Nassau Coliseum Drive-In Program Sells Out For 1st Weekend

Sophia Hall
May 29, 2020 - 4:09 pm

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    UNIONDALE, N.Y. (WCBS 880) — Those lucky enough to get tickets will experience a return to the drive-in this weekend at the Nassau Coliseum.

    Parking lots at the Nassau County venue wll turn into drive-in theaters and guests are permitted to bring their own snacks. 

    There will also be food trucks, sanitizing stations and portable restrooms, according to County Executive Laura Curran. 

    The audio will air on the Hofstra radio station WRHU. The first screening will be 2016's "Trolls" this weekend.

    But, Curran says this weekend shows are sold out.

    There was a set limit of just 200 vehicles.

    “We encourage all guests to take proper social distancing measures,” Nick Vaerewyck, senior vice president of programming and business operations at NYCB LIVE, said in a statement to Newsday. “All drivers must be wearing a face covering, and anyone who exits their vehicle must comply with wearing a face covering and abiding by social distancing of six feet from anyone outside of members from your car.”

    Tickets for future events are $30 per car in advance or $35 at the gate via credit or debit card only. CLICK HERE for tickets.

    Events are rain or shine.

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