Free movie popcorn on offer to celebrate national day at some Ontario theatres

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Published January 12, 2024 at 1:00 pm

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Movie-goers won’t want to miss National Popcorn Day in Ontario.

Cineplex is celebrating the national day by giving away free bags of its buttery popcorn, according to a press release from Cineplex.

Both movie-goers and home cinema watchers can snag a free bag on Jan. 19.

There is a catch, however, — you must be a Scene+ Member.

Scene+ Members who buy a movie ticket at a Cineplex theatre on Jan. 19 can get a free small bag of popcorn in theatres.

Those enjoying a movie at home will get a free small bag with all Cineplex food delivery orders through Uber and SkipTheDishes.

In 2023, Cineplex guests nationwide enjoyed 34 billion kernels. The most popular topping was butter, followed by a selection of seasoning flavours. Top flavours include dill pickle, white cheddar, and ketchup.

Fun fact: Fossil evidence from Peru suggests that corn was popped as early as 4,700 B.C.  The term popped corn first appeared in John Russell Bartlett’s 1848 Dictionary of Americanisms.

Learn more about this offer here.

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