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National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation 1989 (PG-13) at the Kalamazoo State Theatre

December 17, 2022, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Kalamazoo State Theatre
404 S. Burdick St.
Kalamazoo, 49007
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The tradition continues! Spend Christmas with the Griswold family for the annual screening of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation under the twinkling stars at historic Kalamazoo State Theatre Saturday, December 17th!

“Where do you think you’re going? Nobody’s leaving. Nobody’s walking out on this fun, old-fashioned family Christmas! No! No! We’re going to have the hap-hap-happiest Christmas since Bing Crosby tap-danced with Danny Kaye!”

Come early and take your picture with the Griswold station wagon provided by the author of The Giving Bag Book. We’re also doing a costume contest, so break out your Cousin Eddie bathrobe, your favorite ugly Christmas sweater or your best Clark outfit and you could win a prize! Plus, take part in our pre-show trivia for a chance to win one-year membership in the jelly-of-the-month club from Bilberry Jams and Jellies!

KST will also be offering multiple full bars along with festive Holiday drinks and of course, freshly popped popcorn!

IMDB Storyline/Trailer:
It’s Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark’s continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but he manages to keep going knowing that his Christmas bonus is due soon.

Ticket Information:

All seating is general admission. This event is recommended for a mature audience age 13+. There’s an 8 ticket limit.

All new this year: Buy the Super Star Movie Pass and get all four (4) of our holiday movies for just $40! Includes Rocky Horror Picture Show, Hocus Pocus, The Nightmare Before Christmas and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Hurry, only 100 passes available!

$10 Early Bird Ticket available only 7/15-7/31
$12.50 Advanced Ticket available only 12/3-12/16
$15 General Admission available only 8/1-12/2
$10 12 and under
$10 Students available in the box office only until 11/26
$20 Day of Show
$1 for every ticket sold is donated to WMU’s Seita Scholars Program

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