Enjoy a night out at the movies at these local theatersCorinne Minard Sometimes everything seems to come back around again, and that seems particularly true in the time of COVID-19. Bicycles and disc golf have become popular again, along with drive-in theaters. These theaters are perfect for social distancing and a great way to entertain the whole family. Luckily the Tristate has a couple drive-ins for those who want experience this type of classic attraction.
Starlite Drive-In in Amelia is offering double features at its drive-in. July 7-9, theatergoers can see Spongebob Squarepants The Movie at 9:20 p.m. and Raiders of the Lost Ark at 11:10 p.m. Both tickets and concessions can be ordered in advance online.
The Holiday Auto Theatre is also offering double features, with the first film perfect for families and the second film great for adults after the kids have fallen asleep. Through July 9, the theater is playing Shrek at 9:10 p.m. and Jaws at 10:50 p.m. July 10-12, Holiday Auto Theatre will be playing Inside Out at 9:10 p.m. and Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back at 10:55 p.m.
A pop-up drive-in theater has also started showing movies. Hosted by the College Hill Community Redevelopment Corporation, the Hollywood Drive-In Theatre is showing classic popcorn flicks in the College Hill east parking lot. Upcoming films include Finding Nemo July 9, Knives Out July 10, Guardians of the Galaxy July 11 and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl July 12.