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Wisconsin Drive-Ins

During its peak, Wisconsin hosted nearly 60 drive-in theaters. Since then, most have closed and been demolished. Currently, there are 10 drive-ins remaining in Wisconsin. But the good news is that of these ten, three have been opened since 2000.

Open Drive-ins

Stardust Drive-in
995 22nd Street
Chetek, WI 54728

Originally opened as a single screen theater in 2007, the Stardust Drive-in added a second screen in 2011 to make it a twin. They are a family friend...more about Stardust Drive-in
Chilton Twilight Drive-in
1255 East Chestnut St
Chilton, WI 53014

The Chilton Twilight Drive-in was opened in 2012. It is owned and operated by the Get Reel Theater chain which has several traditional cinemas in add...more about Chilton Twilight Drive-in
Skyway Drive-in
3475 State Highway 42
Fish Creek, WI 54212

The Skyway Drive-in in Fish Creek is Wisconsin's second oldest drive-in. Opened in 1950, it is very well maintained. They operate seasonally from Ma...more about Skyway Drive-in
Field of Scenes Drive-in
N3712 Highway 55
Freedom, WI 54130

Wisconsin's latest contribution to the overall renaissance of the drive-in theatre, the Field of Dreams Drive-in was built from the ground up in 2003....more about Field of Scenes Drive-in
Hi-Way 18 Outdoor Theatre
W6423 US-18
Jefferson, WI 53549

The Hi-way 18 Outdoor Theatre was first lit back in 1953. It had closed like so many other drive-ins. But fortunately it was restored and re-opened ...more about Hi-Way 18 Outdoor Theatre
Keno Family Drive-in
9102 Sheridan Rd
Kenosha, WI 53158

The Keno Family Drive-in was closed in 2015 when the owner decided he had other interests for the land. The local community tried to save it, but the...more about Keno Family Drive-in
Sky Vu Drive-in
1936 State Route 69
Monroe, WI 53566

The Sky-Vu Drive-in in Monroe opened in 1954 and has been operating since. They went all digital in 2012. They are open seasonally from March thru S...more about Sky Vu Drive-in
Starlite 14 Drive-in
U.S. Highway 14 East
Richland Center, WI 53581

The Starlite 14 was opened in 1952 as a single screen drive-in and it continues to operate today. It is open seasonally from May thru October. They ...more about Starlite 14 Drive-in
Moonlight Drive-in
1494 East Green Bay Street
Shawano, WI 54166

The Moonlight was the second drive-in to open or re-open in the early 2000's in Wisconsin (the first having been the Hi-way 18 in Jefferson, WI). The...more about Moonlight Drive-in
Big Sky Drive-in
9174 Winnebago Road
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

The Big Sky Drive-in was originally opened in 1950 as the Winnebago Dive-in. It had a single screen when opened. Now a twin drive-in, it was renamed...more about Big Sky Drive-in

Permanantly Closed Drive-ins

Gemini Drive-in
6370 Highway 12 West
Eau Claire, WI 54703


41 Twin Drive-in Cinema
7701 South 27th Street
Franklin, WI 53132

Originally a solo screen which opened in 1948, the 41 Drive-in was originally a single screen theater that could hold about 100 cars. But over the yea...more about 41 Twin Drive-in Cinema
Sky-Vue Drive-in
Highway 29 East
Wausau, WI 54401

Opened in 1999, the Sky-Vue did not last long and was closed and torn down in 2002.more about Sky-Vue Drive-in