The Avalon offers two distinct theaters – the Avalon 1 and Avalon 2 – that may be rented for film presentations or private events. The theater, built in 1922, is an architectural gem and boasts a landmark exterior and a beautifully restored interior. Renovations have preserved its exquisite quality while providing modern technology, comfort and enjoyment.

Rental rates are determined by auditorium choice (Avalon 1 or 2), time and duration of the event, and day of the week. Please contact us with date inquiries as early as possible and we’ll happily discuss rental opportunities with you. Nonprofit organizations are eligible to receive discount rates.

Since the Avalon is a first-run movie house, there are a limited number of time slots and dates available. The Avalon is unavailable for rental at the following times:

  • Friday afternoon and evening
  • Saturday afternoon and evening
  • Sunday afternoon and evening before 8:00pm
  • Most Wednesday evenings

Avalon 1 (downstairs theater)

Avalon 1 seats 425 people plus 6 spaces for wheelchairs. DCP and video projection are available (Supported formats: Blu-Ray, DVD). There is no stage, but there is ample room in the front for speakers, musicians, etc.

Avalon 2 (upstairs theater)

Avalon 2 seats 130 people and is accessible by stairs and elevator. DCP and video projection are available (Supported formats: Blu-Ray, DVD).

Birthday Parties

Birthday party rentals are available in Avalon 2 on weekend mornings at 10am. Birthday party rentals fill up quickly, so contact us early to reserve a date.

Contact Us

For rates and additional information, please submit the form below or contact our office at 202-966-2149. Please ask for Robin Weiss for birthday rentals and Andrew Mencher for all other rentals.

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Admission: $12.50 Adults, $9.25 Matinee Shows, $9.75 Seniors (62+), $10.00 Students, $9.50 Children (12 & under) and Military, $8.25 Avalon Members, $7.25 Seniors who are Avalon Members.
Same rates apply to Wednesday Signature Series programs. Avalon Members must purchase their discounted tickets at the box office.

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