Ontario Drive-In Movie Theatres

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Parents and grandparents have fond memories of visiting the drive-in on a Saturday night, hanging out at the concession stand, or cuddling up on a romantic date! These classic outdoor theatres are a dying breed dotted across the land of America, but Ontario still has it’s fair share and if we want them to stick around for future generations we should support them!

Visit one of these true classics for a family night out that will go down in the memory books, or better yet make it a regular tradition! You’ll find theatres within 45 minutes to an hour and half from the GTA and are open Spring through Fall. Theatres further afield are ideal destinations during a family vacation, and even better for those of us who live outside of the big city!

Find a drive-in theatre near you and visit their websites for more details on their Coronavirus policies and opening dates.

GTA

 

Stardust Drive in – Newmarket
Opens early April
Classic drive-in showing new releases on 3 screens & serving burgers, poutine & other snacks.
893 Mt Albert Rd, Sharon, ON L0G 1V0
 

NORTH

Barrie Sunset Drive-In

Opens early April
Old-school outdoor movie theatre with three screens & snacks available for purchase.
Address: 134 4 Line S, Shanty Bay, ON L0L 2L0
 

Midland Drive-in

Opens early April
1299 The Angela Schmidt Foster Rd, Wyebridge, ON L0K 2E0
Old-school institution open summers only for double features & traditional movie-theatre snacks.
 

Hanover Drive-In

Cash-only, drive-in movie theatre open seasonally, offering current films & a snack bar.
033277 County Rd 28, Hanover, ON N4N 1N7

Muskoka Drive-In

Cash-only drive-in theatre offering mini-golf, a playground & a grill with burgers & other eats.
1001 Theatre Rd, Gravenhurst, ON P1P 1R3

Lindsay Twin Drive-In Theatre

2024 Season opens May 6
229 Pigeon Lake Rd, Lindsay, ON K9V 4R6
Website
 

Skylight Drive-In

Season usually opens mid to late May
199 Forest Lea Rd, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W6
 

WEST

Mustang Drive-in – London

Opens the first weekend of April
Cash-only, dog-friendly drive-in showing new movies in classic digs with a snack bar & a playground.
2551 Wilton Grove Rd, London, ON N6N 1M7
 

Mustang Drive-in – Guelph

Opens the first weekend of April
5012 Jones Baseline, Guelph, ON N1H 6H8
 

The 5 Drive-in

Opens early April
Enduring, seasonal drive-in movie theatre with 3 screens, plus on-site kids’ play area & snack bar.
2332 Ninth Line, Oakville, ON L6H 7G9

Starlite Hamilton

Opens early April
59 Green Mountain Rd E, Stoney Creek, ON L8J 2V5
 

Can-View Drive-In

Opens early April
Enduring drive-in theatre offering current films & a snack bar with burgers, nachos & other food.
1956 Highway 20, Fonthill, ON L0S 1E0
 

Starlite Grand Bend

Season Opens in May
Classic drive-in movie theatre, open since 1958, featuring new releases on 2 screens.
36752 Crediton Rd, Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0

The Boonies Drive In Theatre

Opens in May
Family-owned and operated drive-in theatre in South Western Ontario. Movies playing weekly, hot food and snacks.4625 Richardson Side Rd, Tilbury, ON N0P 2L0
Website

 

EAST

Port Hope Drive-In

Permanently Closed
2141 Theatre Rd S, Cobourg, ON K9A 4J7
 

Havelock Family Drive in

Permanently Closed
800 11 Line, Havelock, ON K0L 1Z0
 

Picton Mustang Drive-In

Opens in June
Straightforward drive-in movie theatre with 2 screens, open seasonally for first-run films.
Address: 1521 Prince Edward County Rd 1, Bloomfield, ON K0K 1G0
 

Port Elmsley Drive-In

Opens in the Spring, keep an eye on their website for dates as they are announced.
333 Port Elmsley Rd, Perth, ON K7H 3C7
Website

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