The Internet's Oldest Drive-In Movie Resource

Welcome to was established in 1998 as a resource to celebrate, promote and preserve drive-in movie theaters across the globe. We maintain an easily searchable database of all currently operating drive-in theaters in the world, as well as many of the recently closed drive-in movie theaters. The information in our database is gathered through online research, drive-in theater site visits, user generated updates and contact with drive-in theater owners. Our goal is to maintain the most up to date drive-in theater directory available. was started by, and is still operated by, die-hard drive-in fanatics who love everything that drive-in theaters have to offer. We at want to share our love of drive-in theaters with the public and do everything we can to increase the popularity of drive-ins in an attempt to preserve this once thriving form of family entertainment. Drive-in movie theaters still offer a unique social and family friendly entertainment option that simply cannot be matched by today’s indoor cinemas.

There are currently only about 330 drive-in theaters that remain in operation in the United States compared to a peak of about 4,000 in the late 1950’s. There are many reasons for the decline of the number of drive-in theaters. But one thing is certain – we must support the remaining drive-ins to prevent their closure to maintain this truly unique experience that is an American as homemade apple pie. To that end, we hope you find our site useful and share it with your friends and family.

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Mendon Twin Drive-in

45 Milford Street
mendon, MA 01756

The Mendon Drive-in opened in 1954 with a single screen and was one of 58 drive-in theaters operating in Massachusetts at the time. In 1987 it got ne...more about Mendon Twin Drive-in

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National Drive-in Day June 6, 2019

Published on 2019-06-05

June 6th is National Day. On June 6, 1933, the first, permanent drive-in theater opened in Camden, NJ. Henceforth, we celebrate National Drive-in Day one June 6th of each year. This year marks the 86th anniversary of the drive-in movie theater as we kn Read More...

Drive-in Theaters for Sale

Published on 2018-06-15

If you have ever dreamed of owning a drive-in movie theater, here is a list of operating drive-in theaters that are currently for sale in The United States. Read More...

Happy National Drive-in Day

Published on 2018-06-06

June 6th is National Drive-in Day and this year marks the 85th anniversary of the first drive-in opening. We explore the history of the drive-in, its current status and the future of the drive-in. Read More...

Review of the Georgetown Drive-in Theater

Published on 2018-05-07

The Georgetown Drive-in is truly a classic American drive-in theater and has been in continuous operation since 1951. We visited the Georgetown Drive-in and have reviewed it here. Read More...

The Oldest Drive-ins in the World

Published on 2018-05-04

The first drive-in was opened in 1933. Here we list the 5 oldest drive-in movie theaters still in operation today. Read More...

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