Puzzled at the Palace: An Escape Game Tournament, presented by the Canton Palace Theatre and Escape Room Downtown
The Canton Palace Theatre and Escape Room Downtown present a unique event, featuring escape room style game play in the theatre!  Work together with your team to complete your mission and solve the mystery of who-done-it during “The Mercantile Express Mystery” game.  Also featuring movies playing throughout the day:
2:15 pm – Doors open
2:30pmMovie: “Rear Window”
4:45pmMovie: “Clue”
6:30pm – Concert of music on the Kilgen Organ, featuring the short silent film “The Sealed Room”

Movies and organ concert open to the public.  Admission is $5 for all movies and the organ concert, or a pass for all movies & concert is available for $10.

There’s been a murder on the Mercantile Express. Five suspects have been apprehended, but police need your team to take over the investigation. You have been given the case file and 5 suitcases. Can you and your brainy team of sleuths deduce who the murderer might be?

The Mercantile Express Mystery is not an escape room but an adventure game that uses escape room-style game play, such as exploring, observing, making connections, puzzling, and communicating to complete the challenge.


Games begin each hour, on the hour from 3-7pm.  Teams participate in one 45 minute session.  Limit of 5 groups per hour.  Game time reserved at time of purchase.  Winners to be announced that night at 7pm.
Length of game play: 45 minutes
Tickets: $240/team, 8 players total per team ($30/person).  Must be purchased in advance.
Who Can Participate: Open to participants ages 16 years and up working in teams of 8.  Maximum of 5 teams per hour.
Available to Canton Palace Theatre Association members and Escape Room Downtown VIPs on 10/19 at 10am.  On sale to the public on 10/26 at 10am.
Prizes: $100 for the winning group each hour, $500 for the overall winning group

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Saturday, January 26, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
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