Covid-19 Update:

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and for the safety of our guests, at this time ticket holders & guests will be required to wear a mask when entering or exiting the building and while walking through out the theatre. Once seated you will be allowed to remove your mask. We ask that you help to social distance and if you are feeling ill or have symptoms to please stay home.

For more information please contact the theatre either by email: or call the box office at 989-892-2660 ext #0 leave a clear detailed message.

Note: As we work from home a returned call may be from an outside number until the theatre re-opens to the public. Follow our Facebook page for notice of limited box office hours during the week of an event TBD.

– State Theatre Staff

Slice of Fright Fest 2020

at The State Theatre

You've missed it! This event has come and gone. We're sorry you missed it, but don't forget to check out our full list of events to see what else is coming to the State soon.

You might also consider offering us some feedback if you'd like to see us bring "Slice of Fright Fest 2020" back soon! We always appreciate your input.

Once again, we’ll be returning to the historic State Theatre in Bay City, MI to showcase the best short horror films and microfilm submissions from across the U.S.and beyond!

We invite the public to join us for A SLICE OF FRIGHT Short Horror Film Festival as we showcase dark, creepy, twisted, and wickedly hilarious short horror films and microfilms.

Just like with the previous years', the official screening event will be followed immediately by an award ceremony-- This year we're giving out 3 Awards selected by the Festival Jury, and 2 awards selected by the Audience!

Awards & Prizes Best Dark Comedy 2020 Creepiest Creature 2020 Best Microfilm 2020 Viewer's Choice 2020 Runner-Up 2020

Full details at

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