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NEW BUILDS & REOPENINGS
since the 1990's


42 drive-ins have been built since the 1990s (4 have since closed).
 63 drive-ins have reopened since the 1990s (11 have since closed). 

Listed in order by state then city:

Alabama:
*Athens: CINEMAGIC Drive-In - new build in 1997
*Boaz: SAND MOUNTAIN Drive-In - new build in 1996
Centre: 411 DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2001
Cleveland: CHEYENNE Drive-In - new build in 1999
Dothan: CONTINENTAL Drive-In - new build, opened 4/15/05
Gu-Win: BLUE MOON DRIVE-IN - reopened
Harpersville: HARPERSVILLE DRIVE-IN - new build, opened 6/20/06
*Henagar: HENAGAR Drive-In - new build in 2001
Roanoke: ROANOKE Drive-In - new build in 1996 - now closed
Trussville: The Drive-In - new build in 1998
Wellborn: Starlite Drive-In - new build, opened 6/29/05

California:
*Concord: SOLANO 2 DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2007

Delaware:
Felton: DIAMOND STATE
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1995

Florida:
Ocala: OCALA DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2003

Georgia:
Dewey Rose: HIGHWAY 17 Drive-In - new build in 2001
Tiger: TIGER DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2004
Trenton: WILDERNESS OUTDOOR THEATRE - new build, opened 8/5/05

Idaho:
Grangeville: SUNSET AUTO VUE - reopened in 1998
Rexburg: TETON VU DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1999, closed in 2007
Wapello: GRAND VIEW DRIVE-IN - new build, opened June 2007

Iowa:
Centerville: SUNSHINE MINE Drive-In - new build, opened 8/05

Illinois:
Galesburg: BLUE MOON LIGHT DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2005
*Galva: GALVA AUTO VIEW - new build, opened 7/4/05
*Salem: MAC'S Drive-In - new build, opened 8/1/03
*Springfield: ROUTE 66 DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2002

Indiana:
*Franklin: CANARY CREEK Drive-In - new build in 2004
Versailles: BEL-AIR DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2004 - now closed

Kansas:
El Dorado: STAR-VUE
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2005 after tornado damage
Medicine Lodge: PAGEANT
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1995

Kentucky:
Greensburg: SKYLINE
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2002
*Harrodsburg: TWIN HILLS
DRIVE-IN - reopened 6/24/05
*Stanford: STANFORD DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1996

Massachusetts:
Shrewsbury: EDGEMERE
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2002 - now closed

Minnesota:
Litchfield: STARLITE
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1997
*Luverne: VERNE
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2000

Missouri:
*Carthage: 66
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1998
Houston: PHOENIX DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2004
Moberly: MOBERLY FIVE & DRIVE - reopened in 1997
St. Joseph: HORSESHOE LAKE Drive-In - new build, opened 6/25/04
Van Buren: 21 DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1997

Mississippi:
Amory: HIGHWAY 25 DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2000, closed in 2007
Pontotoc: PONTOTOC DRIVE-IN - reopened - now closed

Montana:
*Laurel: AMUSEMENT PARK Drive-In - new build, opened 6/26/05

Nebraska:
Alliance: SANDHILLS Drive-In - new build in 1994

New Mexico:
*Carlsbad: FIESTA
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1990

New Jersey:
*Vineland: DELSEA
DRIVE-IN - reopened 7/23/04

New York:
*Avon: VINTAGE DRIVE-IN - new build in 1997
*Black River: BLACK RIVER DRIVE-IN - reopened 8/18/06
*Broadalbin: OZONER 29 Drive-In - new build, opened 8/15/03
*Jamestown: PARK 60 Drive-In - new build in 2001
Jewett: MOUNTAIN DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2003 - now special showings only

North Carolina:
Albermarle: BADIN ROAD DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1994
Mt. Airy: BRIGHT LEAF DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2006

Ohio:
Liberty Center: FIELD OF DREAMS DRIVE-IN - new build, opened July 2007
*Russellville: EAST BEND Drive-In - new build in 2001
*Wintersville: WINTER DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1997

Oklahoma:
Ponca City: AIRLINE DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1996 - closed in 2007
*Poteau: TOWER DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1995
Weatherford: 66 WEST TWIN
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1999, closed in 2007

Pennsylvania:
Berwick: MOTOR-VU
DRIVE-IN - reopened - now closed
*Brookville: MOONLITE
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1997
Columbia: COLUMBIA
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2001 - closed in 2005
*Dunbar: ERWIN'S COMET
DRIVE-IN  - reopened in 1993
*Gratz: SKY-VU
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1994
*Johnstown: SILVER
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2005
McKees Rocks: TWIN HIWAY DRIVE-IN - reopened 7/3/07
*Montgomery: PIKE THEATRE - reopened in 2002
*N. Vandergrift: RIVERSIDE DRIVE-IN - (previously Galaxy) reopened in 2005
Transfer: REYNOLDS
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1988

South Carolina:
*Beaufort: HIGHWAY 21
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2004
Greenwood: AUTO DRIVE-IN - reopened - now closed
Monetta: MONETTA DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1999

South Dakota:
*Mitchell: STARLITE
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1993
Winner: WINNER DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2002

Tennessee:
Camden: BIRDSONG DRIVE-IN, new build, opened 7/3/07
*Estill Springs: MONTANA Drive-In - new build, opened 11/04
Harriman: MIDTOWN DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1995
Maryville: PARKWAY DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2002
Sparta: SPARTA
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2002
*Watertown: STARDUST Drive-In - new build, opened 8/27/03
Woodbury: HIGGINS MOONLITE DRIVE-IN - new build, opened 9/05

Texas:
Abilene: TOWN & COUNTRY
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2000
Amarillo: TASCOSCA
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1999
Clarendon: SANDELL
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2002
Ennis: GALAXY Drive-In - new build, opened 12/17/04
Hockley: SHOWBOAT Drive-In - opened 3/31/06
Killeen: CENTRAL TEXAS Drive-In - new build, opened 7/1/05
*Lubbock: STARS & STRIPES Drive-In - new build, opened 8/21/03
Mercedes: WES-MER DRIVE-IN - reopened in 1994
Midland: BIG SKY Drive-In - new build, opened 2005
Porter: STAR TRAK DRIVE-IN - new build, opened 11/4/05, (formerly LITESTAR)

Quitaque: MIDWAY DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2000
Rule: TOWER
DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2004
San Saba: CORRAL DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2004, closed in 2005
Shiner: CROSSROADS Drive-In - new build in 2001 - closed in 2005
Weslaco: CACTUS DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2004 - now closed

Virginia:
*Lexington: HULL'S DRIVE-IN - reopened in 2000
Marion:
PARK PLACE DRIVE-IN - reopened 5/2000
Richmond: PLAZA
DRIVE-IN - reopened - now closed

Wisconsin:
*Freedom: FIELD OF SCENES
Drive-In - new build in 2003
*Jefferson: HIGHWAY18 OUTDOOR -  reopened in 2000
*Shawano: MOONLIGHT OUTDOOR THEATRE - new build in 2000
Wausau: SKY-VUE Drive-In - new build in 1999 - now closed

International:
New South Wales, Australia: HEDDON GRETA SKYLINE - reopened
Victoria, Australia:
LUNAR - reopened in 2002
Canada: DOCKS - new build in 2001
China: BEIJING MOTOR CINEMA - new build in 1999
Russia: MOSCOW Drive-In  - new build in 1999 - now closed
Moscow, Russia: POD OTKRYTYM NEBOM - new build in 2003

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page last updated 12/3/07

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