TURLOCK (CBS13) — With county fairs not happening amid the coronavirus pandemic, at least one Central Valley fairground is trying to make use of their wide-open space for some socially-distant events.
The Stanislaus County Fair says they’ve been working to turn the fairgrounds into a drive-in movie experience.READ MORE: Alec Flores Scholarship Honors Teen Killed By Drunk Driver In Yuba City
Organizers say the opening date has been tentatively set for Aug. 20 or Aug. 21. They plan on having weekly Thursday through Sunday showings starting at sundown, with gates opening two hours before so people can park.Suspected Gunman In Shooting Of Black Man Outside Stockton Bank Charged With Hate Crime
Partnering with The Grand Oak Banquet Hall, the plan is to also offer food that guests can even order from an app.
About 300 cars will be able to fit on the grounds, organizers say.MORE NEWS: CBS13 Poll: Has COVID-19 Changed Your Opinion On Trick-Or-Treating?
A list of movies that will be shown is expected to be released closer to the opening date.