One Of South Dakota’s Last Drive-In Theaters Is Hiding In A Small Town And You’ll Want To Visit

In the early to mid 20th century, seeing a new film at a drive-in movie theater was one of America’s favorite past times and brought in hundreds of patrons nearly every week. Sadly, like too many other things that were popular in the 20th century, the attendance at drive-in theaters has dramatically declined over the years, leaving behind only a handful in each state. Fortunately for us in South Dakota, we have 6 of these cinematic gems remaining, including this small-town drive-in theater that you will want to visit before summer’s end:

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:

Address: 17230 US-281, Redfield, SD 57469

Have you had a chance to visit this South Dakota tradition? Do you have any favorite drive-in memories you would like to share? Please post them in the comments! To learn more about the other theaters around SoDak, check out One Of The Oldest Drive-In Theaters In America Is Hiding Right Here In South Dakota.