Unique Nevada Movie Theaters 

Pop, fizz, ahhh. There’s nothing quite like a tub of buttered popcorn, a freshly poured bevvy and the warm welcome of a comfy chair to enjoy the big screen. Whether your 90-plus-minute cinematography voyage preference is to be transported into a world of drama, romance or horror, check out these unique Nevada movie theaters to enjoy every scene.

The Wall at AREA15

Las Vegas

Every Sunday at The Wall in Las Vegas, AREA15 offers a unique movie-viewing experience, showcasing beloved timeless films. Enjoy a diverse selection of classics, cult favorites and hidden gems from various eras and genres, including black-and-white classics, indie films and 90’s faves. Doors open at 12:30 p.m., and tickets are $5. For more information, visit area15.com.

Downtown Cinemas

Las Vegas

Every snack you ever wanted to munch on while enjoying all the feels of a movie awaits at Downtown Cinemas, which opened in Las Vegas in 2021. Enjoy fried mozzarella sticks, buffalo chicken wings, jalapeno poppers, Dippin Dots, La Colombe coffee drinks, wine and hard seltzers during your flick. Enjoy limited distributed Sundance Film Festival award winners, box office hits and exciting events. For more information, visit www.downtowncinemaslv.com.

The Beverly Theater

The Beverly Theater

Las Vegas

Film house, concert space and storytelling arena, The Beverly Theater in Las Vegas has it all. Imagined by The Rogers Foundation, The Beverly Theater brings cinematic connectivity, cultural portals and zest for independent spirits to Downtown Las Vegas. Stay tuned to the website for schedules, updates and tickets to enjoy this unique Nevada movie theater’s robust programming. For more information, visit www.thebeverlytheater.com.

West Wind Drive-In


Farmers’ market by day, movie theater by night, West Wind Drive-In offers a unique Nevada movie theater experience in Reno. Tickets are $6 per person and $2 for children on Tuesday family fun nights. On Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., visit the flea market for bargains, fresh produce and family fun. Throughout the year, West Wind Drive-In hosts exciting family-friendly events, including pajama parties, car shows and customer-appreciation nights, during which all movies are free. For more information, visit westwinddi.com.

Central Theater


A vertical marquee with classic capital letters changed by hand evokes an enchanting sense of nostalgia movie-going experience at Central Theater in Ely. The 405-set Art Deco theater was built in 1940, opened in 1941 and is still serving up fresh buttered popcorn and the latest film releases today. For more information, visit www.facebook.com.

Galaxy Theaters

Galaxy Theaters

Las Vegas, Carson City and Sparks

Though not an individual unique Nevada movie theater, Galaxy Theaters across the state are hosting Galaxy Summer Fest 2024, a must-attend experience for the whole family. From May 3 to Sept. 19, enjoy family-friendly movies, including Despicable Me, The Secret Life of Pets, The Lego Movie and more at $2 per ticket. Add a value combo snack box for $3.50. For more information, visit galaxytheatres.com.

The Fallon Theater


Designed by renowned architect Frederic DeLongchamps, The Fallon Theater is historic with decades of stories to tell. Originally opened in1920’s, the legendary theater was home to the silver screen and vaudeville entertainment. Today, it’s run as a nonprofit entirely-volunteer operation. Enjoy community events, revisit classics and even enjoy special showtimes for only $1 admission. For more information, visit www.fallontheatre.com.

Gem Theater


The reality of a dream is within a donation’s reach. Gem Theater in rural Picohe was constructed in 1937 and transformed as film moved from the silent era through the technicolor and beyond. In 2002, a windstorm blew the theater roof off, and the building has been vacant since. Plans are underway to restore the theater to live up to its namesake, thanks to a nonprofit set up by Melissa Clary. For more information, visit gempioche.com.

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