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June 18: Drive In Movie Godzilla vs Kong

Friday, June 18, 2021
9:00 p. M. – 11:00 p. M.
Parking Lot 20

Mankato, Minnesota – The Minnesota State University Mankato Student Events Team will host a drive-in movie on Friday, June 18 at 9 pm in University parking lot 20 (located at the corner of Stadium Road and Warren Street, near Blakeslee Stadium).

The event is free and open to the public, and the featured film will be "Godzilla vs. Kong." The movie will be shown on a new 19-by-30-foot screen. "Godzilla vs. Kong" is a science fiction action film released in 2021.

A free car registration link is available at Drive-in goers can enter parking lot 20 with their vehicles starting at 8 p.m. from the Monks Avenue entrance.

Concessions will be available for purchase from 8-10 p.m. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, those who are not fully vaccinated should wear a face shield when outside of their vehicles.

Any weather warning or change in the schedule will be published on Facebook at[19459008

For more information on the drive-in, contact Bill Tourville, Minnesota State Mankato deputy director of student activities, by email at or by phone at 507-799-6294.

According to the Minnesota State Mankato Student Events Team, the only drive-in in Mankato, the Kato Star Drive-In, closed in 1988 and was demolished in 2002. Preliminary information from the Student Events Team said only six active units – in theaters are in Minnesota, and the closest to Mankato area residents is 55 miles away.

The Student Events Team is a student-run organization that produces fun, interactive educational events where students create lifelong memories and celebrate their Maverick pride.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,604 students, is part of the Minnesota state system, which includes 30 colleges and seven universities.

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