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Ankeny, IA: B & B Ankeny 12 & B-Roll Bowling Set to Open in December, Springwood 9 to Close

Posted on Thursday, November 15th, 2018 3:35 PM and updated on Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 10:47 AM

Theater Photo by B&B Theatres Ankeny 12 & B-Roll Bowling (Ankeny, IA)

The B & B Ankeny 12 & B-Roll Bowling in the Prairie Trail development in Ankeny, Iowa will open in December 2018, according to a recent article published in the Des Moines Register:

A new movie theater featuring reclining leather seats, a full-service bar and an attached bowling alley will open next month at Ankeny's Prairie Trail development.

Paul Farnsworth, a spokesman for Missouri-based B&B Theatres, said in an email the company is now "comfortable announcing a mid-December opening" for the new complex, which will be called Ankeny 12 & B-Roll Bowling.

The new twelve-screen movie theater will feature a bowling alley for additional entertainment options. Located near the Des Moines Area Community College at State Street and Oralabor Road, the Prairie Trail development is a planned community that covers 1,000 acres and encompasses residential living, parks, shopping, dining, and entertainment.

According to the web site for B & B Theatres, the theater will offer the following amenities:

  • All Luxury Electric Recliner Seating
  • 12-Lane Bowling Alley
  • Expanded Menu Options
  • Full Concessions
  • Reserved Seating
  • Pepsi Spire with over 100 flavors and Popcorn Topping Station
  • Art Deco Theme Throughout
  • Wall-to-Wall Curved Screens

Keep an eye on the Showtimes page for the B & B Ankeny 12 & B-Roll Bowling for updates on what will be playing and when, and to purchase tickets online!

B & B Theatres currently owns operates more than 40 theaters in Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas. It first came to Iowa in 2017, when it purchased the Springwood 9 from Fridley Theatres in October 2017. According to news reports, it intends to close that theater when this location opens.

Photo above by B&B Theatres Ankeny 12 & B-Roll Bowling (Ankeny, IA).



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