Ferris Bueller’s Day Off at the Silver Screen Drive-in

July 9 9:30 to 11:15 pm

Parents and grandparents get nostalgic and bring the kids to an iconic film from your youth, as the Silver Screen Drive-in presents “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” on Friday, July 9 at 9:30 pm! 

Ferris Bueller has an uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it, developing an incredibly sophisticated plan to pull it off. In a last ditch before grad, Ferris calls in sick, "borrows" a Ferrari from his friend Cameron’s dad, and embarks on a one-day journey through the streets of Chicago with his girlfriend Sloane and Cameron.

On Ferris' trail is high school principal Rooney, determined to catch Ferris faking, and Ferris’ angry sister Jeannie. But they are both hampered by the school kids that rally round the “sick” Ferris, and each other.

So, sing along at the parade, make pretentious faces at art, and generally have fun. As Ferris says, “It's a little childish and stupid, but then, so is high school.”

“Drenched in Eighties-style teen spirit.” - Marjorie Baumgarten, Austin Chronicle

“Ferris Bueller's Day Off is, by all means, an irresistibly charming ode to youthful energy and exuberance.” - Shikhar Verma, High on Films

Director: John Hughes/ Cast: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jennifer Grey

Genre: Comedy / Length: 1h 42min / Rating: PG / Country: USA / Language: English, German

$12 per person. Limited capacity!

As Ferris says, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” So, get your ticket at 250-368-9669 (Thursdays from 10am to 4 pm), or online at!

Remember, get there an hour before to pick up your popcorn and get a good spot. Doors close 15 minutes before showtime – no late entries!

About the Silver Screen Drive-in

The Royal Theatre and the Trail & District Arts Council have joined forces to imagine your new, favourite summer experience, the Silver Screen Drive-in. Running from June to September, films will screen Thursday through Saturday at sunset in the Waneta Plaza upper parking lot. Upcoming films will include those event movies that you’ve missed seeing on a big screen, retro classics from comedy to horror, as well as those Sunday Cinema favourites been as well as Oscar winning independent films and documentaries. Plus, live performances of music, theatre, dance and more!


Confirmed films

July 10 – Ever felt like your neighbours were looking down on you? The Croods know how you feel. “The Croods: A New Age” follows the prehistoric family as they are challenged by a rival family the Bettermans, who claim to be better and more evolved in this hilarious sequel.

 July 15 – The Barkley Marathons follows a famous prison escape that sparks the idea for a cult-like race that only had 10 finishers in its first 25 years. This award-winning, oddly inspiring, and wildly funny documentary reveals the sports world's most guarded secret.

July 16 – A nostalgic trip for anyone relive your youth with “The Goonies” when a group of young misfits discover an ancient map and set out on an adventure to find a legendary pirate's long-lost treasure.

July 17 Christopher Nolan blows our minds once again with “Tenet”, as the Protagonist journeys backwards and forwards through a twilight world of international espionage for the survival of the entire world.

The Silver Screen Drive-in is sponsored by Bounce Radio, Century 21, Kootenay Savings Credit Union, Teck Metals Ltd. and Tourism Rossland, and made possible thanks to support from Waneta Plaza and funding from the Government of British Columbia, BC Arts Council, and Canadian Heritage.

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Town: Rossland, BC
Venue: Waneta Plaza Upper Rear Parking Lot
Address: 8100 BC-3B, Trail, BC V1R 4N7