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Great Ambience and now Restored Seating

We go here to see White Christmas in December, which is always a fun time. The theater is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Gorgeous restoration! New comfy seats!

Although the Heights was restored a number of years ago, the owner recently upgraded the seats. So... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Blaine, Minnesota
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3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421-3932
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We go here to see White Christmas in December, which is always a fun time. The theater is reasonably priced, and has concessions. Before the show, we were treated to organ music and a vocalist singing Christmas songs. The seats have been replaced and are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank woodinjw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the Heights was restored a number of years ago, the owner recently upgraded the seats. So now it is both an incredibly beautiful and incredibly comfy place to take in a classic or first-run movie. Real butter on the popcorn tops off a fun...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bzhutch
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Not only is the decor completely redone in its original form, they play classic movies as well as current releases. Plus, there is music on the Wurlitzer Organ before the weekend shows!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JimiJ46
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

At last we got to visit to see Dixie dregs band. Great venue really nice feel. Nice bar with nibbles . Eat across the road at Harold’s and enjoy their happy hour. We will return

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Stevey1631
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Attending the World Premier of Demon with the Atomic Brain, I visited the Heights Theater for the first time. This truly IS the heights, and you can see far distant horizons from the sidewalk. The marquee is the old style with movable letters, and the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Greg T
Reviewed 3 October 2017

When the Heights presents a special showing of a White Christmas or Wizard of Oz, go! It is fun, the organ music is great. And they have the best popcorn! You won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Thevacationer2017
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Oldest continuously operating movie house in the state. Restored and very nostalgic. A couple of nights a week they run classic movies on their big screen. Many I've never seen or only saw on TV. Much more fun in person because of the audience reaction....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Grandpa S
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Can't say enough about this theatre. The popcorn has real butter, they play a pipe organ before the feature and the interior is beautifully restored. You just have to stop in for a movie to appreciate this place. You can end the show with an...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank DeeElsie
Reviewed 14 March 2017

What a pleasure it is to have such a gorgeous option from the multi-plex movie theater scene and go back to a more genteel time. Wonderfully restored with comfy seats and real red velvet curtain. Old-fashioned angle parking make it easy to bring older relatives....More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Phoenix663
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The Heights Theater will bring back memories. It is a lovely small landmark theater and our favorite place to see movies on the big screen.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank val-mn
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