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 62 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.
Topsfield Fairgrounds, 207 Boston St., Topsfield
Check out movies on the big screen, seven days a week! Gates open at 6 p.m., and concession stands are open for dinner and delicious treats, including ice cream, traditional “movie theater” candy, and cotton candy!
South of Boston
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!
Marshfield Fairgrounds, 140 Main St., Gate E, Marshfield
Head on down to the Marshfield Fairgrounds to catch a flick on the big screen, seven days a week! Concession stands are open to provide you with all your favorite movie night treats, including pizza and popcorn galore!