PA Wilds Drive-Ins
- by Katie Weidenboerner
- June 23, 2017
Looking for a unique experience while visiting the PA Wilds?
Catch a show under the stars at one of the four drive-in theaters located across the region.
Family Drive-In Theater
8827 Route 6, Kane, McKean County
The Kane Family Drive-In – pictured – (originally called the “Ideal Drive In”) was built in 1952. One unique feature of the Kane Family Drive In is the 60 foot cement block screen, which is four stories tall and open on the inside. In 2013, the Drive in was upgraded to a digital, high-definition projector, which has made movie viewing an even more exceptional experience. The Kane Family Drive In is also home to Squatchfest, an annual music festival taking place in July.
Moonlite Drive-In Theatre
5268 Route 322, Brookville, Jefferson County
This drive-in boasts of sound through FM radio and free Wi-Fi. It runs shows from March until sometime in late fall. As long as there is one car at show time, the movie will run.
Make sure to visit their websites or call for movie selections and showtimes. And make sure to note that some theaters don’t take credit cards.
Pike Drive-In Theatre
5798 Route 15 Highway, Montgomery, Lycoming County
The Pike Drive In Theatre opened in 1953 during the “golden age” of the drive in. Built as a single screen theatre, it was expanded to a 3 screen in the 1990s. It shows first run double features from April to October. The Pike Drive In also hosts car shows and other special events throughout the spring, summer and fall.
Super 322 Drive-In
1682 Woodland-Bigler Highway, Woodland, Clearfield County
The Super 322 Drive-in Theatre was opened in 1950. In 2001, the Super 322 Drive-in Theatre was granted eligibility to be listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the Pennsylvania Museum Commission. The Super 322 opened for the 2014 season in digital, having the projector holding the record for the brightest light on the planet, according to its website. Each show is a double-feature beginning after sunset. No matter what the weather, the show goes on.
Sponsored by Straub Brewery, the Kane Family Drive-In hosts a summer music festival celebrating the legend of Sasquatch!