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The Lakeland Center

701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815-4534
+1 863-834-8100
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nice little secret for the area

facility is clean and nice, only issue is parking, pay $8.00 and still have to walk a ways,. some... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Patrick T
Central Florida, Florida
Nice venue, bad parking

I have been to the Lakeland Center on several occasions. The center is easy to get around and... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2016
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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.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“ice skating” (6 reviews)
“concert venue” (2 reviews)
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701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815-4534
+1 863-834-8100
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

facility is clean and nice, only issue is parking, pay $8.00 and still have to walk a ways,. some days it's easier and closer to park downtown.

1  Thank Patrick T
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I have been to the Lakeland Center on several occasions. The center is easy to get around and marked well. The down side is the high fee for parking and there is no easy off site parking option.

1  Thank sjrev
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Great venue...I like that that stage is out and not as recessed as some theatres. Plenty of seating gives great stage views...I was surprised at how well I could see from the second section back and off to the side. It is easy to get...More

Thank ziggy47
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Nice facility with lots of parking. Centrally located and relatively easy to get to. A standout location for a variety of events

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Wonderful venue in lovely Lakeland. Super easy to get to with great parking right there. We experienced no long, long lines to enter or exit. Comfortable seating, and excellent sound. We attended the Beatles Revolver event, and it was the best.

Thank deborah h
Reviewed 13 June 2016

went to the fire and flavor festival at the lakeland center. it was great, lots and lots of vendors selling their bbq sauces and rubs. they were offering free tastings which i thought was great. gonna bring water next year, whew!, some stuff was hot...More

Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Was a great place for commencement for my daughters college graduation. Parking is good. Easy access for Seniors with wheelchair ramp.

Thank BiBisMom
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

My kids participated in the bridal show here in Lakeland at the Lakeland Center. It is a great venue to hold events. They also have a theater attached. We have been here for several events in the past from ice skating shows to comedy. There...More

Thank April A
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

The venue was very nice and the staff across the board were wonderful. The most polite I've encountered in that type of encounter. We saw a comedy show and everything seemed pretty well set up. Acoustics were good and the seats were comfortable. The box...More

Thank Kylee L
Reviewed 7 May 2016

When built about 50 years ago, the Lakeland Center was the largest convention center in central Florida but now dwarfed by the ones in Tampa and Orlando. In the last 20 years they have enclosed the once separate buildings, and all spaces are air conditioned....More

Thank BobbyBaum
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19 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
30 June 2015|
Response from Erica S | Property representative |
Level with the floor. They are temporary seats that are placed in the pit.