1318 Bay Street | Bellingham, WA 98225


1416 Cornwall Avenue | Bellingham, WA 98225

Admission Prices

Members $8.00
Tues – Sun General Admission $11.25
Mondays and Bargain shows $9.00
Children, Military, and Students with valid ID $8.50

Bargain shows:
Tue – Fri before 5 PM
Sat & Sun before 3:30 PM

Members can now purchase tickets online with no surcharge Become a member now!
Purchase Gift Cards here.

We are open 30 minutes prior to the first show time daily. Typically, Saturday and Sunday we are open before noon and Mondays through Fridays we are open by 3:30pm. In addition to regular theatre concessions we also serve a variety of snacks from local companies, a great selection of beer choices and a full wine list which is curated seasonally. Enjoy a snack or a drink in our lobby, or take your beverage into the theatre with you to enjoy during the film!

Pickford Film Center serves as a community living room, situated at the epicenter of the Arts District in downtown Bellingham. The film center allows PFC to better fulfill a core mission of the organization – providing our community with the highest quality movie-going experience possible at an affordable price, while working to foster arts education and visual literacy in our community.

Movie Line: (360) 738-0735
Pickford Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2521, Bellingham, WA 98227
Office Answering Machine: (360) 647-1300
Tax-ID/EIN Number: 91-1891456

Rent a screening room with Pickford Film Center or the Limelight Cinema

When schedules allow we will rent out our cinema for meetings, private events, in-progress screenings and parties. Please contact Ryan Uhlhorn, Operations Manager.

See More Information on Rentals

PFC’s Theatre 1: $150 per hour (75 Seats)
PFC’s Theatre 2: $250 per hour (132 Seats)
PFC’s Limelight Cinema: $125 per hour (70 Seats)
*Rates reflect off-peak hours. Peak hour rentals are negotiated on a per event basis. See “Availability.”


A whole range of concessions are available for your meeting or party needs, including our famous GMO-free popcorn and spice bar, candy,and a range of locally sourced gluten-free treats, sandwiches, salads and more. (Unlimited popcorn and fountain drinks for your guests can be made available for an extra fee with any rental agreement.)


Most rentals of PFC’s facilities will take place during hours that lie outside of regularly scheduled show times. This is due to our commitments with film distribution companies, and these times are typically before 1 PM Monday-Thursday, or after 9 PM Sunday-Thursday. Weekend times can be arranged, but please note that since every week’s schedule is different, available times will vary. Please contact us to inquire about the time you would like to book your event and we will be happy to do our best to accommodate you.


Terms are 50% upon acceptance of contract, and the remainder is due at time of rental.

NEED A PLACE TO PARTY? We’ve got you covered.

Pickford Film Center and PFC’s Limelight Cinema are the perfect place to invite your friends and family and enjoy a special event or share a memorable moment. Our comfortable theaters and helpful staff will make sure everyone can sit back and enjoy the film of your choice. Great for birthdays, anniversaries, family reunions and office celebrations; film parties provide a good time for all in a unique setting.

For all party inquiries, contact Ryan Uhlhorn, Operations Manager.

See More Information on Parties at PFC & the Limelight Cinema

Available times: 10 AM & Noon during the weekdays and select weekends, and midnight any day (may start at 11:30pm if scheduling permits).

Payment: Terms are 50% upon acceptance of contract, and the remainder is due at time of rental.

Concessions: Concessions can be made available upon request; concessions revenue will remain with Pickford Film Center. Popcorn and fountain drinks for your guests can be made available for an extra fee.

Restrictions: Parties are strictly non-commercial; you may not charge admission to your event.

  PFC Big house PFC Small house PFC’s Limelight Cinema
Pricing up to 132 people $400 up to 75 people $200 up to 70 people $150
Caretaker Tickets

A guest attending Pickford Film Center in a caretaker role for one of our guests with disabilities may be passed in by management if that is requested.