Orefield, Pennsylvania: Oldest Drive-In Movie TheaterAmerica's oldest still-operating drive-in movie theater first flickered onto its outdoor screen on April 15, 1934. For sound, the old car window speakers have been retired in favor of FM radio transmission.
Shankweiler's Drive-In Theatre
- 4540 Shankweiler Rd., Orefield, PA
- Off Rt. 309.
- Seasonal - Summer, some (Call to verify)
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America's oldest drive-in theatre! Still showing movies on film! (I was told they will be going digital in 2013.) Located on Route 309 in Orefield, Pennsylvania.[Julie Lubinsky, 08/06/2012]
The oldest drive-in movie theater still in operation first flickered onto the big screen in 1934.