ShoWare Center announces drive-in movies for July 15-19

‘The Goonies’ and ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’

  • Monday, July 6, 2020 11:49am
  • Life

“The Goonies” and “Raiders of the Lost Ark” are the next two movies to be shown July 15-19 as part of the new accesso ShoWare Center outdoor film series in Kent.

With the city-owned arena still closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, ShoWare operators set up to offer the drive-in movies in the rear parking lot on a 42-by-23-foot LED screen that can even be seen in outdoor light. The Wednesday through Sunday evening series debuts July 8-12 with “The Land Before Time” and “Jurassic Park.”

There are two show times each night at 6:30 and 9:30, and tickets will be per vehicle/per film. The number of seat belts per vehicle denotes how many passengers will be allowed to each showing. There are 95 vehicle spots available per showing at the arena rear parking lot, 625 W. James St.

Tickets will only be sold online via

Tickets are $40 per vehicle for premium general admission and $30 for general admission. Motorcycles are $20. No RVs will be allowed. All parking is first-come, first-served in the two sections.

Advanced hygienic safeguards will be provided at the outdoor cinema, including cleaning staff at restrooms, touchless ticket scanning and hand sanitizer stations available near food and beverage stalls.

Things to know:

• No outside food and beverage. Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase

• A FM radio station for you to tune from your vehicle will be displayed on the screen before the movie begins

• Masks will be required for purchasing food and beverage items, using public restrooms and communicating with ShoWare Center staff. Masks will be available for purchase.

• Each vehicle requires one ticket. The amount of people allowed in each vehicle will be determined by the amount of seat belts per vehicle. Example: A Toyota Prius will require one ticket, and will allow five people to enter.

Showtimes for July 15-19

“The Goonies”

Wednesday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 16 at 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 18 at 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 19 at 5 p.m.*

“Raiders of the Lost Ark”

Wednesday, July 15 at 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 16 at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m.*

*ShoWare will offer a Double Feature Ticket for Sunday, July 19, and it will get you in for both movies. Single tickets will still be available for Sunday movies.

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