Take Your Cinephile Canine To These Drive-In Movie Theaters Across the U.S. 

After a long week of borking hard, puppo deserves a night out relaxing under the stars and watchin’ her fave flick. Head on rover to these dog-friendly drive-in movie theaters for a fun time with your best fren.

Know Before You Go

Don’t forget these drive-in movie theater tips for peeps and pups:

  1. Make sure dogs are allowed.
  2. Consider your dog’s behavior. Will doggo doo a relaxo and have a good time, or will he disrupt other guests?
  3. Know the rules for dogs. Most drive-in movie theaters will have guidelines as far as where pups are allowed, rules about leashing, and more.
  4. Read up on rules for hoomans. Some places are cash-only, may prohibit outside food, or may allow you to bring in food for a fee. Certain types of vehicles are only allowed in specific areas. Check out each drive-in’s website to see what’s pup.
  5. Pack a doggy bag. Don’t furget to bring fresh water for pups as well as treats, toys, a bed or blankie, poop bags—whatever pup needs to have the best time.

Dog-Friendly Drive-In Movie Theaters by State

Ready for a cozy night with your BFF? This list of dog-friendly drive-in movie theaters, organized by state, can help you find one near you! Don’t forget to check out your local drive-in’s website to familiarize yourself with their rules before going.

Alabama

Grand River Drive-In
6200 Grand River Parkway North
Leeds, AL 35094

California

Skyline Drive-In
31175 Old Highway 58
Barstow, CA 92311

Hurry pup! The movie’s about to start! | @drivein_hangout

Vineland Drive-In
443 North Vineland Avenue
City of Industry, CA 91746

Lakeport Auto Movies
52 Soda Bay Road
Lakeport, CA 95453

Madera Drive-In
201 West Lincoln Avenue
Madera, CA 93638

Sunset Drive-In
255 Elks Lane
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Colorado

Comanche Drive-In
27784 County Road 339
Buena Vista, CO 81211

88 Drive-In
8780 Rosemary Street
Commerce City, CO 80022

Tru Vu Drive-In
1001 CO-92
Delta, CO 81416

Holiday Twin Drive-In
2206 South Overland Trail
Fort Collins, CO 80526

The Star Drive-In
600 East Miami Road
Montrose, CO 81401

Learn more about dog-friendly Colorado drive-in movie theaters.

Connecticut

Pleasant Valley Drive-In
47 River Road (Rt. 181)
Barkhamsted, CT 06063

Florida

Joy-Lan Drive-In
16414 Highway 301
Dade City, FL 33523

Silver Moon Drive-In
4100 New Tampa Highway
Lakeland, FL 33815

Ruskin Family Drive-In
5011 Highway 41 North
Ruskin, FL 33572

Georgia

Swan Drive-In
651 Summit Street
Blue Ridge, GA 30513

Tiger Drive-In
2956 Old U.S. Highway 441 South
Tiger, GA 30576

Wilderness Outdoor Movie Theater
217 Old Hales Gap Road
Trenton, GA 30752

Idaho

Are we too early? What time does da movie start?? | @holidaytwindrivein

Terrace Drive-In
4011 Lake Avenue
Caldwell, ID 83605

Parma Drive-In
29522 U.S. 95
Parma, ID 83660

Teton Vu Drive-In
1114 North Yellowstone Highway
Rexburg, ID 83440

Idan-Ha Drive-In
162 West 2nd Street South
Soda Springs, ID 83276

Illinois

Skyview Drive-In
5700 North Belt West
Belleville, IL 62226

Route 34 Drive-In
4468 East 12th Road
Earlville, IL 60518

Harvest Moon Drive-In
1175 South Sangamon Avenue
Gibson City, IL 60936

The Litchfield Skyview Drive-In
1500 Old Route 66 North
Litchfield, IL 62056

McHenry Outdoor Theater
1510 Chapel Hill Road
McHenry, IL 60050

Learn more about Illinois dog-friendly drive-in movie theaters.

