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A Summer Pop-Up Drive-in Movie Theater is Coming to The Bay Area

Alameda County Fairgrounds will turn into a drive-in theater every Friday & Saturday from June 12 to Aug 1
By - posted 5/31/2020 No Comment

The Alameda County Fair has announced they will start a pop-up drive-in movie theater at the fairgrounds in Pleasanton starting June 12th.

The Bay’s New Pop-Up Drive-in Movie Theater

Here’s what we know/don’t know so far – please note details may change

  • Starts Friday June 12th (new date – was originally June 5th)
  • Every Friday and Saturday through August 1st (closed July 4)
  • Tickets are $25 per car adv ($30 onsite) (includes general admission ticket to the 2021 Alameda County Fair)
  • Location is at Alameda County Fairgrounds Gate 8 Or Gate 12, Corner Of Valley Ave, Pleasanton, CA
  • Gates open at 7:30p, film at dark (not before 8:45pm)
  • You must stay in your car at all times (no tailgating, lawn chairs, etc..) except for visiting restroom
  • No concession stands will be available.
  • Tune your radio to 90.7FM to hear the movie
  • Restrooms are available, but masks required
  • HD “Airscreen” is 40 foot wide and 20 feet tall, 12,000 lumen and is double-sided so cars can watch from two parking lots

Movie Schedule

Love Drive-in Movies? The only other Drive-ins we are aware of in the Bay are West Wind Drive-In theaters in Concord and San Jose which operate 7-days a week for $8.25 a film (including for double features) and have $5.50 tickets on Tuesdays. There is also the free “Renegade Drive-In” in Novato which runs on Saturday nights and starts back up again on June 6th.


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