Scenic Theater

The Scenic Theater was built in 1920 by the Lake Wales Amusement Company.


By 1920 Lake Wales was growing fast. Convinced of the need for a permanent motion picture venue, a group of local business people formed the Lake Wales Amusement Company, and built the beautiful Scenic Theater before you. Architecturally, it's a mix of standard stucco masonry and Mission Revival details, including the barrel-tile awnings, arched 'eyebrow' windows, and the curvilinear parapet.