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Saturday 19, September

HorrorFest

HorrorFest

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Saturday 19, September

Friday 25, September

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW/LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW/LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

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Friday 25, September

Saturday 26, September

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW/LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW/LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

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Saturday 26, September

Saturday 3, October

Nick Digilio Film Club at the Drive-In

Nick Digilio Film Club at the Drive-In

Saturday 3, October

HorrorFest

HorrorFest

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Dusk to Dawn Horror Fest Midway Drive-In - Sat. Sept. 19, “NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD” (1968) – 4K, John Carpenter’s THE FOG” (1980) 4K, David Cronenberg’s “RABID” (1977) “HUMANOIDS FROM THE DEEP” (1980) “THE LIVING DEAD” CO-AUTHOR DANIEL KRAUS TO APPEAR IN PERSON! When Romero died in 2017, his greatest work was incomplete: the zombie novel to end all zombie novels. Now finished by New York Times bestselling author Daniel Kraus, “THE LIVING DEAD” is the complete story of the zombie plague, from the first rising to the fall of humankind – and beyond. Daniel Kraus will be pre-signing copies of “THE LIVING DEAD” which will be available for purchase in advance (along with your admission tickets). You will then receive your pre-signed copy at the Midway Box-office when you check in. Daniel Kraus will also be discussing “THE LIVING DEAD” and George Romero’s legacy during a Q & A.Horror Vendors, classic horror coming attractions, vintage concessions ads, and more! 5:00pm - Horror Vendors 7:30PM – “THE LIVING DEAD co-author Daniel Kraus Q & A 8:00PM – “NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD” 4K 10:00PM - “John Carpenter’s THE FOG” 4K 12:00AM “David Cronenberg’s “RABID” 2:00AM – “HUMANOIDS FROM THE DEEP” NEW DRINK AND FOOD POLICY FOR HORRORFEST 2020 – BRING YOUR OWN DRINKS YOU MAY BRING YOUR OWN FOOD A WALK UP SNACK BAR WINDOW WILL BE OPEN SERVING A LIMITED MENU OF DRIVE-IN FAVORITES PURCHASE OF A FOOD PERMIT PER VEHICLE IS REQUIRED - $8.00 in advance $10.00 at the door. FOOD AND DRINK PERMIT REQUIRED – Our Food and Drink policy is different this year for the HorrorFest. Everyone please pack a cooler of your favorite tasty beverages and bring your own drinks to the HorrorFest. You may also bring your own food into the Midway for the Dusk to Dawn HorrorFest. For your safety and health, please do not share food between cars. You may not cook or grill food on the premises. Please note that as no drinks will be available at the Midway, we ask that everyone bring your own drinks. FOOD AND DRINK PERMIT REQUIRED - Every vehicle is required to purchase a Food and Drink permit. The advance Food & Drink Permit price is only $8.00 per vehicle (along with your advance tickets). For at the box-office and food permit purchases the day of the event, Food Permits are $10.00 per vehicle (providing parking spaces and tickets have not sold out). WALK UP SNACK BAR OPEN – We will provide a walk up snack window where a menu of Cheeseburgers, corn dogs, fries, pizza, popcorn, and bottled water will be available for purchase. To support the Midway and to help us to remain open, we ask that everyone please make a purchase at the snack bar during your visit, even a box of popcorn, will be a huge help to us. Thank you for your help! The following advance purchase options will be available. $20.00 - Adults $5.00 - Children ages 3-11 $8.00 REQUIRED - Food permit - one Food Permit Purchase is required per vehicle Optional - $25.00 - “THE LIVING DEAD” novel – pre-signed by Daniel Kraus. You will receive your copy at the box when you check in. Optional - $5.00 – Donate to the Midway Optional - $10.00 – Contribute to the Midway All donations and contributions go to the Midway 35mm projection fund. We need your help. Thanks!

