We are pleased to announce the July 22nd Grand Opening of our newest and largest venue to date, Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, located in the Lakeline Market Shopping Center in north Austin at 14028 N. US Hwy. 183. Tickets to an array of signature programming events and fun shenanigans taking place throughout the week are available for purchase now at drafthouse.com/austin/lakeline.
Moviegoers in North Austin will see a transition from Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek, which will close its doors after the evening round of films on Sunday, July 21, to Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline where doors will open on July 22nd. Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline will feature ten screens of new release movies, family and independent films, as well as the Alamo’s unique signature repertory programming, with seating for nearly a thousand moviegoers.
"I built the original Lake Creek Alamo with my own two hands," said Tim League, Alamo Drafthouse CEO and Founder. "I am excited that more skilled craftsmen than myself have replaced it with a brand new state-of-the-art cinema for the neighborhood."
We are even more thrilled to announce an exciting week of programming beginning July 22nd. In honor of Lakeline’s ape-themed lobby, Alamo is inviting moviegoers to go bananas by wearing gorilla/ape suits, masks, or any other primate accessories to a screening of the 1968 sci-fi classic PLANET OF THE APES. Other highlights include an Ain’t It Cool News co-promoted triple feature of Edgar Wright’s “Blood and Ice Cream” Trilogy, including an advance screening of the final installment in the series, THE WORLD’S END with Wright and series stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost in attendance for a Q&A with attendees; a special advance screening of the buzz film of Sundance, THE SPECTACULAR NOW presented by Girlie Night; a TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES All-You-Can-Eat Pizza Party; and a Joel Hodgson double feature and Meet & Greet event. See below for the full events schedule and ticketing links!
Grand Opening Week Signature Programming (First run films to be announced week of 7/15)
Tuesday, 7/23 at 7:00pm – Fantastic Fest Presents: THE HOST
Thursday, 7/25 at 7:00pm – Girlie Night Presents THE SPECTACULAR NOW
Friday, 7/26 at 7:15pm – PLANET OF THE APES
Saturday, 7/27 at 10:30am – Alamo Drafthouse and KLRU co-present CURIOUS GEORGE Family Red Carpet Event
Saturday, 7/27 at 11:30am – TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Pizza Party with Ernie Reyes
Saturday, 7/27 at 3:00pm – Alamo Drafthouse and Ain’t It Cool News co-present Edgar Wright’s Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy: SHAUN OF THE DEAD, HOT FUZZ, & THE WORLD’S END w/ Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost
Sunday, 7/28 at 6:00pm – Joel Hodgson Live: RIFFING MYSELF
Sunday, 7/28 at 8:30pm – Meet & Greet w/ Joel Hodgson
Sunday, 7/28 at 10:00pm – Master Pancake: MYSTERY SHOW w/ Joel Hodgson
We are now accepting applications for kitchen staff, bartenders and waiters for the upcoming Lakeline theater. Employment applications can be downloaded at http://drafthouse.com/careers.