Free drive-in screening of ‘Vacation’ rescheduled to May 27

The Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau will be hosting a free drive-in movie event featuring a showing of "National Lampoon's Vacation" at the Dixie Twin Drive-In on Thursday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. TOM GILLIAM/CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER
The Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau will be hosting a free drive-in movie event featuring a showing of "National Lampoon's Vacation" at the Dixie Twin Drive-In on Thursday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. TOM GILLIAM/CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

The event promotes local tourism.

Are you desperately in need of a staycation? The Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau has you covered.

In honor of National Tourism Week, the Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau is hosting a free night at the movies on Thursday, May 27 at the Dixie Twin Drive-In. Fittingly, the organization will screen the classic 1983 comedy “National Lampoon’s Vacation” starring Chevy Chase. The movie starts at 8:30 p.m. The drive-in will open at 7:30 p.m.

The event originally was scheduled for Thursday, May 6, but was rescheduled due to rain in the forecast.

The classic 1983 comedy "National Lampoon's Vacation" starring Chevy Chase will be shown Thursday, May 6 at Dixie Twin Drive-In.
The classic 1983 comedy "National Lampoon's Vacation" starring Chevy Chase will be shown Thursday, May 6 at Dixie Twin Drive-In.

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Credit: CONTRIBUTED

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The Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau will also show short videos highlighting a few things to do “in your own backyard.” The event will also include prize giveaways and concessions.

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Those guests who venture out of their cars during the event are required to wear facial coverings and to maintain a distance of at least six feet from others.

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HOW TO GO

What: Screening of “National Lampoon’s Vacation”

Where: Dixie Twin Drive-In, 6201 N. Dixie Drive, Dayton

When: Thursday, May27 at 8:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

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