Here in the Capital Region we can't rely on the weather to let us know that Spring has arrived. Seeing daffodils start to pop out of the ground is a good sign. Looking for Robins sitting in our trees could do it. But there is one sign of Spring that is certain. The opening of the drive-in theatres.

Well, it looks like Spring is here as the area drive-in movie theatres start to open! Here is a list of which ones are already open, which ones open this weekend and which ones open soon.

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We are fortunate to have several drive-in theatre's to choose from in New York State. In the Capital Region alone there are more than half-a-dozen drive-in theatres. As you will see while scrolling through the list below many of the theatres have multiple screens and typically you will have a double-feature option.

According to, drive-in theatres were originally called park-in theatres and it cost no more than $1 for the family to see a movie. New York State had one of the biggest drive-ins in the country! The All-Weather Drive-In of Copiague was able to accommodate 2,500 cars!

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