HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — The Hampton Coliseum is hosting a pop-up style drive-in movie theater event to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year.

The movies have been running on Fridays and Saturdays with back to back shows beginning promptly at 7 p.m. and then at 10 p.m.

Vehicles should plan to arrive before the show begins for parking.

Here are the movies and times:

Friday, July 31

  • Frozen 2
  • Dirty Dancing

Saturday, August 1

  • Onward
  • Jurassic Park

Friday, August 14

  • Shrek
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

Saturday, August 15

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Grease


Tickets are on sale now for $30 per vehicle plus a $6 fee and must be purchased in advance. For an additional $20, movie-goers can add movie snack-packs to their ticket order — snack-packs include four popcorns, four candies, and four drinks.

Tickets will be available for purchase until 3:00 p.m. on the day of the show and the parking lot opens at 6 p.m.


The Hampton Coliseum has put additional precautions in place for the safety of guests and staff.

  • Visitors are asked to wear face masks and maintain six feet of social distance while inside and outside the facility.
  • All moviegoers must stay in their car during the movie except to visit the restroom or concessions just inside the Coliseum. Congregating outside your vehicle will not be permitted.
  • Children must be accompanied at all times by a parent or guardian when visiting restrooms and concessions.
  • Be respectful of people and property as this is a family event.
  • Hampton Coliseum will provide all vehicles with a trash bag upon arrival.
  • If you are sick, running a fever, or have been exposed to COVID-19, stay home.
  • Firearms, weapons of any kind, alcoholic beverages, and family pets are strictly forbidden.  
  • All vehicles are subject to search. Service animals are welcome at any time.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

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