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Summer Outdoor Movie Options during COVID-19Drive-In Movies Near Boston

Summer is usually a time to enjoy outdoor movies under the stars. Since the COVID-19 pandemic - the drive-in movie theater has re-emerged as a fun family activity in lots of places in and around Boston

Boston has traditionally boasted a wide variety of venues for outdoor summer movies.   It's great to see that a growing list of Drive-in locations are starting to pop up to provide socially distanced family fun during these challenging times.

Here's a short, but growing list of Drive-in theatre locations in the Greater Boston area and beyond:

Boston Drive-In Movie Series for July - Free (SOLD OUT!)

Grab your popcorn, favorite candy and get ready for the City of Boston’s July Drive-in Movie Series. This series is free, family-friendly, and open to residents of Boston. All event attendees must pre-register cars in advance.  Registration is required for each car.

Wednesday, July 8th
6:00 p.m. - Moana
8:30 p.m - Yesterday
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (Rear Parking Lot)

Wednesday, July 15th
10:00 a.m (*Age Strong Matinee) - TBD
8:30 p.m - Jurassic Park
6:00 p.m. - Frozen II
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (Rear Parking Lot)

Wednesday, July 22nd
6:00 p.m. - Coco
8:30 p.m - Selena
121 Halleck Street (Parker Street Parking Lot)

Wednesday, July 29th
6:00 p.m. - Trolls
8:30 p.m - Harriet
121 Halleck Street (Parker Street Parking Lot)

 

 

Summer Drive-In Movies at Suffolk Downs

Summer Screen at Suffolk Downs is an exciting, social-distancing activity taking over Boston this summer. This pop-up drive-in movie series will take place Thursday nights, July 16-September 10, bringing back the iconic history of the site.  Advanced tickets can be purchased online.  

July 16 - Grease
July 23 - Field of Dreams
July 30 - The Goonies

Aug 6 - Jurassic Park
Aug 13 - Sparkle
Aug 20 - La La Land
Aug 27 - Field of Dreams

Fresh Air Flicks - Drive-in Movies at Holmes Field, Plymouth

Fresh Air Flicks is a new Friday-night drive-in offering family-friendly starting on July 17 at Holmes Field, in Plymouth.  Brought to you by Trustees of Reservations, the drive-in will offer a safe way for you and your family to enjoy movie night under the stars.  Reserved tickets are $30 per car (non-member) and $25 per car for Trustees members.

July 17: The Goonies
July 24: Mrs. Doubtfire
July 31: BIG
August 7: Finding Nemo

Newton Community Pride’s Drive-In Movie Events

Newton Community Pride’s Drive-In Movie Event! Watch family-friendly movies on a 40ft screen from the comfort and safety of your car this summer.  Location is the former Marshalls Lot on Needham Street in Newton.   Tickets are free, but must be reserved in advance.

July 10: Field of Dreams
July 17: Sonic the Hedgehog


Yarmouth Drive-In at Cape Cod

Get ready to enjoy live music and entertainment on the Cape again! The Yarmouth Drive-in features three enormous High-Definition LED screens are now on hand to showcase everyone’s favorite hit films, national touring acts, comedians, and more.

Tickets are sold in advance by the carload, starting at a base price of $30 which includes up to 4 patrons in the car. (*Max 4 people per car). 

Sun JULY 12 - Jurassic Park at 7 PM

Mon JULY 13 - Men in Black at 5 PM
Mon JULY 13 - Ferris Bueller's Day Off at 9 PM

Tue JULY 14 - Grease at 5 PM
Tue JULY 14 - Spaceballs at 9 PM

Wed JULY 15 - Honey I Shrunk the Kids 5 OM
Wed JULY 15 - Field of Dreams at 9 PM

Thu JULY 16 - Shrek at 5 PM
Thu JULY 16 - Wayne's World at 9 PM

Fri JULY 17 - Finding NEMO at 5 PM
Fri JULY 17 - Dirty Dancing at 9 PM

Sat JULY 18 - Cars at 5 PM
Sat JULY 18 - Raiders of the Lost Ark at 9 PM

Sun JULY 19 - Forrest Gump at 5 PM
Sun JULY 19 - Remember the Titans 9 PM

Wed July 22 - Black Panther at 8 PM

Thu July 23 - Ironman at 8 PM

Sat July 25 - Star Wars: the Force Awakens at 8 PM

Sun July 26 - The Avengers at 8 PM

Sun JULY 12 - Jurassic Park at 7 PM

Mon JULY 13 - Men in Black at 5 PM
Mon JULY 13 - Ferris Bueller's Day Off at 9 PM