Indiana

Starlite Drive-In
7640 South Old State Road 37
Bloomington, IN 47403

Auburn Garrett Drive-In
1014 State Road 8
Garrett, IN 46738

GQT Huntington Twin Drive-In
1291 Condit Street
Huntington, IN 46750

Tibbs Drive-In
480 South Tibbs Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46241

Centerbrook Drive-In
6735 State Road 67 North
Martinsville, IN 46151

Holiday Drive-In
646 North State Road 161
Rockport, IN 47625

The Skyline Drive-In
3986 East Michigan Road
Shelbyville, IN 46176

Cinema 67 Drive-In
2037 State Highway 67
Spencer, IN 47460

Bel-Air Drive-In
337 North U.S. Highway 421
Versailles, IN 47042

13-24 Drive-In
890 North State Road 13
Wabash, IN 46992

Hummel Drive-In
2870 East State Road 32
Winchester, IN 47394

Iowa

Blue Grass Drive-In
774 West Mayne Street
Blue Grass, IA 52726

Superior 71 Drive-In
1482 300th Avenue
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Kansas

Boulevard Drive-In
1051 Merriam Lane
Kansas City, KS 66103

Starlite Drive-In
3900 South Hydraulic Avenue
Wichita, KS 67216

Maine

Sniffed out the pawfect spot. | @harvestmoondrivein

Bridgton Twin Drive-In
383 Portland Road
Bridgton, ME 04009

Narrow Gauge Drive-In
15 Front Street
Farmington, ME 04938

Maryland

Bengies Drive-In
3417 Eastern Boulevard
Middle River, MD 21220

Massachusetts

Mendon Twin Drive-In
35 Milford Street
Mendon, MA 01756

Wellfleet Drive-In
51 State Highway, Route 6
Wellfleet, MA 02667

Michigan

Hi-Way Drive-In
2778 East Sanilac Road (M-46)
Carsonville, MI 48471

Capri Drive-In
119 West Chicago Road
Coldwater, MI 49036

Ford-Wyoming Drive-In
10400 Ford Road
Dearborn, MI 48126

5 Mile Drive-In
28190 M-152
Dowagiac, MI 49047

US 23 Drive-In
5200 Fenton Road
Flint, MI 48507

Getty Drive-In
920 East Summit Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49444

Sunset Drive-In
69071 Red Arrow Highway
Hartford, MI 49057

Cherry Bowl Drive-In
9812 Honor Highway
Honor, MI 49640

Minnesota

Starlite Drive-In
28264 MN-22
Litchfield, MN 55355

Long Drive-In
24257 Riverside Drive
Long Prairie, MN 56347

Verne Drive-In
1607 South Kniss Avenue
Luverne, MN 56156

Sky-Vu Drive-In
34914 Highway 1 West
Warren, MN 56762

Learn more about Minnesota dog-friendly drive-in movie theaters.

Missouri

Starlite Drive-In
15605 North State Hwy 21
Cadet, MO 63630

66 Drive-In
17231 Old 66 Boulevard
Carthage, MO 64836

Twin Drive-In
1320 North 291 & Kentucky Road
Independence, MO 64055

Montana

Silver Bow Twin Drive-In
Silver Bow Road
Butte, MT 59750

New Hampshire

Northfield Drive-In
981 Northfield Road
Hinsdale, NH 03451

A pup could really get used to this whole “not having to stay home” thing. | @northfielddrivein

Weirs Drive-In
76 Endicott Street East
Laconia, NH 03246

Milford Drive-In
531 Elm Street
Milford, NH 03055

New Jersey

Delsea Drive-In
2203 South Delsea Drive
Vineland, NJ 08360

New York

Bay Drive-In
State Route 26
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Four Brothers Drive-In
4957 NY-22
Amenia, NY 12501

Finger Lakes Drive-In
1064 Clark Street Road
Aurelius, NY 13021

Hollywood Drive-In
9254 NY-66
Averill Park, NY 12018

Ozoner 29 Drive-In
837 NY-29
Broadalbin, NY 12025

Hi-Way Drive-In
10699 State Route 9W
Coxsackie, NY 12051

Delevan Twin Drive-In
11771 NY-16
Delevan, NY 14042

Elmira Drive-In
2431 State Route 352
Elmira, NY 14903

Midway Drive-In
2475 NY-48
Fulton, NY 13069

Jericho Drive-In
21 Jericho Road
Glenmont, NY 12077

Greenville Drive-In
10700 NY-32
Greenville, NY 12083

Hyde Park Drive-In
4114 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Transit Drive-In
6655 South Transit Road
Lockport, NY 14094

