Canton Palace Theatre Announces Drive-In Movies in Downtown Canton


Georgia Paxos, Executive Director
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Canton Palace Theatre Announces Drive-In Movies in Downtown Canton. 8-week bi-weekly series begins June 19, 2020.


Canton, Ohio. June 10, 2020 – The Historic Canton Palace Theater, located in downtown Canton, Ohio will launch an eight-week Drive in Movie Theater in downtown Canton.  Movies will be featured every Friday and Saturday from June 19 through August 8, 2020.  The Drive-In will be located adjacent to the Renkert Building, located at 306 Market Avenue, N, just two blocks south of the Canton Palace Theatre. Admission will be $20.00 per car and passes must be purchased in advance at  Concessions will be available for pre-purchase via the website with pick up upon arrival.

“Even though movie theaters are now permitted to open, we wanted to offer this unique experience for our community to enjoy, in the heart of downtown,” said Georgia Paxos, Executive Director of the Canton Palace Theatre Association. “We reached out to some of our community partners and they all rallied behind our new endeavor to help provide sponsorship of our new movie series.” To date, Fun Flicks Outdoor Movies, Q92 radio, The Canton Repository and Kempthorn Motors have signed on as sponsors, with more sponsors to be announced soon.

There are still physical distance rules in place for drive in theaters in the state of Ohio, out of the 100 spaces available, only 60 will be available for purchase. Attendees must stay in their cars at all times. Tickets to the first weekend of films will be available starting Friday, June 12, 2020 at

About the Canton Palace Theatre

Completed in 1926, the Canton Palace Theatre is a downtown architectural jewel registered on the National Historic Registry. A prized community venue for classic, contemporary and art films, The Palace annually hosts more than 300 special events, concerts, recitals and Broadway-style productions. For more information, please visit

The Palace is located at 605 Market Avenue North in Canton, Ohio. Business and box office hours are Monday through Friday 11:00a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Business offices can be reached at (330) 454-8172 and a 24-Hour Recorded Event Information line is (330) 454-8171.


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