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Who We Are

The Silco shows the latest movies, sells tickets online, offers great candy, snacks and the best popcorn ever.
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Rent the Silco

Got festivals, activities, community events? The Silco is a perfect venue for all things community. Contact us to learn how you can host your event at The Silco Theater in Historic downtown Silver City, New Mexico. Rental form click here Silco Theater Rental Agreement.



 Silco Theatre Operators


Starting in November 2021, the Silco Theater will go back to it's MainStreet roots.

In 2006, the building was being used as a thrift store and the owner wanted to relocate to another town. The board leased the building, getting income from an upstairs apartment, and renting out the street level retail spaces. They also started renting out the space to the community for events.  Over the next ten years, the board was not able to raise enough funds to purchase the building so the Town of Silver City agreed to purchase it with funding from NMFA.  With the building purchased, MainStreet was able to secure more renovation funding through the state HPD.

The Silco has done it’s job in making downtown Silver City more economically viable with shoppers downtown after 5pm and with an increase in evening dining.

We plan to make the theater more multi-use as we move forward. Plans include having more community events at the theater, getting the balcony completed after a sprinkler system is installed, and building a stage for all types of cultural performances. Please support your local hometown theater.