Drive-In Theaters Are Thriving Amid Stay At Home Orders!
Although it seems like most businesses are struggling during quarantine, drive-in theaters are more popular than ever! Here are 5 drive-ins you can visit right now in Southern California. We’re all dying to get out of the house, so why not!
Van Buren Drive-In
The Van Buren Drive-In in Riverside is located just around the corner from the Tyler Galleria. It’s been in operation in Riverside’s historic Arlington District since 1964! The drive-in is open 7 days a week with rules currently in place for social distancing.
Van Buren also holds daytime swap meets on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
3035 Van Buren Boulevard
Riverside, CA 92503
Mission Tiki Drive-In
Located in Montclair, the Mission Tiki Drive-In has been around since 1956! Although it originally only had one screen, it now has four screens in operation. The drive-in is open 7 days a week and is as popular as ever.
They also house a daytime swap meet, but it is currently closed during the coronavirus pandemic.
10798 Ramona Ave
Montclair, CA 91763
Paramount Twin Drive-In
The Paramount Twin Drive-In has been going strong since 1948! Although it has been temporarily closed during the pandemic, they are now reopening.
It originally housed only one screen, but expanded to two later on. It even received a much-needed renovation in 2014.
7770 Rosecrans Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
South Bay Drive-In
South Bay Drive-In has been in operation since 1958 in the Imperial Beach area of San Diego. This nautically themed drive-in theater is owned and operated by the same folks who run Mission Tiki and Van Buren. They are currently up and running with special rules in place for social distancing!
2170 Coronado Avenue
San Diego, CA 92154
The Rubidoux Drive-In in Riverside isn’t too far from Van Buren and is one of the oldest on this list. It’s been around since 1948 and still uses it’s original screen tower! It features 3 screens and is open 7 days a week.
3770 Opal Street
Riverside, CA 92509
Get out there and enjoy what’s available during these hard times! And once quarantine is fully lifted, don’t forget to check out these cool hidden gems in Los Angeles as well!