Historic Florida Chautauqua Theater Announces Matinee Series

First movies to be screened in over three decades

DeFuniak Springs, Florida • November 9, 2020— The Florida Chautauqua Theater, located in Downtown DeFuniak Springs, recently announced a Sunday Matinee Series. The first movies to be shown in the historic theater in over 35 years, the series will begin on Sunday, November 29, 2020, with a collection of holiday films beginning at 3:00 p.m. weekly.

Sponsored by Main Street DeFuniak Springs, the schedule includes:

November 29th– Polar Express

December 6th– Disney’s A Christmas Carol

December 13th– The Grinch

December 20th– A Christmas Story

Tickets are available for purchase in advance at fcweb.org. Cost is $10 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under. Remaining tickets will be available at the theater box office, located at 848 Baldwin Avenue, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435 prior to the start of the show.

The lineup of family-friendly films was specifically selected to encourage the beginning of new holiday traditions. Guests are encouraged to make it an afternoon outing. Watch a movie, enjoy a meal at a selection of area eateries, shop local businesses and once the sun sets enjoy the sites of Christmas Reflections, hosted by the City of DeFuniak Springs around Lake DeFuniak’s Chipley Park.

The holiday Sunday Matinee Series is the beginning of new events guests can look forward to at the Florida Chautauqua Theater. Funded solely through private donations and grants, the Florida Chautauqua Theater is seeking additional sponsors for the 2021 calendar year. Sponsorships and movie screen advertising are available.

For more information on The Florida Chautauqua, Inc. including future matinees, theatrical performances, and how you can get involved, follow The Florida Chautauqua, Inc. on Facebook and Instagram. To contact The Florida Chautauqua Theater, please email [email protected].


About The Florida Chautauqua, Inc.:The Florida Chautauqua Theater was organized in 1983 to provide an opportunity for persons of all ages to directly participate in community theater.The Theater continues productions, as well as workshop experiences, that enable students to improve upon their vocal skills and stage presence.The program has generated a passion for the arts and a life-long love for the theater. For information on upcoming events, please visit fcweb.org or email [email protected].

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