Saturday 19, September

Nick Digilio Film Club at the Drive-In

Nick Digilio Film Club at the Drive-In

Nick Digilio Film Club at the Midway Drive-In! Join Nick Digilio for outdoor fun and movies in the safety of your own car at the Midway Drive-In. A triple feature of his favorite classic Universal Monster films. First movie will start at approx. 6:30PM. Gates open at 5:00PM. “THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN" (1935), “THE WOLFMAN" (1941), "ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN" (1948) This is going to be a blast! Nick will talk before and after each film.You can arrive early and enjoy the beautiful atmosphere of the Midway Drive-In - a REAL Drive-In located in Dixon IL (a two hour drive from Chicago). Dixon is a beautiful historic town with many tourist attractions to visit. There are local hotels for those who would like to stay overnight. Here are the advance purchase options: $15.00 – Adults $5.00 – Children ages 3-11 $8.00 REQUIRED Food permit (advance purchase price) - one Food Permit Purchase is required per vehicle – Advance purchase price - $10.00 at the door Optional - $5.00 – Donate to the Midway Optional - $10.0 – Contribute to the Midway NEW DRINK AND FOOD POLICY FOR NICK DIGILIO FILM CLUB – BRING YOUR OWN DRINKS. YOU MAY BRING YOUR OWN FOOD. A WALK UP SNACK BAR WINDOW WILL BE OPEN SERVING A LIMITED MENU OF DRIVE-IN FAVORITES. PURCHASE OF A FOOD PERMIT PER VEHICLE IS REQUIRED - $8.00 in advance $10.00 at the door. FOOD AND DRINK PERMIT REQUIRED Everyone please pack a cooler of your favorite tasty beverages and bring your own drinks to the Film Club. You may also bring your own food into the Midway for the Film Club. For your safety and health, please do not share food between cars. You may not cook or grill food on the premises. Please note that as no drinks will be available at the Midway, we ask that everyone bring your own drinks. Every vehicle is required to purchase a Food and Drink permit. The advance Food & Drink Permit price is only $8.00 per vehicle (along with your advance tickets). For at the box-office and food permit purchases the day of the event, Food Permits are $10.00 per vehicle (providing parking spaces and tickets have not sold out). WALK UP SNACK BAR OPEN – We will provide a walk up snack window where a menu of cheeseburgers, corn dogs, fries, pizza, popcorn, and bottled water will be available for purchase. To support the Midway and to help us to remain open, we ask that everyone please make a purchase at the snack bar during your visit, even a box of popcorn, will be a huge help to us. Thank you for your help! COVID POLICIES - Social distancing policies will be in place. - Maintain a distance of six feet from everyone at all times. - We will reduce the capacity at the Midway by 50% to provide extra space for everyone. Each vehicle will be able to occupy two parking spaces for plenty of space for social distancing. - We will ask everyone to wear a mask they arrive and check in at the box-office, when they leave their parking space, and while in the restrooms. If you would like to stay over night, here are hotels in the area: Quality Inn & Suites - 136 Plaza Dr, Dixon, IL 61021 (815) 284-0500 Holiday Inn Express & Suites 301 East 2nd Street Rock Falls, IL (815) 622-4000 Country Inn & Suites by Radisson 2106 1st Ave, Rock Falls, IL 61071 (815) 625-3200 Visit www.themidwaydrivein.net, or call (847) 647-3124 for more info. We are looking forward to seeing everyone Oct. 3!

Saturday 3, October

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW/LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW/LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

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We proudly present 45th anniversary showings of “THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW” and “LITTLE SHOW OF HORRORS: The Directors Cut” Pack a cooler of drinks and bring your own food and snacks as our concession stand is closed until further notice! FOOD PERMIT REQUIRED – Every order needs to contain the admission tickets for everyone in that vehicle and one (1) Food Permit. Everyone needs to bring a face mask and wear it when you enter the driveway of the Midway and check in at the box-office, and when you leave your parking space and when you use the restrooms. We are looking forward to seeing everyone!

Friday 25, September

Saturday 26, September

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