It's a first for the drive-in at
"This is new to all drive-ins. It's the first time something like this has been available," said
Gates will open at
The king of the Parrotheads and the
"I'm so glad we went digital because now we have the equipment to do something like this," Hardy said.
To attend: Tickets are
You can also order tickets by calling (717) 432-3779.
Concertgoers must buy a minimum of two tickets to get a car pass for the drive-in lot. Haar's has space for about 500 cars and has sold 500 tickets so far.
"We still have room. We're expecting a good crowd, a fun crowd. I think it's going to be a lot of fun. I know the Jimmy Buffett fans, the Parrotheads, are so excited," Hardy said.
Special features: To add to the festive atmosphere before the show, Haar's will have music from DJ Bob Rudy, games and specials at the snack bar.
But don't bring any margaritas or cheeseburgers from paradise.
Similar to its policies during movies, Haar's is not permitting alcohol or outside food and beverages.
"We're still not allowing alcohol. We're a family-oriented venue, and we're trying to keep it a family-oriented event. That's our goal," Hardy said.
There will be a tiki bar, but it will serve non-alcoholic margaritas and snow cones.
The event will add to Haar's business without interfering with the weekend movie lineup, Hardy said.
"It worked out perfect. The organizers knew not to compete against summer movies," she said.
Haar's will have extra staff on hand during the concert, which is being aired more than two months before Buffett plays live in
"We know people are looking forward to it, but we don't know what this will be like. And we think there are also people coming who may not have been to a drive-in before. This will be a very different experience for a lot of us," Hardy said.
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