The Top 5 Drive-in Movie Theaters Near Phoenix

Do you know what never goes out of style? Drive-in theaters. That’s why we’ve gathered a list of the 5 best drive-in movie theaters near Phoenix. Next time you are craving a movie, go to one of these classic theaters, or support one of these local theaters who are offering virtual cinema experiences.

West Wind Glendale

5650 N 55th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85301

West Wind Glendale is one of the most famous drive-in theaters in the valley area. They’ve been in the neighborhood since 1993 and always have the latest releases at first-rung, meaning they get new movies at the same time indoor theaters do. Now that’s a privilege!

Digital Drive-In AZ

1901 N Alma School Rd. Mesa, AZ 85201

Have you heard of virtual drive-in? Well, this is what Digital Drive-In AZ is. This allows you to drive your car anywhere so long you can connect to the internet, and stream one of their movies. If you want to set something up outdoors, the next “theater” on our list will take care of your hardware needs too.

Celestial Nights Family Entertainment

18461 W Piedmont Rd. Goodyear, AZ 85338

Celestial Nights is more than a drive-in movie theater near Phoenix. They are taking social distancing to a new level by helping you have a movie night all to yourself. While you can purchase tickets in advance for their drive-in events, you could also rent their inflatable outdoor movie screen to have an exclusive drive-in experience in your backyard or anywhere else you want!

Drive-In Movie Night at the Princess

7575 East Princess Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85255

Scottsdale Princess, as the name indicates, is a drive-in movie theater near Phoenix that has the ladies in mind and dedicates itself to creating the best date night or girl’s night experience. On top of ice skating, spas, and shopping, now it has drive-in movie nights to the list of available activities. Just make sure you sign up in advance to secure your spot!


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Pleasant Harbor Drive-In Movie Nights

8708 W. Harbor Blvd, Peoria, AZ 85383

Looking for something to do over the weekend? Why not spend your day at the beautiful lake and then head to Pleasant Harbor for a drive-in movie night, while enjoying the sunset and the night sky? Make sure you bring face masks with you and practice social distancing to keep everyone safe!

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