Monday, May 1, 2017

Union Market Continues Monthly Drive-In Series This Friday

The family-friendly series is $10 per car or free for walk-ups in the picnic area (Photo: Joy Asico)

From our friends at Union Market...

Union Market Continues Monthly Drive-In Movie Series on May 5 in Partnership with Getaround 

Union Market, northeast DC’s vibrant culinary and retail district, resumes its monthly drive-in movie series this Friday, May 5 at 8 PM with feature presentation Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. The special screening continues 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

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Gates open at 6:30 PM
Gates close at 8:30 PM
Film begins at 8:00 PM (sunset)

Union Market parking lot
1305 5th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002

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 businesses 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