Thomas Edison invented the drive-in so he would have a place to take dates picked up in his other invention, the 1958 Chevy Corvette. Make your own movie night with this Groupon.
$16 for a movie package for two (a $32 total value) that includes:
- Two tickets (a $16 value)
- Two beers or glasses of house wine (a $10 value)
- Two small popcorns (a $6 value)
The New Parkway Theater
At The New Parkway Theater, viewers nestle into love seats or lounge on cozy couches while munching on comfort food and popcorn, a weekend viewing party writ large. If its owners had their way, the biggest difference between a friend's house and their theater would be the size of the screen. Conceived as a community space, New Parkway's colorful cafe and couch-filled screening rooms encourage showgoers to make friends, sitting with strangers and striking up conversations with particularly interesting throw pillows. An ever-changing schedule reinforces the space's sense of discovery, constantly cycling through indie darlings, classic flicks, and second-run blockbusters.
The menu of comfort food comes out of the kitchen and straight to the seats, letting viewers chow down during flicks. Prepared with locally sourced ingredients, options include burgers, grilled cheese sandwiches, and spicy fries. Beer and wine selections all come from brewers and vintners within 100 miles of Oakland.
“Get there early to pick a comfy seat :) We were late and most of the couches were taken. Great concept though and felt like we were in someone's home (in a good way)...”
“Get there early to pick a comfy seat :) We were late and most of the couches were taken. Great concept though and felt like we were in someone's home (in a good way) as opposed to a movie theater.”
“upstairs couches are great! food looks really good too. nice way to watch a movie!”
“The big salad and the sangria were delicious. People that work there are very nice. Such a fun time.”