Drive-In Movies in the Hudson Valley



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Drive In Movies in the Hudson Valley


We have searched the Hudson Valley for drive-ins. Below are the places that we found in our search. Be sure to check the website of each drive-in for their details about opening. Each group has determined its own method of implementing social distancing. And its own way of accepting reservations.

If we missed one of your favorite drive-ins, please send an email to editor@excitingread.com. 

Hudson Valley Parent magazine congratulates Beth Wilson, owner of The Warwick Drive-In Theater, for being such a strong community advocate.

Warwick Drive-In Theater
5 Warwick Tpk. (Rte 21) just off Rte. 94. Warwick, NY
(845)986-4440
They feature a park-like, grassy setting on 11 acres of farmland. With first-run movies, home-cooked food and multiple screens for a bigger choice of features. They use the latest in FM radio sound.

Tips for making your movie adventure a fun time
  • Be respectful of those around you as we practice social distancing. And observe the regulations established by the local theater.
  • Bring bug spray
  • Bring blankets for little ones
  • Clean your car window (who needs to watch a movie through bugs on the glass!)
  • Bring jumper cables (patrons sometimes drain their battery unknowingly, or you can help a neighbor who drained theirs.)
  • Try and buy your snacks at the snack counter (that's where the drive-ins make their profit helping to ensure they'll be around next summer.) Be sure to observe the rules established about ordering and picking up food.

Hudson Valley

Hyde Park Drive-in Theatre
4114 Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park
(845) 229-4738

 

Overlook Drive-In Theatre
126 Degarmo Rd. (between routes 44 & 55), Poughkeepsie
845-452-3445

Four Brothers Drive-in Theater
4957 Route 22, Amenia

Warwick Drive-In Theater
5 Warwick Tpke. (Rte 21) just off Rte. 94, Warwick
They feature a park-like, grassy setting on 11 acres of farmland, first-run movies, home-cooked food and multiple screens for a bigger choice of features. They use the latest in FM radio sound.

Fair Oaks Drive-In Theater
365 Bloomingburg Rd., Middletown
845-361-5773
Restored and reopened in the 1990s, the Fair Oaks Drive In is a twin screen venue that can accommodate up to 800 cars. Open from late April through September order some food right from your car and enjoy a feature film or 2!

Showtime Cinemas
1420 Route 300, Newburgh
845-566-8800
Tickets can be purchased upon entering the lot. Showtimes are posted on showtimecinemas.net. Concessions and restrooms are available inside the building. Please remember to bring a mask. Social distance guidelines must be followed at all times on the premises. Please use Route 300 entrance, as the Route 52 entrance will be closed. Lot opens at 7pm. Adults: $9.50; Child: $7.00.

Story Screen
724 Wolcott Ave., Beacon
845-440-7706
They are offering up two movies a night on Fri/Sat/Sun at our brand spanking new facility currently at the University Settlement Camp in Beacon, NY. This new location will accommodate 40-50 vehicles, with concessions brought right to your window and an environment tailor-made to enjoy some of your favorite movies under the stars, with the safety of all of our guests being our main focus. Tickets must be ordered in advance. Opens 7pm. $10/adults, $8/kids under 9, seniors 60+, and military.

UC Movie Nights
TechCity parking lot, 300 Enterprise Dr. in the town of Ulster
Ulster County is hosting a free summer movie series for eight weeks 
on Friday and Saturday nights, July 31 through September 26, in the parking lot at TechCity. The series, “UC Movie Nights” is free to Ulster County residents. Lot opens at 8:30pm. Movies begin at 9pm. Movies will be projected on a screen at the site. Sound will be broadcast on FM radio.

Hi-Way Drive-In Theatre
10699 St. Rte. 9W, Coxsackie
518-731-8672
Throwback setting for 1st-run movies & occasional film fests on outdoor screens with snack bar. Gate & Ticket Booth will open-up 90 minutes before the start of the first scheduled movie.

Summer Drive-In Movies on Ann Street
Ann Street parking lot, Newburgh
Enjoy free movies outdoors on Thursdays in August. Family-friendly movies will be shown at sundown (around 8:30pm) for Newburgh residents. There is room for 100 cars and 22 walk-ins (walk-ins are welcome to bring a chair). 
Walk-in group capacity is set at 8 people. See website for rules.

Capital Region

Hollywood Drive-in 
9254 Route 66, Averill Park
518-283-4425
(Rensselaer County)

Hathaway's Drive-In Theatre
Rt. 67, North Hoosick 

518-686-7768
(Rensselaer County)

Malta Drive-in 
2785 Route 9, Malta
518-587-6077 
(Saratoga County)

Glen Drive-in 
963 Route 9, Queensbury

518-792-0023
(Saratoga County)

Jericho Drive-in 
21 Jericho Rd., Glenmont
518-767-3398 
(Albany County)



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