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SFFILM Festival is April 9–18 w/ Drive-In Movies at Fort MasonSFFILM Festival is April 9–18 w/ Drive-In Movies at Fort Mason
By - posted 4/8/2021
Drive-In Movies, Fairs & Festivals, Reopening, Sponsored, Virtual Events, What's Closed / What's Open

The longest-running film festival in the Americas, the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM Festival) is an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery and innovation in one of the country’s most beautiful cities. The 64th edition runs April 9–18, 2021 with both Live Events and Streaming Programs, and features a drive-in, juried more...

Bay Area Drive-In Movies on Valentine's Weekend (Feb. 12-14)Bay Area Drive-In Movies on Valentine’s Weekend (Feb. 12-14)
By - posted 2/11/2021
Drive-In Movies, Valentine's Day

One of the most socially-distant ways to have fun (literally, you’re sealed inside your car). Here’s two of our favorite drive-ins showing movies over Valentine’s weekend – the West Wind Drive-In theaters in both San Jose and Concord, plus the pop-up Fort Mason Flix waterfront drive-in in San Francisco and more...

Oakland's Drive-in Warriors Watch PartyOakland’s Drive-in Warriors Watch Party
By - posted 1/22/2021
Bay Area Updates, Drive-In Movies, Support the Bay

We love this. So, when’s the next one? Warriors fans came together on Wednesday, January 20 for a socially-distanced drive-in watch party at Oakland’s Liberation Park. Oakland Forever#DubNation came together tonight for watch party at Liberation Park. pic.twitter.com/IfotNp5LDv — Warriors In The Community (@DubsCommunity) January 21, 2021  

SF's Pop-up Waterfront Drive-in Movie Theater is BackSF’s Pop-up Waterfront Drive-in Movie Theater is Back
By - posted 1/21/2021
Bay Area Updates, Drive-In Movies, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco’s first drive-in movie theater, Fort Mason Flix, returns in February. Fort Mason Flix is a pop-up drive-in theater on the waterfront showing hit movies six days a week, from family favorites and cult classics to blockbusters and art house cinema. The theater features an oversized 40’ x 20’ high definition more...

SF Reverses Decision: Allows Sundance Film Festival Drive-In Despite City BanSF Reverses Decision: Allows Sundance Film Festival Drive-In Despite City Ban
By - posted 1/8/2021
Drive-In Movies, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to KQED for letting us know that the Sundance Film Festival’s Drive-in screening will be allowed to take place in San Francisco once again. San Francisco city officials previously had stated that drive-in theaters would not be allowed under the current stay-at-home orders in the city, despite the fact that more...

Drive-in Movie Theaters Open on Christmas 2020Drive-in Movie Theaters Open on Christmas 2020
By - posted 12/23/2020
Drive-In Movies

SHELTER IN PLACE UPDATE / Although Contra Costa County has banned drive-in movies until January 4, 2021 it appears that the Solano Drive-in is still operating as of 12/23/20 and there doesn’t appear to be any curfew enforced. Santa Clara County has made no statement either way and doesn’t appear to more...

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...