I was excited to hear that Santikos Entertainment had officially opened up Casa Blanca Theatre. This Entertainment venue is like no other in San Antonio and the surrounding areas. The Casa Blanca is located at Highway 151 and Alamo Ranch Parkway, just outside of Loop 1604 and is the first 100% laser digital projection theatre in the world using Barco Laser Projection. This means, better picture clarity, better color saturation and a three times brighter image for the best movie experience available anywhere.
If you think this is pretty cool, I’m not done boasting! The net result of dollars spent on movie tickets and amenities goes back into the local community in the form of donation, sponsorships, grants and programming to educate, cure, support and enhance the life within the community. This is part of the estate of the late John L. Santikos, the theatre group was gifted to the San Antonio Area Foundation and is the largest single charitable donation in the history of San Antonio and one of the largest in the United States in 2015. Through operation of the theatres, $12 million will be given to the community in 2016 and is estimated to grow to $20 million a year. WOW!
You can watch a movie anywhere but if you choose a Santikos theatre, you become part of a charitable legacy reinvesting back into the community. The only theatre group that exists for the sole purpose of supporting the community.
The Santikos Gift- Choose to be a part of it! http://saafdn.org/About/SantikosGift.aspx
- The first 100% laser digital projection theatre in the world.
- Two of the biggest movie screens in Texas over 90 feet wide.
- Four auditoriums offering full food and drink services at your seats.
- Best sound technology available and Dolby Atmos Surround Sound System.
- Luxurious recliner seating in six auditoriums and oversized seating in the others.
- Upscale food choices.
- Automated ticket services both online and at the theatre.
- FREE SUMMER MOVIES!
I grew up in San Antonio and the Santikos theatre that has the most memories for me was the now historic and beloved Southside landmark Mission Drive-In. The outdoor theatre was built in 1948 by Louis and John Santikos. You had 4 movies to decide on because there were 4 screens, YES! The speakers were huge and would sit on the window of the car. The screens appeared huge to us kids and it seemed like it never got dark quick enough for the movie to start. Popcorn was my favorite treat and to this day it’s the first thing I order at any movie theatre, extra butter please!
The Casa Blanca was the last theatre designed by the late John Santikos. Two generations of family committed to incredible entertainment experiences. A legacy~NO DOUBT!
Date nights, family nights and at times “just me” night. Santikos has never disappointed. So if your ready to head out for a movie and then some … Casa Blanca Theatre.
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