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Great place for kids & adults!

One of the few remaining drive-in theatres in the US! It is a great place to take the family and... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Marty Ann P
Carthage, Missouri
Back to a simplier time

I was looking forward to taking my new car to its first drive in and I did it in style. The greater... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Carl B
Mason, Ohio
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One of the last remaining operating drive-in theaters on Route 66.
17231 Old 66 Blvd, Carthage, MO 64836-7619
+1 417-359-5959
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

One of the few remaining drive-in theatres in the US! It is a great place to take the family and watch a movie! There is a small playground for kids, concessions and many places to park. I would recommend for anyone!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marty Ann P
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I was looking forward to taking my new car to its first drive in and I did it in style. The greater was funny and asked if we drove from Ohio just for them. The move was good and the are was very clean. All...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carl B
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This is a great place to stop in season on your tour of Route 66. This drive in has been preserved and restored. It is very popular so you better get in line early to get a good spot. There are first run movies played...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Trent W
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Route 66 Drive-In is a great place to take the entire family for a night of entertainment. I grew up going to movies here in the 60's and it's still something very enjoyable. Sure does beat going to an indoor theatre!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JohnSH8412FV
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Stopped here on our Route 66 roadtrip. It's a really well restored/maintained site which I'm sure is fantastic for a throw-back cinema experience. Worth a stop for some photos.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DorMart
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I was so excited when this place opened, and still love coming here. No matter what quality of in-house movie theater, still doesn't beat a drive-in. The fact that the food here is well priced and great tasting just reaffirms this.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank TimW3061
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This drive in is one of the best I have been to. Their screen appeared to be made of vinyl, which I have not seen before. But the picture was good. And prices were reasonable. Surrounded by honeysuckle, the cars are parked single deep, which...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Clara E
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This drive in is great! We go multiple times over the season. They have decent foods options and typically better movies options than other local drive ins. The parking areas are very roomy!!!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jujuemlipc23
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Take a step back in time to the good old days! Feeling nostalgic and are you looking for a fun time for the whole family? Well you've found it right here at the "OLD 66 DRIVE-IN"! ( That's what us locals call it.) :) Where...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank LuLu C
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Always a great time at 66 drive in. Fun for all and popcorn for everyone! You are able to bring in your own edible snacks, but alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Response from Dkjcook | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is privately owned.
21 February 2016|
Response from MissouriGirl648 | Reviewed this property |
Between 8:30-9 pm, basically at dusk.Cars start lining up as early as 6pm, alot of people picnic to fill the time. Due to being an outdoor drive in they are only open from April 1st to the beginning of September.