COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKEC), a leading entertainment, digital cinema and 3-D motion picture exhibitor, today unveiled special weekend-long concessions promotions at all 273 of its entertainment complexes in conjunction with the celebration of National Popcorn Weekend. All Carmike guests that purchase an annual refillable popcorn bucket throughout the extended weekend will also receive a large fountain drink for the combined price of $21.00, representing substantial savings.
Patrons that already own their 2015 bucket will also receive the special discount on their bucket refills during Nation Popcorn Weekend, a tremendous savings off the regular price at only $2.00 per refill. These promotions extend through evening movie showings on Monday, January 19, which is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day national federal holiday. Annual refillable buckets are available at all Carmike theatres on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last. Following this weekend those that own a bucket, which normally retails for $20.00, can return to their local Carmike theatre throughout the year to receive refills for just $4.00.
Carmike President and CEO David Passman stated, "We are excited to celebrate National Popcorn Weekend, together with our valued guests in each of our locations this holiday weekend. The annual refillable popcorn bucket has proven to be one of our guests' most valued concession promotions and we are pleased to add additional savings for our loyal patrons. This weekend we hope to welcome many new participants into our program, while showing our appreciation to those that already own their 2015 buckets with additional savings through Monday evening."
About Carmike Cinemas
Carmike Cinemas, Inc. is a U.S. leader in digital cinema, 3-D cinema deployments and one of the nation's largest motion picture exhibitors. Carmike has 273 theatres with 2,892 screens in 41 states. The circuit includes 45 premium large format (PLF) auditoriums featuring state-of-the-art technology and luxurious seating, including 28 "BigDs," 15 IMAX auditoriums and two MuviXL screens. As "America's Hometown Theatre Chain" Carmike's primary focus is mid-sized communities. Visit www.carmike.com for exact show times and to purchase tickets.