The feeling is nostalgic: A night under the stars, the front seat was all the way back and an old family classic that played on the big screen. Your loved ones will probably chew popcorn a little too loud and the car will probably get a little too dirty, but it does not matter; everything is part of the drive-in experience.
For generations, run-in theaters have entertained movie fans across America. Lucky for you, Pennsylvania is home to some of America's oldest and most popular outdoor theaters. We've created a list of the five best run-in cinemas in Pennsylvania to help you make the most of your next movie night.
But before you load your car with your favorite blankets and pillows, make sure you have the right car insurance to protect your vehicle.
If you've a fan of movie classics and movie-themed weekends, you're looking for a treat. Mahoning Drive-In takes the film marathon to the next level with themed events spanning several days. Previous events have included live questions and answers with actors, themed food, live DJs, photo opportunities, giveaways and more. To top it off, Mahoning has the largest CinemaScope screen in Pennsylvania at 1
Beckys Drive-In has been a fan favorite since 1946 and has awards that prove it. Beckys has been voted "Best Drive-in Theater" at the Morning Call & # 39 ;s Readers & # 39; Choice Awards and is recognized as America & # 39 ;s & # 39 ;s Best Drive-in Theater by USA Today. This family-run theater operates two screens each night, each showing back-to-back features. Beckys even offers "Report Card Nights" where kids who show their report cards at checkout watch for free! And did anyone say food? Becky's snack bar covers everything essentials with menu options including chicken offerings, pretzels, cakes, hot chocolate, sweets and more.
Kane Family Drive-In
Kane Family Drive-In is more than your traditional run-in. theater. For starters, you can play miniature golf before the movie with your family and friends for only $ 2. This venue also offers year-round events. In the past, this has included several filmed country concert premieres with big stars such as Blake Shelton and the Florida Georgia Line. Another highlight is Kane's affordable rates- children 5 years and younger are free and the cost is only $ 3 for older children and older.
87 years! Shankweiler's Drive-In is America's oldest operational run-in. (How cool is that!?) It has been fully operational since 1934 and was the second run-in theater to open in the United States. During the summer, Shankweiler & # 39 ;s is generally open every night and offers 9pm and 11:35 pm show times. And if you need snacks with your cinema, Shankweiler & # 39 ;s has you covered. The funnel cake and Pork Bar-B-Que are a couple of their favorites in the snack bar.
Bar Ann Drive-In
Get ready to mix "the world's brightest digital projector" with a 1950-minute run-in experience. At Bar Ann's Drive-In you can enjoy them both. This run-in entertains all ages with children under five entering free of charge. Be sure to check out the snack bar for good food that will complement your movie under the stars.
Protecting your family fun
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