Milky Way Drive-In gets spooky for Halloween with 'Fright Nights' through Oct. 31

FRANKLIN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- As Halloween nears, the Milky Way Drive-In located in the parking lot of the Ballpark Commons in Franklin, will show variety of horror films every Thursday through Sunday until the end of October. 

According to a news release, the "Fright Nights" schedule features everything from classic family haunts like GOOSEBUMPS, GHOSTBUSTERS and THE ADDAMS FAMILY, to newer bone-chillers like BABADOOK, IT, and JIGSAW.

Tickets are available online at for $35 per carload. Thursdays are double feature nights, with both movies for the price of one carload.

“For a whole generation of us, the drive-in was where you saw the really, really scary movies,” said Mike Zimmerman, CEO of ROC Ventures, developer of Ballpark Commons. “We are excited about offering a safe Halloween outdoor movie experience the entire month of October.”

In addition to heavyweights like CABIN IN THE WOODS, INSIDIOUS, and THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, The Milky Way “scare schedule” includes family-oriented fear flicks on Sunday early evenings, with the option of add on admission to the not-so-scary version of HILL HAS EYES which includes COVID safe trick or treating for an extra $10 per carload where kids are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes.

HILL HAS EYES, the popular (and extremely creepy) live Halloween experience right next door at The Rock, opens its 2020 season on October 9th, running until Halloween night. Tickets are available at


Restrooms and concession stand will be open. There will be plenty of hand soap and sanitizer on hand, and restrooms will be equipped with signage and markers to help with the 6’ of social distancing.

Concessions will be open to the public equipped with signage and markers to help maintain 6’ of social distancing. However, we highly encourage using our car hop delivery service available online.

Although we request that you adhere to a “Stay-In-Your-Vehicle” policy, we realize that you may need to use the restroom. If you are outside your vehicle, wear a facemask as per the statewide mandate currently in place.

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