Beginning in August, Walmart will transform 160 of its parking lots into contact-free drive-in movie theaters as part of a partnership with Tribeca Enterprises.
Walmart announced it’s drive-in tour in a release Wednesday, stating that it would organize 320 screenings in Walmart parking lots across the country.
“Summer hasn’t really felt like summer yet, and I know I hear every day, ‘Mom, I’m bored!’” Janey Whiteside, Walmart’s chief customer officer, said in the release. “Through our digital means and vast footprint of stores, we’re hoping to bring some summer fun to families across the country. We know Walmart plays a role in our communities that extends far beyond getting them necessary supplies, and we see that now more than ever.”
Walmart will allow attendees to order snacks online and pick them up curbside ahead of the movie. Walmart will also deliver concessions directly to customers’ vehicles.
The screenings will include special appearances from filmmakers and celebrities.
Here are the participating locations in our area:
Houston: Aug. 14 and 15 (full)
- 1118 Silber Road
Spring: Aug. 21 and 22 (full)
- 21150 Kuykendahl Road
College Station: Aug. 25 and 26 (full)
- 1815 Brothers Blvd, College Station
Katy: Aug. 28 and 29 (full)
- 1313 N Fry Road
Richmond: Sept. 1, 2, 4 and 5 (full)
- Sept 1 and 2: 5660 W Grand Pkwy S
- Sept. 4 and 5: 5330 FM1640
Pearland: Sept. 8, 9, 11 and 12 (full)
- Sept. 8 and 9: 10505 Broadway St.
- Sept. 11 and 12: 1710 Broadway St.
La Marque: Sept. 15 and 16 (full)
- 6410 I-45
League City: Sept. 18 and 19 (full)
- 1701 W Fm 646 Road
New Caney: Sept. 18 and 19 (full)
- 20310 US-59
Pasadena: Sept. 22 and 23 (full)
- 5200 Fairmont Pkwy
While tickets may be out, according to the Walmart website, registration may reopen, so be sure to check back at TheWalmartDriveIn.com.
The drive-in tour is slated to run through October.