FAQ

What is The Paramount Bristol?
Originally a movie theatre, this art deco venue has been fully restored and is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the best possible live entertainment experience in the region. Also known as The Paramount Center for the Arts, Paramount Bristol is our “shorthand” name.

Are you a Movie Theatre?
We were originally! We do have a powerful projector to display movies and other content on a large screen. At this time, we are not securing rights to display now-playing movies – check out the Twin-City Drive In!

Are you open during lunch?
Yes! The box office is open TUESDAY – FRIDAY NOON – 6PM, or through show time.

Can I rent the venue?
Yes! For all kinds of things – we have an application and complete technical specs. See our Rentals page.

Where can I park?
There is public parking all along State Street as well as the very nearby side streets 5th, 6th, 7th, and Shelby. No parking fees or tickets will be incurred after 5pm.

What about accessibility?
We do not have dedicated handicapped parking or provide wheelchair seating, but we can make special accommodations by call-in.

Can you recommend a nice place to eat?
There are many amazing restaurants within walking distance of us. Visit http://believeinbristol.org/discover-downtown/restaurants for a complete list.