Blue Starlite Miami Urban Drive-In Announces Grand Opening

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The Blue Starlite Miami Urban Drive-In, a boutique drive-in movie theater that announced it was headed to Wynwood in July, has at last set an opening date -- and it's just in time for cooler fall weather.

In a statement released yesterday, the Blue Starlite announced it'll officially open Wednesday, October 9. Film buffs can get an early taste at preview nights running September 18 through 23.

See also: Boutique Drive-In Movie Theater to Open in Wynwood

Since we last checked in with owner Josh Frank, who moved both his life and his successful drive-in theater business to Miami from Austin, Texas, this summer, the Blue Starlite has decided on a location at 70 NW 29th St. in Wynwood, right next to O Cinema.

The Blue Starlite's new home can accommodate up to 20 cars, making movies at the drive-in a real boutique experience. For patrons arriving by bike, by bus, or on foot, there'll be ten reserved tables with seating areas and drive-thru speakers to hear the film.

Though the space is intimate, moviegoers can expect the full drive-in experience: vintage car speakers, concession snacks, and a lineup of pop culture classic and cult films on the big screen.

Films showing during the Blue Starlite's previews include:

September 18: 8:30pm Pretty In Pink

September 19: 8:30pm Fast Times at Ridgemont High and The Wild Life (double feature)

September 20: 8:30pm The Princess Bride

September 21: 8:30pm Grease

Appropriately, the theater's grand opening will be centered around the film Moon Over Miami. Grand Opening Nights continue from Oct. 9 to 17:

October 9: 8:00pm Moon Over Miami

October 10: 8:00pm American Graffiti

October 11: 7:45pm Back to the Future

October 12: 7:45pm The Goonies

October 17: 7:45pm The Birds

Ticket packages range from $25 to $60. Visit miamiurbandrivein.com.

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