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Drive-In Theatres in New England

Guest Author - Brenda Potter Reynolds

My brother and sister in law recently took their two boys to the drive-in movies. The younger one couldnít understand how they were going to see a movie from the car.

I think itís a shame that there arenít as many drive-in theaters left. When we were kids, weíd pile into the car and drive to the nearest drive-in. Mom and dad had five kids at the time, and at one-price-per-car, it was a bargain! As hard-working young farmers, it was the only way to take your family to the movies.

Today, that drive-in is no longer there. Thankfully, there are some in operation throughout New England. Hereís a list of those still in operation. If you know of any Iíve missed, please email me and Iíll add it to our list. Be aware that many drive-ins now seem to charge per person instead of per vehicle.

Connecticut

Mansfield Drive-In Theatre
Junction Routes 31 & 32
Mansfield, CT
(860) 423-4441
3 Screens
Open Fri, Sat, & Sun

Southington Drive-In
935 Meriden Waterbury Turnpike
Plantsville, CT
(860) 628-2205
2 Screens
Open Fri, Sat, & Sun

Pleasant Valley Drive-In
Route 181
Barkhamsted, CT
(860) 379-6102
1 Screen
Open Fri, Sat, & Sun

Maine

Bridgton Drive-In
Rte. 302 Bridgton, ME
(207) 647-8666
2 Screens
Open Fri, Sat, & Sun

Skylite Drive-In
Madawaska, ME
(207) 728-7583
1 Screen

Saco Drive-In
Rt 1
Saco, ME
(207) 284-1016
1 Screen
Open Fri & Sat

Skowhegan Drive-In Theatre
201 South
Skowhegan, ME
(207) 474-9277
1 Screen
Open Fri, Sat, & Sun

Pride's Corner Drive-In
651 Bridgton Road
Westbrook, ME
(207) 797-3154
1 Screen
Open Fri, Sat, & Sun

Massachusetts

Leicester Drive In Theater
1675 Main Street
Leicester, MA
(508) 892-4400
3 Screens
Open Fri & Sat nights

Wellfleet Drive-In Theatre
51 Route 6
South Wellfleet, MA 02663
(508) 349-7176
1 screen

The Mendon Twin Drive-In
45 Milford Street
Mendon, MA
(508) 473-4958
2 Screens
Open 7 nights

Tri-Town Drive-In Theater
3 Youngs Road
Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 345-5062
1 screen

New Hampshire

Weirs Drive-In Theatre
Laconia, NH 03246
(603) 366-4723
4 screens

Milford Drive-In Theatre
Route 101A West
Milford, NH 03055
(603) 673-4090
Open Fri, Sat, & Sun
2 Screens

Northfield Drive-In Theatre
Northfield Road
Hinsdale, NH 03451
(603) 239-4054
Open Fri, Sat, & Sun
1 Screen

Rhode Island

Rustic Tri-View Drive In Theatre
Eddie Dowling Highway, Route 146
North Smithfield, RI 02896
(401) 769-7601
Open Fri, Sat, & Sun
3 Screens

Vermont

Randall Drive-In
Rt 12
Bethel, VT
(802) 234-9398
Open Fri, Sat, & Sun
1 Screen

Sunset Drive In
Porters Point Road
Colchester, VT 05446
(802) 862-1800
Open 7 nights
4 Screens

Fairlee Drive-In Theater
Fairlee, VT.
(802) 333-9192
Open Fri, Sat, & Sun
1 Screen

St. Albans Drive-In
Rt. 7 St.
Albans, VT 05478
(802) 524-2468
Open Fri, Sat, & Sun
1 Screen








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