Arlington Theatre’s 90th Anniversary Celebration

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Date & Time

Fri, May 21 2:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Sat, May 22 12:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Sun, May 23 2:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Address (map)

1317 State Street

Venue (website)

Arlington Theatre

Metropolitan Theatres’ historic Arlington Theatre is celebrating its 90th Anniversary. To commemorate the occasion, the theatre will reopen with a 3-day event on May 21, 22 and 23, 2021.

Three classic films, E.T., Ghostbusters, and Blade Runner the Final Cut, will be shown daily.  All tickets are $5 and are on-sale now at and on the Metropolitan Theatres mobile app.  Guests will receive a free popcorn with ticket purchase.  Daily showtimes are 2:30pm, 5:15pm and 8pm.

Kicking off the day’s events on Saturday, May 22 at 12:30pm will be a free live performance featuring organ music provided by the Santa Barbara Theatre Organ Society with special guest organist Adam Aceto.  No tickets are required and will be first come, first served.

The schedule for the celebration is as follows:

  • Friday, May 21:
    • E.T.: 2:30pm
    • Ghostbusters: 5:15pm
    • Blade Runner The Final Cut: 8pm
  • Saturday, May 22:
    • Organ Music Performance: 12:30pm
    • E.T.: 2:30pm
    • Ghostbusters: 5:15pm
    • Blade Runner The Final Cut: 8pm
  • Sunday, May 23:
    • Ghostbusters.: 2:30pm
    • E.T.: 5:15pm
    • Blade Runner The Final Cut: 8pm


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