City of Wells

Now Playing at the Flame Theater

City of Wells


Now Playing at the Flame Theater

City of Wells
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Welcome to the city of Wells Website.....Now Playing at the Flame Theater

Flame Theatre

Friday through Monday - 7:00 pm
Sunday Matinees - 2:00 pm

Ticket Prices:
Friday through Sunday - All seats $5.00
Monday - All seats $4.00
Click Map to find the Flame Theatre, located at 125 S Broadway, Wells, MN 56097.

Terms of Movies:
Movies are subject to change due to Box Office scheduling conflicts. Please check FACEBOOK and for movie listings and changes.

The theatre opened in 1912 with an admission price of only five cents. At that time, it was owned by Sidney F. Heath and C. Anderson. Over the years the theatre went through many changes, which included changes to its name.  Heath had given the theatre the name of The State Theatre, but when the building was destroyed by fire in 1960 he asked the public to submit suggestions for a new name for the theatre. August J. Schultz and Rose Mershon won free movie passes for submitting the winning suggestion, The Flame Theatre.

The City of Wells took over ownership of the theatre in 1996 and formed the Theatre Board. The City immediately invested approximately $65,000 into the facility.  Some of the updates that were done at this time included a new projector, seats with cup holders, a bigger screen, and a fresh coat of paint.  In 2012 the City also updated the HVAC system and went from reel to digital films, which allows for more film offerings.  The theatre currently has a Dolby Digital sound system and 304 seats.The Flame Theatre is one of several services unique to this rural southern Minnesota community.

The Hill: September 22nd-25th

The Hill: September 22nd-25th Rated PG • 2h 6min The remarkable true-life story of Rickey Hill's improbable journey to play Major League Baseball.   Show Times:  Friday - Monday: 7:00 pm Sunday: 2:00 pm Matinee   Ticket Prices:  Friday...

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PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie: September …

PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie: September 29th-October 2nd & October 6th-9th Rated PG • 1h 32min A magical meteor crash lands in Adventure City and gives the PAW Patrol pups superpowers, transforming...

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Wells City Hall
125 South Broadway
Wells MN 56097
Phone: 507-553-6371
Fax: 507-553-5126
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