'Tis the season: Drive-in theaters around the Hudson Valley

Four Brothers Drive-In

Modern take on a retro drive-in behind the Four Brothers restaurant in the center of Amenia. The small eastern Dutchess town was once home to the smallest theater in the world but now a half-a-mile away, the town’s drive-in is America’s newest drive-in theater built from the ground up. And it comes complete with a snack bar with car service (including Four Brothers-made Greek yogurt), electric car charging station, mini-golf, on-site camping and the Hotel Caravana, a rentable jungle-themed Airstream RV equipped with a Polaroid, iPad, bikes (and plans for a jacuzzi) in the drive-in’s lot filled with kitschy, handmade pieces from across America (think: PeeWee’s house from the 1985 film). 

Circa: 2013
Location: 4957 Route 22, Amenia
Prices: $6 children (ages 5-10), $8 seniors and veterans, $11 adults
Opening Party: Updated! Now: Friday, April 26. All proceeds from the opening party admission will be donated to the Amenia Fire Department
Website:
playeatdrink.com
More info: 845-373-8178



Greenville Drive-In

Local brews and talks by brewmasters before the movie at The Projectionists Club Beer Garden (opens at 7pm), plus area-sourced grub at the snack bar to pair with classic film screenings including “Dirty Dancing” (May 23-25) and “Footloose” (May 25-26). Live music every Saturday and during the week. 

Circa: 1959
Location: 10700 Route 32, Greenville
Opening Party: Saturday, May 11 with a showing of Alfred Hitchcock’s “North By Northwest,” live music, themed cocktails – Hitchcock’s favorite “The White Lady.” Tickets: $35, $25 through April 21
Prices: $8, $4 ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under
Website: drivein32.com
More info: 518-966-2177



Hi-Way Drive-In Theater

Four screens with a capacity for 600 cars

Circa: 1951
Location: 10699 Route 9W, Coxsackie
Dates: Weekends only through Memorial Day, then seven days a week
Prices: $10, $5 ages 3 to 11 and free for children under 3.
Website: hiwaydrivein.com


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Hyde Park Drive-In Theater

Capacity for 670 cars, 82’ wide screen and located directly across from the FDR Historic Site

Circa: 1950
Location: 4114 Albany Post Road (Route 9), Hyde Park
Dates: Opening Friday, April 26, 2019 through mid-September
Prices: Free for children ages 5 and under, $7 ages 5-11, $10 adults
Website: hydeparkdrivein.com
More info: 845-229-4738



Overlook Drive-In

The “Largest screen in the tri-state area”

Circa: 1955
Location: 126 DeGarmo Road, Poughkeepsie
Dates: Opening Friday, April 26, 2019 through mid-September
Prices: Free for children ages 5 and under, $7 ages 5-11, $10 adults
Website: overlookdrivein.com 
More info: 845-452-3445


Warwick Drive-In

Circa: 1950
Location: 5 Warwick Turnpike (Route 21), Warwick
Prices: $12, $8 seniors and children ages 4-11, free for children under 4
Website: warwickdrivein.com
More info: 845-986-4440

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