View Movies Under The Stars At Vancouver’s Only Drive-In Theatre This Fall

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River District Outdoor Movies

While watching a movie is always fun, there’s something extra special about getting cozy and viewing one under the stars.

This fall, Vancouverites have the chance to visit the drive-in right in their own backyard. Wesgroup and River District are screening films over 6 Saturdays in September and October. What’s more, they’ll be showing double-features each night with the family-friendly feature showing first – and they’re free!

The drive-in lot is located right off Boundary at Marine Way, half a block south from Marine Way at River District Vancouver.

Guests will have the chance to enjoy free popcorn that’s provided by Scotiabank. In addition, there will be food trucks and snacks, so bring your appetite!

While the event is free, movie goers will need to reserve their spots here. Organizers are also encouraging attendees to bring donations. The donations will be collected at the box office and proceeds will go to the South Vancouver Family Place.

October Showtimes:

October 13th:

  • Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again: The plot is set after the events of the first film, and also features flashbacks to 1979, telling the story of Donna Sheridan’s arrival on the island of Kalokairi and her first meetings with her daughter Sophie’s three possible fathers.
  • Dirty Dancing: Dirty Dancing is a 1987 American romantic drama dance film written by Eleanor Bergstein, directed by Emile Ardolino and starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in the lead roles. Johnny teaches Baby a few moves, and boy, does Baby let loose. This dirty dancing might be her new talent.

October 20th:

  • Hotel Transylvania 3: In the film, Dracula finds love with a ship captain named Ericka Van Helsing while on a vacation on a cruise with his family and friends, but Mavis discovers that Ericka is actually the great-granddaughter of Abraham Van Helsing, Dracula’s arch-enemy.
  • The Strangers: Kristen (Liv Tyler) and James (Scott Speedman) are expecting a relaxing weekend at a family vacation home, but their stay turns out to be anything but peaceful as three masked intruders leave Kristen and James struggling for survival.

October 27th:

  • Frankenweenie: In the film, a boy named Victor loses his dog, a Bull Terrier named Sparky, and uses the power of electricity to resurrect him — but is then blackmailed by his peers into revealing how they too can reanimate their deceased past pets and other creatures, resulting in mayhem. 
  • IT: The film is set in the summer of 1989 and tells the story of seven children in Derry, Maine, who are terrorized by the eponymous being, only to face their own personal demons in the process.

River District Outdoor Movies

When: 6 Saturdays in September and October, 2018

Where: Boundary Road at East Kent Ave S (right off Marine Way – see map below)

Cost: Free! – but remember to reserve your spots online here

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