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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 Apr 20, 21, 22, 25 at 7:30pm, we show Chappaquiddick.

Rating: PG for coarse language and a detail portrayal of a motor vehicle accident.

Length: 1h 46m

Drama. In 1969, Senator Ted Kennedy (Jason Clarke) is involved in a motor vehicle accident that claims the life of Mary Jo Kopechne (Kate Mara). --Alberta Film Ratings

Poster for the film, Chappaquiddick


Next week, on Apr 27, 28, 29, May 2 at 7:30pm, we show The Leisure Seeker.

Rating: PG for some coarse language, sexual content, substance use, and mature themes.

Length: 1h 52m

Comedy/Drama. Based on the novel by Michael Zadoorian. An elderly couple (Donald Sutherland, Helen Mirren) embark on a road trip to the Florida Keys. --Alberta Film Ratings

Poster for the film, The Leisure Seeker

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

Banner for MHSA Trip Info

On Apr 22, 2018 at 3:30pm, Medicine Hat Skate Association presents the Mexico Trip Info Session.

They will share stories, including photos and videos about the projects they took on in Ensenada, Mexico. They were able to build a house for a family, put a roof on a girls' home, and gave back to the local skate scene with a ramp build - in doing so, they had experiences that they will remember forever!

This is a free event, everyone is welcome.

Music at The Monarch

Once a month, the Friends of the Monarch Theatre present a band.

Date Time Band
Apr 26 7:00pm Zanzee Band
May 31 7:00pm Audrey Three

$10 admission available at the door.

Cash bar available.

Poster for the event, The Sandlot

Spring Sip & Shop

On Apr 28, 2018 from 11am to 8pm, Beverage Landmark Events hosts the Spring Sip & Shop.

As a part of this, Elizabeth McNally of Re/Max MedAlta Real Estate is sponsoring a free movie, The Sandlot. Showtime: 2pm. Doors open at 1:30pm.

Family Classic. In the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his rowdy team, resulting in many adventures. --IMDb

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


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.