Plan Your Visit

The majority of events at The Cary Theater will be General Admission, however, some events will have reserved seating.

Getting Here
The Cary is located at 122 E. Chatham St. in Cary, near the intersection of Academy and Chatham streets. Get directions.

A limited number of parking spaces are available behind the theater. There are also on-street parking spaces and parking lots near the theater. Use the map to view parking options.



Questions about a special accommodation? Get information about Accessibility Information. If you need special accommodation, please contact our Box Office Manager, Connie DiGrazia, at (919) 481-5190 or For requests Friday-Sunday contact the venue at (919) 462-2051.

Theater doors
Theater doors typically open one half-hour prior to show time. Re-entry is allowed for events as long as the patron has his/her original ticket.

Patron/Guest Services
Guest Services is handled by our Front Desk Staff at the The Cary, located in the lobby as you walk through the front door.

Concessions for events at The Cary are provided by our partner coffee shop, Brew at The Cary Theater. Their menu includes a wide selection of coffee and tea, hot chocolate, sandwiches and breakfast treats.  And, for events at The Cary – butter popcorn, kettle corn, movie candy soft drinks. Beer and wine are also available.

There are no ATMs located inside the The Cary. There are two ATMs withing walking distance. One is at the corner of Harrison Avenue and Chatham Streets at Fidelity Bank. Another ATM is located on the Town of Cary Campus at 228 Ambassador Loop, near the Page-Walker Art & History Center.

Restrooms are located inside the venue on the first level behind the elevator. Restrooms are accessible for our guests with disabilities.

Lost & Found Items
Lost and Found items are kept for 30 days. Please call (919) 462-2051 for details regarding lost items. Patrons who find items during an event are asked to drop the item off at the front desk.

Prohibited Items
• Weapons of any kind
• Pets of any kind (unless it is a service animal)

Dining in Downtown Cary
Grabbing a bite before or after the show? Try one of these Downtown Cary Restaurants.

ACADEMY STREET BISTRO  American, with TVs for sports viewing. Family-friendly.

ANNELORE’S BAKERY- (coming soon) – Authentic German bakery.

ASHWORTH’S DRUG STORE – Old-fashioned soda fountain, best hot dogs in town.

BOND BROTHERS – Brewery and tap room with large patio.


BREW – Coffee and more in The Cary Theater lobby.

CHATHAM STREET WINE MARKET – Boutique wine shop and tastings bar.

CHATHAM HILL WINERY – Urban winery and tastings room.

CROSSTOWN PUB – Neighborhood pub feel with pub fare including fish & chips, burgers, and local beers.

FRESH.-Ice Cream parlor making and serving ice cream treats using milk from free-range hormone-free cows.

HAVANA GRILL – Cuban dining, beer, patio, Friday night karaoke.

KABABISH– Pakistani and Indian dishes.

KOFFEE KAFE – Coffee and snacks at the Amtrak train station. Open mornings.


THE MATTHEWS HOUSE – Gourmet dining and events in historic Greek Revival mansion.

MAXIMILLIAN’S GRILL – Full menu dining, wine selection, bar, pizza, sandwiches, live entertainment.

ONCE IN A BLUE MOON – Bakery and cafe.

PIZZERIA FAULISI– All pizzas are made-to-order in their wood-fired oven.

PHARMACY BOTTLE SHOP – Popular taproom and bottle shop.

PRO’S EPICUREAN (coming soon) – One part cafe, one part gourmet market featuring authentic Italian/French/European cuisine

ROMA’S ITALIAN – Fresh bread and rolls, pizza, sandwiches and subs, catering

SERENDIPITY GOURMET DELI  Sandwiches and sides

TAIPEI 101 – Authentic Chinese Cuisine

TRAIN STATION BAR & GRILL – Sandwiches and the best burgers Downtown.

UPPER DECK – Sports Bar & Pub.

THE VERANDAH at the MAYTON INN – This elegant dining room in Downtown Cary’s boutique hotel offers casual Southern fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner plus cocktails.

WOODY’S SPORTS TAVERN & GRILL – American fare, bar, patio, catering.


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