Does your family’s favorite traditions include watching classic holiday movies? Even though you can watch many of these films on the couch in your PJs, there’s something really special about seeing a film on the big screen. With that in mind, here’s where you and your family can catch all of your favorite holiday flicks at movie theatres, community centers and libraries in or near Des Moines this season.
Here’s where you can see your favorite holiday movie on the big screen in Des Moines:
Stop by Flix Brewhouse at Merle Hay Mall for their 12 Days of Flix-Mas to see a showing of your fav holiday classic.
December 1, 9 & 15 at 11:00 am – $2: The Polar Express (G)
December 3 at 6:45 pm – $5: Home Alone (PG)
December 4 at 6:45 pm – $5: Jingle All The Way (PG)
December 5 at 6:00 pm – $5: Christmas Vacation (PG-13)
December 6 at 6:45 pm- $5: A Christmas Story (PG)
December 12 at 6:00 pm – $5: Elf Fan Fest (PG)
December 17 at 6:45 pm – $5: It’s a Wonderful Life (PG)
You can’t beat FREE! The Fridley Theatres’ FREE Holiday Merchant Movies will be shown at Paramount 7 Theatres in Indianola.Movies are shown on Saturdays at 11:00 am and 12:00 noon and Sundays at 12:00 noon.
November 23, 24 & 25: The Star (PG)
December 1 & 2: The Polar Express (G)
December 8 & 9: The Greatest Showman (PG)
December 15 & 16: Small Foot (PG)
Every Monday, Valley Community center shows a family friendly movie in their Café space on the BIG projection screen at 10:15 am. Popcorn is served free of charge too.
December 3: Frozen (PG)
December 10: The Polar Express (G)
Local libraries are screening several holiday classics this season. Here’s a rundown of what’s being shown:
December 19 at 3:00 pm – Polar Express Interactive Family Movie (G)
December 6 at 6:00 pm – The Polar Express (G)
December 10 at 6:30 pm, South Side Library – How the Grinch Stole Christmas (PG)
Where do you go to see holiday classics on the big screen in Des Moines? Let us know in the comments section below!