The Canton Palace Theatre Board of Directors, after consulting with Local and State Health Departments and per the rescinded State of Ohio Health Orders effective June 2, 2021, announces that the Canton Palace Theatre will allow 100% capacity for all movies and events, starting June 2, 2021.

The specific policies below were reviewed with the Canton City Health Department, and while they no longer must approve any business or organization’s policies or procedures, the Canton Palace Theatre has relied on them for their expert advice and will continue to do so going forward.

Facility Policies

  • The Canton Palace Theatre will move to 100% capacity starting June 2, 2021.
  • The Canton Palace Theatre strongly suggests that all attendees of movies and events continue to wear masks in the Theatre, unless actively eating, at all times. As per the CDC, those who are unvaccinated, should continue to wear masks at all times.
  • The Canton Palace Theatre will continue to have fresh air circulating in the Theatre and will continue to offer sanitizing stations in the Theatre.
  • The Canton Palace Theatre will honor the requests of any renter or performer who may have a different policy for masks/capacity and will be sure to communicate that in advance to ticket buyers. This would be similar to requests for no photos, video, bottle caps etc.
  • Canton Palace Theatre volunteers will continue to wear masks while volunteering – regardless of vaccination status.
  • Business and Box Office Hours will return to Monday – Friday 10am to 4pm starting June 7, 2021.
  • The Business Office will return to full staffing Monday – Friday starting July 6, 2021.

Event Procedures

  • The ability to pre-order concessions will continue to be available for all movies and events.  All pre-ordered items will be available for pick up in the mezzanine concession stand on the 2nd floor.
  • Main Floor Concession Stand/Bar to serve as a primary concession area.
  • Canton Palace Theatre volunteers will continue to wear masks while volunteering – regardless of vaccination status.
  • The Canton Palace Theatre will continue to have fresh air circulating in the Theatre and will continue to offer sanitizing stations in the Theatre.