From Cinema Treasures
The Cherry Blossom 14 was previewed on December 16, 2015, with a charity benefit for the American Red Cross. 14 recent films, soda, and popcorn were available for $2 each.
According to the Traverse City Record-Eagle, the first December 17, 7pm showing of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” on the IMAX screen had already been sold out by December 1. Of the 3,000 seats, the IMAX screen will seat 485 while the smallest auditorium seats 144.
The Cherry Blossom 14, managed by Bob Parsons, is a replacement for the Horizon Cinema 10 and the Grand Traverse 9, which closed in December.
In addition to traditional movie snacks, hot dogs, curly fries, chicken tenders, White Castle sliders, and wine and beer is available.
At the end of 2015 Carmike Cinemas covered 41 states with 274 theaters and 2,916 screens. It was taken over by AMC in early-2017.