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Kalamazoo State Theatre

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A Classic Beauty!

An intimate and classic venue! Don't miss catching a show in the heart of downtown Kalamazoo. You... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Michelle D
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Easy parking and nearby quality restaurants. The theater was classic and provided a bar for... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Traci H
Brooklyn, MI
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The State Theatre has been a fixture in downtown Kalamazoo since 1927. The original founder of the theatre was Colonel William Butterfield. John Eberson was the renowned architect who designed the theatre. In line with theatre design conventions of...more
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404 S Burdick St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-5218
+1 269-345-6500
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

An intimate and classic venue! Don't miss catching a show in the heart of downtown Kalamazoo. You won't regret it!

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Easy parking and nearby quality restaurants. The theater was classic and provided a bar for drinks before the show. Charming atmosphere.

Thank Traci H
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Although we loved the actual event, I would never go to another event at this theater which is not ADA accessible. If there is more than 9 inches from your knee to your thigh, you will not be comfortable in any balcony seat in this...More

1  Thank Lori T
Reviewed 20 February 2018

This theater transported me back in time to a great place in history. The decor was amazing. We sat in the balcony and had a great view. It doesn't seem there would be a bad seat in the house. It's cool that there is a...More

1  Thank lemann98
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We enjoy attending concerts at the State Theatre. Easy to get to (although you might have to fight for downtown parking) and every seat has good views.

Thank KelloggBirdSanctuary
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Enjoyed a delightful Christmas Concert. Might have been a sold-out event. After the event the place was an uncontrolled mass of people with venue staff totally unable to provide a reasonable and safe plan to exit the place. The act was making themselves available for...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 27 December 2017

I remember being dropped off by my mom on a Saturday morning with a couple of buddies as we were heading to the movies on a Saturday. I saw Poesidon Adventure 22 times from a balcony seat at this theater back in 1972! Downtown Kalamazoo...More

Thank thepartyguys
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Went there about a year ago for a concert and was glad I did. Not modern in anyway, but has a very warm feel with great acoustics

Thank Rick A
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Has variety of musical shows. Have been to several...favorite a while back was Anne Murray. Beautiful architecture in this historical theatre.

Thank lovievl
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I've seen many concerts here. Great small venue for any type of show. There's not a bad seat in the house and the acoustics are great. And it's a cool looking place too! :)

Thank Eric S
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15 November 2016|
Response from Trav E | Reviewed this property |
It is perfectly fine. Its an intimate venue with a nice vantage point throughout.