UPDATED: Where to Find Drive-In Movies on Long Island


The return of the drive-in movie theater, a fun family activity that is Covid-safe.

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Mini drive-in movie theaters have been popping up across the Island. Sitting in your car is a safe way to get out and enjoy a fun family activity while still practicing safe social distancing.


Here is a list of some drive-in movie experiences that we found across Long Island. Come back for more listings as they become available.


Bayville Adventure Park - MEN IN BLACK is playing at the Bayville Drive-In Movie and Dinner Thursday June 18th. Enjoy dinner served to you in your car or eat at one of our movie view tables. Located in Bayville Long Island. Buy your tickets online. Location: 8 Bayville Ave, Bayville.

Adventureland - Movies shown in June include Home Alone, Little Giants, Rookie of the Year, Lion King, and Dr. Doolittle. Head to the website for more information. Location: 2245 Broadhollow Rd, Farmingdale.


Commack - Drive-in movies shown at Mema's Pizzeria. Click for showtimes. Location: 1147 Jericho Turnpike, Commack.


Nassau Coliseum - Movies shown in the parking lot of the coliseum. For more info click here. Location: 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale.


North Hempstead - The town will be showing movies at one of three facilities for residents. Movies will be shown every Saturday after sundown into the summer. See the remaining schedule below:


  • Saturday, June 20 - Sandlot - Clinton G. Martin Park in New Hyde Park
  • Sunday, June 21 - Sandlot - Clinton G. Martin Park in New Hyde Park
  • Saturday, June 27 - Jaws - North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington
  • Saturday, June 28 - Jaws - North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington

Residents will have to register their cars in advance here. Locations: North Hempstead Beach Park, Port Washington, Clifton G. Martin Bark, New Hyde Park, and Manorhaven Beach Park, Port Washington.


Oyster Bay - The town of Oyster Bay is hosting a movie series this summer. See details here. The town just added a series of kids movies for the summer. Click here for details and show dates. Location: Various.


Huntington Station - Monday, Tuesdays, and Wednesday at Rincon Criollo will be drive-in movie night at the Cuban restaurant, according to a story on News 12. Limited space so reservations are required. Location: 16 W Jericho Tpke, Huntington Station, (631) 271-2277.


Lake Grove - Long Island pop-up drive-in movie series comes to the Smith Haven Mall starting May 28. For more information and schedule click here. Location: 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove.


Port Jefferson - Movies will be held every other Friday and Saturday Night. Friday Family Nights will cost $40 per car. For more info click here. Location: Resident parking lot just north of the Railroad Station on Oakland Avenue and Perry Street ("The Perry Street Lot").


Sayville - Officials are planning a pop-up theater for June with a location will be announced shortly, according to News 12. Location: TBD.


Sag Harbor - The Sag Harbor Cinema, in association with the Village of Sag Harbor, presents Sag Harbor Cinema  at Havens Beach. Next movie is Grease on June 21. Location: Havens Beach, Sag Harbor.


Yankee Stadium - Okay, we know this is a little out of the way (and not on Long Island) but it’s pretty cool. According to reports, beginning in July, Yankee Stadium will host drive-in movie festivals in its parking lot. Location: 1 E 161 St, The Bronx, (718) 293-4300.