Beginning Friday, Dec. 5, Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In (Blue Starlite)is kicking off their holiday programming with an ole school twist. In what is their final season of this year, they will offer the expected holiday movies like Elf, Christmas Vacation and of course A Charlie Brown Christmas. They will also be taking a look back at the 1980s and paying tribute to classics that were released in either 1984 or 1985 with a limited-time series they are labeling “Bye Bye 1984/Hello 1985.”
According to the official press release, “Blue Starlite will also host activities like an “Enchantment Under the Sea” dance for Back to the Future and a whimsical candy and chocolate cart for Elf and of course, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.” See full lineup and schedule below.
The Blue Starlite is located at 1901 East 51st Street,outside of Austin Studios. Tickets range from $5 to $55 depending on package choices and discount specials. For more information and updates visit Blue Starlite’s website here. The Blue Starlite will be closed from Dec. 31 until February 5, 2015 when it makes its return for Valentine’s Week.
Blue Starlite December movie schedule
Dec. 5 Bye Bye 1984/Hello 1985 – The Terminator and Conan the Destroyer
Dec. 6 Bye Bye 1984/Hello 1985 – Footloose and The Karate Kid – With Patrick Phillips Pop Culture Live
Dec. 7 The Neverending Story and Grease T Sing-A-Long with A Charlie Brown Christmas pre-show – Rain Out Re-do Date
Dec. 10 Bye Bye 1984/Hello 1985 – The Karate Kid And Footloose
Dec. 11 Bye Bye 1984/Hello 1985 – Sixteen Candles and The Wild Life
Dec. 12 Bye Bye 1984/Hello 1985 – Fargo and Blood Simple
Dec. 13 Bye Bye 1984/Hello 1985 – Police Academy and Top Secret!
Dec. 19 Happy Holidays at the Drive-In – Die Hard, Bye Bye 1984/Hello 1985 – Gremlins
Dec. 20 Happy Holidays at the Drive-In with Elf
Dec. 23 Happy Holidays at the Drive-In with Christmas Vacation
Bye Bye 1984/Hello 1985 – Die Hard
Dec. 26 Happy Holidays at the Drive-In with Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, with Charlie Brown Holiday Special and the best of animated holiday TV
Dec. 27 Happy Holidays at the Drive-In with Christmas Vacation and Gremlins, with Charlie Brown Holiday Special and animated holiday TV specials pre-show
Dec. 30 Bye Bye 1984/Hello 1985 New Year’s Celebration – Back To The Future and Back To The Future II
For more about the Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In, watch the video tour below.