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Tampa Theatre

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Categories: Tourist attraction, Movie theater

Features: Date night, Icon, Indoor play zone

Parking: Garage, Street

Admission: Adults: $9, Seniors: $7, Children: $7

More in this neighborhood: Downtown Tampa

The landmark Tampa Theatre is a restored vintage movie palace known for its classic architecture and independent film showings. The venue, opened in 1926, seats 1,446 and hosts various film festivals.

The dazzling night-sky ceiling, plush red velvet draperies, gold inlaid facades, Renaissance statues - it's all breathtaking, distracting audiences from the show they paid to see. The theater is one of a handful of restored cinema palaces, built in a Florida-Mediterranean style, which includes touches of Italian Renaissance, Byzantine, Spanish, Mediterranean, Greek Revival, Baroque and English Tudor.

The above-average concession stand sells popcorn, soda, beer, gourmet coffee, nachos, pastries, candy and other snacks at reasonable prices. Smoking is permitted outside by the front entrance.

Events at Tampa Theatre

Balcony-to-Backstage Tours
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 11:30am

Grumpy Cat Buzzfeed Video Premiere
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 6:00pm

Summer Classic Movie Series
Sunday, August 2, 2015 3:00pm
Gone with the Wind
Sunday, August 9, 2015 3:00pm
West Side Story
Sunday, August 16, 2015 3:00pm
Goodfellas
Saturday, August 22, 2015 7:30pm
Casablanca
Sunday, August 23, 2015 3:00pm
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Tampa Theatre Winefest
Friday, September 11, 2015 7:00pm

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Tampa Theatre - Downtown Tampa