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RP Funding Center

701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815-4534
+1 863-834-8100
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Dance Competition

I was in town for a dance competition. There was also a gun show going on at the same time... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
S1908IWdawnc
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Lakeland, Florida
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plenty of space to park though for fee. Nice space for party and conference. Have watched shows as... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
Bradley T
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Lakeland, 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. RP Funding Center is Central Florida’s premier entertainment, sports and convention complex with over 100,000 square feet of flexible space. RP Funding 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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“nice venue” (11 reviews)
“nice space” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
LOCATION
701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815-4534
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+1 863-834-8100
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"nice venue"
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"dance competition"
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"nice space"
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"ice shows"
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"concert venue"
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"great acoustics"
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"hyatt hotel"
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"mannheim steamroller"
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"several events"
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"plenty of parking"
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"clean restrooms"
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"polk county"
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"arena"
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

I was in town for a dance competition. There was also a gun show going on at the same time. Lakeland Center did an excellent job with hiring additional security including the Lakeland PD to keep the are safe for the children.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

plenty of space to park though for fee. Nice space for party and conference. Have watched shows as well

Thank Bradley T
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

We always check the website before coming to Lakeland and pick out an event there. It is a great place for an evening out.

Thank Douglas N
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Went to see Chicago and loved that the venue was close and easy to get to. The schedule is great. Don't like that they serve popcorn. .

Thank Kathleen K
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This winter we came to the Lakeland Center for an ISO Christmas program and again for the Moscow Ballet (Nutcracker). Enjoyed both immensely!

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Reviewed 2 December 2017 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Celeste B
2 November 2017|
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Response from rtgepd1 | Reviewed this property |
Once again as it didn’t post or save my previous reply but I really don’t know the answer to this except that it must be near the rear of each area involved as there are multiple ones?
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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
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