The majority of events at The Cary Theater will be General Admission, however, some events will have reserved seating.
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. If you need special accomodation, please call us at 919-462-2051 to let us know so that we can prepare to assist you.
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.
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.
• 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
Ashworth’s Drugstore – Old-fashioned soda fountain, best hot dogs in town
Bosphorus Restuaurant – Turkish dining
Crosstown Pub and Grill – Neighborhood pub feel with pub fare including fish & chips, burgers, and local beers.
Havana Grill – Cuban dining, beer, patio, Friday night karaoke.
Kababish – Pakistani and Indian dishes
Little Caesars Pizza – Pizza
Maximillian’s Grill – Fusion Resturaurant – Full menu dining, wine selection, bar, pizza, sandwiches, live entertainment.
Once in a Blue Moon Cafe – Bakery and cafe.
Roma’s Italian Deli and Catering – 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.
Woody’s Sports Tavern & Grill – American fare, bar, patio, catering.