Metro Detroit Drive-In Movie Theatres – Canterbury Village Drive-In, Emagine Theatre Drive-In, USA Hockey Arena Plymouth Drive-In, Macomb County Drive-In and more. Movie info, covid-19 regulations, ticket info, and more.
Drive-Ins are popping up all over SE Michigan during covid-19 because Metro Detroiters need SOMETHING to do during the summer in place of the carnivals, outdoor movie nights, FREE outdoor summer concerts, and fireworks shows.
Metro Detroit Drive-In Movies – Metroparks Drive-In Movies (multiple locations)
Metroparks Movies in the Parks
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Willow Metropark – (23200 S Huron Rd, New Boston, MI 48164, 734-697-9181, metroparks.com)
Drive-In movies at different Metroparks throughout the summer on select days. Movie is FREE but A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required for these events. Daily & Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today. Pack up the family and head out to your Metropark to enjoy a movie under the stars – drive-in style! Bring some popcorn and your favorite snacks and spend a night in the park then settle in to enjoy the show from the comfort and safety of your own vehicle (or socially distanced bicycle). All ages event. MORE INFO / MOVIE SCHEDULE
Flat Rock Drive-Movies
Flat Rock Drive In
Flat Rock Plaza (27395 Telegraph Road, Flat Rock, MI 48134)
Weekend family-friendly movies with social distancing from guests’ cars. Tune into the movie via in-car stereo/radio. Guests may enter 45 minutes prior to the movie start time to get their spot. Flat Rock Drive in presented by Flat Rock Downtown Development Authority and other Flat Rock businesses. You can purchase tickets VIA THIS LINK. Cost of each movie is $20
Metro Detroit Drive-In Movie Theatres – Lake Orion Drive-In Movies
Canterbury Village Drive-In
Canterbury Village (2359 Joslyn Ct, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, 248-391-5700, canterburyvillage.com)
Canterbury Village in Lake Orion hosts drive-in movies, concerts, and even comedy nights on their raised 30 ft x 14 ft LED screen. The movies are powered by Emagine Theatres. Up to 4 movies can be shown each day. Up to 4 movie showings will be screened each day, Canterbury can even deliver movie refreshments to your car via the Canterbury Village C Pub (pizza, popcorn, chicken wings, Faygo Pop, and more). For now, in addition to other rules (see below), tickets MUST be purchased IN ADVANCE AND ONLINE ONLY. You can purchase tickets at THIS LINK. Cost of each movie is $20 (for vehicles w/1-4 people, $25 for 1-5 people, $30 for 1-6 people) and you can hear the movies through your car radio. Movies are in bright LED light that can be seen even in sunlight conditions. The schedule is random but usually clocks in at operating 5-6 days per week during the summer. Schedule is usually updated via their facebook page every Monday or Tuesday. Only 160 vehicles will be allowed per screening. Each vehicle will be given a 14ft x 20ft space. You are allowed to show up to 45 minutes before the screening. You can NOT hold spaces for other vehicles. Tickets (or phone tickets) will be scanned through the window glass with your window closed. All Canterbury staff will wear masks and gloves. NO Pets due to safe social distancing concerns. MORE INFO / MOVIE SCHEDULE
Metro Detroit Drive-In Movie Theatres – Novi Drive-In Movies
Emagine Theatre Novi Drive-In Movies
Emagine Theatre Novi (44425 West 12 Mile Road, Novi, Michigan 48377, 888-319-FILM, www.emagine-entertainment.com)
Movies will be scheduled to show every Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights starting at 9:30p, with the gates opening at 7p prior to each showtime. Ticket will be $30 per vehicle (no more than six people per. RV’s and limousines are not permitted) and must be purchased online on Emagine’s website or app. Movies are subject to change, please check Emagine’s website for updates. To ensure safe social distancing. Emagine Theatre Novi will limit capacity to 120 vehicles, offer contactless check in via Emagine’s website or app, and vehicles are to be parked in accordance to safe social distancing guidelines. The Emagine lobby will be open for carry out or car delivery concessions, which include favorites like popcorn, nachos, chicken tenders, candy, cotton candy, pretzel bites, cookie dough and more. There will also be an option for direct delivery of concessions to your car. No outside food or beverages allowed. Guests will also have access to the restrooms within the lobby of Emagine. The lobby’s will be following social distancing and limited capacity guidelines. Emagine staff will operate under CDC guidelines, including masks and gloves worn by all employees. MORE INFO / MOVIE SCHEDULE
Metro Detroit Drive-In Movie Theatres – Plymouth Drive-In Movies
Summer Drive-In at USA Hockey Arena
USA Hockey Arena (14900 Beck Rd, Plymouth, MI 48170, 734-453-6400, www.usahockeyarena.com)
Open daily through the summer on 3 Screens. Here’s how it works – Each week they pick 3 different classic movies to show on each of the 3 screens from Friday through Thursday throughout the summer. 3 new movies every week. One movie show per night on 3 screens. Gates open at 7:30p, movies start at dusk (around 9:30p). Tickets are sold by individuals and not per vehicle like most drive-ins. Ticket prices are $20, Children 4-12 are $8, Children under 3 are FREE. Advanced online ticket purchases only. Concessions (including burgers, nachos, wings, etc) are available for curbside carryout purchases through mobile ordering. Guests must stay within 6 feet of their own vehicle. Guests must wear a mask to use the indoor restrooms. TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Metro Detroit Drive-In Movie Theatres – Sterling Hts Drive-In Movies
Macomb County Drive-In
Freedom Hill / Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre (14900 Metro Pkwy, Sterling Heights, Michigan, 248-377-0100, freedomhillamphitheater.com)
Hosted by funfestevents. Movies will be shown up to 3x daily on the LED big screen drive in movie theatre at Michigan Lottery Amphithatre (Freedom Hill). all screenings will be limited to just 150 cars and will cost $20 per carload of people. Tickets are on sale ONLY at etix.com. Food trucks will be available on site for refreshment sales. The LED screen is very visible, even in daylight conditions. Like Canterbury drive-in in Lake Orion, this drive-in is taking precautions in the covid era. Each vehicle will have a 15ft x 20 ft designated space for their vehicle. Staff at the drive-in will be wearing masks and gloves and the line for restrooms on-site will maintain social distancing and will be clearly marked. MORE INFO / MOVIE SCHEDULE
Waterford Drive-In Movies
Waterford Parks and Recreation Drive-In Movies
Hess-Hathaway Park (825 S Williams Lake Rd, Waterford, MI 48327, 248-674-5441, www.waterfordmi.gov)
Waterford Parks and Recreation is offering 3 Drive In Movie Nights this August with safe social distancing in mind. The movie series will be shown in the open area near the ball field located inside the park. Park and Recreation Staff will be directing you where to park when you enter the park. Larger vehicles will be required to park in the back rows. Alcohol is prohibited in the park. Concessions will be sold. Cash only. In order to ensure safe social distancing, space is limited and pre-registration is required. Price is $20 per vehicle for Waterford residents and $25 for non-Waterford residents. You can purchase your tickets to these movie nights HERE. There will be no refunds and registration is closed for each event at least 5 days ahead of the event. Please arrive 45 minutes in advance. MORE INFO / MOVIE SCHEDULE
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