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NEW JERSEY'S ONLY DRIVE-IN THEATRE

Providing a truly unique experience, where families and friends can come together, enjoy an affordable evening full of fun & entertainment!

History of the Delsea Drive-In Movie Theatre

The Delsea Drive-In was built in 1949, closed in 1987, and reopened in 2004. Located in Vineland, New Jersey, it is New Jersey's only drive-in movie theatre. It is less than a one hour drive from Atlantic City, Philadelphia, and Delaware. Combining the nostalgia of the drive-in movie theatre with modern technologies and healthier food choices, the Delsea Drive-In offers affordable family fun for all ages. The number of drive-ins has fallen from over four thousand to less than four hundred over the past few decades, largely in part to increasing real estate values and the popularity of the fast food industry. The concession stand is where the drive-in covers operating expenses. In either your own drive-in experiences or wanting to create drive-in memories for your children or grandchildren remember one thing, "If you eat here, we'll be here."

History of the Drive-In Movie Theatre

On June 6, 1933, the first drive-in movie theatre was opened by Richard Hollingshead Jr. in Pennsauken, New Jersey.
The admission cost was 25 cents per car and 25 cents per person.

 

The Delsea Drive-In in the News

NJ.com Article

 




***Tune in to NJTV tonight, July 17th, at 10:30 to see a special rebroadcast of Driving Jersey: CinemaNJ!**

*****EVENT: 2018 DELSEA DRIVE-IN ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR SHOW , SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 2018. Gates open at 4 PM for Classic Car owners and at 5:00 PM for the general public.Register your vehicle at info@delseadrive-in.net. Include name, phone number, make, model, year, plate number and state. Registration is FREE!

***PLEASE! KNOW HOW TO SHUT YOUR CAR HEADLIGHTS OFF PRIOR TO VISITING! BE PREPARED TO COVER THEM IF YOU DO NOT KNOW HOW TO PUT YOUR HEADLIGHTS OUT! USE ONLY PARKING LIGHTS WHEN MOVING VEHICLE IN THE FIELD and we are ON SCREEN!!! EXTINGUISHING YOUR HEADLIGHTS IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY. DARKNESS IS AN ABSOLUTE REQUIREMENT FOR DRIVE-IN THEATRES! Our field attendants will help you to extinguish your lights, if possible, but our primary obligation is keep the field dark for our patrons enjoyment of the product on screen.

Pardon our appearance – planned site improvements have been delayed due to recent inclement weather conditions. We appreciate your consideration and patience as we undertake these improvements as the season progresses.