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Drive-in Movie Theater Coming to Minturn Park

Posted: April 21, 2016 by Matt H. Dannals

MINTURN — Put the car in park, tune the radio, sit back and relax this summer with drive-in movies coming to Little Beach Park.

Blue Starlite Urban Drive-In, based in Austin, Texas, and with another location in Miami, is announcing the country’s highest drive-in is coming to Minturn.

The 30-foot pop-up screen will illuminate the valley floor on summer nights with concession stands, food from local businesses and more at the movie nights beginning July 6.

“We are thrilled to be bringing the Blue Starlite experience to Colorado for the first time,” said owner Josh Frank in a press release. “Minturn is the perfect location to create a one-of-a-kind drive-in experience.”

Little Beach Park has capacity for about 40 cars, and there is also a lawn area for people to watch from and listen via the drive-in movie speakers. Cost ranges from $8 to $30, with family packages and other deals available.


July 6: Soft opening night: “A Fistful of Dollars” and apres drive-in party at The Minturn Saloon.

July 8: “Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Arc”

July 9: “Grease: The Sing-A-Long”

July 13: “Grease: The Sing-A-Long”

July 15: “The Princess Bride” and TBA Late Night Mountain Horror at the drive-in

July 16: “The Goonies”

July 22: “The Princess Bride” and TBA Late Night Mountain Horror at the drive-in

July 23: “Back to the Future”

July 29: TBA

July 30: TBA

Aug. 1: TBA

Aug. 2: TBAAug. 3-12: TBA

Movies will be shown nightly at 8:30 at Little Beach Park in Minturn. For more information, visithttp:///www.bluestarlitedrivein.com/.

*This article, written by Ross Leonhart, appeared in the Vail Daily on 4/21/16

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