If you are looking for an outing to the movies, then check out this list. There are many summer drive-in theater options in Southeast Michigan. Therefore families can enjoy a summer outing safely. Catching a drive-in movie this summer is the perfect opportunity to create memories with your family. Grab your favorite snacks, some comfy blankets, as well as your pillows. Then check your local listings for a movie showing near you.
Macomb County Drive-In Movie Theaters
Drive in Movies at Huron-Clinton Metroparks
2021 Season tentative dates July until September, 2021.
A wide variety of family friendly movies at parks throughout metro Detroit. The cost is free, however park admission is required. Movies start at dusk.
Movie Magic Lakeside
2021 Season TBA
If you live in Macomb County, then check out Movie Magic Lakeside. A great value at just $25 per car. Experience the magic with new movie lineups coming throughout the season.
Address: 14000 Lakeside Circle Sterling Heights, MI. 48313
Phone: (586) 770-6336
Drive in Movie Nights
2021 Season Started 5/27
Join Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea Lakeside Shelby, Sunset-Cinema MI, and Sherwood Brewing Company for some good old fashioned fun in the parking lot of the Hayes Center Shoppes! The 2021 season includes family-friendly movies such as Jumanji, Coco as well as The Croods.
Address: 45689 HAYES RD, SHELBY TWP, MI 48315
Oakland County Drive-In Theaters
Canterbury Village Drive-In
2021 Season Cancelled
Canterbury Village will be hosting daily drive-in movies. The drive in features a 14 x 32 foot large high-resolution LED screen. It’s perfect for daytime as well as nighttime movie viewing.
However, space will be limited to 160 cars per showtime. Additionally, each car will be assigned a 14’x20′ space. Lastly, visitors are required to remain within their designated space.
Address: 2359 Joslyn Ct, Orion Charter Township, MI. 48360
Phone: (248) 391-5700
The 15-Mile Drive-In Theater
2021 Season May until October, 2021
At the present time, The 15 Mile Drive-in Theater is located in the parking lot of the Jewish Community Center. This location generally offers two showings per week. Movies will not start until after dark. This drive in experience offers a 55-foot screen. Each car is assigned a 20’x20′ space. Thus, giving movie-goers a little bit more elbow room. Finally, a portion of the proceeds from each movie will benefit Fleece & Thank You.
Address: 6600 West Maple Road, West Bloomfield Township.
Wayne County Drive-In Theater Locations
2021 Season started April 17, 2021.
Located in Dearborn, this drive-in movie theater offers 5 screens. They also offer concessions and nightly double features.
Address: 10400 Ford Rd, Dearborn, MI. 48126.
Phone: (313) 846-6910
USA Hockey Arena Summer Drive-In
2021 Season started April 16, 2021
The Summer Drive-In, located within the USA Hockey Arena parking lot, is presently a 3 screen drive-in theater. The theater offers daily showings, as well as concessions.
Address: USA Hockey Arena, 14900 Beck Rd, Plymouth, MI. 48170.
Phone: (734) 927-3284
BUY TICKETS (online only): bit.ly/SDITickets
2021 Season Cancelled as of 4/19/2021
If you live near Southgate, then you won’t want to miss the Downriver Drive-in. They offer a weekend drive-in movie theater experience. Events take place at the Crystal Gardens Banquet Facility.
Address: 16703 Fort Street, Southgate, MI. 48195.
Phone: (734) 285-2210
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Early Childhood Professional, “Music with Ms. Carissa,” Mama, and now blogger thanks to MDM! Carissa works as an Early Childhood Consultant for Michigan’s state-funded Preschool Program, the Great Start Readiness Program. In her spare time, she entertains children and families with live music as part of her Music with Ms. Carissa. Most importantly, she is “Jack’s Mom” and loves adventuring with her young toddler all around Metro Detroit!