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The Lakeland Center

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Address: 701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815-4534
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+1 863-834-8100
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09:30 - 17:30
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Mon - Fri 09:30 - 17:30
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A beautiful facility offering a full variety of sporting events, concerts,...

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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Arena Soccer

got tickets to go to arena Soccer match, and while the Music was so loud that you had trouble hearing the match,. the Facility has really turned into a nice little place. the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Patrick T
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Central Florida, Florida
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Alachua, Florida
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96 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We saw Mannheim Steamroller in December and really enjoyed show. The theatre was very comfortable. The parking was a little tight so should get to performance early. All the seats seem good and the acoustics are good. The staff were all helpful and knowledgeable.

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Thank marybel1
Central Florida, Florida
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49 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

got tickets to go to arena Soccer match, and while the Music was so loud that you had trouble hearing the match,. the Facility has really turned into a nice little place. the "jumbo tron" needs to be updated, but otherwise, the facility and the staff are usually very good.

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Thank Patrick T
Henrietta, New York
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162 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went to see Let It Be at the center and the show was fabulous and the acoustics were great. The seating was comfortable and it was easy to see the performance.

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Lakeland, Florida
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lakeland Center provides entertainment to please everyone. Sports, ice shows, car shows, theatre shows, etc. There's always something happening at the Lakeland Center.

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Thank padimbath
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wish they got more performances that I wanted to see, since it's nice that it is so close & easy to get in & out of. I think parking is too high for a small venue - you expect it from a top venue with top shows.

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Thank Dawn C
toronto
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40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently attended a convention at the Lakeland Centre. A 3 day affair that involved A/V. hospitality and a concert venue. All aspects of this centre are dovetailed very efficiently and all staff I encountered were friendly and helpful. The centre is quite modern and comfortable and not too large so as to be difficult to navigate. It is a... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the third year I attended the Snowbird Extravaganza two day event. The facilities at the Center are excellent for this type of function. This event uses arena, the theater, many of the halls and meeting rooms. Sound quality for the performances was very good.

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Thank rednsp
Spring Hill, Florida
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I attended The Official Blues Brothers Revue a few weeks ago and last weekend attended The Lakeland Pro Rodeo Classic. At each event, the customer service as to parking, concessions, and finding our seats was outstanding. And The Lakeland Center itself is very nice.

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Thank divaonthego2017
Lakeland, Florida
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have attended several concerts here. Very clean with lots of open space in the entry way which lends itself to mingling or good conversation. It felt comfortable and inviting. Seats were comfortable and our view was excellent as well. I would not hesitate to go again.

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Thank Robert M
Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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110 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I was truly impressed with this venue. It was my first time there. I building is well taken care of. It is broken into several different facilities. We eat dinner there. We opted for the dinner buffet before the show. The food was good and service was great. The wait staff was very attentive. The show was in a theater... More 

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