DELSEA, NJ – For decades, New Jerseyeans have been calling for the days of yore when drive-in movie theaters dotted the landscape from Cape May to High Point. Now, with indoor movie theaters closed across the state, many are turning to the drive-in movie theater in Delsea and others are popping up across the state. Here’s a list of drive-in movie locations across the state.
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- Berkeley Township – The township of Berkeley is hosting three drive-in movies this summer, which started in June, but the next installment is Wednesday, July 8th, with Despicable Me. You can visit the Berkeley Township Facebook page for more information.
- Brick Township – Brick Mayor John Ducey is hosting a summer full of outdoor fun and entertainment including drive-in movies at Drum Point Road Sports Complex. The next showing is July 10th, the Lion King.
- Jackson Township – Another Ocean County town is hosting drive-in movies, but through a commercial provider. You can check the township website for movies, which now cost $25 per car load.
- Hillsdale – Demarest farms in Hillsdale is hosting a complete summer schedule of drive-in movies with classic movies like Grease, Goonies, Jurrasic Park and more. You can check out their website for showtimes and availability.
- Rockleigh – The Rockleigh Country club hosted two drive-in movies in June. To see updates on future events, visit their page.
- Delsea – The Delsea drive-in is the last remaining regularly operating drive-in theater in New Jersey. Unlike the pop-up theaters, they feature new releases. They charge $21.68 per car and yes, you can even bring in outside food.
- Ramsey – The Ramsey theater has announced it will be hosting drive-up movies while the theater remains closed. The last update by the theater was posted on July 2nd, saying more information is coming soon.
- East Brunswick – East Brunswick is hosting residents only drive-in movies. Check the town’s website for future events.
- Vineland –
The following towns will be hosting drive-in movies through a company called Boxcar. Boxcar has partnered with local towns in New Jersey to bring back the big screen, in a new socially distant way. To make the night complete, they are partnering with local restaurants to provide carside delivery of dinner specials and snacks. Check out the Boxcar website to learn more.