Starting next week, Lamar-Dixon Expo Center will host Movies on the Mississippi with a fun lineup of Family Friendly Halloween Drive-In Movies, your favorite Halloween flicks plus treats!!
Drive-in movie theaters, an entertainment staple from the late 1950s to the early ’80s, are exactly what they sound like: a large outdoor screen visible from the comfort of your own car, using a radio frequency or external speaker to hear the audio. Now they’re being resurrected as a way to have an in-person viewing experience while adhering to social-distancing guidelines.
Lamar-Dixon Expo Center has taken the cinematic experience to an entirely new level. From childhood nostalgia and classic films to recent releases, Live stream tailgating events, live music, and much more.
Movies on the Mississippi will have classic snacks & drinks at concessions: popcorn, soft drinks, bottled water, snack packs, candy plus food trucks. They respectfully ask that you do not bring in any outside food or drinks in order to help support local Food Trucks and vendors that have been greatly affected by events being canceled due to COVID.
Family Friendly Halloween Drive-In Movies Lineup:
- Hocus Pocus – 10/21 & 10/30- Showtime: 7:15 pm
- Hotel Transylvania – 10/21 – Showtime: 7:15 pm
- Casper – 10/22 – Showtime: 7:15 pm
- Nightmare Before Christmas – 10/22 – Showtime: 7:15 pm
- Ghostbusters – 10/23 – Showtime: 7:15 pm
- Frankenweenie – 10/23 – Showtime: 7:15 pm
- The Addams Family – 10/28 – Showtime: 7:15 pm
- Beetlejuice – 10/29 – Showtime: 7:15 pm
- Ghostbusters – 10/29 – Showtime: 9:45 pm
- Hotel Transylvania 2 – 10/30 – Showtime: 7:15 pm
There are also a few thrillers, concerts and Live stream tailgating scheduled. See the full schedule of events on the Movies on the Mississippi website.
Drive-In Movies Details:
All tickets must be purchased online. You can purchase your tickets here.
Parking spaces are allocated upon arrival.
Check for scheduling and availability.
Check out the FAQ page for more information.
We encourage you to enjoy the show from the comfort of your car, or within the allotted space.
Social distancing must be practiced at all times when in the proximity of people outside of your party.
WHAT: Movies on the Mississippi – Drive-In Movies
WHEN: Starting October 21st
Lamar Dixon Expo Center
9039 S St Landry Ave
Gonzales, LA 70737
Be sure to visit our Full Fall Guide here for more family-friendly fun!