Pix Theatre

172 W. Nepessing Street,
Lapeer, MI 48446

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Pix Theatre - Lapeer (Official)

Additional Info

Architects: E.R. Dunlap

Functions: Community Arts Center, Movies (Second Run)

Styles: Streamline Moderne

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 810.664.4811

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News About This Theater

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The Streamline Moderne style Pix Theatre was built in 1941, with a seating capacity for 512, all on a single floor. It closed in 1996 when it could no longer compete with the local multiplexes.

After being bought and restored by the city of Lapeer in 1997, the downtown Pix Theatre is showing movies again and serving as a focal point for local arts and community activities.

Today, the small, 306-seat theatre is doing well financially and may not need city and state grants in the near future. Most of the Pix Theatre’s income is currently derived from its second-run film showings and theatre rental fees.

Contributed by Ross Melnick

Recent comments (view all 9 comments)

gimpbiscuit on March 31, 2004 at 7:10 pm

Hello :) Could someone please email with schedule information for the Pix and any other fun events in the Lapeer area? I’ve been trying to find info online on what’s going on around here and I’m having no luck. My hubby and I surprise each other once a month with a date nite that’s kept totally secret. I am also wondering how to get a schedule for music on the courthouse lawn, water tower events, and kiwanis caper dramas. I have MS and have lost my mobility, but I just got my scooter and I’m ready to roll when warm weather finally hits. Every aspect of our lives has changed this year and my health has become very poor. My husband just keeps telling me that I’m beautiful. I’m so blessed. Twelve years of marriage and we are still best friends. We love drama, music of all types, and light-hearted fun… We love to pack a picnic basket and enjoy just being together. Any ideas are welcome… Romance lives! L Parsons.

pianoman on January 21, 2005 at 6:17 am

This was in the 12/2004 issue of Signs of Our Times magazine.

kencmcintyre on February 3, 2006 at 4:03 pm

Here is the city’s website which has information on the Pix. the theater’s website is offline:

JCHICK98 on January 28, 2009 at 9:00 am


This is the website for the PIX theatre.

ChrisB on November 13, 2013 at 10:56 am

This theater just dodged a bullet – according to Lapeer’s fire chief,a fire that gutted some adjacent buildings caused minor smoke and water damage to the Pix: http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/story/23950812/multi-building-fire-in-lapeers-downtown-historic-district

moax429 on July 15, 2020 at 3:43 pm

I remember seeing “Hoosiers” at the Pix in the summer of 1987. if I remember correctly, they had a curved screen, most likely a holdover from the days of Cinemascope.

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