The Crown Harriston

Cultural Centre

Cultural Centre The Crown Harriston is a family run business, bringing entertainment to the town of Harriston. Your place to be for film nights, music, stage shows, presentations, weddings, (birthday) party rentals, 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 reopened it's doors in 2016 as a Cultural Centre, still maintaining many original features. Equipped with a new movie projector, sound-system, and light set-up, the building still maintains many original features.

The auditorium has amazing acoustics thanks to its younique structure. With a permanent filmscreen, a baffled stage of 16 by 24 and a capacity of 210 authentic seats, it's ideal to accomodate larger groups of people. The walls and ceiling are baffled which provides the auditorium with phenomenal acoustics. 

The Crown Harriston is also home of small businesses. Now accomodating the Harriston Hearing Care and The Magic Ice Cream Shoppe.


If you wish to make an inquiry don't hesitate to contact us at (519) 604 - 4935 or send us an e-mail, or feel free to stop by and we'll be happy to give you a tour and tell you all about our rental rates, possibilities and upcoming events. 

The Old Theatre

Where the magic happens. Movies every first Saturday of the month at 7 pm. Sponsor of many causes, and proud presenter of spectacle and entertainment.

"If you dream big enough and accomplish half of it, you're not doing alll that bad."

Harriston Hearing Care

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 musicians and artists, so don't hesitate to walk in and ask.

The Magic Ice Cream Shoppe

The Magic Ice Cream Shoppe is your one stop shop for all kinds of delicious summer treats! Serving up to 22 flavours carefully picked, to serve you the best! Old school milkshakes, banana-splits, sundaes, unicorn toppings and homemade waffle cones are just a few of their specialties. Open from May till September and during events for snack and drinks, and Ice Cream.