Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Alamo Drafthouse DFW Hosts "Rogue One" Festivities
ROT5 will be at the Cinemark Tinseltown 9 in Arlington, TX tomorrow for opening night of "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." That's out of necessity and convenience. The PLACE to be all opening weekend for "Star Wars" festivities is the Alamo Drafthouse DFW in Richardson, TX. Our good buddy James Wallace is the event coordinator there and, as usual, has thrown together what will be the biggest blow-out our galaxy has ever seen. Get more details after the jump!
OUT-OF-THIS-GALAXY CELEBRATIONS FOR OPENING WEEKEND OF "STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE"
Featuring opening night lobby party on Thursday, December 15 in Richardson; "STAR WARS"-themed Beach Party on Friday, December 16; appearances all weekend long by professional costumed characters, RSO string quartet performing live in the lobby, photo ops, themed menu, limited edition exclusive merchandise, and more.
Dec. 1, 2016 — The Force is strong during the Alamo Drafthouse DFW opening weekend festivities for "ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY!"
– Opening night in Richardson (100 S Central Expressway #14) – December 15 from 6 p.m. – close:
– Alamo Richardson lobby will be teeming with professional costumed Star Wars characters and droids, photo ops, a DJ, vintage Star Wars arcade game by Free Play Arcade, pop-up shops featuring Star Wars toys, comics, wearables, art, and exclusive merchandise, plus a few more surprises up the sleeve of our Jedi robe!
– Friday night in Vetted Well (1005 S Lamar St., Dallas) – December 16 from 8 p.m. – midnight:
– Vetted Well, inside Alamo Cedars’ location, transforms into a Star Wars Beach Bash, inspired by the big beach battle sequence in "ROGUE ONE!"
Get ready to do the Lobot limbo, get Princess Lei'd, and bounce a Death Star beach ball! Featuring a live DJ spinning "Star Wars" remixes and classic beach jams as well as main stage karaoke. Join the host of professional costumed "Star Wars" characters to beach boogie with! A "Star Wars" beach-themed photo booth, professional photographers, and a themed menu featuring classic "Star Wars" drinks with a tropical twist. Guests are encouraged to come as your favorite "Star Wars"/beach mashup character!
Appearances by professional costumed "Star Wars" characters and droids will occur Thursday and Saturday at Richardson and Friday at Cedars. Fans can have their pictures taken with all their favorite characters from a galaxy far, far away including Stormtroopers, Darth Vader, Rebels, Jedis, R2-D2, and even a few of the new characters from "ROGUE ONE!"
Featured throughout the weekend:
• Appearances by professional costumed "Star Wars" characters and droids.
• Photo ops including a "ROGUE ONE"-themed photo booth and a life-size version of the "Star Wars" Black Series action figure box (presented by CUTX).
• Vintage "Star Wars" arcade game courtesy of Free Play Arcade.
• Richardson Symphony Orchestra quartet playing selections of the "Star Wars" score live in the lobby at Richardson Saturday and Sunday afternoon.
• Limited edition pint glass with exclusive Mondo-designed "ROGUE ONE" art for sale.
• Full themed menu of food and drink specials straight from the galaxy far, far away.
Richardson - 100 S Central Expressway #14 Richardson, TX 75080
Cedars - 1005 S Lamar St Dallas, TX 75215
Posted by Eric Shirey