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Thank 12linda10
Traverse City, Michigan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Always a great variety of movies. Often shows movies from the Traverse city Film Festival. Great mid-day rates. Many 25 cent movies. Many free events. A bonus for Traverse city residents

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Thank dpdallolmo
Traverse City, Michigan
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41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This old-fashioned movie theater is an absolute gem. It is beautifully restored. The seats are plush and comfortable, with cup holders on each side and lots of leg room in front. The walls and soft lighting are lovely, and the curtains are gorgeous. The best part is the star-filled sky twinkling on the ceiling. From a functional standpoint, this theater... More 

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Thank Lucky M
Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

It's all been said about the State Theatre, their isn't a better place in the 4 county area to see movie. The snacks are priced right. Just check it out you won't be disappointed!!

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Thank 2151scott
Traverse City, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Perfect theater to view movies. The folks in charge select great movies. The seats are so comfortable.The sound system is excellent. The theater is staffed by friendly volunteers. The popcorn is made fresh for each showing!

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Thank samgetsinger
Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

A beautiful movie theater with friendly volunteers and great flicks! And they serve Vernor's on tap!

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Thank GLyonTC
Traverse City, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

... Is the motto for The State, but it's also about wonderful, comfortable seating, reasonably priced tickets and concessions. The State celebrates 100 years this year, and has been completely re-furbished, so you'd never know it is that old. It boasts the largest screen in northern Michigan, and a ceiling representing a view of the night sky in August here... More 

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Thank Lauren K
Michigan
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22 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Enjoyed a great movie at State Theatre at $6.50 matinee price during the afternoon. Theatre is staffed by Traverse City volunteers to raise money for their town. Popcorn, snacks and sodas are at reasonable prices. Comfortable seats and beautiful interior. Enjoyed seeing historic photos displayed inside.

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Thank MutualFun

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