8 Outdoor & Drive-In Movie Theaters Near Rockland County, NY
Drive-in movies made a comeback last year, and they're still going strong. These are the top drive-in movie theaters near Rockland County, NY.
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Family-owned and -operated since 1949, this drive-in’s typical season runs April-September. Movies are typically a double feature for one price, and the drive-in offers a discount ticket book of 10 adult tickets for $75. Plus the concessions offers a variety of classic movie snacks, as well as burgers, pizza rolls, hot dogs, and fried dough. Check the Facebook page for updates on what’s currently showing.
Drive-In Movies in New Jersey
This market in Bergen County has announced its 2021 movie night lineup, showing movies through August. Concessions will be sold from a stand. Arrive by 8pm for all movies, which begin around dusk. Upcoming films include:
- June 25: Dolittle
- June 26: The Outsiders
- June 27: The Land Before Time
- July 2: The Secret Life of Pets
- July 3: Grease
- July 4: An American Tail
- July 9: High School Musical
- July 10: Forrest Gump
- July 11: Tom and Jerry The Movie
- July 16: Monsters, Inc.
- July 17: The Notebook
- July 18: Playing With Fire
- July 23: Apollo 13
- July 24: Gremlins
- July 25: When Harry Met Sally
- July 30: The Breakfast Club
- July 31: Incredibles 2
- Aug. 1: Finding Nemo
- Aug. 6: Sixteen Candles
- Aug. 7: Aquaman
- Aug. 8: Happy Feet
- Aug. 13: Guardians of the Galaxy
- Aug. 14: Zombies 2
- Aug. 15: Wonder
- Aug. 20: Batman
- Aug. 21: Homeward Bound
- Aug. 22: Jurassic Park
- Aug. 27: Luxor
- Aug. 28: Greenland
- Aug. 29: Up
This popular drive-in was once the only one in New Jersey. Movies here are always a double feature, sometimes a triple feature! The drive-in is currently open on weekends, and updated movie features can be found on its Facebook page.
This outdoor movie theater also just opened with screens in Madison, Boonton Township, and Bernardsville and several other New Jersey locations. The company is partnering with local restaurants to provide car-side delivery of dinner specials and snacks. The 2021 movie schedule hasn’t been announced yet, but you can sign up on the site to receive notifications of upcoming screenings.
Tips for the Best Outdoor & Drive-In Movie Experience
- Bring blankets and pillows to make the car comfortable.
- Bring your own snacks and drinks to avoid long lines.
- Go early—these events will be crowded, and you want a good parking spot with a prime view.
- Bring something for the kids to do (books, games, drawing supplies, or a screen) while you wait for the film.
- Bring small flashlights, especially for kids, for finding the restroom after dark.
- Know how to turn your lights off both inside and outside the car (especially if you plan to have a door or hatch open during the film.)