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UPDATE: Twin Rivers drive-in theatre returns this weekend

(UPDATE: July 20 @ 7:00 pm) – Twin Rivers drive-in theatre is back in action this weekend.

Policies have been put in place to help support staff and volunteers if its smoky on Friday and Saturday.

The theatre will be showing Beetlejuice on Friday, July 23 at 9:30 pm.

Saturday, July 24 will see hairspray playing at 9:30 pm.

Masks, hand sanitizing and social distancing are recommended as part of phase three of BC's restart plan.

The Kamloops Film Society reminds patrons that the Mad Mads Weekend Extravaganza premieres this weekend at the Paramount Theatre.

Visit this link for more information on the drive-in and Paramount theatres.


(UPDATE: July 13 @ 5:00 pm) – The Twin Rivers drive-in is cancelled for the the third week in a row.

The Kamloops Film Society extended their sincerest apologies to movie goers.

The organization explain that Kamloops' current air quality is not safe for staff, volunteers or customers to stay in for such a long period of time.

Kamloops had an air quality health index of 10+ as of 2:00 pm today.

<who> Photo Credit: Government of Canada Weather

The Kamloops Film Society explains that they are aiming to have more policies in place so that even if there is still a lot of smoke, they will be able to host the drive-in.

As of right now, Hairspray, Toy Story 4, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and Jumanji: The Next Level are all scheduled later in the summer.

The Kamloops Film Society thanks everyone for their patience and understanding and hopes everyone stays safe during the extreme smokey conditions.

Visit Kamloops Film Society website for more information about showings at the Paramount.


(UPDATE: July 6 @ 11:15 am) – Due to the dangerous levels of smoke in the air, Twin Rivers drive-in is cancelled again.

The drive-in theatre, located on McArthur Island Sports Centre, was meant to play Hairspray and Toy Story 4 this weekend.

Those movie dates will be rescheduled for later this month, visit the drive-in webpage for more information.

The Kamloops Film Society is once again reminding residents that the Paramount theatre at 503 Victoria St. is still open and will be playing films this weekend.


The Kamloops Film Society is notifying patrons that the Twin Rivers drive-in is cancelled this weekend.

Due to the dangerous amount of smoke in the air from surrounding wildfires, it is not safe to be outdoors for extended periods of time.

The drive-in theatre, located on McArthur Island Sports Centre, was meant to play Beetlejuice and Toy Story 4 this weekend.

Those movie dates will be rescheduled for later this month, visit the drive-in webpage for more information.

<who> Photo Credit: Kamloops Film Society

The Kamloops Film Society is reminding residents that the Paramount theatre at 503 Victoria St. is still open and will be playing films this weekend; it is also still available for private bookings.

The films playing this weekend include Cruella, Promising Young Woman, Minari, The Father and more.

The film society is also reminding everyone that they have changed their box office hours for July to every Thursday from 12 to 6 pm.

Visit the Kamloops Film Society website for more information about films, times and COVID-19 regulations.



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