Malta Drive-In
2785 US-9
Malta, NY 12020

Fair Oaks Drive-In
365 Bloomingburg Road
Middletown, NY 10940

Hathaway’s Drive-In
4762 NY-67
North Hoosick, NY 12133

El Rancho Drive-In
6070 NY-5
Palatine Bridge, NY 13428

Silver Lake Twin Drive-In
7037 Chapman Avenue
Perry, NY 14530

Portville Drive-In
1060 Olean-Portville Road
Portville, NY 14770

Did somepuppy say popcorn?! | @winchester.drivein

Overlook Drive-In
126 Degarmo Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

Warwick Drive-In
5 Warwick Turnpike
Warwick, NY 10990

Black River Drive-In
28035 State Route 3
Watertown, NY 13601

North Carolina

Badin Road Drive-In
2411 Badin Road
Albemarle, NC 28001

Eden Drive-In
106 Fireman Club Road
Eden, NC 27288

Raleigh Road Outdoor Theater
3336 Raleigh Road
Henderson, NC 27537

Hound’s Drive-In
114 Raven Circle
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

Ohio

Magic City Drive-In
5602 South Cleveland Massillon Road
Barberton, OH 44203

Melody 49 Drive-In
7606 Pleasant Plain Road
Brookville, OH 45309

Mayfield Road Drive-In
12100 State Road 322
Chardon, OH 44024

Dixie Twin Drive-In
6201 North Dixie Drive
Dayton, OH 45414

Holiday Auto Theatre
1816 Old Oxford Road
Hamilton, OH 45013

Skyview Drive-In
2420 East Main Street
Lancaster, OH 43130

Field of Dreams Drive-In
V602 Township Road 6
Liberty Center, OH 43532

Springmill Drive-In
1040 Springmill Road
Mansfield, OH 44906

Van-Del Drive-In
19986 Lincoln Highway
Middle Point, OH 45863

Star View Drive-In
2083 US Highway 20 West
Norwalk, OH 44857

Sundance Drive-In
4500 Navarre Avenue
Oregon, OH 43616

Midway Twin Drive-In
2736 OH-59
Ravenna, OH 44266

Tiffin Drive-In
4101 North State Route 53
Tiffin, OH 44883

Blue Sky Drive-In
959 Broad Street
Wadsworth, OH 44281

Elm Road Triple Drive-In
1895 Elm Road Northeast
Warren, OH 44483

Itty bitty pup enjoying a very big screen! | @starsandstripesdriveinnb

Oklahoma

Beacon Drive-In
2404 South Division Street
Guthrie, OK 73044

Chief Drive-In
South Highway 81
Ninnekah, OK 73067

Winchester Drive-In
6930 South Western Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73139

Tower Drive-In
2214 North Broadway Street
Poteau, OK 74953

Admiral Twin Drive-In
7355 East Easton Street
Tulsa, OK 74115

Oregon

M-F Drive-In
84322 OR-11
Milton-Freewater, OR 97862

99W Drive-In
3110 Portland Road
Newberg, OR 97132

Pennsylvania

Starlight Drive-In
1985 North Main Street Extension
Butler, PA 16001

Moonlight Drive-In
5268 US-322
Brookville, PA 15825

Sky-Vu Drive-In
813 East Market Street
Lykens, PA 17048

Garden Drive-In
20 US-11
Hunlock Creek, PA 18621

Silver Drive-In
1664 Scalp Avenue
Johnstown, PA 15904

Kane Family Drive-In
6627 US-6
Kane, PA 16735

Mahoning Drive-In
635 Seneca Road
Lehighton, PA 18235

Pike Drive-In
5798 US-15
Montgomery, PA 17752

Evergreen Drive-In
309 Drive-in Lane
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666

