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 built in 1949 as a cinema is a postmodern structure with many art-deco features. It closed it's doors in the late 70's to later become a church and after that it stood empty for several years. Now privately owned, it reopened it's doors in 2016 as a Cultural Centre. Equipped with an up-to-date movie projector, sound-system, and light set-up, the building still maintains many original features. The walls and ceiling of the building are baffled, which provides the auditorium with phenomenal acoustics thanks to its unique structure. 

With a permanent filmscreen, a baffled stage of three layers with a surface area of 16 by 24 feet. With a capacity of 210 authentic seats, which is now limited to 33 seats due to covid-19, it's ideal to accomodate larger groups of people. 


Functioning as an umbrella- organization The Crown Harriston is also home of various small businesses, such as 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 Crown Harriston

Where the magic happens, both on screen and stage. Movies are shown every first Saturday of the month at 7 pm. Music and other live events are announced as they get programmened. The venue is also available for private bookings and birthdays.

"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 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 for more details.


Magic Ice Cream Shoppe

The Magic Ice Cream Shoppe is your one stop shop for all kinds of delicious summer treats! Serving up to 21 flavours carefully picked, to serve you the best!


Old school milkshakes, banana-splits, sundaes, unicorn toppings, coffee and homemade waffle cones are just a few of their specialties. Open from early May till the end of September, and during events for snack and drinks and Ice Cream. 

We need your help!

Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community.

It puts you in the center of events, and gives you the ability to really make a difference and meet great people with the same vision… A vibrant Cultural Centre in beautiful Harriston.


We're looking for someone for the ticket sales and for in the concession.

Contact us now and see what you can do to make a good thing even better!

gallery/volunteers needed