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RP Funding Center

701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815-4534
+1 863-834-8100
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Daughters Dance Competitions

This place is amazingly wonderful. Clean, the dressing rooms are kept well, the auditotiums are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kristin E
Gymnast State Meet

The facility was very clean and orderly, Had good seats to watch everything and take good pictures... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
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A beautiful facility offering a full variety of sporting events, concerts, shows and a Broadway and Entertainment series. Hours vary according to activity. RP Funding Center is Central Florida’s premier entertainment, sports and convention complex with over 100,000 square feet of flexible space. RP Funding Center is the only multipurpose facility in the sate of Florida with four distinct venues under one roof. These venues include the 10,000 seat George Jenkins Arena, the 2,300 seat Youkey Theatre, 28,000 square feet Exhibit Hall, and the 34,000 square feet Conference Center.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lakeland center” (44 reviews)
“nice venue” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
LOCATION
701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815-4534
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+1 863-834-8100
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"lakeland center"
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"nice venue"
in 11 reviews
"dance competition"
in 5 reviews
"nice space"
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"ice shows"
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"concert venue"
in 2 reviews
"great acoustics"
in 2 reviews
"hyatt hotel"
in 2 reviews
"mannheim steamroller"
in 2 reviews
"several events"
in 3 reviews
"plenty of parking"
in 7 reviews
"clean restrooms"
in 2 reviews
"arena"
in 9 reviews
"extravaganza"
in 8 reviews
"performance"
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"gun"
in 7 reviews
"snowbirds"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is amazingly wonderful. Clean, the dressing rooms are kept well, the auditotiums are plentiful. Very glad to say that we had 3 competitions here and look forward to next year. The staff and security are friendly and helpful, plenty of parking and overall...More

Thank Kristin E
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Mary S, Digital Communications Manager at RP Funding Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words! We can't wait to have you back!!!

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

The facility was very clean and orderly, Had good seats to watch everything and take good pictures of our little star.

Thank 123Rubyred
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Attended 4 different shows plus the Snowbird Extravaganza this winter. All were very good. We like the music at the Extravaganza and there is always some nugget of advice which helps our Florida experience, including the medical advice. The best shows were Jersey Boys and...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

I was in town for a dance competition. There was also a gun show going on at the same time. Lakeland Center did an excellent job with hiring additional security including the Lakeland PD to keep the are safe for the children.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

plenty of space to park though for fee. Nice space for party and conference. Have watched shows as well

Thank Bradley T
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We always check the website before coming to Lakeland and pick out an event there. It is a great place for an evening out.

Thank Douglas N
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Went to see Chicago and loved that the venue was close and easy to get to. The schedule is great. Don't like that they serve popcorn. .

Thank Kathleen K
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

This winter we came to the Lakeland Center for an ISO Christmas program and again for the Moscow Ballet (Nutcracker). Enjoyed both immensely!

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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Went for Gaither's Family Christmas. Show was awesome but venue was AWFUL! No elevator. Only had a single chair lift to get to second level. An usher did get a wheelchair for friend with decreased mobility. She was able to get to the second level...More

Thank Jan E
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is a nice local venue for various types of events. They have different theaters and meeting rooms to accommodate the specific type of event. There is plenty of parking, however I think it is overpriced. It is easy find near the downtown area. I...More

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Celeste B
2 November 2017|
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Response from rtgepd1 | Reviewed this property |
Once again as it didn’t post or save my previous reply but I really don’t know the answer to this except that it must be near the rear of each area involved as there are multiple ones?
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Ice Skating, LaPetit Fancy Flea (vintage marketplace), and Boat Show coming up in July. Starting August is Classic Albums Live for Bruce Springfield, The Who, Led Zeppelin
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