Tue JULY 14 - Grease at 5 PM
Tue JULY 14 - Spaceballs at 9 PM

Wed JULY 15 - Honey I Shrunk the Kids 5 OM
Wed JULY 15 - Field of Dreams at 9 PM

Thu JULY 16 - Shrek at 5 PM
Thu JULY 16 - Wayne's World at 9 PM

Fri JULY 17 - Finding NEMO at 5 PM
Fri JULY 17 - Dirty Dancing at 9 PM

Sat JULY 18 - Cars at 5 PM
Sat JULY 18 - Raiders of the Lost Ark at 9 PM

Sun JULY 19 - Forrest Gump at 5 PM
Sun JULY 19 - Remember the Titans 9 PM

Wed July 22 - Black Panther at 8 PM

Thu July 23 - Ironman at 8 PM

Sat July 25 - Star Wars: the Force Awakens at 8 PM

Sun July 26 - The Avengers at 8 PM

Wed. July 29 - Jaws I & II Double Feature at 7PM

Thu. July 30 - Back to the Future at 8 PM

Sun. Aug. 2 - Jurassic World at 8 PM

 

Yarmouth Drive-In at Barnstable County Fairgrounds

Enjoy the Yarmouth drive-in movie at the Barnstable County Fairgrounds this summer. The gates to the fairgrounds will open at 6 p.m., and at 6:30 a local performer — a comedian or a band — will perform while people are getting concessions and getting comfortable for the movie.

AUG 6 - Apollo 13, Silent Trees
Thurs at 6:00 PM

AUG 7 - Minions, Kids DJ Jam
Fri 6:00 PM

AUG 8 - Jumanji The Next Level
Sat 6:00 PM

AUG 9 - Anchorman, Dave Russo and Pete Costelo Stand Up
Sun 6 PM

AUG 10 - Transformers, Opener TBA
Mon 6 PM

AUG 11 - Sing, Barry Hynes
Tue 6 PM

AUG 14 - Laser Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon, Dazed & Confused, Flydown
Fri 6 PM

AUG 15 - Yesterday movie, Lasers in the Sky with Diamonds - Beatles Laser Light Show
Sat 6 PM

 

Wellfleet Drive-In Movie Theatre

The Wellfleet Drive-in is a Cape Cod's family outing that is sure to please. There is also a fun playground and snack bar. Box office opens at 6:45 pm; shows start as soon as it's dark enough (approximately 8:00pm, with the second show following at around 10:00pm).  Advanced tickets are available online, and you can also purchase them onsite.

The Wellfleet Dairy Bar is also onsite and features lots of Ice Cream – soft serve and hard packed ice cream.   You can also get shakes, Razzles (ice cream mixed with your choice of candies or other mix-ins) Sundaes made your way! The outdoor patio overlooks our retro 18-hole Mini-Golf course. 

 

Mendon Twin Drive-In Theatre

The Mendon Twin Drive-in first opened in June 1954. Now with two screens and capacity for 800 cars, it shows 4 movies a night – a children’s movie, followed by a more grown-up flick on each screen.  Open 7 days a week, tickets are $25 per carload.

A snack bar sells hamburgers, hot dogs, French fries, etc. Sound is transmitted over your AM/FM radio. If you have a hatchback, back the car in and the kids can watch lying down in the trunk. 

Leicester Triple Drive-In Theatre

Come out to the Leicester Triple Drive-in and enjoy one of the best pastimes of summer! Tucked away in lush wooded surroundings under a full blanket of stars, (and thanks to no light pollution), you're sure to have a memorable time! We look forward to seeing you this weekend!! 

Tickets can be purchased online until 3:00pm on the day of the show.  After that, if it's not sold out you can purchase them (cash only) at the box office.