After showing movies for more than three decades, Alamo cinema in Omaha closes its doors for good

OMAHA, Nebraska – The Alamo Drafthouse in Omaha held its final showing over the weekend.

The Alamo Drafthouse is a chain of movie theaters notable for serving food and beverages during films. Since its founding in Austin, Texas, the franchise has expanded to other cities, including Omaha.

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Overnight, Alamo Drafthouse Omaha announced the theater’s closure due to the impact of COVID-19. In 2019, the theater opens in downtown Omaha. Prior to that, the facility was a 2009-opening Marcus Theatres site.

Although the Omaha branch has closed, the business still operates a nearby site in La Vista.

In addition, the Alamo Drafthouse is not the only Omaha movie theater to close recently.

Omaha’s Westwood Cinemas 8 closed in April after 30 years of film exhibition.

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