Bremerton's long-running Rodeo Drive-In Theater is back in business, baby! Rodeo Drive-In Theater

As King County responsibly swan-dives into Phase 2, streaming films at home isn't the only movie-night option. Drive-in theaters are back! Find a ride (ideally a close friend or someone you live with), round up your favorite snacks, and head out to one of these outdoor theaters this summer.

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IN SEATTLE

Shoreline Pop-Up Drive-In Series
Enjoy a summer-long lineup of local short films and older classics from the safety of your car. 
Shoreline ($25)
Lineup: Short films (June 20), Night of the Living Dead (July 11), Little Shop of Horrors (July 25), short films (Aug 8)

EAST OF SEATTLE

BECU Drive-In Movies at Marymoor Park
For the last 16 years, Marymoor Park has been one of Seattle's hottest destinations for outdoor movie viewing. While you won't be able to set up on the grass this year, BECU will keep the tradition going by turning to a drive-in model, screening classic flicks on Wednesday and Thursday nights in July and August. Tickets are $25 per carload, and advance reservations are recommended, as events sell out. There will also be food trucks on-site.
Redmond ($25)
Lineup: Back to the Future 2 (July 8), Dirty Dancing (July 9), Jurassic Park (July 15), Grease (July 16), Hidden Figures (July 22), School of Rock (July 23), Knives Out (July 29), Shrek (July 30); August movies TBA.

NORTH OF SEATTLE

Blue Fox Drive-In Theatre
Ninety miles north of Seattle, this outdoor theater (and go-kart destination) screens family-friendly double features on summer weekends. While they usually accept drive-ups, they're currently operating at a reduced capacity and taking reservations only, and they're asking that guests wear a mask when visiting the snack bar. Outside food is not permitted.
Oak Harbor ($10)
Lineup: Sixteen Candles & the Breakfast Club (July 13-14), Little Rascals & The Lost World (July 16-18), Happy Gilmore & Billy Madison (July 19-21)

Sail-in Cinema
Normally you'd be able to watch movies at the Everett Marina from your boat or onshore atop your picnic blanket, but this year has been modified to a drive-in only deal. Park your car in Boxcar Park (is that a song?) every Friday and enjoy free movies and waterfront views—just be sure to register in advance. 
Everett (free)
Lineup: Midway (July 17), Hitch (July 24), League of Their Own (July 31), The Avengers: End Game (Aug 7), Coco (Aug 14), Grease (Aug 21)

Wheel-In Motor Movie Drive-In
This Port Townsend theater is celebrating its 68th anniversary this summer! Switch to the FM Dolby Digital Stereo in your car and catch classic films like The Graduate every Friday-Sunday, starting at dusk. In keeping with COVID regulations, they're reducing their capacity to 50% and charging a lower-than-usual carload price, which can be purchased online in advance. They also have pizza, hamburgers, nachos, and other snacks available for purchase onsite.
Port Townsend ($15)
Lineup: Inside Out & Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (July 15-16), Beauty and the Beast & Bohemian Rhapsody (July 17)

SOUTH OF SEATTLE

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Hop in your car and head down to Kent every Wednesday-Sunday this summer to see drive-in movies (like The Land Before Time) on a giant LED projector.
Kent, $30
Lineup: The Land Before Time & Jurassic Park (July 8-12), more TBA

Drive-In Movie At the Fair
Get in your car and watch The Goonies, a notable example of Spielberg-style "old-fashioned adventure" cinema, complete with pirates, treasure, and that signature peril-and-fun-in-equal-parts recipe you've come to love. Donations from this free 35th-anniversary screening at the Washington State Fair's Blue Lot will give any donations to the Puyallup Food Bank.
Puyallup (free)
Lineup: The Goonies (Aug 22)

Rodeo Drive-In
For a treat at the end of your road trip to Bremerton, stop by this long-running outdoor theater (which opened in 1949) for screenings of under-the-radar double-features. They have plenty of concessions, like hot dogs, corn dogs, pizza dogs (?), Philly cheesesteaks, and candy for sale onsite. As for tickets, you can buy them online.
Bremerton, $10
Lineup: Inside Out & My Spy, Palm Springs & Bloodshot, Followed & Relic (July 10-14)

Skyline Drive-In Theatre
Stake your claim on Friday-Wednesday double-feature screenings of classic films at this Shelton theater, established in 1964, by reserving a spot online. If you don't have an FM receiver in your car (sound is broadcast on 89.1 FM), you can borrow one from the snack bar. In response to COVID-19, they're limiting capacity to 150 vehicles per showing and asking that cars park at least 10 feet away from each other.
Shelton ($5)
Lineup: The Neverending Story & Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (July 13-16), Lord of the Rings trilogy (July 17-19)