Family-friendly programming, an expanded kids menu, private party room, luxurious recliner seating, and movies galore await at Alamo Drafthouse’s first Tarrant County location. Tickets go on sale today at Drafthouse.com.
Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX – April 17, 2019 – Tarrant County residents, rejoice! Alamo Drafthouse North Richland Hills will open for business on Thursday, April 25. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema’s sixth location in North Texas, and the first in Tarrant County, will feature its signature mix of first-run films and curated specialty programming, with an emphasis on family events, premium recliner seating, and a kid-friendly twist on its classic food and drink menu. Located in the heart of North Tarrant at 8380 Davis Blvd. and easily accessible from neighboring cities, Alamo Drafthouse North Richland Hills is also home to Vetted Well, a stand-alone restaurant and sports bar with a kid and pet-friendly patio.
Tickets go on sale today at 3pm CT at drafthouse.com, including tickets to opening night screenings of the cinematic event of the year - AVENGERS: ENDGAME. Additional Grand Opening programming includes a mix of family-friendly movies like Disney’s PENGUINS and the latest from Hollywood including SHAZAM! and THE CURSE OF LA LLORONA. During Staff Training Days, guests will enjoy discounted food and non-alcoholic drinks while the Alamo Drafthouse North Richland Hills staff get the hang of their roles in the new space, with a 25% discount from April 25 - May 2 and a 10% discount from May 3 - 9. The Grand Opening celebration continues throughout the month of May, culminating with an ALADDIN-themed Bazaar to be held in and around the theater and Vetted Well on Saturday, May 25.
“Since opening the first Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Richardson in 2013, it has always been our goal to one day open a theater on the Tarrant County side of DFW," said Alamo Drafthouse North Texas CEO Bill DiGaetano. "As a resident of North Tarrant myself, I am thrilled to finally open Alamo Drafthouse North Richland Hills and share our concept with friends, neighbors, and residents throughout the area.”
The 8 screen, full-service dine-in theater has combined seating for 927 guests, including a 240 seat Premium Large Format theater, and features luxury recliners in every auditorium. Alamo Drafthouse’s scratch-made menus are often themed to the specific film on the screen, and the North Richland Hills theater will feature an expanded menu designed for the younger crowd. Continuing the family-friendly theme, Alamo Drafthouse North Richland Hills is the first of the company’s locations to feature a separate party room, available for kids birthday parties and other special events. Guests of all ages will instantly recognize the theater’s signature decor, as an incredible variety of vintage Walt Disney movie posters line the theater’s hallways, alongside modern movie poster reinterpretations of Walt Disney classics by the famous art and collectibles company Mondo.
Alamo Drafthouse North Richland Hills also features an attached full-service bar and restaurant, Vetted Well. Featuring 31 craft beers (20 from North Texas brewers) and one root beer on tap, craft cocktails, the same great menu that’s available in the theaters, nine big-screen TVs for sports fans, and a large outdoor patio that includes a kid and pet-friendly event and play space with yard games, guests are invited to enjoy Vetted Well whether they have plans to watch a film or not.
Alamo Drafthouse North Richland Hills continues the company’s high standards of delivering the best possible theatrical experience to its guests including Alamo Drafthouse’s famous and strict “No Talking or Texting” during the film policy. Each auditorium is equipped with state-of-the-art Sony 4K Digital Cinema Laser Phosphor Projectors and 7.1 Dolby Surround Sound. Guests are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes early to enjoy curated pre-show entertainment. Instead of a barrage of advertising, Alamo Drafthouse presents a pre-show of rare (and often hilarious) clips specifically tailored to the feature film.
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About Alamo Drafthouse
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema was founded in 1997 as a single-screen mom and pop repertory theater in Austin, TX. Twenty-two years later, with 37 locations and counting, Alamo Drafthouse has been called "the best theater in America" by Entertainment Weekly and "the best theater in the world" by Wired. Alamo Drafthouse has built a reputation as a movie lover's oasis not only by combining food and drink service with the movie-going experience, but also introducing unique programming and high-profile, star-studded special events. Alamo Drafthouse created Fantastic Fest, a world renowned film festival dubbed "The Geek Telluride" by Variety. Fantastic Fest showcases eight days of genre cinema from independents, international filmmakers and major Hollywood studios. Alamo Drafthouse's collectible art gallery, Mondo, offers breathtaking, original products featuring designs from world-famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and Movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek & Universal Monsters. Alamo Drafthouse continues to expand its brand in new and exciting ways, including Birth.Movies.Death., an entertainment content platform for movie lovers, and the American Genre Film Archive, a nonprofit film archive dedicated to preserving, restoring and sharing film.including partnering with the film distribution company NEON, Birth.Movies.Death., an entertainment content platform for movie lovers, and the American Genre Film Archive, a non-profit film archive dedicated to preserving, restoring and sharing exploitation-era film.