Open Drive-In Movie Theaters Are Starting To Pop Up All Over Minnesota
Come summer in Minnesota, it’s time to get outdoors. After weathering through a long, cold winter, Minnesotans want to soak up the sun as much as we can. By day, hiking, biking, and swimming are among the top activities. But at night, things get a little more exciting. Besides camping and bonfires, one favorite activity is going to the drive-in. Minnesotans are lucky to still have six drive-in theaters open all over our state. In just about every region, one of these nostalgic attractions draws visitors each night for some outdoor summer fun. Below, you’ll find a list of theaters that are currently open where you can take part in this summertime tradition:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Minnesota’s sixth drive in, Vali-Hi Drive-In, has not yet announced opening dates for 2020 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Check their website to find out when they open. Have you ever been to any of Minnesota’s drive-in theaters? Let us know your favorite one in the comments!
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 19 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at [email protected] or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.
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