Alamo Drafthouse gives new particulars about upcoming Fayetteville cinema and drive-in – Fayetteville Flyer


Rendering of The Aronson (CL Companions)

First we broke the information that an Alamo Drafthouse was within the works for Fayetteville. Now we all know much more.

The Austin-based theater chain on Thursday supplied a number of particulars about its plans for the brand new cinema and drive-in theater on the previous 112 Drive-In property.

The brand new 38,000-square-foot facility can be a part of a brand new 19.5-acre mixed-use growth referred to as The Aronson, which can characteristic a mixture of business and residential items anchored by what would be the first Alamo Drafthouse in Arkansas and the corporate’s first everlasting drive-in.

“Our mission at Alamo Drafthouse is to protect, have fun, and innovate the cinema expertise,” mentioned Shelli Taylor, CEO of Alamo Drafthouse. “Drive-in theaters deeply influenced the Alamo Drafthouse preshow, programming, and design from the very starting, however we’ve got by no means managed to include a everlasting drive-in into any of our theaters. We’re past excited to launch the primary Alamo drive-in display screen in Fayetteville!”

The brand new theater is ready to open in 2024, and can embrace each Hollywood blockbusters and first run releases subsequent to unbiased and artwork home titles, in accordance with a web site replace.

Just like different Drafthouse places, menus can be accessible at every seat the place patrons will use paper and pen to order meals and drinks after urgent a name button to contact a server. Menus will embrace appetizers, entrees, desserts, plus full bar choices together with cocktails, spirits, milkshakes and draft beers. A children menu with a la carte choices can be accessible.

The Fayetteville location will embrace a standalone cocktail bar and out of doors beer backyard with a view of the drive-in display screen.

The indoor cinema will embrace a complete of 800 seats throughout eight 4k digital theaters, all geared up with 7.1 Dolby encompass sound. One of many theaters will embrace Dolby Atmos spatial sound know-how.

All seating is assigned and could be reserved each in individual or on-line.

To have fun the information, Alamo Drafthouse will host a screening of “Cocaine Bear” on the 112 Drive-In display screen on Thursday, Feb. 23 (no time was given).

(Hodges Structure/Metropolis of Fayetteville/Compiled by Flyer employees)

The 112 Drive-In property was bought for $5.5 million in August by Little Rock developer Dave Anderson’s CL Companions, in accordance with Washington County property information.

“That is greater than the most effective movie show in Arkansas – we’re planning the most effective cinema vacation spot in America,” mentioned Anderson. “Fayetteville can be residence to absolutely the pinnacle of experiential moviegoing, pairing what’s already generally known as ‘the most effective theater on the planet’ with the world’s beloved drive-in roots.”

Along with the Alamo Drafthouse, plans for the location embrace residences, duplex and triplex buildings, a clubhouse, and restaurant/retail area that will be developed in 4 phases with the theater plans included in part one.

Alamo Drafthouse first opened in Austin in 1997. Since then, the theater chain has grown to incorporate places in additional than 25 cities. The Fayetteville venture would be the thirty ninth Alamo facility to open.

The 112 Drive-In held its ultimate showings in late August after 42 years in operation on the property. With its closing, there at the moment are solely two remaining everlasting drive-in film theaters in Arkansas – the Kenda Drive-In in Marshall and the Stone Drive-In in Mountain View.

(The Aronson)

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