Want to beat the heat or get out of the rain? Keep the kids entertained this summer with one of these fun, affordable family-friendly movie options at Marcus Theatres!
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Affordable (and Free!) Summer Fun at Local Marcus Theatres
Ah summer…no school, warm days and long nights. Although the list of potential activities seems never ending, it’s always a good idea to have a fool-proof plan in your back pocket for those days when the kids say “I’m bored,” the rain ruins your outing or you just want to kick up your feet and RELAX!
That’s where Marcus Theatres comes to the rescue. With two local theatres, the Marcus Crosswoods Cinema in Columbus and the Marcus Pickerington Cinema in Pickerington, there is plenty of affordable (and free!) family fun on tap all summer long. Both theatres also feature comfortable DreamLounger recliners, premium large format screens and two great dining options — the Take Five Lounge and Zaffiro’s Express — for a convenient outing all under one roof.
Kids Dream Summer Film Series (Crosswoods and Pickerington Cinemas)
The Kids Dream Summer Film Series presented by American Family Insurance brings recent family favorites back to the big screen for an admission price of just $3 per person. Better yet, popcorn and fountain drinks are only $2.75 each! All films will play now through August 14 on Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
You can save even more by visiting an American Family Insurance agency owner or the Kids Dream website to receive two FREE tickets courtesy of American Family Insurance. Visit www.AmFam.com/KidsDream to get yours!
Mark your calendars for these upcoming Kids Dream films:
- July 1 and 3: “A Dog’s Way Home”
- July 7, 8 and 10: “Smallfoot”
- July 14, 15 and 17: “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation”
- July 21, 22 and 24: “Despicable Me”
- July 28, 29 and 31: “Wonder Park”
- August 4, 5 and 7: “The Grinch”
- August 11, 12 and 14: “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”
Free Family Parties (Crosswoods Cinema)
Heads to the Crosswoods Cinema for free family parties to celebrate the opening of this summer’s biggest films. Pro tip: they are come as you please and a great way to burn off extra energy before or after the movie!
Mark your calendar for these upcoming parties:
- July 20 and 21: “The Lion King” Free Family Parties from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
- Get your picture taken in the photo booth; make-your-own paper plate lion mask, lion origami and animal scratch art; and enjoy free snacks!
- Stay for the movie! Film admission sold separately. Click here for showtimes.
- August 17 and 18: “The Angry Birds Movie 2” Free Family Parties from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
- Partygoers will enjoy a variety of crafts, snacks and more — more details and showtimes will be available soon at www.MarcusTheatres.com.
- Stay for the movie! Film admission sold separately.
Value Days (Select Locations)
From “Toy Story 4” to “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” (opening August 9), it’s no secret that this summer’s line-up is packed with plenty of amazing movies for families — and with value days at Marcus Theatres a trip to the theatre doesn’t have to break the bank. Check out these great offerings:
- $5 Movie Tuesday (both theatres): Every movie is just $5, plus Magical Movie Rewards (MMR) loyalty members receive free complimentary-size popcorn! (Not a MMR member? You can sign-up for free online or in theatre.)
- Student Thursday* (Crosswoods Cinema): Every Thursday, students and faculty can enjoy a movie for $6, plus receive free complimentary-size popcorn. Simply show your student or faculty ID to receive this great deal!
*Ticket prices are subject to tax where applicable. An additional charge applies for 3D, SuperScreen DLX and UltraScreen DLX showings.
The next time you’re in the market for a fun and affordable summer activity, make sure to head to your nearest Marcus Theatre!
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