Northeast Georgia Mountains / Toccoa

Historic Ritz Theatre at the Schaefer Center

139 Doyle St.
Toccoa, GA 30577

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  • The interior of the Schaefer Center during a performance.

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  • Interior of the Schaefer Center, 2013

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  • Brought back to the original colors from '30s/ '40's

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  • Getting ready to enjoy our summer movies

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  • The performance will begin soon

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The Historic Ritz Theatre at the Schaefer Center is a refurbished 1939 art deco theater in historic downtown Toccoa. The Ritz hosts various yearly performances, including fashion shows, movie screenings, theatrical performances, concerts, award shows, and more. For a full list of events, please visit our website at

Info & Amenities

  • Admission & Fees

    Call 706.282.3309 for information Varies

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site


    Free Parking

    Parking on Site

    General Information


    Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities



    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Night at the Ritz

    Night at the Ritz

    09/07/2017 - 02/01/2018

    Main Street Toccoa announces an exciting new entertainment series, Night at the Ritz, which features a wide variety of affordably-priced musical and theatrical performances to be held at Toccoa's Historic Ritz Theatre. Night at the Ritz will feature six acts over a six month period and includes classical music, Georgia music legend Randall Bramblett and the return of the Malpass Brothers and Lightwire Theater to Toccoa. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children aged 3-12, and free for child... read more

  • Open Mic Monday at the Ritz

    Open Mic Monday at the Ritz

    09/18/2017 - 12/18/2017

    Calling all up and coming singers, pickers, players, strummers, drummers, dancers, and prancers. Want to show everyone your talent? Maybe it's just you, or two of you....or more! Then get your act(s) together, and let Toccoa, and all of North Georgia and Upstate South Carolina see you in action! It's the first-ever Open Mic Monday competition at the Historic Ritz Theatre hosted by Kelly McCoy beginning September 18, at 7 p.m., and then every third Monday through December. Sign up at the door ... read more

  • 2017 Christmas Movies at the Ritz

    2017 Christmas Movies at the Ritz

    12/07/2017 - 12/21/2017

    The Christmas Movies at the Ritz are returning to Toccoa in 2017! Featuring three special Christmas-themed films, all family-friendly, this is an opportunity you cannot miss! This special series also features the film debut of INSP Films' Christmas on the Coast, filmed in the State of Georgia. INSP Films has also filmed three films in Toccoa: Heritage Falls, County Line, and the forthcoming Legal Action​. All tickets and concessions are $1 each. Showtimes are at 10 a.m.... read more