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Theater Rental


The Patio Theater is a classic movie palace built in 1927. With a seating capacity of 1,500 and richly decorated upper and lower lobbies, the Patio is a unique and beautiful venue for public and private events. (Tour the interior on Google Maps!)

Ideal for movie screenings, film premieres, festivals, concerts, corporate events, school events and field trips, graduations, birthday parties, weddings, film and photo shoots, broadcasts, and receptions — whatever you're planning, contact us today for rental rates and booking information.

Email: • Phone: (312) 818-0443

We are located at 6008 W Irving Park Road, Chicago, IL 60634


- One of the largest movie screens in the Chicagoland area!
- 1,500 seat theater
- Beautiful theater lobby
- Prominent street-facing marquee
- Concession stand with soft drinks, popcorn, and candy
- Loading zone (school bus friendly!)
Free parking on Austin, north of Irving Park & Paid parking on Irving Park Rd.

Technical Capabilities:

The Patio Theater is equipped for dual-projector 35mm film projection, 16mm film projection, and state-of-the-art digital cinema (DCP) projection thanks to our Kickstarter supporters.

- 2k DCP (Digital Cinema Package) projection
- DVD or Blu-ray projection
- 2 Simplex XL 35mm projectors (archive-approved changeover projection)



Want to rent out the theater for a private event or possibly show off your independent film to the public? The Patio Theater is the perfect place to do so! 

Our digital projection system lets us show a wide array of films to our patrons. As long as the movie is available on DVD or Blu-Ray we can secure the rights and screen it for your group.

For a fixed flat rate (depending on the time of the day/week) you can rent out the whole theater for a certain amount of time. For rates, accomodations and more please call 847-563-0664 or email us at to schedule an event!



Thinking of throwing a birthday for yourself or a loved one? The historic Patio Theater is the perfect place to gather with family and friends. Eat, drink and enjoy a movie of your choice on the big screen! Rent out the whole theater just for yourself and those you have invited to have a one of a kind birthday experience!

Rates are determined on a per person basis. For more information please email us at