Family Friendly

First Friday Family Movie: “Where the Wild Things Are”

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a FREE family-friendly movie as part of the Canton First Friday celebration “Locally Literate”.

Synopsis:

Yearning for escape and adventure, a young boy runs away from home and sails to an island filled with creatures that take him in as their king.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 6:30pm
ADMISSION: Free, seating is first-come, first-served
RATING: PG
RUN TIME: 1 hr, 41 mins

Sensory Cinema Holiday Movie: “The Polar Express”

Synopsis:

This is the story of a young boy on Christmas Eve who boards a magical train that’s headed to the North Pole.  During this ride, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery which shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

PLEASE NOTE: The film will NOT be shown for December First Friday.  This showing is free, and tailored to attendees on the Autism spectrum or with sensory processing sensitivities and their families.  Sound levels will be lower, lights will remain on, and the offerings in the concession stand will be different than a standard movie showing.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 7:00 PM
ADMISSION: FREE, general admission.
RATING: PG
RUN TIME: 1 hour 40 minutes

Also featuring:

Holiday Movie: “Miracle on 34th Street”

Synopsis:

When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 7 PM
ADMISSION: $5, general admission. Tickets available at the door.
RATING: Not Rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour 36 minutes

Also featuring:

Holiday Movie: “Home Alone”

Synopsis:

An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. Holiday music on the Kilgen Organ prior to the movie.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 7 PM
ADMISSION: $5, general admission. Tickets available at the door.
RATING: PG
RUN TIME: 1 hour 43 minutes

Also featuring:

Holiday Movie: “Elf”

Synopsis:

After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity. Holiday music on the Kilgen Organ prior to the movie.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 7 PM
ADMISSION: $5, general admission. Tickets available at the door.
RATING: PG
RUN TIME: 1 hour 37 minutes

Also featuring:

Holiday Movie: “A Christmas Story”

Synopsis:

Ralphie has to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect gift for the 1940s. Holiday music on the Kilgen Organ prior to the movie.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
ADMISSION: $6, general admission. Tickets available at the door.
RATING: PG
RUN TIME: 1 hour 34 minutes

Also featuring:

Holiday Movie: “A Christmas Story”

Synopsis:

Ralphie has to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect gift for the 1940s. Holiday music on the Kilgen Organ prior to the movie.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
ADMISSION: $6, general admission. Tickets available at the door.
RATING: PG
RUN TIME: 1 hour 34 minutes

Also featuring:

Holiday Movie: “The Polar Express”

Synopsis:

This is the story of a young boy on Christmas Eve who boards a magical train that’s headed to the North Pole.  During this ride, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery which shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

PLEASE NOTE: The film will NOT be shown for December First Friday.  This showing is free, but patrons MUST reserve a ticket in advance to attend.  Limit of 10 tickets per adult.  Event is SOLD OUT.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
ADMISSION: FREE, general admission. Tickets required.
RATING: PG
RUN TIME: 1 hour 40 minutes

Also featuring:

First Friday Family Movie: “Casper”

Synopsis:

In Casper, a paranormal expert and his daughter bunk in an abandoned house populated by three mischievous ghosts and one friendly one.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
ADMISSION: Free!
RATING: PG
RUN TIME: 1 hour 40 minutes

Also featuring:

  • Music on the Kilgen Organ by organist Jay Spencer.

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