Drive-In Movie Theaters in Missouri | Drive-In Movie Theaters in MO
Please enjoy our list of drive-in movie theaters in the state of Missouri.
19 Drive-In offers a single screen with a first-run double feature every night of the week. The drive-in opened in 1954, and fits 250 cars, making it one of the smaller drive-ins. For those looking for an old-fashioned drive-in experience, 19 drive in still offers speaker sound, though they also have sound available on the radio for those who prefer a clearer sound.
Location: 5853 Highway 19, Cuba, MO (Just North of Town)
Ticket Prices: Call
21 Drive-In Theatre
Located near Miller Lake, off of highway 21, 10 miles east of Van Buren, this drive-in has several features that make it especially family-friendly. Children under 10 are free and there is a playground on site. This drive-in is open every Friday and Saturday for a double feature. The concession stand and restrooms are newly renovated.
Location: Highway 21 N, Van Buren, MO (10 Miles NE of van Buren)
Ticket Prices: $8/adult 11+
66 Drive-In Theatre
66 Drive-In Theatre near Carthage, Missouri offers first-run double features, Friday through Sunday evening, from April to mid-September. They do not allow outside food, but have a full concession stand, including hot dogs, polish dogs, and barbeque sandwiches. They have a playground for children before the film starts. They do not accept credit cards.
Location: 17231 Old 66 Boulevard, Carthage, MO (Just West of Town)
Ticket Prices: Adults 13+ $7, Children 6-12 $3, Children Under 6 Free
Barco Drive-In shows double features on a single screen on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights. The theater opened in 1950, and was owned and run by Barco Felts and his wife Wanda for the next 58 years. Now run by Lamar’s Community Betterment, which also owns the Plaza Theater in Lamar, it continues to provide both charm and nostalgia to the Lamar community.
Location: 57 South East 25th Lane, Lamar, MO (1.5 Miles East of Lamar)
Ticket Prices: Adults 12+ $7, Children 3-11 $3, Children Under 3 Free
I-70 Drive In
The I-70 Drive In is a part of the Globe Cinemas chain, which also operates the Twin Drive In in Independence, Missouri. It features four separate screens, each with a different, first-run double feature each night of the week. They continue to be open during the winter months, but only on the weekends. They allow you to bring outside snacks, but the reviews of their popcorn are especially good. The theater is very family friendly.
Location: 8701 East New 40 Highway, Kansas City, MO (Just off Main Street)
Ticket Prices: Adults 12+ $10, Children under 12 Free
Moberly Five and Drive
Located at the northern edge of Moberly, where Morley St. intersects with highway 63, this drive-in also has a 5 screen indoor theater on site, and is owned by B&B Theaters. The drive-in shows one film nightly, at dusk.
Location: 3000 North Morley St., Moberly MO
Ticket Prices: Adults 11+ $7.50 (certain first run features $9.50), children free
The Owen Drive-In is the smallest in Missouri, with a single screen and capacity for 80 cars. It has been in the possession of the Owen family since it was first opened in 1950. The concession stand sells hamburgers as well as snacks. The drive-in shows a single feature at dusk and is open nightly except for Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Location: 1 Owen Drive, Seymour MO (just south of Highway 60 and east of Highway K)
Ticket Prices:Adults 12+ $6, Children 6-11 $3, children under 6 free
Phoenix Theater and Drive-In
Phoenix Theatre and Drive-In has combined an indoor and outdoor theater, so that it can operate year-round. The drive-in shows a single, first-run film on Friday and Saturday nights during its open season. The theater will also arrange private viewings, where a group can arrange to watch a film privately. They accept credit cards, and have an ATM for those who wish to use debit.
Location: 16657 Missouri Highway B, Houston, MO (just east of town)
Ticket Prices: Adults 6+ $6, Children under 6 free (indoor theater is Adults 3+ $5, Children under 3 free)
Pine Hill Drive-In Theatre
The Pine Hill Drive-In shows first-run movies, April through October, Thursday through Saturday, with the gates opening at 7 pm and the show starting at dusk. It has been open continuously since 1953.
Starlite Drive-In Theatre
Starlite Drive-In Theatre offers first-run double features on each of its two screens, Friday to Monday, as well as a single film each night from Tuesday through Thursday. They accept credit cards at their concession stand, which serves hot food until 15 minutes after intermission. In addition, they offer a flea market on Saturdays and Sundays, which opens at 7 a.m.
Location: 15605 North State Hwy 21, Cadet, MO (About 5 miles north of Potosi)
Ticket Prices: Friday, Saturday, Sunday – $9 adults, $3 kids
Monday – $5 adults, $2 kids
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – $10 per car load
Sunset Drive-In Theatre
Sunset Drive-In Theatre originally opened in 1951, and is still operated by David Marks, who originally worked there during high school in the 1960s. They offer a double feature of first-run movies on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, with occasional special evenings. They are especially well wired for a drive-in theater, featuring both an android app and wireless internet on site. Note that they only accept cash.
Location: 1601 E. Church Street, Aurora, MO (at the NE corner of town)
Phone: 417-678-6609 or 417-866-7557
Ticket Prices: Adults 7+ $7, Children under 7 Free
Twin Drive In
The Twin Drive-In Theatre offers a first-run, double feature on each of its two movie screens. They are a part of the Globe Cinemas chain, which also owns the I-70 Drive-In, as well as two indoor theaters in Kansas City, the Pharaoh and the Noland Fashion. It is very family friendly, and is deliberately old fashioned, retaining much of its original decor.
Location: 291 East Kentucky Road, Independence, MO (Just East of Kansas City)
Ticket Prices: Adults 12+ $10, Children under 12 Free