Drive-ins all over the area are already starting to open up, and it's time to show our support. I fell in love with drive-ins in 2020 when they were one of the few things still open. The vibe was fun, and the people were great. The memories I made were also Amazing!

Today we are going to take a look at the 4 closest Drive-in theaters in the QCA.

The Theaters

61 Drive-In Theater: Located at 1228 US-61, Delmar, IA 52037.  Their 2022 season starts on April 22nd and 23rd! During the pandemic, they were open and were one of my favorite spots to visit. This year they have all the family-friendly activities their guests love. These include train rides, swing sets, volleyball, and many other things along with great movies.

If you're ready to check out this spot, you can see future movies and showtimes here.

Blue Grass Drive-InLocated at 774 W Mayne St, Blue Grass, IA 52726. Reopening this month! Blue Grass Drive-In is beginning its 8th full year and is excited to see you again. They opened in early April, and have some great movies on the way! They've also added a few things over the years.

In 2019 we added our third projector, and in 2021 we added our fourth! Join us for unrivaled entertainment located right here in Blue Grass, Iowa.


They also have birthday packages, private events, and private viewing boxes. You can see future movies and showtimes here. They also just wrapped up an Easter egg hunt over the weekend!


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The Midway Drive-InLocated at 91 Palmyra Road Sterling, Illinois 61021. Referred to as "Illinois coolest drive-in", The Midway Drive-In opened in 1950 in Sterling, Illinois, and has been in operation ever since. You,

Midway Drive-In – Opening for the season Friday May 6 showing

The Midway Drive-In is considered a genuine historical landmark by many.

If you're ready to see great movies, and history, you can see future movies and showtimes here.

Galesburg Blue Moonlight Drive-In Theater: Located at 2875 W Main St, Galesburg, IL 61401. Across the way from Farm KingThey hosted live events on their Facebook, but they have had a few difficulties finding staff. They stated in a Facebook post last June,

We all miss the drive-in! I wish I had good news, but as a volunteer page for the Drive-In, we only know what they tell us. So far that is they hope to have a few movie weekends at some point this year, probably mid-summer.

Hopefully, we see their doors open again soon!1 You can learn more here.

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