A couple of Toronto’s local movie theatres have shared their reopening date following the Ontario government’s announcement on Thursday.
As of January 31, indoor establishments like restaurants, gyms, bars, shopping centres, retail stores, and cinemas will get to open at 50% capacity.
Revue Cinema and the Fox Theatre both announced they are opening as of February.
According to Revue Cinema, it will be opening on February 1st at half capacity with no concessions, as per official government regulations.
GREAT NEWS! We’ll be re-opening at 50% capacity (sadly, no concessions) on February 1st, and at full capacity with concessions February 21st, in accordance with provincial COVID-19 regulations. Proof of vaccination will continue to be required to enter. More info coming soon! pic.twitter.com/7Fm2fJARJi
— Revue Cinema (@RevueCinema) January 21, 2022
Similarly, the Fox Theatre opens on February 4, but without the popcorn or snacks.
Both will require proof of vaccination upon entry as per Ontario’s COVID-19 regulations.
It’s official! We’ll be opening our doors for movies once again on Friday, February 4!
Per Provincial regulations, we’ll be operating at 50% capacity and our concession stand will have to remain closed.
Programming announcements coming soon! pic.twitter.com/cDqCcYakPw
— Fox Theatre (@Fox_Theatre) January 20, 2022
Later in February, on the 21st, all Toronto movie theatres will be allowed to have full capacity. That is also when concession stands can finally reopen.
Revue Cinema is located at 400 Roncesvalles Ave, and the Fox Theatre is at 2236 Queen Street East.