Photo courtesy of LI Movie Nights/Facebook
Photo courtesy of LI Movie Nights/Facebook

Drive-in Movie Theaters and Pop-up Movie Nights on Long Island

Long Island may not have any permanent drive-in movie theaters of its own, but the pandemic has brought about a surge in pop-up drive-ins, plus a revival of drive-in movie theaters throughout the tri-state area. Tracking down these pop-up movie spots can be a little bit challenging, so we're doing our best to curate a dedicated list for Long Island families looking for a safe, socially distant evening of summer fun.

Many of these drive-in movie theater pop-ups announce upcoming flicks at the last minute, but we're keeping this post updated and listing plenty of more family-friendly events on our always updated calendar. For more fun with Long Island kids, be sure to see our Summer Fun Guide. No matter where your fun takes you, remember, even though we're in Phase 4 of reopening, masks are still required. Keep you family safe with these kid-friendly picks.


Smith Haven Mall
313 Smith Haven Mall
Lake Grove, NY 11755

Mema's Pizza
1147 Jericho Turnpike
Commack, NY 11725

Adventureland
2245 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735

Smith Point County Park
1 William Floyd Pkwy.,l
Shirley, NY

Suffolk County Community College
Crooked Hill Road
Brentwood, NY 11771

Wantagh Park
1 King Rd.
Wantagh, NY 11793

Bel Aire Diner
31-91 21st Street
Astoria, NY 11106

Skyline Drive-In
1 Oak Street
Brooklyn, NY

Juicy Lucy BBQ
809 Father Capodanno Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10305

Leonard's Palazo
555 Northern Blvd
Great Neck, NY 11021

Orchard Beach
Pelham Bay Park
Bronx, NY 10464
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