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SF Opera at the Fort Mason Drive-InSF Opera at the Fort Mason Drive-In
By - posted 11/18/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Drive-In Movies, Get Out: Events, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do

Experience opera — from the comfort of your car. San Francisco Opera is once again partnering with Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture to bring the performing arts to the big screen, with a drive-in movie experience.  Enjoy bayside views and delicious snacks from Off the Grid food trucks as you and your more...

SF Pier 70's Dinner & a Drive-in Movie Series | Oct. 17-31SF Pier 70’s Dinner & a Drive-in Movie Series | Oct. 17-31
By - posted 9/29/2020
Brand New, Drive-In Movies, Eat & Drink

Pier 70 Dinner and A Drive-In brings outdoor movie magic to historic Pier 70 in Dogpatch, Saturday evenings October 17-October 31 to benefit La Cocina and to help low-income food entrepreneurs grow their businesses. Brookfield Properties is presenting the series in partnership with locally owned and operated independent theaters, including San Francisco’s Roxie Cinema, Vogue more...

SF's Only Drive-in Theater Announces 19 New Films for OctoberSF’s Only Drive-in Theater Announces 19 New Films for October
By - posted 9/17/2020
Drive-In Movies, Get Out: Events

Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture announces the October lineups for “Fort Mason Flix”, San Francisco’s first drive-in movie theater from September 18 to October 18, 2020. A pop-up drive-in theater “Fort Mason Flix” will present a drive in movies, from family favorites and cult classics to blockbusters and arthouse more...

SF’s First Drive-In Movie Theater Sells Out in 72 HoursSF’s First Drive-In Movie Theater Sells Out in 72 Hours
By - posted 9/8/2020
Drive-In Movies, Get Out: Events

Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture launches “Fort Mason Flix”, San Francisco’s first drive-in movie theater from September 18 to October 18, 2020. A pop-up drive-in theater launching September 18, 2020,  “Fort Mason Flix” will present a drive in movies, from family favorites and cult classics to blockbusters and arthouse more...

Santa Cruz's Brand New Beach Boardwalk Drive-in Movies | Sept 4-26Santa Cruz’s Brand New Beach Boardwalk Drive-in Movies | Sept 4-26
By - posted 9/2/2020
Drive-In Movies, Get Out: Events, Things to Do

Join a truly unique California beach experience with Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Drive-In Movies from August 21 September 4 – 26, 2020, Fridays, and Saturdays. Please note, the initial two weekends were cancelled due to impacts from the CZU Lightning Complex Fires.  Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Drive-In Movies River Parking Lot (at more...

San Mateo's Saturday Night Drive-In Movie NightsSan Mateo’s Saturday Night Drive-In Movie Nights
By - posted 8/12/2020
Drive-In Movies, Outdoor Dining

Now through the end of October – Par 3 at Poplar Creek offers Saturday Drive In & Dine Out Movie Nights – a nostalgic, fun and safe way to enjoy time with family and friends. Premiering in the beautiful outdoor setting at Poplar Creek in San Mateo, dinner and a movie more...

Sorry… SF’s Pop-Up “Floating Cinema” is Probably Fake
By - posted 8/8/2020
Drive-In Movies, What's Closed / What's Open

Last month we wrote about an amazing-sounding outdoor movie event that was scheduled to come to the San Francisco Bay from September 2-6 – a socially-distant floating movie night on boats. Unfortunately, according to some digging done by SF Weekly and the Orlando Weekly, this event is likely completely fake.  At the more...

Two New Bay Area Drive-In Movie Nights This WeekendTwo New Bay Area Drive-In Movie Nights This Weekend
By - posted 7/23/2020
Drive-In Movies, What's Closed / What's Open

Bay Area Pop Up Events announced a series of Drive-In Entertainment Events in partnership with the Sonoma Marin Fairgrounds & Event Center in Petaluma and Santa Rosa. Petaluma Raiders of the Lost Ark July 24, 2020 at 8:45 pm – SOLD OUT Sonoma Marin  Fairgrounds & Event Center in Petaluma. Santa Rosa Men in Black July 25, more...

Marin's New Drive-In Movie Theater (July-October)Marin’s New Drive-In Movie Theater (July-October)
By - posted 7/22/2020
Drive-In Movies, What's Closed / What's Open

It is with great excitement the Lark Theater announces their Drive-In Movie Theater Under the Stars opening Thursday, July 23rd at the North Parking Lot at The Village of Corte Madera. A wonderful way for the whole family to safely enjoy the magic of the big screen in a spacious more...

Is a Pop-Up “Floating Cinema” Coming To SF This Fall?
By - posted 7/22/2020
Brand New, Drive-In Movies, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to Alt105.3 for letting us know that a floating cinema is coming to San Francisco for a week in September. UPDATE – According to SF Weekly and Orlando Weekly it appears this event is probably not real. After recently debuting in Paris, a socially-distant floating cinema is coming to SF. It more...

New Huge Drive-in Theater Coming to Oakland Coliseum?New Huge Drive-in Theater Coming to Oakland Coliseum?
By - posted 6/27/2020
Drive-In Movies, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to Oaklandside.org for letting us know that plans are in the works to turn the massive parking lot at the Oakland Coliseum complex into an outdoor drive-in entertainment venue. “We are going to make it happen,” said District 7 Councilmember Larry Reid, who is also the chair of the Coliseum more...

Drive-In Movies at San Mateo County Fair Kick-off June 19thDrive-In Movies at San Mateo County Fair Kick-off June 19th
By - posted 6/18/2020
Drive-In Movies, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to the SFGate for letting us know that another drive-in movie theater is popping up at the San Mateo County Fairgrounds. >Drive-In Movies at the San Mateo County Fair starts on June 19th. The empty parking lot will be converted into a drive-in movie theater starting this Friday.  Purchase of more...

The "Renegade Drive-In" Movie Theater is BackThe “Renegade Drive-In” Movie Theater is Back
By - posted 5/31/2020
Drive-In Movies, Get Out: Events, What's Closed / What's Open

The North Bay Mobile Drive-In hits Novato with a renegade outdoor film screening in this DIY flash mob drive-in movie where you watch a flick on a 30-foot screen, tune your radio to 88.3, and drink in your car. The show typically begins with a 20+ minute pre-show with trailers and a cartoon. There’s also usually a 15 minute intermission more...

A Summer Pop-Up Drive-in Movie Theater is Coming to The Bay AreaA Summer Pop-Up Drive-in Movie Theater is Coming to The Bay Area
By - posted 5/31/2020
Bay Area Updates, Drive-In Movies, What's Closed / What's Open

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 more...

Drive-In Movie Theaters Are Back in the BayDrive-In Movie Theaters Are Back in the Bay
By - posted 5/5/2020
Drive-In Movies, What's Closed / What's Open

One of the most socially-distant ways to have fun (literally, you’re sealed inside your car), The West Wind Drive-In theaters in both San Jose and Concord, have reopened for nightly film screenings this week, but with new rules in place to ensure minimal contact. Thanks to Alt105 for letting us more...