Union Market, northeast D.C’s vibrant culinary and retail district, will kick off its monthly drive-in movie series this Friday, April 7 at 8pm with feature presentation The Royal Tenenbaums. The special screening marks the start of Union Market’s annual classic American drive-in experience, which in partnership with Getaround, is held in the parking lot (1305 5th Street NE) and projected onto the market's wall. Each family-friendly showing is free for walk-up film fans in the picnic area, or costs $10 per car.
Movie lovers and retro fanatics alike can munch on theater-quality delectables while The DC Rollergirls will be on hand delivering snacks and drinks on wheels. The always-popular drive-in movie series has brought in consistent crowds since its inception in 2012, with the throwback event offering a unique retreat for those looking for communal fun and vintage kitsch.
Union Market 2017 Drive-in Series Schedule
- Friday, April 7: The Royal Tenenbaums
- Friday, May 5: Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
- Friday, June 2: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
- Friday, July 7: Coming to America
- Friday, August 4: Chef
- Friday, September 1: Days of Thunder
- Friday, September 29: Clue
- Friday, November 3: Willy Wonka
Gates open at 6:30pm
Gates close at 8:30pm
Film begins at 8:00pm/sunset
Union Market parking lot
1305 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
ABOUT UNION MARKET: The Union Market District, located a short walk from the NoMa/Gallaudet metro, is a 45-acre district that is planned for over 8 MSF of development. EDENS has a clear vision to redevelop the district into one of DC’s most vibrant, diverse and thriving neighborhoods—a living laboratory for a sustainable urban community and place for creative minds and busiesses to connect, thrive and make DC their own. Since opening in September 2012, The Market at Union Market, the acclaimed food market with over 40 local artisans, now averages 15,000 visitors per weekend and has hosted over 400 events. For more information about Union Market, please visit www.unionmarketdc.com.