Monterey County Fair & Event Center to Host Pop-Up Drive-In Movie Nights Weekends Through the Summer, Starting June 26; Tickets on Sale June 23


MONTEREY, CA. (June 22, 2020) — The Monterey County Fair & Event Center will be hosting a Pop-Up Drive-In Movie Night every Friday and Saturday afternoon and evening from June 26 through Aug. 29, complete with drive-through classic county fair grub.


Tickets go on sale Tuesday, June 23, at Attendance is limited to 75 cars per performance, so buy tickets as soon as possible because it will sell out. Sponsorships and advertisement opportunities are also available.


The screenings in the Pattee Arena kick off at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 26, with the classic 1967 film “Monterey Pop,” directed by D.A. Pennebaker and featuring performances by The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding and Janis Joplin. Ticket includes Monterey Pop Festival anniversary program. Cost is $50 per car.


Also being shown this weekend will be “Sonic the Hedgehog” starring Jim Carrey and James Marsden at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 27. Cost is $30 per car. And “Mamma Mia” with Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan and Amanda Seyfried, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 27. Cost is $30 per car.


Pre-order your concession snack pack and it will be ready for you when you drive in!

Movie Snack Pack

Includes: 1 Large Popcorn, 4 Bottles of Water, 1 Regular Cotton Candy, 1 Box of Redvines, & 1 Box of Junior Mints.

Wine Package

1 Bottle of Josh Chardonnay or Pinot Noir and a 4 pack of Govino glasses.

Note – wine package available for Friday and Saturday night.

Place orders here


For information, contact Monterey County Fair & Event Center at (831) 372-5863 or


About the Monterey County Fair & Event Center

The Monterey County Fair & Event Center is a premier event center set on 22 oak-studded acres with ample parking. It is a state-owned multi-use facility that features four large banquet rooms, two outdoor concert venues, and a variety of outdoor and indoor cost-effective sites ideal for all types of events. It is home of the annual award-winning Monterey County Fair, host to many major and private events on the Central Coast, and the site of the Monterey Bay Race Place, a Satellite Wagering Facility.

For more information, contact the Fair Administration Office, at 2004 Fairground Road in Monterey, by calling (831) 372-5863 or go to www.montereycountyfair.comfor more information.