Top Movie Theaters in Grand Rapids
It’s movie night! Grab your friends, family, and loved ones and get to a theater! Grand Rapids has a multitude of options when it comes down to theaters. They range from small and intimate venues, to huge IMAX theaters with in seat service and full bars. There are multiple performing arts theaters in Grand Rapids as well, however, this short article is just highlighting some of the top locations to catch a film, not a live performance. If you are looking or some live performance theaters, start here.
Celebration! Cinema Grand Rapids North & IMAX
This cinema is huge! Bring your family and friends to Celebration! North, and enjoy a beer, food, and a great movie! There are always events and specials that can be found online for this location. Celebration! has multiple locations in Grand Rapids and the surrounding area, and have established themselves as the front runner in cinema. By offering a clean, state of the art facility, with the options for snacks and drinks they have, Celebration! has a large base of loyal customers. They offer free movie night for kids too! Taco Tuesday,theme nights, featured films and banquets are just some of the events at Celebration! Some of the fantastic features of this theater are:
- IMAX Theatre –The most immersive movie experience in the world
- Wave Room – Banquets, receptions, meetings
- The Wilhelm (a gathering space)
- D-Box full motion chair experience.
- Oscar’s –– fresh prepared foods and full bar including local and Michigan made craft beer
- Free parking
- Power recliners available
- Closed Captioning, Hearing Impaired, & Descriptive Audio
AMC Grand Rapids 18
This theater is the definition of modern and upscale. AMC has an extensive amount of food and drinks, including alcohol available. This sleek facility has 18 screens and offers some of the best amenities that can be found in a movie theater in Grand Rapids. The screen rooms here are always neat and tidy. The staff is always very nice and ready to help if you have any questions. There are also many discounts and group rates that can be found online if you want to save some money on tickets or bundles. Some of the highlighted features of the AMC Grand Rapids 18 are:
- Dolby Cinema
- PRIME at AMC
For more information about the features associated with AMC Grand Rapids 18, visit the AMC theater website.
Wealthy Theatre is one of the oldest theaters in Grand Rapids, and still extremely popular. If you love classic movies that are hard to find, this is the movie theater you want to be at! They show all sorts of classics like Star Wars and Goodburger! You can also enjoy drinks from the bar at this location, and having a membership has special perks too. Some of the benefits associated with being member at Wealthy Theatre go far beyond just watching films, but into education too, as many classes are offered here. They offer classes on digital media, film, editing, and much more! This is a great place to start if you want to learn more about theater. If you need, you can also rent the venue for your private events. The auditorium/cinema holds 400 people, and there are other rooms available for rent, such as:
Ideal for: Lectures, panel discussions, film screenings, and comedy shows
3 hour minimum rental required
Ideal for: Meetings, green room usage, and bridal suite
No minimum rental required
Ideal for: Receptions, flea markets, and tabling events
Requires $50 auditorium blackout fee per ½ day
No minimum rental required
Front Studio at CMC Wealthy
Capacity: 60-100 [~920 sq ft]
Ideal for: Parties, meetings, classes, and workshops
No minimum rental required. You can also rent the front marquee for announcements or messages to your friends and family. Many people like to rent it to congratulate others on large events such as a wedding or graduation. The cost to rent the marquee is $50 per side, per day. Make sure you call ahead to check availability, as this does get rented out quickly.
Celebration! Grand Rapids South
- Free, easy parking.
- DBox full motion chair experience.
- Located near restaurants and retail.
- Closed Captioning & Descriptive Audio available.
- Auditorium rentals for group meetings, parties and gatherings.
- Party/Meeting rooms available.