Saturday, June 25

COVID-Safe Drive-In Movies Come to Bay Shore


Movie Lot Drive-In, the popular drive-in movie experience which launched in 2020 in Lake Grove, NY to address the need for entertainment amid the Coronavirus pandemic, is back starting April 9th with a new season and a new location, the Westfield South Shore Mall in Bay Shore, NY. Embraced by thousands of Long Islanders in 2020, the drive-in movie experience delivers on two key factors—fun and safety. The new season promises to deliver great movies, themed weekends, and tons of fun.

Pop-Up Drive-In Movie Series Offers Fun & Safe Entertainment & Free Popcorn

The popular Movie Lot Drive-In series will return for the 2021 season starting on April 9-10, 2021 at the Westfield South Shore Mall in Bay Shore, NY. Movies will be shown on a giant 52-foot screen—the largest on Long Island. The schedule will include movies perfect for date night, family fun night, girl’s night out, plus recently released movies, sing-alongs, classic films, and more. The season kicks off with four great films, sure to appeal to movie lovers of all ages. Schedule includes:

  • FRI 4/9: The Croods: A New Age @ 7:45pm
  • FRI 4/9: Scream @ 10:15pm
  • SAT 4/10: Ghostbusters @ 7:45pm
  • SAT 4/10: Impractical Jokers: The Movie @ 10:30pm

Special Guests: Saturday, prior to the showing of Ghostbusters, ticketholders can meet and greet the Long Island Ghostbusters troupe and pose for pictures with the Ghostbusters car. Ticketholders are encouraged to arrive early for safety-compliant meet and greet prior to the show.

Movie Lot Drive-In , a pop-up drive-in movie experience, entertained nearly 7,000 cars and an estimated 25,000 people since it launched in May 2020 and “we’re happy to be kicking-off the 2021 season starting in April and running movies all the way through the fall months,” said Lauren Powers, Senior Director at Starfish Junction. “We’re working hard to create a great season with special events surrounding the movies being shown,” added Powers.

Free Popcorn from Weekend Snack Sponsor: STEW LEONARD’S

Stew Leonard’s, the family-owned and operated fresh food store with Long Island locations in East Meadow and Farmingdale, is the official snack sponsor for opening weekend. Each car will receive bag of popcorn upon arrival (while supplies last).

Starfish Junction has positioned itself as one of the event production leaders here on Long Island, owning the biggest pop-up drive-in movie screen, 52-feet, available locally. Information on the schedule, safety guidelines, show times and ticket availability will be constantly updated and is available for viewing at

There are a limited number of tickets available for each showing. Tickets ($40 per carload), are on sale now. All tickets must be purchased online in advance at the MOVIE LOT website to adhere to the promise of contactless processing. Ticketholders are permitted to bring their own food and snacks to enjoy during the show. Attendees may also consider curbside pick-up from Blaze Pizza, conveniently located on the grounds of the Mall, before filing into the lot for the movie. Portable restrooms will be available for use. The Westfield South Shore Mall is located at 1701 Sunrise Highway, Bay Shore, NY. The showings will take place rain or shine, all ticket sales are final. Tickets and info at The event is produced by Starfish Junction.


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