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Tampa Theatre

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Categories: Movie theater, Tourist attraction

Features: Date night, Icon, Indoor play zone

Parking: Street, Garage

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
Saturday, July 11, 2015 11:30am
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 11:30am

Shark Con Screening
Saturday, July 11, 2015 9:30pm

Summer Classic Movie Series
Sunday, July 12, 2015 3:00pm
Top Hat
Sunday, July 19, 2015 3:00pm
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Sunday, July 26, 2015 3:00pm
Sound of Music
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
Saturday, August 22, 2015 7:30pm
Sunday, August 23, 2015 3:00pm
Sunday, August 30, 2015 3:00pm
Phantom of the Opera

Tampa Theatre Winefest
Friday, September 11, 2015 7:00pm
Saturday, September 12, 2015 6:30pm
Wine Pairing
Sunday, September 13, 2015 11:30am
Wine Brunch
Thursday, September 17, 2015 6:00pm
95 pt+

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Tampa Theatre - Downtown Tampa