that's all folks! Thank you mutant family!
The Mahoning Drive-In Proudly Presents
Join Joe Bob Briggs for four epic days in July! Watch the first ever Independent Mutant Film Festival, see live performances and take in our family-friendly outdoor haunt.
Start with some grub and Joe Bob’s critically acclaimed live show, “How Rednecks Saved Hollywood,” plus a very special 35mm screening of Smokey and the Bandit.
Mutant Film Festival
A showcase for micro-budget “exploitation” films made without traditional film financing. Two winning features and 10 shorts will be screened live by Joe Bob Briggs hisself.
Joe Bob Briggs Live!
Join Joe Bob and Darcy the Mail Girl as they host a LIVE double feature, right before your eyes. You won’t want to miss this!
Joe Bob's Drive-In of Dread
A family-friendly “haunted drive-in” event with (live?) zombies and assorted creeps. We’re still gonna have the ghosts and goblins, but they’ll be your mostly friendly ghost and goblin variety. Honest.
Featured Artists and Attractions
We sent Joe Bob on a road trip to scour all the backwater bayous, back alleys, and back rooms to source the finest mutant musical acts available for your listening pleasure.
Our man delivered. Behold the good stuff
Joe Bob Briggs
American syndicated film critic, writer, and comic performer. Host of the TNT television series MonsterVision and The Last Drive-In on AMC Network's Shudder.
Darcy the Mail Girl
A recognized authority of all things pop culture, Darcy been featured as an on-line personality for various TV and web properties, including hosting the daily program "Geek Tawk" for Music Plus TV.
Latest mutant fest news
Due to overwhelming demand, Joe Bob Briggs and the Mahoning Drive-In will now be adding a fourth night to Joe Bob’s Drive-In Jamboree in Lehighton, Pennsylvania, this July!
The Jamboree will now open on Thursday night, July 15, with a “Welcome to Appalachia” barbecue, a performance of Joe Bob’s critically acclaimed live show, “How Rednecks Saved Hollywood,”and a very special 35mm screening of Smokey and the Bandit.
As previously announced, Joe Bob’s Drive-In Jamboree will also include the Mutant Fest indie film festival on Friday, July 16, “The Last Drive-In LIVE” on Saturday, July 17, and a haunted drive-in event with a classic double feature and live zombies on Sunday, July 18.
The ultimate drive-in venue
The Mahoning Drive-In | Lehighton, PA
Awesome bands, contest fu, movie industry vendors, cosplay, custom car fu, some crazy sideshow attractions, and much, much more, all held at the legendary Mahoning Drive-In.
Nestled in the ridge-and-valley region of the Appalachian Mountains, the Mahoning has earned the reputation as “America’s Coolest Drive-in” for their unmatched programming and their dedication to the fan experience.
Mutant history will be made in these four days
You gotta be there
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