The 7th Annual PDX Drive-In Spectacular!

The 7th Annual PDX Drive-In Spectacular!

The 7th Annual PDX Drive-In Spectacular!

Event Information

2021 Drive-In FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions
What are the dates of the PDX Drive-in Movie Spectacular?
The 7th Annual PDX Drive-in Movie Spectacular! Presented by the Portland Expo Center and the Hollywood Theatre will run Thursday – Saturday, July 29th through August 28th, 2021. Visit for our series line-up, buy tickets and more.

Do you have any COVID-19 Restrictions in place this year?
The State of Oregon has lifted all COVID-19 restrictions, including required masking and physical distancing for fully vaccinated individuals. We will continue with our enhanced cleaning protocols throughout the series. We ask that all attendees be respectful of others who continue to mask and practice physical distancing.

How much is admission?
Carload tickets are $40.00 (plus service charge) for carloads up to 5 people. Those walking, riding their bicycles or taking MAX, the entry fee is $10.00 per person. Space for car parking is limited, so buy your tickets early! Day of car tickets are sold on a first come, first serve basis. In order to provide the best sight-lines possible, large vehicles will be placed accordingly

How do I purchase advanced tickets?

Advanced tickets will be available for purchase on Wednesday, July 14th at 10 a.m. through Tickets sell-out fast, so purchase early!

What time do the movies start?

Movies will begin at dusk (roughly 8:30 p.m.). Gates open at 7:00 p.m. – we highly recommend arriving early to get a good spot, get comfortable and enjoy the pre-movie entertainment!

I have a small compact car. What if I am stuck behind a big-rig?
We have our lot divided into different sections for various sized vehicles. Upon arrival, your vehicle will be measured and directed where to park according to size.

How do I get audio for the movies?
For cars, you can pipe sound through your FM radio. For pedestrians, bikes and transit riders, there will be speakers outside thanks to Stew Dodge Sound. If you are concerned that your car battery will run down, you can download an FM radio app to your
smartphone or bring a portable FM radio. Additionally, we have outside speakers that can be enjoyed from outside your car.

Does your venue accept debit/credit cards?
Yes. Our venue accepts all major debit/credit cards and cash. No checks will be accepted.
Do you have a concession stand or serve any food?
Yes! We will have options for food and beverage service at the PDX Drive-in Movie Spectacular! We will have popcorn, candy, cocktails and various food selections.

Am I allowed to bring my own food and drink with me?
Outside food and beverage is not allowed at the PDX Drive-in Movie Spectacular!

Is alcohol allowed?

Outside alcohol is not permitted, however, we will have beer, wine and cocktails available for purchase.

Can I bring my pet with me?
Service animals are always welcome at the PDX Drive-in Movie Spectacular!, however we kindly ask that all pets remain at home.

What is there to do before the movie?
We will have pre-show music entertainment before each show. Bands will be announced as we get closer to the event.

We’re interested in becoming a sponsor, who should we contact?
The PDX Drive-In Movie Spectacular! would not be successful without our dedicated sponsors. For more information about becoming a sponsor, please contact Christen Fulk with the Hollywood Theatre at