Cineplex to open 25 theatres, including south Barrie, on Friday with $5 tickets

South-end Barrie location is included in the reopening

Cineplex has announced that select theatres across Ontario will reopen on Friday, including the south-end Barrie location. Along with the news that the company will reopen some theatres, Cineplex has also announced that tickets will cost just $5.

Cineplex stated that they “will open with enhanced safety and cleaning measuresas well as updated procedures to allow for physical distancing both inside and outside auditoriums,” in a release.

Here’s a look at some of the safety measures that will be unveiled in the reopening:

  • Launching reserved seating in all auditoriums across Canada; seating options will be automatically blocked off to ensure proper distance in every direction between guests
  • Reducing capacity in all auditoriums to allow for physical distancing
  • Enhancing cleaning practices throughout its facilities, with particular focus on high-contact surfaces, restrooms and seats
  • Accepting debit and credit payments only, with the exception of gift card purchases
  • Limiting food offerings in theatres to Cineplex’s famous popcorn and other core concessions
  • Ensuring employees have the personal protective equipment they need
  • Making hand sanitizer readily available for guests and employees throughout its buildings
  • Keeping VIP Cinemas and the play structures in Clubhouse auditoriums closed for now
  • In communities where it is mandated, Cineplex requiring guests to wear masks inside the theatre

To welcome movie-lovers back, Cineplex will be offering $5 tickets and showing popular new releases and summer favourites you may have missed in theatres like Beauty and the BeastJawsBohemian RhapsodyThe Invisible ManBloodshotSonic The HedgehogMy SpyJurassic ParkGravity, and Jumanji: The Next Level.