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Santa Clara, CA: Kerasotes San Jose ShowPlace ICON at Valley Fair Opens Tonight

Posted on Thursday, January 17th, 2019 11:19 AM

Theater photo by ShowPlace ICON Valley Fair

The Kerasotes San Jose ShowPlace ICON at Valley Fair in Santa Clara, California is opening to the public tonight, January 17, 2019.

The new ten-screen theater is located in the Westfield Valley Fair mall on Stevens Creek Boulevard and the San Thomas Expressway, just north of I-280. It is about five miles west of downtown San Jose. The location is near the site of the former Century Dome theaters; the Winchester Century 21, Winchester Century 22, and Winchester Century 23 in San Jose, which closed in 2014. The closest theaters are the CineArts @ Santana Row, the Towne 3 Cinema, and the AMC Saratoga 14 in San Jose.

The Mercury News published an article recently about the theater's opening:

The bar will be raised on going to the movies in the South Bay when the new ShowPlace ICON Theatre opens for business Thursday night at Westfield Valley Fair. It’s the latest piece of the shopping center’s $1.1 billion renovation and expansion and amps up the mall’s entertainment factor big time.

When you say the bar is being raised, that’s actually true: The 10-screen cineplex’s second floor includes the Lobby Lounge, a 21-and-over glam bar and seating area that offers upscale flatbreads, burgers and other snacks as well as beer, wine and craft cocktails. If you can pull yourself away, the three ICON X auditoriums on that level offer reserved VIP seating areas, reclining leather chairs and in-theater dining. Even the downstairs concessions stands are beyond the norm, with orders made on touchscreens and picked up elsewhere.

Click the Read link below to view the full article.

According to the theater's web site, the following amenities are available at the Kerasotes Mountain View ShowPlace ICON:

  • ICON•X Icon Enhanced Experience
    In addition to projection and visual enhancements, select ICON•presentations will also feature Dolby Atmos®; upwards of 60 individually powered QSC™ speakers; and up to 40 QSC™ digital amplifiers, creating 100,000 watts of audio power.
  • Red Carpet Recliners
    These powered recliners provide the ultimate in luxury and will allow guests to relax, put their feet up and enjoy cinematic digital sight and sound- the power of comfort in movie-going
  • VIP Premier Reserved Seating
    VIP Reserved is a guaranteed seat in our luxurious Red Carpet Recliner wing with personalized ICONIC service - allowing guests to relax, put their feet up and enjoy the ultimate in cinematic digital sight and sound paired with the power of comfort in movie-going.
  • VIP 21 Plus Premium Reserved Seating
    Guests (over the age of 21) attending features in our 21 Plus Reserved Seating enjoy large, leather chairs with tables just large enough for sharing in an adults-only seating section.
  • Dolby Atmos® Sound
    With a Dolby Atmos® system, sound comes from all directions, including overhead, to create an immersive experience with astonishing clarity, richness, detail, and depth. The specific sounds of people, music, and things move all around you in three-dimensional space so you feel like you're inside the action.
  • Laser Projection
  • RealD® 3-D Experience
  • Closed Captioning
    Cinema closed-captioning uses personal devices to display captioning for a film's dialogue and sound effects for our hearing-impaired guests on all eligible titles. Please request a device at the box office or Guest Services desk.
  • Descriptive Video Service
    For our visually impaired guests, select titles have Descriptive Video Service capability. Headsets are available through which guests may listen to a narrator describing the on-screen action. Please request a device at the box office or Guest Services desk.
  • Assistive Listening Devices
    For guests needing an amplification of the film's sound, select titles have Assistive Listening Device capability. Headsets are available through which guests may listen and adjust the personal volume of the film's complete soundtrack. Please request a device at the box office or Guest Services desk.

To see what's playing and when, and to buy tickets online, please visit the Showtimes page for the Kerasotes San Jose ShowPlace ICON at Valley Fair.

Photo above by ShowPlace ICON Valley Fair.

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