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Tampa Theatre

Editor's pick

Categories: Attraction, 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
Saturday, December 5, 2015 11:30am

Downton Abbey
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 7:00pm

Holiday Classic Movie Series
Sunday, December 6, 2015 3:00pm
Sunday, December 13, 2015 3:00pm
Friday, December 18, 2015 7:30pm
Saturday, December 19, 2015 3:00pm
Saturday, December 19, 2015 7:30pm
Sunday, December 20, 2015 3:00pm
Sunday, December 20, 2015 7:30pm
Monday, December 21, 2015 7:30pm
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 7:30pm
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 7:30pm
Sunday, December 27, 2015 3:00pm

Joe Rogan
Saturday, January 16, 2016 8:00pm


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