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State Theatre

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Address: 223 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
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+1 231-947-4800
Today
11:30 - 22:45
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:45

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Beautifully Restored, Always Great Movies, Reasonable Prices,

We love this theatre. When Michael Moore rescued it and put it into a non profit for the City it was such a gift to us. Never a bad movie. Beautifully restored, volunteer... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Clinton S
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378 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We love this theatre. When Michael Moore rescued it and put it into a non profit for the City it was such a gift to us. Never a bad movie. Beautifully restored, volunteer staff, reasonable prices and concession prices, perfect evening for singles, couples, friends. Why not? Thank you Michael.

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Thank Clinton S
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Theatres like the State are treasures that have to be preserved. The facility is beautiful and it competes well with modern facilities. We saw a movie one day after the death of Debbie Reynolds and were amazed that someone had put together a pre-show tribute with musical clips. It has a good mix of new and old movies. We were... More 

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Thank pinkfroggy9
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Helpful staff, cheap concessions and great screen/sound! A northern Michigan historical icon-must see! Thanks for the military discount as well!

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Thank Leif M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Theater staff were friendly, theater was clean and the popcorn and soda is very inexpensive! Its run by volunteers which only adds to its appeal!!!

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Thank Julie O
Petoskey, Michigan
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

What a cool place this is! I've never been here prior to this visit and wow have I been missing out! It's like walking going back in time as soon as you walk in the doors-everything is old fashion looking, velvet chairs (very comfortable), curtains on the walls, the ceiling looks like twinkling stars, it's absolutely gorgeous!!! I saw that... More 

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Thank im_dawn
Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Go back and remember a time when the movie cost was reasonable and popcorn was a must. That's what happens when you visit the State Theatre you feel like a child again. From old movies to new, or watching a debate the State Theatre is the place to be.

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Thank 12linda10
Traverse City, Michigan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Always a great variety of movies. Often shows movies from the Traverse city Film Festival. Great mid-day rates. Many 25 cent movies. Many free events. A bonus for Traverse city residents

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Thank dpdallolmo
Traverse City, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This old-fashioned movie theater is an absolute gem. It is beautifully restored. The seats are plush and comfortable, with cup holders on each side and lots of leg room in front. The walls and soft lighting are lovely, and the curtains are gorgeous. The best part is the star-filled sky twinkling on the ceiling. From a functional standpoint, this theater... More 

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Thank Lucky M
Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

It's all been said about the State Theatre, their isn't a better place in the 4 county area to see movie. The snacks are priced right. Just check it out you won't be disappointed!!

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Thank 2151scott
Traverse City, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Perfect theater to view movies. The folks in charge select great movies. The seats are so comfortable.The sound system is excellent. The theater is staffed by friendly volunteers. The popcorn is made fresh for each showing!

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