posted by Michael Zoldessy on June 30, 2014 at 3:45 pm


VANDERGRIFT, PA — A weekend full of nostalgic retro thrills and chills, DRIVE-IN SUPER MONSTER-RAMA is two nights of classic horror and science fiction 35mm prints presented at an authentic drive-in movie theater. There will be two big shows on two consecutive nights which will start at dusk and go on until really late into the night! This is the seventh year in a row that we are hosting such an event, so we encourage all drive-in movie fanatics to travel from near and far, as you’re not going to find anything else like it, anywhere!

What could be better than a weekend getaway topped off with two nights of classic monster movies on the big outdoor screen? We realize that everything is so expensive these days, but admission is still only $10 a person each night! Plus, children 12 and under are free with parent or adult guardian. How can you beat that? The Riverside’s concession stand is loaded with reasonably priced goodies, including hot foods, hot and cold drinks, candy, popcorn and much more!

What is being shown and when?

On Friday, September 12, there will be a special tribute to Italian Horror Director Mario Bava, Master of the Macabre, and the features will be PLANET OF THE VAMPIRES, DR. GOLDFOOT AND THE GIRL BOMBS, KILL BABY KILL and HOUSE OF EXORCISM.

On Saturday, September 13, the night commences with a special Christopher Lee Dracula double feature, and the features will be TASTE THE BLOOD OF DRACULA, DRACULA A.D. 1972, TROG and THE HOUSE THAT SCREAMED.

Each night we will also present an array of vintage monster movies trailers, cartoons and short subjects in between the features which we know you will just love! The gates will open at 7 PM and the show will start at dusk and continue late into the night.

Where is the theater?

DRIVE-IN SUPER MONSTER-RAMA will be held at the Riverside Drive-In Theatre in Vandergrift, PA. For the dates of September 12 and 13, the theater will devote its screen exclusively to these special nights of vintage entertainment. The actual driving location of the theater reads as: Riverside Drive In Theatre, Route 66 N, Vandergrift, PA 15690. If you put that information as your destination on Mapquest, Google Maps, or your GPS, you can easily access directions from your starting location. The phone number of the theater is 724-568-1250 and their website is at Sponsored by DVD Drive-In (

Overnight Camping: The Riverside Drive-In Theatre is offering the option of camping on its grounds on Friday and Saturday night. The price is $10.00 per person/per night. The price for camping is separate from the admission price. With this we offer breakfast and use of the restrooms all night long. Makeshift showers will also be available, so you are welcome to bring towels and washrags to wash in the restrooms.

For more information, contact George Reis at .

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