Established in 1924 Central Theater, formerly known as 'The Geneseo Theater', has been a mainstay in downtown Geneseo for over 80 years.
Operated by the Geneseo Park District since 1996, this historic theater continues to offer state of the art entertainment at an affordable price.
The theater seats 177 and offers digital cinema projection with 7.1 Dolby surround sound. The digital conversion in 2012 means a higher quality motion picture and sound experience for the moviegoer.
Located in downtown Geneseo at
111 North State Street Geneseo, IL
Adult (13 - 59) $6.50
Senior (60 & over) $5.50
Child (12 & Under) $5.50
Doors Open at 6:30pm
All movies are played in a handicap accessible auditorium.
Synopsis: This magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. But his new town’s sleepy façade jolts to life with a secret world of warlocks and witches when Lewis accidentally awakens the dead.
Starring: Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Owen Vaccaro
Rated: PG-13 | Run Time: 1 hr 45mins
7:10 pm Daily through October 18, 2018
Have a private viewing, hold a meeting, host a birthday party or play a video game on the big screen.
Central Theater in downtown Geneseo is available to rent for your next event or meeting. The theater has a stage (great for speaking engagements), a large screen (high resolution to display your presentation, home movie, DVD or current film), comfortable seating (enough for 177 friends, family or business associates) and surround sound. Excellent movie theater popcorn, candy and fountain drinks are available for purchase during your next event.
|CENTRAL THEATER4 includes use of theater & stage||$60/hour||$50/hour|
|Contact Central Theater Manager at (309) 944-3603 to reserve your space today.|
Standard Rental includes the use of theater and stage with a manager on duty. Renter can bring a DVD or video (of appropriate content). Private viewing of current film is available. Minimum of 50 people required, regular admission and concession rates will apply.
4 Additional $30 for use of equipment. Includes the use of equipment and projectionist. Price excludes any equipment or film we may have to purchase or rent to accommodate any rental.
4 Additional $15 for Janitorial Services.
4 Additional $45 for use of Concessions (Includes Concessionaire & Janitorial Services.) Concessions may be purchased at an additional charge. Small drinks or small popcorns may be purchased for an additional $2/each.
The Geneseo Park District Facilities are available to rent for your next event. Certificate of insurance may be required. Visit https://www.theeventhelper.com/ to purchase event insurance.
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The Gym, Walking Track & Racquetball Courts are CLOSED for the Annual Geneseo Park District Foundation Parktoberfest starting 8am October 18th until Noon on October 21st.
The Gym, Walking Track & Racquetball Courts will reopen Noon on Sunday October 21st.
Bring your child to Anderson Memorial Park (located at 316 East Main Street) to enjoy seasonal stories and marshmallows around a cozy campfire.
The Gym, Walking Track & Racquetball Courts are CLOSED for the Annual Geneseo Park District Foundation Parktoberfest starting 8am October 18th until Noon on October 21st. The Gym, Walking Track & Racquetball Courts will reopen Noon on Sunday October 21st.