Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) to open its parking lots for the Walmart Drive-in movie theater experience across its 160 stores starting this month, in partnership with the Tribeca Film Festival. The service will be available for free to its customers starting from August 14 through October 21 with 320 hit movies running. Movie lovers can visit www.TheWalmartDriveIn.com to check on movies, dates, store locations, and to reserve space. The booking confirmation will be sent to customers via an email with a QR code that will allow their vehicle in on the day of the event.
“We recognize the challenges our customers and their families have faced over the last few months and we wanted to create an experience where they could come together safely to create new memories. The Walmart Drive-in is one small way we’re supporting the communities we serve.” stated Janey Whiteside, Walmart’s Chief Customer Officer.
The initiative promises a fun-filled experience for families, enjoying a contact-free experience following the social distancing norms amid the pandemic. Some of the films to be featured would include animation stories, inspiring stories like The Karate Kid and others, blockbuster series like Black Panther, The Lego Batman Movie among others.
Drew Barrymore to host all events as a virtual host welcoming guests for the big screen experience across the country. She is also expected to make a surprise in-person appearance at any one location. Viewers will be also be treated to surprise in-person or virtual appearances from Jennifer Garner, Peter Berg, Chrissy Metz, and LeBron James at select showings.
Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is a worldwide retailer that operates in various formats. The three segments of the company include Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam’s Club. The company is comprised of discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, home improvement stores, specialty electronics stores, apparel stores, drug stores, convenience stores, and membership-only warehouse clubs; and retail Websites. To learn more about Walmart (WMT) and to continue to track its progress please visit the Vista Partners Walmart Coverage Page.
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