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Western Destinations Opens Dinner Theater Near Grand Canyon

Williams, AZ, USA (March 28, 2012) /PRNewswire/ — Offering a combination of world-class western entertainment and authentic cowboy grub in a rustic, yet upscale, Old-West-themed atmosphere, Winchester Ranch Dinner Theater will open to the public for lunch and dinner on March 30, 2012. Winchester Ranch, under ownership of Western Destinations, is located at 301 N. 7th Street in Williams, Arizona, across the street from Grand Canyon Railway. For more information, or call 602-759-5772 .

As folks enter the Winchester-rifle-handled, large wooden doors, they are immediately transported from a spacious patio into a natural setting of an Old-West environment adorned with extravagant use of rich woods, river rock and wagon-wheel light fixtures. The spacious dining room boasts a running waterfall, inviting stone fireplace, a large bar and handcrafted tables and chairs all surrounding a massive grand staircase, which leads up to the theater. In front of a red velvet curtain, a variety of western entertainment from musical acts to hoop dancers and gun twirlers (appropriate for all ages) will take the stage. Guests can enjoy beverages from the bar, as well, and will be amused by playful vignettes of the Old-West, such as a schoolhouse, post office and jailhouse that surround the theater.

Winchester Ranch Dinner Theater is open for lunch from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. with live entertainment. Reservations are not required for lunch. Dinner seatings are at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. with reservations required. The menu features items such as grilled steaks, chicken and fish, chili, stews, vegetables, bread and dessert plus all the fixin’s. Winchester Ranch can accommodate individual diners, families, large groups and special events such as weddings, family reunions and group tours.

“As the owners of Winchester Ranch, we are thrilled to open this incredible property for the town of Williams, Arizona, and to offer an outstanding dinner theater attraction to travelers from around the world,” said Tim Snyder, president of Western Destinations. “The opening of the dinner theater marks the first milestone in our plans for development of this property including a 30-lane shooting range, western-themed town and hotel.”

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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