Cedarburg Holiday Film Festival | Rivoli Theatre Schedule

Celebrate the Season with Holiday Movies at the Rivoli Theater

The Rivoli Theatre’s Holiday Film Festival, a beloved annual tradition, invites you to immerse yourself in the spirit of the season with a delightful lineup of beloved holiday classics and new favorites. Recognized as one of the country’s most enchanting Christmas towns, a holiday getaway to Cedarburg, Wisconsin is a truly unforgettable holiday experience. Located just steps from the theater, our historic hotel is a welcoming and perfectly located home base allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the festivities.

Rivoli Theatre during Christmas in Cedarburg, WI

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2023 Holiday Film Festival Schedule

Set on Cedarburg’s iconic Washington Avenue, named one of the “Most Beautiful Main Streets in America“, the Rivoli Theater stands as a testament to the town’s rich history and love for the arts. Built in 1927, the Art Deco theatre has been meticulously preserved, offering plush seating and an intimate atmosphere. See the full schedule below, and be sure to check out our Christmas getaway guide for even more fun ideas for a memorable holiday-themed trip.

  • Friday, December 1: 7:00 PM – It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
  • Saturday, December 2: 3:30 PM – Elf (2003); 7:00 PM – White Christmas (1954)
  • Sunday, December 3: 3:30 PM – Polar Express (2004); 7:00 PM – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  • Monday, December 4: 7:00 PM – It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947)
  • Tuesday, December 5: 7:00 PM – The Holiday (2006)
  • Wednesday, December 6: 7:00 PM – The Bells of St. Mary’s (1945)
  • Thursday, December 7: 7:00 PM – A Christmas Carol (1938)
  • Friday, December 8: 7:00 PM – White Christmas (sing-a-long version)
  • Saturday, December 9: 3:30 PM – Polar Express (2004); 7:00 PM – Elf (2003)
  • Sunday, December 10: 3:30 PM – The Star (animated Christmas Story); 7:00 PM – The Bishop’s Wife (1948)
  • Monday, December 11: 7:00 PM – Last Christmas (2019)
  • Tuesday, December 12: 7:00 PM – It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947)
  • Wednesday, December 13: 7:00 PM – White Christmas (1954)
  • Thursday, December 14: 7:00 PM – The Holiday (2006)
  • Friday, December 15: 7:00 PM – Elf (2003)
  • Saturday, December 16: 3:30 PM – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1965); 7:00 PM – White Christmas (sing-a-long version)
  • Sunday, December 17: 3:30 PM – The Grinch (2018) animated; 7:00 PM – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  • Monday, December 18: 7:00 PM – It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
  • Tuesday, December 19: 7:00 PM – White Christmas (1954)
  • Wednesday, December 20: 7:00 PM – The Bishop’s Wife (1948)
  • Thursday, December 21: 7:00 PM – Holiday Inn (1942)
  • Friday, December 22: 3:30 PM – The Grinch (2018) animated; 7:00 PM – It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
  • Saturday, December 23: 1:00 PM – Polar Express (2004); 3:30 PM – Elf (2003); 7:00 PM – White Christmas (1954)

Front door of Washington House Inn decorated for Christmas

A Perfectly Packaged Holiday Getaway

At the Washington House Inn, we embrace the holiday season with warm hospitality and even cozier guest rooms – think glowing fireplaces, jetted tubs, and complimentary wine and cheese! To enhance your experience, consider taking advantage of our “A Holly Jolly Cedarburg Christmas” package. This special offer includes two tickets to the Rivoli Theater, along with many more festive treats. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday tradition. Book your stay with us and enjoy the best of the season’s offerings right at your doorstep. We can’t wait to welcome you and share in the holiday cheer!

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