Host your private movie party at The State Theatre!

Host your private event at the State Theatre. We are still closed to the public but you can come in with a few friends and watch a movie of your choice. This is a safe and exciting way to enjoy a movie, friends, and support our beautiful, historic, non-profit theater!

Great way to celebrate kids’ birthdays, grown up birthdays, and anniversaries! Light up our marquee with your special message!

We are renting the theater for up to groups of 25 people for $500 in our main theater and up to 6 people in our intimate Jewel theater for $350.  Rental limited to movie time + 30 minutes.

We also rent out the marquee for special occasions! Birthdays, Graduations, & Anniversaries! $50 for you message lit up in lights for 30 minutes. 

For our safety standards, please click here.

Email Gabriela Guerrini –  for any questions and to reserve your spot now. 


How many friends can I bring?

For this private rental, you’re limited to 25 people in the main theater.  Our Jewel theater has a limit of 6 people. Are you looking for a bigger event? As long as Stanislaus County is in the Red Tier or below, we can accommodate up to 100 people in the main theater at a higher rate. Reach out to Gabriela – to discuss our other options.

Do we have to wear masks?

Yes, every member of your party will be required to wear a mask for the duration of their visit to the theatre, unless sitting down, eating and drinking. You will also need to sign waivers, including a contact tracing form.

Will you be selling concessions, or can I bring some of my own?

We will be selling concessions. You can bring drinks, snacks and/or a cake for celebrations. No alcoholic drinks can be brought in.