Today is National Drive-in Movie Theatre Day. It’s the 86th anniversary of the drive-in movie theatre. On June 6th, 1933 Richard Hollingshead opened the first, permanent drive-in theater in Camden, New Jersey.
Pennsylvania has 27 operating drive-ins. Shankweilers Drive-in, located in Orefield, PA was the second to open in April of 1934 and is still open today. It is the oldest operating drive-in in the United States.
Courtesy photo – Shankweilers Drive-In Theatre
Have you been to the Drive-In movies this season? If not, pack up the family and be sure to visit. It’s lots of fun!
For a list of Drive-In movie theatre’s located in Pennsylvania, please click on the following link