Drive-in movies are the perfect summer experience! Pop open the hatch and sit in the trunk, or grab some blankets and lawn chairs and set up right at the bumper to watch your favorite flicks on the big screen, under the stars!
Here are some of Boston Moms’ favorite drive-in movie theater locations this summer! Have some to add to the list? Let us know in the comments!
35 Milford St., Mendon
“America’s most beloved drive-in movie theater” has been running movies for the past 63 years! Each night they run double features on each of their two giant screens. There is also a kid-friendly beer garden with a snack bar, an ice cream stand, and fire pits for making s’mores.
North of Boston
Merrimack Valley Pavillion Family Center, 2087 Main St., Tewksbury
Merrimack Valley Pavilion hosts drive-in family movie nights each Friday and Saturday throughout the summer! While you wait for the movie to begin at dusk, enjoy a great game of mini golf for half price! Concession stands are open for dinner and treats.
981 Northfield Road, Hinsdale New Hampshire
The Northfield Drive-In is just a stone’s throw over the Massachusetts/New Hampshire border, and it’s certainly worth the trip! This classic drive-in is celebrating 74 years in business, and its retro feel is family fun for everyone! The snack bar opens at 6:30 p.m., with double features playing throughout the season!
South of Boston
428 Court Street, Plymouth
If you are looking for a fresh take on the classic family drive-in, head over to Moonrise Cinemas! This innovative movie setup combines a chef-inspired menu with craft beer and wine selections to accompany your favorite movies on the gigantic outdoor movie screen!
The restaurant and beer garden open at 5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Come early and compete against friends in corn hole, Aunt Sally, or giant Jenga!
51 State Highway, Route 6, Wellfleet
This classic drive-in theatre is a throwback to the origination of drive-ins in 1957! It is the last of its kind on the Cape and one of only about 300 left in the entire country! Get there early to enjoy a round of mini-golf before the double-feature movie!