NORWOOD, Mass., April 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Showcase Cinemas, a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry, is celebrating the sweetest Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day ever on Tuesday, April 9th. This year movie fans can scoop-up a free ice cream cone at the Ben & Jerry's counter at select Showcase Cinemas locations in Massachusetts and New York from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. and enjoy a movie for the Bargain Tuesday price of $8.50 per ticket. To make this deal even sweeter, Showcase Cinemas is offering an additional $2 off ticket price for Starpass loyalty program members – a first on Free Cone Day.
More than 35,000 cones have been claimed at Showcase Cinemas alone on Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day since 2017. Ben & Jerry's has celebrated Free Cone Day for over 40 years as a way to thank customers for their loyalty and support, and as a reminder that giving back to the community is just as sweet as free ice cream.
"This year's Free Cone Day will be the most exciting Tuesday yet at Showcase Cinemas. As one of Ben & Jerry's largest operators, we always look forward to partnering on events that show appreciation and loyalty to our movie-goers, and we're sweetening the deal this year," said Mark Malinowski, Vice President of Global Marketing for National Amusements. "To celebrate the recent relaunch of our Starpass loyalty program, we're offering an additional discount to Starpass members on top of our already popular Bargain Tuesday."
The following Showcase Cinemas locations will participate in Free Cone Day from 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, 2019:
- Massachusetts: Dedham, Foxboro, Lowell, Randolph, Revere, Worcester, Blackstone Valley
- New York: Brooklyn, White Plains, Holtsville, Ridge Hill, Whitestone, Jamaica, Farmingdale
For movie showtimes, tickets, and more information about Showcase Cinemas, please visit www.showcasecinemas.com.
For more information about Free Cone Day, visit showcasecinemas.com/benandjerrysfreecone.
ABOUT SHOWCASE CINEMAS
Showcase Cinemas is a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry, operating more than 932 movie screens in the U.S., U.K., Argentina and Brazil under the Showcase, Cinema de Lux, SuperLux and UCI brands. With 28 theater locations in the United States and 80 worldwide, Showcase Cinemas delivers the finest entertainment experience, offering the best in viewing, dining and comfort. Visit them at www.showcasecinemas.com.
ABOUT BEN & JERRY'S
As an aspiring social justice company, Ben & Jerry's believes in a greater calling than simply making a profit for selling its goods. The company produces a wide variety of super-premium ice cream, yogurt and sorbet using high-quality ingredients. Ben & Jerry's incorporates its vision of Linked Prosperity into its business practices in a number of ways including a focus on values-led sourcing. In 2015 the company completed its transition to using entirely non-GMO (genetically modified organisms) ingredients by source as well as to fully source Fairtrade-certified ingredients wherever possible, which benefits farmers in developing countries. Ben and Jerry's products are distributed in 35 countries in supermarkets, grocery stores, convenience stores, franchise Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shops, restaurants and other venues. Ben & Jerry's, a Vermont corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of Unilever, operates its business on a three-part Mission Statement emphasizing product quality, economic reward and a commitment to the community. Ben & Jerry's became a certified B Corp (Benefit Corporation) in 2012. The Ben & Jerry's Foundation's employee-led grant programs totaled $2.4MM in 2017 to support grassroots organizing for social and environmental justice around the country.
SOURCE Showcase Cinemas