Custom Marquees, “TT & Chill” Date-in-a-Box,
Proposal Packages to Benefit Nonprofit Movie Palace
TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2021) – Love is in the air! But so is COVID, so maybe it’s best for all of those mushy, mask-free makeout moments to happen at a safe social distance. And for that, the city’s most romantic movie palace has got you covered. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, XOXO, Tampa Theatre Virtual Valentine options give movie lovers several arrows to add to Cupid’s quiver:
© Love In Lights ($50)
Create a one-of-a-kind keepsake for your favorite movie fan! For a $50 donation to support Tampa Theatre, you will receive a digital image of your message of love in lights on our historic marquee. There are three styles to choose from, and orders are due by noon on Friday, Feb. 12 to guarantee delivery before the 14th.
© “TT & Chill” Date Box ($99/$89)
Remember the spaghetti scene in Lady and the Tramp? The cocoa-covered sparks between Johnny Depp and Juliette Binoche in Chocolat? Good food + good film can turn your couch into the most romantic date night in town. For $99 ($89 for Tampa Theatre Members), we’ll provide dinner and a movie… what happens next is none of our business!
Your “TT & Chill” Date Night in a Box includes a personalized, framed Love in Lights keepsake print (see above); premium dried pasta from Alessi and a jar of sauce from our neighborhood partner Bavaro’s; sweet treats from our newest downtown neighbor, Peterbrooke Chocolatier; a Mystery Bottle of wine (valued at $10-$100); a shareable bag of Tampa Theatre’s famous popcorn; a link to stream Leona, a romantic new feature from the Tampa Theatre Virtual Cinema program; and some Valentine’s Day goodies to set the mood.
Boxes must be ordered by noon on Friday, Feb. 12, and can be picked up curbside under the Tampa Theatre marquee between 11:00am and 1:00pm Feb. 13 or 14.
© “Happily Ever After” Proposal Package ($250)
Have you found the perfect co-star and want to pop the question? Let Tampa Theatre provide the perfect backdrop for your proposal! For a $250 donation, we’ll put your personalized proposal message up on our historic marquee for an hour so you can surprise your sweetheart with a walk-up or drive-by reveal. You’ll also receive one of our “TT & Chill” boxes (above) to celebrate your first Valentine’s Day as fiancé(e)s, and a bottle of champagne to toast your happily-ever-after Hollywood love story.
Marquee messages will appear in your choice of three styles that represent how the movie palace’s message boards looked in 1926, 1956 and 1996, and can be scheduled between now and Sunday, Feb. 14. TT & Chill boxes and champagne will be available for curbside pickup at Tampa Theatre between 11:00am and 1:00pm Feb. 13 or 14.
Looking for more ways to profess your undying devotion? Don’t forget about these other Tampa Theatre programs that let you show the love and support your favorite community movie palace at the same time!
© Marquee Messages ($150)
For a $150 donation, Tampa Theatre will display your custom message on our historic marquee for an hour in one of three styles that represent how the movie palace’s message boards looked in 1926, 1956 and 1996. Drive up or walk by with your sweetheart and take the ultimate selfie with your names in lights!
© Sweetheart Sessions ($500)
Book a lovey-dovey photo shoot at Tampa’s most romantic movie palace on Saturday, Feb. 13! Your 90-minute private session with Tampa Theatre’s house photographer includes multiple locations in the majestic building, five digital images, an heirloom print, a BONUS digital image in front of our Valentine’s Day marquee, and a sweet surprise from neighborhood partner Peterbrooke Chocolatier. Spaces are limited!
© Cush Your Tush ($500 & up)
With gifts of $500 or more, you can commemorate your Valentine by sponsoring a Tampa Theatre Seat! A message of your choice will be engraved on an elegant plaque and placed on one of our new seats, guaranteeing that you and your love will be a visible part of this landmark for years to come. Orders placed by Noon, Feb. 12 will receive a digital certificate in time for your Valentine’s Day gift presentation.
For more information and to purchase any of the “XOXO, Tampa Theatre” Virtual Valentines packages, visit tampatheatre.org/virtual-valentines/