Pop-Up Summer Drive-In Movie Series starts Saturday at Historic Columbia Speedway

What’s Next Midlands’ newest project, a pop-up drive-in movie theater, features a new movie every month between May and August in a festival environment. WHEN: Saturday, May 20. Gates open 7 p.m., movie starts shortly after sundown (8:30-ish.)

WHAT: “The Sandlot” will be shown on a 55-foot outdoor movie screen as the first installment of The Summer Drive-In Movie Series, presented by What’s Next Midlands and brought to life by the Historic Columbia Speedway in Cayce, S.C., and Fun Flicks Columbia. Guests can watch from their cars or bring picnic blankets or chairs and enjoy a nostalgic evening in an old-school, outdoor drive-in movie theater setting, with festival elements including food vendors, face painting, outdoor games and more. FAQs can also be found on the website:http://summerdriveinseries.com/.


WHERE: Historic Columbia Speedway in Cayce, S.C., 2001 Charleston Hwy, Cayce, SC 29033

WHO: Midlands festivalgoers will be familiar with the work of Fun Flicks Columbia operator John Banks, whose Tartan Day South festival brings 10,000 guests each spring to the site of the former motor speedway for family fun in a professionally managed environment. What’s Next Midlands is an idea hub that inspires community action and lives under the umbrella of EngenuitySC. It aims to improve livability in the Midlands by bringing the ideas of community members to life. Visit http://whatsnextmidlands.com to share ideas with the entire community, discover others that share the same vision, and invest in the best ideas.

Schedule for Summer Drive-In Series, presented by What’s Next Midlands
Saturday, May 20: Family Night (The Sandlot)

Saturday, June 17: Throwback Night (Grease)

Saturday, July 22: Horror Night (The Shining)

Saturday, August 12: Star Wars Night (Rogue One)


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