It might be winter now, but we’re already thinking ahead to warmer days and summer blockbusters. But when the weather’s gorgeous, the last thing you want to do is spend time inside a dark movie theater.
Enter the drive-in movie theater, a vestige of classic American nostalgia. You get the best of both worlds: a movie on the big screen with your favorite people, plus the joy of being outside on a nice day.
Here are 15 spectacular drive-in movie theaters to check out in Texas.
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Enjoy double features at just $10 per car.
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This family-friendly drive-in is open from April to September, and hosts special events throughout the year.
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This drive-in is cash-only, but at two movies for the price of one, it’s a steal.
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Bring your furry friends, because this drive-in is pet friendly! Cash only.
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Old-school vibe with tasty food.
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This drive-in is more like a theme park, with 3D double features nightly, plus a mini-golf course.
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Get cozy with your date at this super retro spot.
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This drive-in has THREE outdoor screens. Hungry? Stop by the cafe for some burgers, fries and shakes.
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That's right, there's another Stars & Stripes location! Open every night, rain or shine.
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Bringing your kids to the movie? There’s a playground here to keep them busy until showtime.
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Of course we all love Alamo Drafthouse, but sometimes, you just want to get out of the city and do something different. Enter Blue Starlite, which shows classic and arthouse films.
Bring your furry friends, because this drive-in is pet-friendly. It also offers three double features every night, and boasts a BIG concessions menu.
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This drive-in has an updated covered patio area serving brews (21+), snacks and sodas.
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With five movie screens all playing double features, this drive-in is the ultimate date or family night destination.
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Come on a Tuesday for discounted admissions! Cash only.