The Drive-In at Armature Works offering up classic holiday films like 'Elf,' 'Die Hard' and 'The Grinch'

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click to enlarge The Drive-In at Armature Works offering up classic holiday films like 'Elf,' 'Die Hard' and 'The Grinch'
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Rooftop Cinema Club is bringing your favorite Christmas movies to Tampa Bay this holiday season.

The makeshift drive-in theater will show holiday classics like "Elf," "The Grinch," and "Home Alone" at Armature Works beginning on Black Friday (Nov. 27) and running until Dec. 30. Rooftop Cinema Club first partnered with Armature Works earlier this year from Oct. 15 to Nov. 1, putting on a selection of Halloween classics and family-friendly movies.

Movie snacking essentials like popcorn, candy, and soda will be available at showings via contactless order and pickup.

On Dec. 17, you can also enjoy a double-feature of "The Nightmare Before Christmas" and "Die Hard."

“Traditional travel to see family and friends will be different this year, so we're doing everything we can to bring some holiday cheer to our guests with a safe outing they can share with loved ones,” said Gerry Cottle, owner and founder of Rooftop Cinema Club.

$5 “community screenings” will be hosted on Sundays, where 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Feeding Tampa Bay. There will also be a food drive box at every screening.

Rooftop Cinema Club recommends donating the following items: “Canned fruits and vegetables, canned meat, boxed meals, breakfast items (cereal, instant oatmeal, etc), baking and cooking items, rice and beans, pasta and sauce, condiments, snacks, Ziploc bags, unopened cleaning products and unopened hygiene products.”

Tickets for early screenings will be $34 for Section A and $28 for Section B, while late screenings will go for $28 from Section A and $22 for Section B. Visit for more ticket and movie listing information.

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Thomas Holton

Thomas Holton is a journalism student at the University of Florida with an interest in music, culture, and Florida.

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