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Popular Drive-in Events in New Jersey

Drive-in Events in New Jersey

Discover the top Drive-in Events: A great entertainment activity in compliance to New Jersey's COVID-19 precautions

Down in the dumps over having summer concerts, festivals and entertainment events canceled due to the COVID-19 precautions? Join in on this year's latest craze --- a throwback to the 1950's drive-ins. Drive-ins are no longer just for movies. Creative venue operators and performers have now turned their venues and acts into a drive-in operation. Across the country and in New Jersey, municipalities, race tracks, and parking lots, are now hosting drive-in movies, concerts, family entertainment, fireworks displays comedy nights, and more. st paragraph

Note: Sometimes conditions, and especially at this time with changing NJ State COVID-19 precautions, cancellations or changes of dates may occur. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you contact the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

Multi-date Northern New Jersey Drive-in Events

Jersey City Drive-In Movie Night Series
Parking Lot at 107 Morgan Street
Jersey City, NJ
You can reserve your spot for $20 for each car. ( Absolutely no refunds) Tere are only 50 spots open, so make sure to buy your tickets NOW! Gates will open at 7:15 pm and close at 8:00 pm. If you have made reservations, you will get a unique ticket number for your spot via email one day before the movie date. There will be an FM channel to tune into and listen to the movie audio while remaining in your vehicle. Wearing masks will be enforced when less than a six-foot distance cannot be maintained. Social distancing will be implemented for all vehicles.

MPAC Summer Drive-in Concert Series
Six drive in concerts beginning Thursday, June 17, ending Thursday, August 19, 2021
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Rd
Morristown, NJ
The series kicks off June 17 with The Nerds and includes concerts by The Sensational Soul Cruisers, The Jersey Tenors, and tributes to Lynyrd Skynyrd, Billy Joel, and Yacht Rock.
Tickets are $100-$125 per carload. Tickets must be purchased in advance online or by calling 973-539-8008. No tickets will be sold at the gate.

Multi-date Central New Jersey Drive-in Events

Six Flags Great Adventure Safari adventure - drive-through experience
1 Six Flags Blvd.
Jackson, NJ 08527.
Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure opens March 20, 2021
This drive-through format enables guests to enjoy the Safari's 1,200 exotic animals from the privacy and safety of their own vehicles, while allowing for proper social distancing. To prevent overcrowding, the Safari experience will require advance registration using Six Flags' new online reservation system. Once the opening date is confirmed, the reservation system will be activated to allow Members, Season Pass Holders, and single-day ticket holders to make reservations at All tickets must be purchased online and in advance. Sales will not be available at the gate, and guests without advance reservations will not be allowed to enter.
Per state, local, and federal guidelines regarding COVID-19, the theme park and waterpark will remain closed until further notice.

Drive In Movie Nights in Bound Brook
Billian Legion Park
561 East High St.
Bound Brook, NJ
Website & Schedule
June 19 thru August 28, 2021
This year there will be five movie nights each with a special theme, fun giveaway, and refreshments. This event is free but registration is required.

Multi-date Southern New Jersey Drive-in Events

Delsea Drive-in Theatre
2203 South Delsea Drive
Vineland, NJ
Seasonal, open from March until October.
This is a nostalgic trip back to another era that has great appeal to families looking for an unusual, entertaining attraction at an affordable price. It's New Jersey's only operational Drive-in theatre. New Jersey has a unique history associated with drive-in theatres.
Every evening features at least two films, sometimes three, for the price of one ticket per guest. The concession stand offers an an upgraded menu with a large variety of popular items. Because of the low cost of ticket sales, it's the food sales that cover the majority of the expenses needed to run the operation.

Upcoming 2021 New Jersey Drive-in Events

Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru 
July 3 - July 18, 2021
Burlington County Fairgrounds
1960 Jacksonville Jobstown Rd.
Columbus, NJ 
Admission: $69 plus taxes. Each ticket is valid for 1 vehicle of up to 8 people
Bring the entire family to Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru where you can take a Prehistoric journey featuring life-sized dinosaurs. See the mighty T-Rex, 30-foot Brachiosaurus, Triceratops, Velociraptor, and more – all from the comfort and safety of your vehicle.

The Front Bottoms
August 27, 2021; @7pm
Monmouth Park
Oceanport Avenue
Oceanport NJ
The Front Bottoms are an American folk punk band
Social distancing measures for all Drive-In Live performances will operate in accordance with New Jersey guidelines: Vehicles will be spaced approximately 9' apart. Windows may remain open at this distance. Cars will park in a staggered fashion to achieve spacing and best visibility.