Some say the era of Drive-In movies has come and gone with the advent of Megaplexes, Tivo and Netflix. But if you look around, we're still doing it old school here in Kansas City. From your traditional Drive-In movies and free flicks outside to watching a movie while floating around in a pool--here's the Top 5 Places to Watch a Movie Outdoors in KC.
The Boulevard Drive-In (1051 Merriam Lane, Merriam, Kansas) is self-desribed as 'The World's Greatest Drive-In' and it's easy to see why. Being the first Drive-in in the world to install digital sound and first run movies..it's impossible to have a bad time while at the Boulevard. Call 913.262.0392 for more info.
Arguabally the largest Drive-In theater in Missouri, the I-70 Four Screen has something for everyone. Kids 11 and under are $2, everyone else gets in for around $8. call 816.257.2234 for showtimes and info.
Take a blanket and lounge on the lawn at Crown Center and watch a FREE movie on their huge outdoor screen. The projection and sound are great and they don't allow lawn chairs, so everyone can see! On this year's lineup--"Mission Impossible", "An Affair to Remember", "To Kill a Mockingbird", and "Footloose".
The Twin Drive-In is one of the oldest drive-in movie theaters still playing in Kansas City. Located at 1320 N. Missouri 291 Highway in Independence you'll feel like you're back in the 50's. Call 816.257.2234 for showtimes or visit the Twin's website (link above).