Theater Rental

Rentals are limited to 20 vaccinated people. Masks required at all times. No food or eating allowed. Non-alcoholic drinks are permitted.

Host an event at the Grand Illusion Cinema! This historic jewel box cinema seats 70, has 16mm, 35mm and video projection capabilities and 5.1 surround sound. The Grand Illusion Cinema is an excellent and affordable venue for screening your own film, private events, birthday parties, discussion groups, business meetings, etc.

The Grand Illusion Cinema is generally available daytimes Monday thru Friday. Weekend availability depends on our regular film schedule, but most afternoons are available. Rentals scheduled in advance of film bookings can take precedence on weekdays only.

For most rentals, we screen from standard DVD and Blu-ray. Standard DVD will be upscaled to HD by our state-of-the-art Blu-ray player. It is also possible to hook a laptop up to our video projector via HDMI.

Billing is for all time the space is needed including film buildup & equipment setup and breakdown of same. We accept credit/debit payments in advance via credit/debit and on the day of the rental in cash or check.

For the quickest response to a rental inquiry, please email us at