Skyline Views: Time your visit to take in the sun setting over the cinema, watch a movie under the stars, bask in the full moon at midnight or enjoy the warmth of the sun in the daytime. Regardless of the time of day, you are guaranteed a stunning backdrop that places you in the heart of the Chicago skyline.
Concessions & Snacks: Our partners at The Emily Hotel have a full assortment of cinema concessions as well as prepared snacks including hot dogs and nachos. For the 21+ crowd, they offer cocktails, wine, beer and seltzers. You can see their complete cinema menu here. For a more substantial fare, cinema guests can enjoy a 20% discount at Fora or Selva, the hotel's onsite restaurants. Offer is valid within 24 hours of your show time, and guests must present their cinema ticket to the server.
Pregame: Arrive early to soak in the good vibes at our lounge area, a tucked away space with bleacher seats, photo moments and table games to ease into your rooftop experience. Just check the door times in your ticket to confirm how early you can arrive!
Movie Magic: Our program is hand-picked and features everything from cult films, to classics, to new releases. When the movie starts, you'll be able to live completely in those movie moments with state-of-the-art wireless headphones and an amazing view of our 24-foot LED screen.
Seating and Layout: We offer Adirondack Chairs at this venue. For screenings 4:30pm onward, the center section is sold in pairs – perfect for date night. Please see below for the seating layout.
Tickets: Prices range from $19.50 - $27.50, depending on seat location, ticket inclusions and time of day.
Discounts: Active, retired and family of military personnel enjoy 15% off with voucher code: FultonMarketMilitary2023. Any form of valid military ID required as proof at venue. Students enjoy 10% off with voucher code: FultonMarketStudent2023. Active Student ID or Student Schedule required as proof at venue.
Address: 311 N Morgan St. Chicago, IL 60607
Transportation & parking: The cinema is located on the 5th Floor Terrace at The Emily Hotel. The nearest L station is Morgan Station - take the Green or Pink line to Morgan Station and walk 2 minutes north (past Fulton Market) on Morgan Street. There is no parking available onsite, but there are several 24-hour parking garages in the area.
Getting to the rooftop: Enter the hotel’s main lobby, turn left at the front desk and you’ll find the dedicated elevator to the rooftop. Take the elevator to the cinema entrance on the 6th floor (ADA guests can enter through the 5th floor).
No Reserved Seating: Guests are seated on a first-come, first-served basis. We always encourage guests to arrive early and all together to ensure they can select their preferred seats.
Children: Screenings after 4:30pm are strictly 18+. Screenings starting prior to 4:30pm are open to all ages, but kids 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult (18+). Please note, our one-size headphones are best suited for children ages 5 and up.
The Great Outdoors: The rooftop is fully exposed to the elements so please check the weather before attending. During daytime screenings you may want to apply sunblock, cover your shoulders and wear a hat, and on cool evenings bring a jacket or your favorite blanket.
Weather disruptions: We make every effort for our screenings to go ahead. However, if inclement weather will affect your movie experience, we’ll cancel the screening and notify you at least one hour prior to the film start time via email with details on how to transfer your tickets to another screening or obtain a refund. You can always check the current status of a screening on its thumbnail visible on the venue page.
Transfers & Refunds: You're welcome to transfer your tickets to a different screening at any point before your original screening time at no cost. For more information, please check out our Ticket Transfer Policy page. Refunds are only offered when a screening is canceled.
Cashless operations: We are a cashless business, so please come prepared with your debit or credit card to purchase food and beverage onsite.
No BYO: Outside food or drinks will not be allowed into the venue.
Guest Behavior: We are Social Cinema – talk, laugh, text and snap to your heart’s content, but please be respectful of other guest’s experience, especially once the film begins. Unruly, disruptive or unnecessarily loud guests will be asked to leave.