Tennessee Drive-In Movie Theaters

by Lynnette

Day Trips, Movies, Nashville Fun Stuff

tennessee-drive-ins-by-phil-schatz.jpg For those who live in Tennessee (like us), here are all the currently open drive-in movie theaters I could find in the state of Tennessee.

We live near Nashville. Check out our reviews of the Pink Cadillac Drive-in, Centerville, TN (west of Franklin)… the Hiway 50 Drive-in, Lewisburg, TN (southeast of Columbia)… and the Moonlite Drive-in, Woodbury, TN (east of Murfreesboro).


List of Open Tennessee Drive-Ins

Broadway Drive-In
3020 Highway 70 East
Dickson, TN 37055
(615) 446-2786

  • Photos of this drive-in
  • What makes this drive-in unique:
    One of the oldest… opened in 1949. It was where they filmed the video for Vince Gill’s "Liza Jane."

Dunlap Drive-In
Highway 127
Dunlap, TN 37327
(423) 949-3759

Hiway 50 Drive-In
1584 Fayetteville Highway
Lewisburg, TN 37091
(931) 270-6266


Macon Drive-In
3570 Scottsville Road
Lafayette, TN 37083
(615) 666-4411

  • Photos of this drive-in
  • What makes this drive-in unique:
    It’s out in the farmlands where there’s no "light pollution" or loud cars buzzing by.


Midtown Drive-In
2728 Roane Highway (US 70)
Harriman, TN 37748
(423) 882-6119

  • Visitor comments & photos
  • What makes this drive-in unique:
    A fun, 50s-style family atmosphere.


Midway Drive-In
2133 Highway 30 East
Athens, TN 37303
(423) 263-2632


Montana Drive-in Movie Theater
10251 Tullahoma Highway
Estill Springs, TN 37330
(931) 649-3454


Moonglo Drive-In
Lewisburg Highway
Pulaski, TN 38478
(931) 363-3555

  • What makes this drive-in unique:
    Phone number is used by a Chevrolet dealer during the day, and the drive-in at night.


Moonlite Drive-in
931 West Main Street
Woodbury, TN 37190
(615) 563-7900

  • Visitor comments & photos
  • What makes this drive-in unique:
    They have 2 movie screens & the cleanest bathrooms and concessions.



Parkway Drive-In
2909 East Lammar Alexander
Maryville, TN 37801
(423) 379-7884


Pink Cadillac Drive-In
2506 Highway 100
Centerville, TN 37033
(931) 729-2386


Sparta Drive-In
220 Roberts-Matthews Highway
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 739-8000


Stardust Drive-In Theatre
310 Purple Tiger Drive
Watertown, TN 37184
(615) 237-0077


State Line Drive-In
2306 State Line Road #A
Elizabethton, TN 37643
(423) 542-5422

  • Visitor comments & photos
  • What makes this drive-in unique:
    Family-friendly movies and a swingset/play area in front of the screen.


Summer Avenue Drive-In
5310 Summer Avenue
Memphis, TN 38122
(901) 767-4320


Twin City Drive-In
2512 Volunteer Parkway
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 764-8033

  • Visitor comments & photos
  • What makes this drive-in unique:
    The marquee is on the Historic Landmark Registry, which airplanes use as a navigational guide.


Valley Drive-In
106 West Court Square (Hwy 70 W.)
Waverly, TN 37185
(615) 296-4500




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