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State Theatre

Closed Now: 11:30 a.m. - 10:45 p.m.
Open today: 11:30 a.m. - 10:45 p.m.
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Quaint and Beautiful

We were recommended by Angela at the Best Western Plus hotel. We are movie buffs and like the... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
Midland, Michigan
via mobile
Great venue

The state theatre is a beautifully refurbished thestre that has been a tradition on front street... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
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“michael moore”(21 reviews)
“sound system”(16 reviews)
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223 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
+1 231-947-4800
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended by Angela at the Best Western Plus hotel. We are movie buffs and like the hometown movie theatres. What a gem of a theatre. We loved the balcony and the friendly staff. (Which are all volunteers) while in Traverse you need to...More

Thank mashelton54
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

The state theatre is a beautifully refurbished thestre that has been a tradition on front street for years! It now has super comfortable chairs with the nostalgic curtains and ambiance of an old theatre from the years long past. If they’re playing a good movie...More

Thank Sunshinefoody
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I always LOVE the State! Great movie selection and I love that different groups volunteer to run the show! Very fun time!

Thank shaunie1972
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Traverse City's State Theatre is a beautifully remodeled classic movie theater. The seats are super comfy reclining, the acoustics is perfect, the staff are awesome!! No better place to see a movie!!

Thank gailmais0n
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The State is always a pleasure. The volunteer staff is always great. The prices are well below the big box theaters. The movie sound, seating and viewing is way above average. Love the active star lit ceiling between movies.

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The State theatre embodies what one hopes to experience when enjoying an evening out. The staff are very friendly and enjoy sharing their passion for movies. The concession prices are very reasonable and the theatre is gorgeous!

Thank lewisroubal
Reviewed July 9, 2018

From when you walk in the door and smell the popcorn that is popped with Coconut Oil (totally healthy!!!) to the comfortable seats, there is nothing like the State!

Thank Laura F
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Come one, come all! If you are looking for a real movie experience look no further. Bright lights, huge screen, even a BALCONY!!! The mediocre movie seemed amazing in this lovely theater. This perfectly maintained place makes you feel like you are seeing a movie...More

Thank Latoundji
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is a classic theater experience that is unlike any of the "big box" multi screen venues around. Popcorn is sold by volunteers and it isn't going to break your bank. They show only really good films and the sound quality and seating are fantastic.

Thank roberthO2938ZV
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Modern theater chains just don’t compare to the ambience of an old time theater. The sign and bright lights bring back the nostalgia of yesterday. Truly a historical gem in downtown Traverse City.

Thank Travelinklan
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