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State Theatre

223 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
+1 231-947-4800
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Home town Hidden Gem

Awesome recommendation from Angela at the best Western Plus Hotel. We were looking for something to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
justiceforreal
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Naperville, Illinois
Spring Break

We stumbled upon this gem during Spring Break. They had a run of free movies for the week (all run... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
momof3boysplus1girl
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Overview
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“film festival” (36 reviews)
“michael moore” (21 reviews)
“sound system” (16 reviews)
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223 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
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+1 231-947-4800
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"film festival"
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"michael moore"
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"sound system"
in 16 reviews
"run by volunteers"
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"volunteer staff"
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"movie house"
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"great movie"
in 10 reviews
"comfy seats"
in 8 reviews
"free movies"
in 5 reviews
"movie experience"
in 5 reviews
"concession prices"
in 5 reviews
"big screen"
in 7 reviews
"twinkling stars"
in 4 reviews
"balcony seating"
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"concession stand"
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"first run movies"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome recommendation from Angela at the best Western Plus Hotel. We were looking for something to do and she suggestion this home town theatre that had brought countless hours of movie going to she and her family. We sat in the balcony and wow what...More

1  Thank justiceforreal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this gem during Spring Break. They had a run of free movies for the week (all run by volunteers). Someone suggested we sit in the balcony. What a gorgeous view. The ceiling has all the northern lights/stars adorning it. The seats were...More

Thank momof3boysplus1girl
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

This theater redefines going to the movies. It is a pleasant experience from the minute you buy your tickets from a friendly volunteer; then buy inexpensive but excellent popcorn (medium popcorn and medium pop is $5.). The seats are comfortable and there is a balcony....More

Thank loulou3
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Awesome place. So much character. Volunteers run the theater and are much appreciated! Place is very clean as well.

Thank amtootsie
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I wish more communities would bring back old venues like this. This is a gorgeous old theater. Prices are extremely reasonable. A BIG thank you to all the volunteers.

Thank Clint M
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The State Theatre transports you back in time and provides you with a nostalgic and memorable movie experience. You are first greeted by incredible volunteers who really enhance this experience with their obvious passion for this Theatre. Next, if you’re in the mood for a...More

Thank ChrisToplack
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

You'll step back into the golden age of cinema when you enter the State Theatre. Renovations have made it a stunning showplace and fun stop for movie lovers.

Thank Supercommuter
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

The State Theatre, located in downtown Traverse City, is a true gem and first rate theatre to see movies. From the ultra comfy seats and art deco decor to the best popcorn, it cannot be beat for your movie going experience.

Thank Sarah O
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Our hometown movie house is the best! It's terrific for watching films and the schedule has something for everyone at very affordable prices. 25 cent movies multiple times/week, free movies during festivals, special weeks, heat waves. Great sound system, beautiful environment, affordable concessions, all volunteer...More

1  Thank wonka649
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The State is Great! Volunteers work the Box Office, Concessions, Ushers, so most likely everyone you see will be a Volunteer. They enjoy being here, sharing the community and great films with all who come. You get smiles and welcomes from all. Concessions and tickets...More

Thank Lauren K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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