Walmart To Become A Drive-In Movie Destination

Hey hon, I’m gonna run to Walmart and grab some eggs, beer, and oh yeah, watch a movie.”

This might become a thing you start to hear as mega shopping store, Walmart, will be turning their parking lots into drive-in movie theaters.

Beginning in August, the retailer is converting 160 of its US store parking lots into drive-in movie theaters. As the pandemic continues, drive-in theaters have been making a comeback as a safe alternative to the traditional movie theatersthat remain closed in much of the country. 

Walmart (WMT) is partnering with Tribeca Enterprises, the Robert De Niro-backed media company, to program the films. Locations and movie titles haven’t yet been announced, but they will be revealed later on a special website.The event will run through October and encompass more than 300 showings.

Rumors suggest they will be showing classics such as Jaws, E.T., Gremlins, and more.

Will you be checking out the Walmart Drive-In when it arrives in August? Let us know in the comments.

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