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The Empire Theatre

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Great venue in Belleville

This is a great venue for many concerts, shows and movies in Belleville. Still holds the grand old... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jill M
Belleville, Canada
Great venue for shows and movies

I saw the Barenaked Ladies in concert there last year. Nice stage, lighting was good. The seats... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Belleville, Canada
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321 Front St, Belleville, Ontario K8N 2Z9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great venue for many concerts, shows and movies in Belleville. Still holds the grand old style theatre feel and look. It's well maintained and clean.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jill M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw the Barenaked Ladies in concert there last year. Nice stage, lighting was good. The seats could be better though, sometimes the view was blocked by the person in front of me. Great venue, that puts on movies that you wouldn't normally see in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

I have been here for random shows and have never been disappointed. Always looking to see what's upcoming. Love the new advertising sign too!!!

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere of an old time theatre, which it once was. Great reno has made it modern but still inviting. Good snack bar and wet bar. Had a wonderful client appreciation night put on by Janice Davis of Proalliance Royal LePage. Thanks, Janice!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rjrosatte
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The Empire theatre is one of the Premiere concert venues in Canada The sound system has just been updated/upgraded for The Empires 15th anniversary in October 2018. The live sohnd is simply amazing Every seat in the theatre is a great seat. Proud this theater...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

I had not been to the Empire Theatre since it was the McCarthy Theatre or even Stephen Licence (a sporting goods store). In 2017 I attended a performance by the Barenaked Ladies, a Canadian musical group perhaps best known for their song "If I Had...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Paul L
Reviewed July 26, 2018

We made the trek out from Aurora , to catch one of our favourite bands Billy Talent. Great venue and sound. Virtually free parking across the street was a bonus. Cool show and the thunder storms stayed away. Openers Finister ? a local band were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 97hill
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This theatre is about to celebrate its 15th Anniversary. Have seen many international and national stars perform there. They also have great movies there that don't make it to the major movie theatres and no advertising or trailers or super loud volune!! . For live...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ppoppet46
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

I have seen several shows here and the sound is great as well the seating is comfortable. Very nicely restored theatre.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank James C
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

I've been here on many occasions and it's always a great experience. They have a full bar, meeting room, concession area, and of course the main theater area. We are super lucky to have an independent theater of this calibre in Belleville.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Generally people park in the parking lot next to the Empire theatre. There is a royal lepage building on the opposite side of the parking lot. You may want to arrive early to get a good spot . Alternatively there is parking... More