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Welcome to the Monarch Theatre!

The Monarch Theatre is the oldest operational movie theatre in Canada. It is located in downtown Medicine Hat.

Its single screen shows new, unique, and classic movies.

This Week

This week, on Mar 23, 24, 25, 28 at 7:30pm, we show Gringo.

Rating: 14A for coarse language and violence.

Crime Action Comedy. A businessman (David Oyelowo) finds himself in over his head and kidnapped and wanted by a drug cartel in Mexico. --Alberta Film Ratings

Poster for the film, Gringo

Regular admission prices:

$8 for adults
$7 for seniors (65+)
$7 for students with valid student ID
$6 for children (12 and under)
$6 for matinees

Special Movie Deals

Each Sunday and Wednesday evening is our 6&6 special.

This means admission is $6 and a medium popcorn & a can of pop combo is only $6!!

Dinner and a Movie with:

Inspire Cafe

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday after 5pm is Dinner and a Movie with Inspire Cafe. With that deal, you receive a movie pass which is valid for up to one month! Call 403-548-2233 for more information.

Industry Pub

Dinner and a Movie with Industry Pub is available Saturday and Sunday. Movie pass is valid for one month. Call 403-527-9782 for more information.

Special Events

Downtown Easter Egg Hunt

On Mar 24, 2018 from 10am to 3pm, Downtown Medicine Hat is holding an Easter Egg Hunt.

As a part of the Easter Egg Hunt, Devon Felesky of Re/Max MedAlta Real Estate is sponsoring a free movie, Harry and the Hendersons. Showtime: 1pm. Doors open at noon.

Family Comedy. The Henderson family adopt a friendly Sasquatch but have a hard time trying to keep the legend of 'Bigfoot' a secret. --IMDb

Poster for the event, Downtown Easter Egg Hunt

Pecha Kucha Night

On Apr 19, 2018 at 7:30pm, join us for Pecha Kucha Night.

Suggested donation: $5

Pecha Kucha Nights are informal, fun gatherings where creative people get together and share experiences in the 20x20 format--20 slides, 20 seconds each slide.

Poster for the event, Pecha Kucha Night

Scott Woods: Fiddling Up a Storm

On Jun 7, 2018 at 7pm, Scott Woods and band present an exciting show featuring fancy instrumentals, trick fiddling, smooth vocals, and sensational step dancing.

  • Adult: $25
  • Child: $10
  • Tickets may be purchased at Inspire Cafe (675 - 2nd St. SE) 403-548-2233. Or you can order by phone with a Visa or MasterCard by calling the Scott Woods Band Office at 1-855-726-8896.

Poster for the event, Scott Woods: Fiddling Up a Storm


On Apr 12, 2018 at 8pm, Steelytown rolls into The Monarch Theatre. Steelytown is a 10 piece band devoted to bringing the songs of Steely Dan to music lovers. The Calgary-based band is comprised of seasoned veterans with many years of experience in live, studio, and theatre performance. The playlist is a mix of original recorded versions, live versions, and hybrids of both to bring an unforgettable night of entertainment to disciples of Dan.

Admission: $26.75 (including GST). Available online at Ticketfly, at the door, or at the CCDA office at 608 - 3rd Street SE.

Band members include: (bios on band members)
  • Thomas P. Kehler (keyboards)
  • John Thiel (guitar/vocals)
  • Mike Clark (tenor saxophone)
  • Gareth Bane (baritone saxophone)
  • Deanna Dubbin (vocals)
  • Shirley Lange (vocals)
  • Brad Steckel (guitar/vocals)
  • Joe McIntyre (drums)
  • Dave Prentice (trumpet)
  • Phil Hall (bass guitar/vocals)

The night also has a special guest, Steve Pineo Band.

Poster for the event, Steelytown


We thank the volunteers from Friends of the Monarch Theatre for running the box office.

The Monarch Theatre is available to rent. See our rent form for more information.