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8 Drive-In Theaters to Visit in Metro Detroit

August 19, 2020

Get your film fix while social distancing at one of these drive-in movie theaters around Metro Detroit

By Nicole Glynn

Ford Drive-In Theatre

10400 Ford Road, Dearborn

Ford Drive-In TheatreVia Ford Wyoming Drive In Theatre's Facebook

The Ford Drive-in Theatre is open seven days a week, giving you plenty of opportunities to catch a flick you’ve been wanting to see! On-site restrooms and concessions are available for guest use (masks are required in common areas). The box office opens at 7:30 p.m. where tickets can be purchased upon arrival. Each screen features a double feature so enjoy two movies for the price of one!

The 15-Mile Drive-In Theater

6600 W Maple Road, West Bloomfield Township

The 15-Mile Drive-In TheaterVia The 15 Mile Drive-in Theater's Facebook

The 15-Mile Drive in Theater is ensuring guest safety by providing each car with its own 20-by-20-foot parking space. Restrooms are available for use and are cleaned every 15 minutes, and concessions are delivered straight to your car. Bonus: A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales are donated to charities such as Fleece and Thank You, Friendship Circle and the JCC special education program.

Metroparks Movies in the Parks

Willow Metropark: 23200 S Huron Road, New Boston

Kensington Metropark: 4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford

Hudson Mills Metropark: 8801 N Territorial Road, Dexter

Stony Creek Metropark: 4300 Main Park Drive, Shelby Charter Township

Enjoy a movie under the stars at one of the Huron-Clinton Metroparks drive-in theater locations.  No ticket purchase is required but you must have a vehicle pass to enter the park. Spots are available on a first-come-first serve basis. And concessions aren’t available for purchase, so make sure to stock up on your favorite snacks and drinks.

Canterbury Village Drive-In

2359 Joslyn Court, Lake Orion

Canterbury Village Drive-InVia Canterbury Village's Facebook

View a feature film on Canterbury Village Drive-In’s 14-by-32 foot high-resolution screen! With large parking spaces that allow an ample amount of space, you can enjoy a movie for $20 with up to 4 people per vehicle. Tickets can be purchased online in advance here. Restrooms are available onsite and limit the amount of people who are able to be inside at one time.

USA Hockey Arena Summer Drive-In

USA Hockey Arena, 14900 Beck Road, Plymouth

metro detroit drive-in movie theatersVia Summer Drive-In at USA Hockey Arena's Facebook

Catch a movie all week long at the USA Hockey Arena Summer Drive-In. Tickets cost $10 per each adult and $8 per child and can be purchased here. Cars are parked in every other parking spot, and restrooms and concessions provided by CJ’s Brewing Company are available onsite. Restrooms are cleaned every 30 minutes and a mask is required to enter.

Waterford Parks and Recreation Drive-In Movies

825 S Williams Lake Road, Waterford Township

With showtimes available on various weekend days throughout the month, plan a family night out at the Waterford Parks and Recreation Drive-In Movies. Pre-register for tickets here for just $20 per car ($5 extra for non-residents). Concessions will be available for purchase with cash only.

Macomb County Drive-In

Freedom Hill County Park, 14900 Metro Parkway, Sterling Heights

Macomb County Drive-InVia Macomb County Drive In Movies' Facebook

Watch a movie while munching on Jetta’s Gourmet Popcorn and tasty options from The Big Boy Food Truck at the Macomb County Drive-In. With designated 15-by-20-foot parking spaces, enjoy a movie on the big screen for $25 per car. Tickets are available for purchase online here. Masks are required in all common areas including the on-site restrooms.

Emagine Novi Drive-In

44425 West 12 Mile Road, Novi

Emagine Novi Drive-InVia Emagine Theatres Novi's Facebook

Complete with an outdoor lounge-patio for enjoying drinks and purchasing concessions, Emagine Novi is a great place to watch movie favorites with the entire family. Tickets are $30 per vehicle and can be purchased online here. In addition, the drive-in offers socially distant pre-show activities and giveaways for moviegoers. Check out their Facebook page for updates and the latest happenings!

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