Harkins Theatres Breaks Ground in Queen Creek, Arizona

on February 25, 2014

Hundreds Attend the Celebration of New Theatre

Scottsdale, AZ, February 21, 2014 - Nearly one thousand were on hand this past Saturday as Harkins Theatres and the Town of Queen Creek, Arizona celebrated the official ground breaking at the site of the new Harkins Queen Creek 14 theatre.

Those in attendance were treated to games, Harkins' award winning popcorn and other movie snacks, with some guests receiving Harkins Family Gift Packs. Harkins' mascots, Fill-Up the Cup and Movie Monkey, were also in attendance to take pictures with the little ones.. All in attendance were invited to an exclusive grand opening event that will take place in the spring of 2015.

Dan Harkins, Owner of Harkins Theatres and Gail Barney, Mayor of Queen Creek welcomed the community before digging their golden shovels in the ground at what will soon be the entrance of the theatre.

"Thank you to all of our friends and neighbors for joining us at this festive event. It was exciting and gratifying to see such overwhelming support," said Harkins. "We are thrilled to finally be able to bring the Harkins Ultimate Moviegoing® experience to our loyal moviegoers in the southeast valley communities."

Highlights of the new Harkins Queen Creek 14 theatre include:
14 wall-to-wall curved screens
Harkins PlayCenter in-lobby child care
Harkins Ultimate LoungerTM reclining seats
Pristine state-of-the-art digital projection and sound
Gourmet concession stand with expanded offerings

For more information visit www.harkinstheatres.com

Harkins anticipates opening Queen Creek 14 in the spring of 2015. The theatre will be located at Queen Creek Marketplace on the southwest corner of Rittenhouse and Ellsworth roads.

About Harkins Theatres
Celebrating 80 years in Arizona and headquartered in Scottsdale, Harkins Theatres is the largest family owned theatre chain in the country and the premier movie exhibitor of the Western U.S. operating over 400 screens. Featuring a larger selection of film, snacks, and innovative amenities to moviegoers since 1933, Harkins Theatres is renowned for its commitment and passion for offering the Ultimate Moviegoing® experience. Founded by showman, inventor, and community leader Dwight "Red" Harkins, Harkins Theatres has historically been a trailblazer for advancements in the motion picture exhibition industry. For more history, awards, and other information, visit www.harkinstheatres.com

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