But not according to the folks at Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In, a hipster attraction that got its start in Austin, Texas, before branching out to Miami.
And now, Blue Starlite is coming to Minturn, in the Vail Valley — and the results will be what the company touts as "the highest drive-in in the United States."
The official announcement was shared via an April 20 tweet — and the choice of date wasn't coincidental:
The Colorado page on Blue Starlite's website adds more details, including images like this one....
so we just dropped this news... on the perfect date as well 4/20— Blue Starlite (@UrbanDrivein) April 20, 2016
Introducing The highest drive-in in the country!https://t.co/6EQgwi6bAw
...and the following description:
The Blue Starlite is THE HIGH ROCKIES one and only Drive-In Movie theater and the world's first Mini Urban Drive-in — A POP UP BOUTIQUE DRIVE-IN MOVIE THEATER FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF OUTDOOR MOVIE LOVERS!.More details are provided by the Vail Daily.
That's right, We are the guys and gals that jump started the NEW DRIVE-IN RESURGENCE that is currently sweeping the nation!? We only take 30-50 cars a night so YOU get all the attention you deserve on your night out with us. The most intimate, personal, one of a kind Drive-in experience in the world!
We concentrate on childhood favorites, drive-in classics, indie films, art house, Cult, and Gen X/Y pop culture faves . A new drive-in experience is born right in the heart of the city.
We ARE the drive- in movie theater for the modern age.
The drive-in will be based in Little Beach Park, the paper notes, and will use a thirty-foot pop-up screen and contract with local businesses to provide food and other concessions.
Opening night is scheduled for July 6. Costs will range from $8 to $30, and those sans cars will be able to watch and listen in a lawn area.
Also quoted is Blue Starlite owner Josh Frank, who said in a press release, “We are thrilled to be bringing the Blue Starlite experience to Colorado for the first time. Minturn is the perfect location to create a one-of-a-kind drive-in experience.”
Gates will open at 7:15 p.m., with the first showtime getting under way at 8:30 p.m. Gates for the second show open at 10:45 p.m. for 11:15 p.m. screenings.
As for the tentative schedule, it's an eclectic collection of crowd-pleasers and classics:
July 6, 2016: A Fistful of DollarsClearly, everything old is new again.
July 8, 2016: Raiders of the Lost Ark
Jul 9, 2016: Grease Sing-Along
Jul 15, 2016: Princess Bride and Late Night Horror Movie
Jul 16, 2016: The Goonies
Jul 22, 2016: Princess Bride and Late Night Horror Movie
Jul 23, 2016: Back to the Future
For more information about Blue Starlite in Minturn, click here.