Cultural Centre The Crown Harriston is a family run business with the intention support and promote small businesses and entertainment in Harriston, town of Minto. Your place to be for film nights, (birthday) party rentals, performances, exhibits, workshops, presentations, readings, lectures and other events. The building is a postmodern structure with many art-deco features, built in 1949 as a cinema. It closed it's doors in the late 70's to later become a church. After that stood empty for several years. Now privately owned it reopend again as a Cultural Centre, still maintaining many original features. The auditorium has a capacity of 211 authentic seats, a movie creen, new high-definition projector and a performance stage of 16 by 24 feet with overhead lights. The walls and ceiling are baffled which provides the auditorium with phenomenal acoustics.
In the heart of The Crown Harriston is located Harriston Hearing Care, open Monday till Thursday and Saturday from 10 am till 4 pm. Your one stop place for all hearing-aid needs. The friendly staff will provide you the best service to fit to your hearing needs.They offer a special discount for artists, so don't hesitate to walk in and ask.
The Magic Ice Cream Shoppe Is open all summer and during events. Providing you with high quality Ice Cream treats, homemade wafflecones, coffee, tea, drinks and all the snacks that you would want to enjoy during one of our showings. The PopCorn is always fresh and comes with the choice of MovieHouse flavour, Real Butter or our famous Maple Butter, made with real maple syrup.
Rental rates starting from $75. If you wish to make an inquiry don't hesitate to contact us at (519) 604 - 4935 or send us an e-mail, or drop in and we'll be happy to give you a tour and tell you all about our rental rates, possibilties and upcoming events.