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State Theatre

223 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
+1 231-947-4800
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This theater redefines going to the movies. It is a pleasant experience from the minute you buy... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Traverse City MI
Love the quaintness, price of tickets, and concessions.

Awesome place. So much character. Volunteers run the theater and are much appreciated! Place is... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Traverse City, Michigan
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“film festival” (36 reviews)
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“sound system” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
223 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
+1 231-947-4800
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

This theater redefines going to the movies. It is a pleasant experience from the minute you buy your tickets from a friendly volunteer; then buy inexpensive but excellent popcorn (medium popcorn and medium pop is $5.). The seats are comfortable and there is a balcony....More

Thank loulou3
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Awesome place. So much character. Volunteers run the theater and are much appreciated! Place is very clean as well.

Thank amtootsie
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I wish more communities would bring back old venues like this. This is a gorgeous old theater. Prices are extremely reasonable. A BIG thank you to all the volunteers.

Thank Clint M
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The State Theatre transports you back in time and provides you with a nostalgic and memorable movie experience. You are first greeted by incredible volunteers who really enhance this experience with their obvious passion for this Theatre. Next, if you’re in the mood for a...More

Thank ChrisToplack
Reviewed 12 September 2017

You'll step back into the golden age of cinema when you enter the State Theatre. Renovations have made it a stunning showplace and fun stop for movie lovers.

Thank Supercommuter
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The State Theatre, located in downtown Traverse City, is a true gem and first rate theatre to see movies. From the ultra comfy seats and art deco decor to the best popcorn, it cannot be beat for your movie going experience.

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Our hometown movie house is the best! It's terrific for watching films and the schedule has something for everyone at very affordable prices. 25 cent movies multiple times/week, free movies during festivals, special weeks, heat waves. Great sound system, beautiful environment, affordable concessions, all volunteer...More

1  Thank wonka649
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The State is Great! Volunteers work the Box Office, Concessions, Ushers, so most likely everyone you see will be a Volunteer. They enjoy being here, sharing the community and great films with all who come. You get smiles and welcomes from all. Concessions and tickets...More

Thank Lauren K
Reviewed 27 June 2017

A real old fashion movie theater. Velvet seats. All kinds of movies and events going on all the time. Many, many volunteers work there. Always friendly people. Popcorn is the best. Prices are very reasonable.

Thank OnHWY
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Have not been to such a well maintained classic old theater in decades.Updated comfortable seating.Great sound system.Large screen.Went to see Wonder Woman at matinee: $6.50 per adult ticket. Reasonable snack prices: couples combo-large popcorn and 2 medium sodas $7.50 . Also feature classic movies at...More

Thank Mark L
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