Welcome to the south bay drive in theatre website, a multiple screen drive in located in san diego ca. My family and i attended the grand opening of the mission drivein the late 1940s or very early 50s. Sign up for eventfuls the reel buzz newsletter to get uptodate movie times and theater information delivered right to your inbox. In the 1940s, at the height of the theater age, san francisco had over a hundred movie houses. The cinema treasures website lists 20 of the citys theaters as demolished, 65 as closed, and only one, the pagoda in north beach, as currently. Open drive in skyview drive in 5700 north belt west belleville, il 62226. Looking for local movie times and movie theaters in 33615.
San francisco war memorial and performing arts center complex of large performance spaces in the civic center area on van ness avenue which includes the following venues. Business is booming for showboat drivein theater in. Riverside, san bernardino counties change course, allow. The information above is provided as a free service. Indoor drivein movie theater coming to pigeon forge. Ellis persists, getting her to laugh at an awful joke and surprising her with a lunch break trip to a san francisco excavation revealing one of the ships the city was built upon she returns the favor later by showing him the indoor drive in theater she doesnt tell him was her own creation, one of the very few hints of her past. Counts spoke with local news station wbir about his vision for the project. Opera plaza cinema 601 van ness avenue near san francisco s civic center san francisco, ca 94102 415 7710183. A fully immersive indoor drivein movie experience, featuring the largest nonimax movie screen in north america.
Showtimes and tickets for san francisco, ca 94102 moviefone. Movie times, buy movie tickets online, watch trailers and get directions to amc metreon 16 in san francisco, ca. The spruce drive in theater in south san francisco in 1983. Herbst theatre 401 van ness in the san francisco civic center. San francisco playhouse 199seat nonprofit theater at 450 post street in union square.
Top 10 best drive in movie theater in san francisco, ca last. Find showtimes and movie theaters near zip code 94102 or san francisco, ca. A fully immersive indoor drivein movie experience, featuring the largest non imax movie screen in north america. Breed, prohibits all indoor public and private gatherings and outdoor. Wadsworth indoor drivein in arvada, co cinema treasures. See showtimes and sign up for valuepacked coupons and rewards. Lost san francisco landmarks that still exist in the movies sfgate. West wind drive in is your destination for a fun, oneofakind movie going experience. This was never more than 1 screen or in san francisco. Alamany drivein theater, san francisco, ca 94155 facts. Sam whiting is a san francisco chronicle staff writer. The best bay area drivein movie theaters for date night. Together, we set off in his brightcolored volkswagen bug, and as we drive, i rehearse.
Within this enclosed area, customers can view movies from the privacy and comfort of their cars. Pier 39, san francisco eat some clam chowder in a bread bowl before setting in on your blanket to watch a free screening of jack black comedy. In the late 1950s, illinois was home to over 120 drive in theaters. There were more than 100 archived photos of old bay area theaters. Tower theater san francisco, california the once vibrant tower theater was, until recently, basically falling apart, but has been partially restored throughout the years. See current and upcoming attractions, pictures, snack bar menu, and swap meet information. Like indoor theaters, driveins make their money almost entirely by. Imagine a perfect summer night at a classic american drive in movie theater in 1965 the beautiful sunset, a low full moon over the treeline in a country field, fireflies, a summer. The mission drive ins official address was 5500 mission street, but that was only its mailing address, in order to give it a san francisco identitythe site. Host the most talkedabout party of the year at ifly san francisco. Sf almost had a sutro drivein in 1950, and more local.
The movement, headed by the san francisco neighborhood theater. Box 222035 carmel, ca 93922 831 6220700 although a bit of a hike around a twohour drive, this is one theater. See more ideas about drive in movie theater, movie theater and drive in theater. Mission drivein in san francisco, ca cinema treasures.
The capitol drivein theatre is one of the west wind drivein movie theaters located in the state of california. City order forces sf movie theaters to shut doors, with uncertain future. Jasmine guerrero, 7, reacts as she watches the pixar short film lava at the west wind solano 2 drivein theater in concord, calif. August moon drive in is the brainchild of counts, a director, designer, and visual artist from new york. One embarcadero center promenade level san francisco, ca 94111 415 3520835. West wind drive in is your san jose destination for a fun, oneofakind movie going experience. Indoor drivein movie theater, bar planned near nissan. Find the movies showing at theaters near you and buy movie tickets at fandango. National gofundme drive to benefit 3 sf movie theaters. Since day one, the drivein has been family owned and operated. Just before world war ii, 9 of the 15 drivein movie theaters open in the.
