The Holiday Auto Theatre which was opened in 1948 as the Hamilton Outdoor Theatre.
Wonder #249 What Movie Would You Play At Your Drive-In? We learned some interesting facts about when the first drive-in opened and why they began disappearing over the years. We also enjoyed reading in the Try It Out! section how to make your own drive-in movie at home. Our pool does something similar several times a year. Instead of calling it a drive-in movie, they call it a DIVE-in movie.
Ohio drive-ins. I was surprised to learn that the first drive-in movie theatre in Ohio was opened June of 1937 in Akron. Also, at the peak of Ohio's drive-in business, there were 189 theatres in operation. Lucky for us, Ohio still remains among the top 5 drive-in states in America.
ArtsEdge about Richard Hollingshead, who credited with opening the first drive-in. The article also shared what was shown at the first drive-in and how it was shown.
I encourage you to see if there are any drive-in movie theaters near your home. It is a great way to spend the evening making memories as a family!