Cumberland Drive-in
3290 Ritner Highway
Newville, PA 17241

Riverside Drive-In
1114 Lees Lake Lane
Vandergrift, PA 15690

Point Drive-In
3569 Point Township Drive
Northumberland, PA 17857

Becky’s Drive-In
4548 Lehigh Drive
Walnutport, PA 18088

Super 322 Drive-In
1682 Woodland-Bigler Highway
Woodland, PA 16881

Rhode Island

Rustic Tri-View Drive-In
1195 Eddie Dowling Highway
North Smithfield, RI 02876

South Carolina

Highway 21 Drive-In
55 Parker Drive
Beaufort, SC 29906

The Big Mo Drive-In
5822 Columbia Highway North
Monetta, SC 29105

South Dakota

Hilltop Drive-Inn Theatre
33575 US-18
Gregory, SD 57533

Midway Drive-In
19808 Rainbow Ranch Place
Miller, SD 57362

Pheasant Drive-In
1600 20th Street West
Mobridge, SD 57601

Pheasant City Drive-In
17230 US-281
Redfield, SD 57469

Winner Drive-In
27865 317th Avenue
Winner, SD 57580

Tennessee

Swingin’ Midway Drive-In
2133 TN-30
Athens, TN 37303

The Moonlite Drive-In
931 West Main Street
Woodbury, TN 37190

Stateline Drive-In
3690 US-19E State Line Road
Elizabethton, TN 37643

Parkway Drive-In
2909 East Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804

A double feature means double the treats for me, right?? | @hulls_drivein

Sparta Drive-In
220 Roberts Matthews Highway
Sparta, TN 38583

Stardust Drive-In
310 Purple Tiger Drive
Watertown, TN 37184

Texas

Town & Country Drive-In
2902 Vogel Street
Abilene, TX 79603

Tascosa Drive-In
1999 Dumas Drive
Amarillo, TX 79107

Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In
2015 East M. Franklin Avenue
Austin, TX 78723

Doc’s Drive-In
1540 Satterwhite Road
Buda, TX 78610

Galaxy Drive-In
5301 North Interstate Highway 45
Ennis, TX 75119

Graham Drive-In
1519 4th Street
Graham, TX 76450

Brazos Drive-In
1800 West Pearl Street
Granbury, TX 76048

Showboat Drive-In
22422 Farm to Market 2920
Hockley, TX 77447

Coyote Drive-In
223 Northeast 4th Street
Fort Worth, TX 76164

Stars & Stripes Drive-In
5101 Clovis Road
Lubbock, TX 79416

Big Sky Drive-In
6200 West Highway 80
Midland, TX 79706

Stars & Stripes Drive-In
1178 Kroesche Lane
New Braunfels, TX 78130

Utah

Erda Drive-In
4055 UT-36
Tooele, UT 84074

Vermont

Sunset Drive-In
155 Porters Point Road
Colchester, VT 05446

Fairlee Motel & Drive-In
1809 US-5
Fairlee, VT 05045

Virginia

Starlite Drive-In
275 Starlite Drive
Christiansburg, VA 24073

Goochland Drive-In
4344 Old Fredericksburg Road
Hadensville, VA 23067

Hull’s Drive-In
2367 North Lee Highway
Lexington, VA 24450

Central Drive-In
5113 Kent Junction Road
Norton, VA 24273

Family Drive-In
5890 Valley Pike
Stephens City, VA 22655

Washington

Rodeo Drive-In
7369 WA-3
Bremerton, WA 98312

Auto-Vue Drive-In
444 Auto View Road
Colville, WA 99114

Blue Fox Drive-In
1403 Monroe Landing Road
Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Wheel-In Motor Movie
210 Theatre Road
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Skyline Drive-In
182 Southeast Brewer Road
Shelton, WA 98584

Learn more about Washington dog-friendly drive-in movie theaters.

West Virginia

Hilltop Drive-In
Highway 8 & Highway 208
Chester, WV 26034

Warner’s Drive-In
3169 Petersburg Pike
Franklin, WV 26807

Wisconsin

Stardust Twin Drive-In
995 22nd Street
Chetek, WI 54728

Skyway Drive-In
3475 WI-42
Fish Creek, WI 54212

Highway 18 Outdoor Theatre
W6423 US-18
Jefferson, WI 53549

Field of Scenes Drive-In
N3712 WI-55
Freedom, WI 54130

Shawano Cinema
1494 East Green Bay Street
Shawano, WI 54166

Big Sky Twin Drive-In
N9199 Winnebago Road
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

Wyoming

American Dream Drive-In
1070 Road 9
Powell, WY 82435


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