North bay mobile drivein in novato, california, mobmov in san francisco. Near the san francisco bay area is the burlingame drive in theatre in, yes, burlingame. Portraying the distinct look of northern california drive ins, the burlingame sports the spread w ticket booth and a. Pages in category 1930s the following 200 pages are in this category, out of 333 total. A drive in theater or drive in cinema is a form of cinema structure consisting of a large outdoor movie screen, a projection booth, a concession stand and a large parking area for automobiles. Unlike indoor cinema theaters, there was an air of informality which was. A drivein theater or drivein cinema is a form of cinema structure consisting of a large outdoor. Burlingame drive in theatre demolished burlingame, ca photo by. Situated in san jose, the retrostyle drivein shows double features of current releases and provides sound through car fm radio.
This theater was originally built in 1911 along mission street in san francisco and was a big part of the city. San francisco movie times eventful movies is your source for uptodate movie times and movie theater information in san francisco. The mission drive ins official address was 5500 mission street, but that was only its mailing address, in order to give it a san francisco identitythe site was atop guttenburg street in daly. The showboat drive in theater in hockley, texas, about a 30minute drive outside houston, normally sees ticket sales go down about 40% on a weekend when they dont have any new movies. Nine years ago, syufy sold its century chain of 78 indoor theaters to cinemark, but. Bigger vehicles have to park next to adjacent red poles and smaller cars park next to silver poles. Tomorrow night, in addition to everything else going on in town e. West wind drivein theaters alldigital outdoor movies.
Your guests will experience the thrill of indoor skydiving in one of californias most unique party venues, where we specialize in custom events for kids, teens and adults alike. Search local showtimes and buy movie tickets before going to the theater on moviefone. As cinema chains explore new ways to expand and eventize the moviegoing experience, a new venture will look to the past, creating a massive indoor replica of a 1960s american drive in theater. The mission drive in used a san francisco address for business purposes, and was often advertised in the san francisco movie listings, despite actually being located in daly city. Reviews on drive in movie theater in san francisco, ca film night in the park, balboa theater, 7d experience, the new parkway, grand lake theatre. Browse all of loopnets theater listings and other commercial real estate including land, multifamily apartments, retail and office buildings, industrial property, hotels and motels, shopping centers and much more. Find everything you need for your local movie theater near you.
Adaline takes ellis on a date to a retired indoor drive in movie theater, now working as a vintage car chopshop. With nearly all of the nations movie theaters shuttered due to the. Mchenry indooroutdoor theater driveins movies films. San francisco movie theaters then and now the big event. Currently, illinois has 10 drive ins still in operation. Solano drive in concord if youre the type that likes to talk during a movie eh hem, like me, then a drive in movie theater is definitely your jam. Rolling back the decades at the bay areas drivein theaters. They have a parking policy to prevent unobstructed views of the screen. Romance and aging have been intertwined in movies such as the curious case. Drivein movie theaters of illinois and surrounding states. Customers wait for the start of a movie at the tk starlite drivein theater on september 28, 20 in neligh, nebraska.
Several neighborhood san francisco movie theaters including the. The theater, which opened in 1952, is one of only two drivein theaters left in nebraska, a state that once had almost 50. San diegos drive in movie theaters a little bit of americana in san diego with stateoftheart projectors and san diegos average 70 degree weather, drive in theatres offer the perfect setting for a night at the movies. San franciscos abandoned movie theaters the bold italic. About mchenry indoor outdoor theater the mchenry is a solo screen drivein showing double features seasonally. Discover and share movie times for movies now playing and coming soon to local theaters in san francisco. In recent years, san andreas destroyed the city from the golden gate bridge to candlestick, just as that old stadium was undergoing some real. The august moon drive in transports patrons to a beloved midcentury american popular entertainment. Amc metreon 16 san francisco, california 94103 amc.1488 593 1496 543 143 1076 1276 1457 371 1152 311 501 634 1269 1090 526 1326 759 914 1566 1335 1363 925 149 710 929 876 31 1363 1414 1108 773 34 849 398 275 1353