Start the car! You don’t want to miss enjoying an outdoor movie with our Guide To Drive-In Movie Theatres in Southern Ontario. Since the beginning of the pandemic, drive-in movies have made an incredible comeback. Not only do they offer a little nostalgic blast to the past, but they are naturally socially-distanced and contactless in many cases.

GTA and the Golden Horseshoe

CityView Drive-In
Located in the Port Lands, right on the water with a beautiful skyline view to boot. CityView has pivoted towards concerts and film festival screenings (check website for event listings). Food trucks are on site for every event.
Where: 20 Polson Street, Toronto
Website: www.cityviewdrivein.com

Premier Theatres
With locations in Newmarket, Oakville, Hamilton, Barrie and London, this drive-in theatre chain plays first-run movies on three separate screens and offers a food menus as well. They play a variety of family and adult films, with evening and late night showings.
When: Every night through summer, first film at 9pm/dusk and second film afterwards
Where: Locations in Newmarket, Oakville, Hamilton, Barrie and London
Website: www.premiertheatres.ca

Can-View Drive-In
This old-school drive-in theatre between Welland and St. Catharines plays first-run movies on three screens with a kid-friendly snack bar.
When: Check for show dates, first film at 9pm/dusk and second film afterwards
Where: 1956 R.R. 20, Fonthill
Website: www.canviewdrivein.com

Mustang Drive-In in Guelph
Just east of Guelph, this drive-in theatre plays first-run movies on one screen with a well-stocked snack bar. They also have occasional all-nighter shows where you can watch three movies back-to-back-to-back!
When: Check for show dates, first film at 9pm/dusk and second film afterwards
Where: 5012 Jones Baseline, Guelph
Website: www.mustangdriveinguelph.ca

Cottage Country

Muskoka Drive-In
Located in Gravenhurst, near the southern tip of Lake Muskoka. They play first-run movies on two screens and also have a cash barbecue on Friday and Saturday nights before showtime. It also includes a playground to entertain the kids while the sun in going down.
When: Check for show dates, first film at 9pm/dusk and second film afterwards
Where: 1001 Theatre Road, Gravenhurst
Website: www.muskokadrivein.com

Lindsay Drive-In
The Lindsay Drive-In, near Peterborough and the Kawartha Lakes, has been in business since the 50’s! They play first-run movies on two screens with a full concession stand of old favourites. It also includes a playground to entertain the kids while the sun in going down.
When: Check for show dates, first film at 9pm/dusk and second film afterwards
Where: 229 Pigeon Lake Road, Lindsay, ON
Website: www.lindsaydrivein.ca

Port Hope Drive-In
This drive-in theatre is halfway between Port Hope and Cobourg, south of the 401, and plays first-run movies on one screen. The full concession stand has a great feature: you can pick up a delivery menu at the ticket booth on your way in and your hot food will be delivered to your car.
When: Check for show dates, first film at 9pm/dusk and second film afterwards
Where: 2141 Theatre Road South, Cobourg
Website: www.porthopedrivein.com

Mustang Drive-In (PEC)
Prince Edward County is already an escape into classic small-town life and this drive-in is as old-school as it comes. The ticket booth is an old bus! With both first-run movies and all-time favourites on two screens, plus a snack bar and playground, get here early to enjoy a gorgeous open-sky sunset before showtime. Tickets are available online and in person.
When: Check for show dates, first film at 9pm/dusk and second film afterwards
Where: 1521 Prince Edward Country Road 1, Bloomfield
Website: www.themustangpec.ca

Mustang Drive-In PEC

Mustang Drive-In, Prince Edward County. Photo Credit: Melissa Mohaupt

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