WAUSAU – Pop-Up Drive-In will light the skies at Monk Botanical Gardens this summer with a mix of nostalgic movies in July.

“Jurassic Park” will fill the gardens’ 40-foot screen July 17 and “Guardians of the Galaxy” light up the night on July 18. Gates, at 1800 N. First Ave., open at 7:15 p.m., movies start at 8:45 p.m. An FM transmitter will deliver full sound to each car.

All proceeds support the gardens’ programs and development of the grounds. For more information, visit https://www.monkgardens.org/page/drive-in-movie.


Car pass: $2

Adult ticket: $10

Kids 12 and younger: $5

Tickets can be purchased online starting July 7. Visit www.cvdrivein.com.

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The event will be set up to secure social distancing and will require mask-wearing for anyone walking around or getting concessions. 

Onsite concessions are available, including popcorn, candy, pop, and beer/wine. Cash only.

No carry-ins are allowed.

Pets are prohibited.