Fandango Rings in the Holidays With '12 Days of Fandango' Celebration, Including 'Home Alone' 20th Anniversary Contest

Dec 02, 2010, 12:52 ET from Fandango

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, Fandango kicks off its first-ever "12 Days of Fandango" celebration (http://www.fandango.com/promo/12days), offering film fans a chance to win great prizes in a series of contests and sweepstakes rejoicing the fun of the holiday moviegoing season.  

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As a part of the celebration, Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, will post a new contest each day offering film fans the chance to win movie-related prizes. The sweeps and contests will take place across Fandango's website (www.fandango.com), as well as on the company's Facebook (www.facebook.com/fandango) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/fandango) pages.

In celebration of the season's 20th anniversary of Home Alone, one contest will ask fans to re-enact Macaulay Culkin's famous "Aughhh!" screaming pose.

The 12 days of contests culminates on Friday, December 17th with the release of the highly anticipated TRON: Legacy film.  One lucky Fandango fan will win a home theater system featuring a Boston Acoustics®  Sound System, a TRON: Legacy Video Game, a TRON: Legacy poster signed by the cast and more.  

Other "12 Days of Fandango" prizes include $25 in Fandango Bucks, DVD prize packs, Blu-ray™ players, e-readers, MP3s, Boston Acoustics® iPhone/iPod Docks and more.  

"This is Fandango's 10th year in business and it's our top-ticket-selling year so far," says Ted Hong, Chief Marketing Officer for Fandango. "To help celebrate the holidays and the exciting slate of upcoming holiday movies, we wanted to do something fun like the '12 Days of Fandango' contests to thank our loyal fans."

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One of the Web's top movie and entertainment destinations, Fandango sells tickets to more than 16,000 screens. Fandango entertains and informs consumers with reviews, commentary and trailers, and offers the ability to quickly select a film, plan where and when to see it, and conveniently buy tickets in advance. Fandango is available at www.fandango.com, via your wireless mobile device at mobile.fandango.com, and at 1-800-FANDANGO. Fandango is a unit of Comcast Interactive Media.

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