It might be the perfect pandemic movie night: Drive-in movies are back in fashion.

In Pennsylvania, it’s easy: The state has about 28 drive-ins with 45 screens — only New York has more, according to the United Drive-In Theatre Owners Association.

Here are a dozen drive-in theaters, all within about 150 miles of Center City — including a couple that are out-of-state.

For a quick-ish trip

Delsea Drive-In Theatre

New Jersey’s only drive-in theater has two screens, each showing a different double feature.


Don’t miss: The extensive food menu, with cheesesteaks, shrimp with brown rice, and pulled pork sandwiches. If you want to bring your own food, you’ll need a $20 food permit.

2203 Delsea Dr., Vineland, N.J., 43 miles from Center City, Admission: $11 per person, kids 3 and younger free, 856-696-0011, delseadrive-in.com

Shankweiler’s Drive-In Theatre

Opened in 1934, Shankweiler’s says it’s the oldest drive-in in America. This year, it will be showing films curated by Michael B. Jordan that celebrate diverse voices in film, including Black Panther, Do The Right Thing, and Crazy Rich Asians. The program runs from July 1 to the end of August.


Don’t miss: Hike before your flick: Trexler Nature Preserve is a 10-minute drive away, with nearly 20 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, and more.

4540 Shankweiler Rd., Orefield, 61 miles from Center City, Admission: $10 for adults, $7 for children 12 and under, free for children 2 and under, 610-481-0800, shankweilers.com

Becky’s Drive-In Theatre

This Lehigh Valley drive-in has been around since 1946, and features double features on two screens.


Don’t miss: There’s lots of hiking near Becky’s, including a trailhead on the Appalachian Trail. And you can bring your pup, too: Pets are allowed at the drive-in.

4548 Lehigh Dr., Walnutport, 74 miles from Center City, Admission: $10 for ages 13 and up, $7 for kids 3 to 12, children 2 and under are free, 610-767-2249, beckysdi.com

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**THE ZOMBIES ARE BACK!!** We can not begin to tell you how excited we are to have our brothers at Exhumed Films back this weekend for what is looking to be a Legendary 3 Days!! THIS EVENT IS 100% SOLD OUT for Friday & Saturday. Limited Tickets and overnights available for Sundays screening of Maniac Cop 1-3! Tix: 👉 https://m.bpt.me/profile/3888216 ****PLEASE NOTE***** •No One will be allowed on the property without a legitimate GENERAL ticket (per person) via Brown Paper Tickets. If you pull up to the gate with JUST an overnight pass - you are out of luck. No Sales At Gate. •Fans have been getting taken for a ride by SCAMMERS. Please beware. Because of this ID WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE GATE (it’s a very simple process to transfer tix to another name if you purchased for multiple cars). •if you DO NOT have a ticket and chose to purchase through someone and Not via Brown Paper Tickets: YOU WILL NOT BE GETTING THROUGH THE GATES!!! We have had some scammers selling screen shot confirmations. Each ticket will have the name of the guest on it. If that’s not your name. You will be turned away. Again, IDS WILL BE CHECKED. We are sickened by the idea of someone taking advantage of our fans - but these events are in high demand and some people suck;( We are sorry if you were scammed, but you can’t say we did not give everyone as much opportunity as we possibly could. GATES OPEN AT 6P. SHOWTIME AT SUNDOWN (9ish). Please visit MahoningDIT.com for FAQ’s & Overnight Guide. #cinema #classicfilm #classic #drivein #driveinmovie #doublefeature #driveinmovies #driveintheater #film #driveinmovies #filmpreservation #driveinmovietheater #lehighton #movies #movieposter #movietheater #nostalgia #phillyfilm #retro #atthedrivein #mahoningdit #35mm #mahoningdriveintheater #mahoningdrivein #zombie #zombiefest

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The Mahoning Drive-In Theater

Open since 1949, the Mahoning Drive-In Theater says it has the “largest CinemaScope screen in Pennsylvania” at 109 feet.


Don’t miss: If you’re not into this weekend’s horror show, next weekend has the “Rocky Balboa Bash,” with the first four Rocky movies.

635 Seneca Rd., Lehighton, 81 miles from Center City, Admission: $10 for adults, $7 for children under 12 (special event pricing may vary), 610-683-7243, mahoningdit.com

If you’re willing to travel a bit

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The Bengies Drive-In Theatre

Bengies in Maryland has a massive 120-foot by 52-foot theater screen, which it claims is the largest in the country.


Don’t miss: The Bengies snack bar has everything from 16-inch pizzas and egg rolls to caramel apples and cotton candy.

3417 Eastern Blvd., Middle River, Md., 95 miles from Center City, Admission: $10 for adults, $5 for children 4 to 10, 410-687-5627, bengies.com

Moonlite Drive-In

Moonlite Drive-In sat idle for about 30 years before reopening last year.


Don’t miss: Francis Slocum State Park is about a 10-minute drive away, with 1,035 acres of outdoor fun, including a pool, lake, and hiking and mountain biking trails.

1190 Shoemaker Ave., West Wyoming, 115 miles from Center City, Admission: $8 for adults, $5 for children 3 to 11, 570-817-1583, facebook.com/moonlitedriveinllc

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Haar’s Drive-In

Haar’s Drive-In has been running since 1953.


Don’t miss: Make a trek to a section of the Appalachian Trail in Mount Holly Springs, about a 20-minute drive away.

185 Logan Rd., Dillsburg, 115 miles from Center City, Admission: $10 for 5 and up, 4 and under are free, 717-432-8246, haars.com/drive-in

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Sky-Vu Drive-In Theater

This Dauphin County drive-in is open Fridays and Saturdays.


Don’t miss: You can order concessions ahead of time online, with burgers, pizza, and, of course, popcorn.

813 E. Market St., Lykens, 118 miles from Center City, Admission: $7 for ages 12 and over, $4 for children 3 to 11, kids 2 and under free, 717-360-8876, skyvudrivein.com

For a full-day film adventure

Garden Drive-In

Garden is a two-screen drive-in in Luzerne County.


Don’t miss: Garden Drive-In also has a large flea market, open Sundays from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

26 US-11, Hunlock Creek, 124 miles from Center City, Admission: $7 per person, children 2 and younger free, 570-735-5933, gardendrivein.com

Circle Drive-In Theatre

Circle Drive-In has been open since 1949.


Don’t miss: Upcoming features include Ghostbusters, Minions, Palm Springs, and Unhinged.

1911 Scranton Carbondale Hwy., Scranton, 131 miles from Center City, Admission: $8 for 12 and up, $5 for children ages 3 to 11, 570-489-5731, circledrive-in.com

Cumberland Drive-In Theatre

Located in Cumberland County, this drive-in has been at it since 1952.


Don’t miss: Concessions options include hot dogs, cheeseburgers, popcorn, and nachos — and there’s an on-site playground area.

715 Centerville Rd., Newville, 137 miles from Center City, Admission: $8 for adults, $4 for children 3-12, free for kids under 3, 717-776-5212, 81fun.com

Point Drive-In

Located in Northumberland County, Point Drive-In features three screens, which show double features.


Don’t miss: Tire out the kiddos at nearby Hess Recreation Area, with a skatepark, fishing in Mahoning Creek, and softball fields.

3569 Point Township Dr., Northumberland, 153 miles from Center City, Admission: $7 per person, children 3 and under free, 570-275-9926, facebook.com/pointdrivein