If you’re walking down the Delmar Boulevard, you’re sure to run into the large, golden letters propped up against red that read out ‘TIVOLI’. This brown, ritzy looking building, reminiscent of an old school movie hall, is a three screen movie theater in University City.
The Tivoli Theater opened to the public way back in 1924, got shut down in 1994 and then reopened in 1995. Today it’s as splendid as it was back before it shut down thanks to the dedication of Joe and Linda Edwards. The Tivoli Theater is an art house movie haven, and is affiliated with the Landmark Theaters chain of film distribution, a group that takes immense joy in owning award-winning historic theaters across the country as well as being dedicated to avant-garde films.
- Tivoli is a nice place to watch an independent movie, reminisce over a classic film, or enjoy a picture show such as The Rocky Horror Picture Show which they show with a live shadow cast.
- This is a must see theater for true cinema lovers as the movies they show here focus on show the craft of filmmaking or the art of storytelling while entertaining or informing the masses.
- You can go through their collection of old Hollywood movie posters and memorabilia before or after a show and tickle your sense of nostalgia.
- Whether you want to watch Koyaanisqatsi or the Rocky Horror Picture Show, you’re sure to find all kinds of offbeat movies playing at this theater. Independent labels and quirky movies with cult following shine through at this fun little theater.
This is a small and intimate theater with great popcorn, situated right on Delmar Loop. The location makes it perfect a evening out, you can shop, grab dinner at a restaurant and then watch a late night movie at Tivoli.
The Tivoli Theater Travel Tips
- Make sure you explore the rest of the Loop when you’re on your way to watch a movie here.
- The newly created Delmar Loop trolley will ensure easy traveling around the area.
- You mind find the popcorn and other snacks a little on the pricey side.
- There is a concessions stand as well as a gift shop from where you can buy old Hollywood posters and other movie memorabilia.
How to Reach The Tivoli Theater
- Get off at the Delmar Loop MetroLink station and take the Loop trolley to get around.
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10.72% of people who visit Saint Louis include The Tivoli Theater in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
83.72% of people start their The Tivoli Theater visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see The Tivoli Theater
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Tivoli Theater