Long Beach Port, City Partner for Fall Series of Drive-In Movies

‘Twilight Cinema’ runs Oct. 23-Dec. 18; reservations required

The Port of Long Beach is sponsoring a fall season of “Twilight Cinema,” a series of free Saturday night drive-in movie nights in conjunction with the City of Long Beach at the Pacific Coast Campus of Long Beach City College.

Long Beach- The Port of Long Beach is sponsoring a fall season of “Twilight Cinema,” a series of free Saturday night drive-in movie nights in conjunction with the City of Long Beach at the Pacific Coast Campus of Long Beach City College. This is the second year of “Twilight Cinema” in partnership with the City’s Special Events & Filming and Parks, Recreation and Marine departments following a successful summer series in 2020.

“The Port is always glad to host community events that allow us to share how important the Port and the supply chain are to our local, regional and national economy, especially during the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero.

“Last summer’s Twilight Cinema series was a huge success,” said Long Beach Harbor Commission President Steven Neal. “We’re pleased to again offer families a safe, socially distanced night out and give them an opportunity to learn more about the Port as well.”

Reservations for Twilight Cinema are required and open at 9 a.m. on the Thursday of the week before the event. Spaces are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. One vehicle is permitted per reservation.

The movie schedule as planned:

  • Saturday, Oct. 23 – “Hocus Pocus” (reservations open Oct. 14)
  • Saturday, Oct. 30 – “Coco” (reservations open Oct. 21)
  • Saturday, Nov. 6 – “Cruella” (reservations open Oct. 28)
  • Saturday, Nov. 13 – “Edward Scissorhands” (reservations open Nov. 4)
  • Saturday, Nov. 20 – “The Grinch” (reservations open Nov. 11)
  • Saturday, Dec. 11 – “Elf” (reservations open Dec. 2)
  • Saturday, Dec. 18 – “The Polar Express” (reservations open Dec. 9)

Movies begin at 6:30 p.m. and the parking lot will open at 5 p.m. The Long Beach City College Pacific Coast Campus is located at 1305 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach 90806. Enter the parking lot from Orange Avenue, north of PCH.

Patrons must adhere to all COVID-19 requirements to promote a safe experience for all. Due to physical distancing requirements, people can only attend in vehicles.

For more details, including reservations, vehicle restrictions, policies and COVID-19 requirements, visit polb.com/twilightcinema.

The Port of Long Beach is one of the world’s premier seaports, a gateway for trans­-Pacific trade and a trailblazer in goods movement and environmental stewardship. With 175 shipping lines connecting Long Beach to 217 seaports, the Port handles $200 billion in trade annually, supporting more than 575,000 Southern California jobs.

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