The season of the stars has returned! With the Academy Awards happening this Sunday, some of our local theaters are hosting our local residents in true Hollywood fashion! Get ready for a trip down the red carpet as you enjoy and take part in entertainment’s biggest night of the year, the local way!

Where to Watch:


Ambler Theater

2016 Hollywood Awards Party



$15 Members / $25 General
Tickets for this event are Reserved Seating only. Please select which auditorium you would like to be seated in and then select your seats.

NEW this year

· Dinner in Ambler:

We are partnering with with local Ambler restaurants to provide special dinner options before the party.

· Reserved Seating:

All three auditoriums are equipped with reserved seating, so that when you get your tickets, you will know exactly where you will be sitting and not have to rush.

· Red Carpet Reception:

We’ve opened up our VIP Red Carpet Reception to everyone. Join us before the awards for drinks and dessert.

· Best Dressed:

Strut your stuff on our Red Carpet. We have special awards this year for the Best Dressed attendees.

· Reduced Tickets:

We are celebrating Ambler and the past year of great movies and want everyone to join us. So, we cut ticket prices!

And of course we’ve kept everyone’s favorite aspects of previous Hollywood Awards Parties:

· Photo Booth:

Strike a pose at our old-fashioned photo booth.

· Raffle:

Enter the Hollywood Awards Party raffle for your chance to win incredible prizes.

· Endless Popcorn and Drinks:

We would never forget to serve up everyone’s favorite movie snack, the famous Ambler Theater popcorn.

· Fill-in Ballots:

Play along with the show and guess the winners.

TIMINGDinner –
We are working with a number of restaurants in town who are providing pre-event meal specials. Want to make a full night of it in Ambler? Check out the following participating restaurants and book your reservation now!


The Lucky Well
Bridget’s Steakhouse
Cantina Feliz
From the Boot 
Gypsy Blu

Red Carpet Reception
Join us before the ceremony for a Red Carpet Reception. Walk the Red Carpet and be welcomed with a champagne toast. Join us for mingling, conversation, a wine and beer bar featuring brews from Ambler’s own Forest & Main Brewery, and light dessert bites.

8pm – midnight

Awards Presentation
The Main Event! We will be broadcasting the 88th Academy Awards on all three screens in crisp, beautiful HD. Play along in your seats with our interactive You-Pick-The-Winners poll. Raffle prizes will be announced during the commercial breaks, bringing the excitement of winning to Ambler.

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The Colonial Theater, Phoenixville

12th Annual Members’ Party

 Sun., February 28, 2016

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This annual Members Party will be celebrating film and the support of our over 1,000 current members, for the 12th year in a row! Watch the 2016 Academy Awards ceremony live in the Colonial Theatre with fellow members and staff while enjoying delicious food and drink.

The bar will be open all night during the Oscar broadcast and all guests who intend to drink (regardless of arrival time) are asked to bring wine or beer to donate to our bar: one bottle or a chilled six-pack per guest.  There will be plenty of desserts on hand for all guests. 

Attending at 8:30 PM? Interested in dinner reservations? Current members who present their membership cards on Oscar Night can enjoy these discounts at Phoenixville restaurants:


Black Lab Bistro

P.J. Ryan’s Pub

Molly Maguire’s Irish Pub & Restaurant

SIPS Bistro & Bar

Thai LElephant

Sage Mediterranean

About the Party:

  • Those members who registered for the 7PM arrival time are invited to join us at 7PM.
  • All other members who RSVP for 8:30PM are invited to join us at 8:30PM (no earlier than 8:15 please), in time for the Oscar broadcast.
  • Our costume contest will be open to all three categories this year: Film Costume, Formal Wear, and Pajamas. Prizes will be given in all three categories.
  • The fabulous Oscar and the Colonials will return as our swingin stage band!
  • Light food and desserts provided from 7-9PM, and ask that each guest brings a bottle of wine, (chilled) champagne or six packs of (chilled) beer to donate to our bar. No hard liquor, please.
  • Answer movie trivia questions during the commercial breaks and win your own Oscar statue and prize.
  • Our annual Oscar pool is available now in the theatre lobby. Winners will be contacted by Tue, March 1st and announced in that week’s email newsletter.

What to Wear:

You can wear whatever you’d like to the party! It is however, encourage to dress in one of the following  three categories:
formal wear, pajamas, or in costume inspired by one of this years nominees!

Check out photos from last year’s party here.

The Colonial’s Members’ Party is not sponsored by or affiliated with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Hiway Theater, Jenkintown

Sunday, February 28th


You’re invited to the Hiway Theater Awards Viewing Party! A casual evening get together as a community to celebrate Jenkintown and the year in film.

On Sunday, February 28th join for a live broadcast of the biggest night in Hollywood, presented in stunning HD. We will open the doors for the pre-show at 7:30PM and the awards ceremony begins at 8:30PM. Admission gets you FREE popcorn, fountain drinks, and hot drinks all night – PLUS light dessert courtesy of Velvet Sky Bakery!

We’ll be handing out fill-in ballots so you can play along with the show. Come wearing your tuxes or gowns for our Best Dressed contest; winners will receive movie related prizes!


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