The Bachelorette Hits the Big Screen: PopSugar, YouTube TV and ABC Host Drive-In Premiere

200 guests will experience the kickoff for the show's 16th season at The Grove in Los Angeles

Clare Crawley is The Bachelorette on the show's 16th season. Maarten de Boer/ABC

Bachelor Nation, rejoice: The 16th season of The Bachelorette, featuring Clare Crawley as the woman wielding the roses, is premiering at a drive-in event in Los Angeles for the first time—hours before its televised debut later that evening.

@klundster Kathryn Lundstrom is Adweek's breaking news reporter based in Austin.