A Gift from One Generation to the Next


The Strand Theatre, situated in beautiful downtown Delaware, Ohio is one of the 10 longest operating theatres in the country. Originally a play house that opened in 1916, the Strand now shows first-run movies at an affordable price! Stop in today to see one of our great movies, take or tour, or learn more about the Strand!



28 E. Winter Street
Delaware, Ohio 43015

We offer headphones and closed-captioning devices for those who may need them.
Please inquire at our Box Office.

Business Line: 740-816-1938
Box Office Line: 740-815-9266
These lines also accept text messages.
Movie Recording Line: 740-363-4914

We accept Visa, Mastercard and Discover.
Gift Cards are available for any dollar amount at our Box Office.

Parking and pricing

Follow our simple tips to make parking a breeze! This page also includes info about pricing!

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The Strand Theatre stands today as one of the 10 longest-operating movie theatres in the United States as well as one to the few remaining independent movie theatres showing first-run films. The theatre attracts 75,000 patrons annually and operates 364 days of the year.
The Business Partnership Program provides year-long recognition for its participants whose names and companies you see below. This program also helps sustain our beloved community icon. Please join us in thanking these participants for contributing to preserve the Strand’s legacy from one generation to the next! 

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Listen Now

Want to hear Tracey Peyton, Managing Director of the Strand, and City Attorney Darren Shulman review the latest and greatest at the Strand on their radio show? Listen live, or click the link below to catch up on this week's shows! Check out their latest show reviewing Captain Marvel here!

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