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The Lakeland Center

701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815-4534
+1 863-834-8100
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A great place for an indoor event

The Lakeland Center is a great indoor venue for events. We have been there multiple times and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brooksville, Florida
Concert venue

This place had a craft fair when we went but we'd been here prior for the Chinese dance troupe and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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.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.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815-4534
+1 863-834-8100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 22 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
Reviewed 19 March 2017

the Center does an outstanding job of organizing speakers, classrooms and vendors for easy access to all areas. Plenty of staff on hand to help direct attendees. Clean restrooms and convenient snack bar.

Thank jsrd
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We enjoyed seeing The Chieftains perform in Youkey Theatre. The lighting & sound crews did a great job. The ushers were most helpful. The restrooms were well-maintained. The parking lot staff was most helpful and friendly.

Thank bearded_bard
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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.