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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, May 26, 27, 28, 31 at 7:30pm, we show Beauty and the Beast.

Rating: PG for frightening scenes and violence in a fantasy context.

Romance/Fantasy. This movie offers a faithful yet fresh retelling of Beauty and the Beast that honours its beloved source material with an enchanting cast, beautifully crafted songs, and an eye for detail. A young woman (Emma Watson) is imprisoned by a beast (Dan Stevens) in his enchanted castle. --rottentomatoes.com, Alberta Film Ratings

Poster for the film, Beauty and the Beast

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 Wednesday and Sunday 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 week! Call 403-548-2233 for more information.

Mario's Logo
Bearded Bull

Dinner and a Movie with Mario's Restaurant is available every day! Movie pass is valid for up to one week! Call 403-529-2600 for more information.

Special Events

Scott Woods: Twin Fiddle Express

On June 8, at 7pm, Canadian fiddle champion Scott Woods and his band present Twin Fiddle Express.

This is an uplifting old time fiddle variety show that features Scott Woods and his sister, Kendra Norris, on twin fiddles, along with an all-star band for guitar, bass, drums, accordion, and piano.

  • Scott Wood's Famous Trick Fiddling (somersaults & walking on a barrel)
  • Fancy Fiddle Tunes
  • Traditional Country
  • Western Swing
  • Country
  • Gospel
  • Inspirational Stories
  • Family Humour
  • Sensational Step Dancing by Patrick Linton
  • Adult: $25
  • Child: $10
Tickets available:

Poster for the event, Twin Fiddle Express

Medicine Hat JazzFest 2017

The Monarch Theatre is the venue for three events for Medicine Hat JazzFest 2017.

On June 16, 17, 18, 21 at 7:30pm, we show I Called Him Morgan. Rating: PG. This documentary explores the relationship between jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan and his wife Helen, who was implicated in his murder in 1972.

Admission: regular movie prices

On June 18 at 7:00pm, Nobuki Takamen will play at The Monarch Theatre. Nobuki is a solo guitarist, an excellent improviser with his own bop-inspired style.

Admission: included with admission for evening's movie

On June 19 at 7:00pm, the Friends of the Monarch present the Medicine Hat Jazz Septet with guest Nobuki Takamen.

Admission: $10 or donation

Poster for the event, Medicine Hat JazzFest 2017


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.