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10 drive-in Halloween movie screenings in Metro Vancouver

Alex Southey Oct 16, 2017 3:24 pm 7,776

A drive-in movie is equal parts nostalgia and exiting. It’s an evening out with friends or a date, revisiting an era long since past – so why not pick movies that evoke the same thing?

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Below are a list of beloved movies at generous locations putting on drive-in movie nights this Halloween season. The movie night events are put on by Fresh Air Cinema, the same company that organizes Free Outdoor Movies at Stanley Park every summer.



  • Friday, October 20 – 7:00 pm, Beetlejuice
  • Friday, October 20 – 9:30 pm, The Silence of the Lambs
  • Friday, October 27 – 7:00 pm, Hocus Pocus
  • Friday, October 27 – 9:30 pm, Halloween

Where: Cloverdale Fairgrounds – 17798 62 Avenue, Surrey

Tickets: Click here.



  • Saturday, October 21 – 7:00 pm, E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial
  • Saturday, October 21 – 9:30 pm, Friday the 13th: Part 3
  • Saturday, October 28 – 7:00 pm, Casper
  • Saturday, October 28 – 9:30 pm, The Shining

Where: River District – East Kent Avenue North at Boundary Road, Vancouver

Tickets: Click here.

White Rock


  • Monday, October 30 – 6:00 pm, The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Monday, October 30 – 8:00 pm, Ghost Busters

Where: Semiahmoo Park, White Rock

Tickets: Click here.

Alex Southey
Alex is a freelance writer for Daily Hive TO, Creative Screenwriting Magazine, and BeatRoute based in Toronto, Canada. He works as a freelance screenwriter and script editor. In 2016, he graduated from Vancouver Film School for screenwriting. He spends too much time reading old Roger Ebert film reviews, and new Emily Nussbaum articles.

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