Drive-in Movie Theaters in and around Boston for Outdoor Movie Nights with Kids

The kids are ready for outdoor movie night! Photo courtesy of the Mendon Twin Drive-In, Facebook
The kids are ready for outdoor movie night! Photo courtesy of the Mendon Twin Drive-In, Facebook

Drive-in movies in and around Boston have made a major comeback, offering New England families an fun activity for warm summer nights. Outdoor movie nighs with kids means piling in the car and getting cozy in the backseat while munching on popcorn and enjoying a family film. Many drive-in movie theaters are running screenings all summer, while several towns are offering "pop-up" drive-in movies on certain days. 

We've rounded up the latest summer drive-in movies in Boston and nearby Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Connecticut towns for fun family outings. Check back on this post for updates: As more screenings are added and pop-up theaters open, we will add them to the list. So read on for our guide to drive-in movie theaters in and around Boston for outdoor movie nights with kids.

While you've got summer fun on the brain, take a peek at our Ultimate Summer Bucket List Ideas: 100 (Mostly) Free Outdoor Games and Activities for Kids. If you're looking to get away for a day or two, we've compiled a list of the Best Cape Cod Beaches for Families. For some daytime fun, see our guide to the Best Sprinkler Parks and Splash Pads in Boston. And be sure to check out our guide to Free Outdoor Movies in Boston This Summer for Kids.

The Big E
The Big E Fairgrounds - 8:00 AM Pick
King Richard's Faire
King Richard's Faire - 10:30 AM Pick
Fall Festival Weekends at Smolak Farms
Smolak Farms - 11:00 AM Pick
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular
Roger Williams Park Zoo - 6:00 PM Pick
Topsfield Fair
Topsfield Fairgrounds - various times Pick
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides