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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 observance of 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: This information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. 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 call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

Multi-date New Jersey Drive-in Events

Brookhollow's Barnyard Drive-Through Farm
Brookhollow's Barnyard
301 Rockaway Valley Rd
Boonton, NJ 07005
Cost: $10 per car on weekdays and $15 per car on weekends.
Temporarily offering a drive-through experience, Daily, from 9 am–5 pm, 
Tickets are released every morning at 10 am for the following day. Admission for the hour-long experience
This hour long drive through features an up close view of lots of farm animals.

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.

The Demarest Farms Drive-in Movie Night
Showings on one or two nights each week from June 8 until August 29, 2020
Demarest Farms
244 Wierimus Road
Hillsdale, NJ
Tickets sold on-line only
All customers are required to wear masks when outside your vehicle for any reason., and must maintain 6 feet of social distancing space. Concession stand opens one hour prior to movie start time and closes at 9pm. When coming to the concession stand make sure to wear a face covering and practice social distancing. All food and beverage orders must be placed and paid for online using a credit or debit card. All patrons can pick up their orders at the white tent.

Six Flags Great Adventure Safari adventure - drive-through experience

1 Six Flags Blvd.
Jackson, NJ 08527.
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.

Barnegat Summer Drive-in Movies
June & July, Movies begin at 8:30pm
Barnegat Public Dock
427 E Bay Ave
Barnegat, NJ
June 27: Frozen
July 10: Grease
July 31: Lion King new release
Social Distancing Rules are in effect all attendees must remain in their vehicle

Space Farms Zoo & Museum - Drive Through
218 County Road 519
Wantage, NJ
Cost: $25 Vehicles, for the first 4 passengers
Drive through is open Friday June 26 & Saturday June 27, 2020. and all Wednesday's in July., from 10am to 5pm
They are a 100-acre zoo and museum complex with over 500 live wild animals including lions, tigers, bears, leopards, jaguars, lemurs, buffalo, sheep, deer, goats, pigs, kangaroos, monkeys, llamas, hyenas, snakes and much more!

Drive-in Movie Nights at the Cape May Terminal
Saturdays, June 27, July 11, and July 25; all movies begin at 7:30pm, gates open at 6:30pm
Cape May Terminal
1200 Lincoln Blvd
North Cape May, NJ 08204
All movies will be shown on a giant digital LED flat-screen Watch the movies from the comfort of your vehicle in a Covid-safe family environment Cars will be spaced at least 6 feet apart and social separation guidelines will be observed Food & beverage will be available for purchase Terminal rest rooms will be open Masks will be required upon exiting your vehicle Advance registration is required as capacity is limited

The Weekly Acme Carpool Cinema
Every Saturday Night, from July 11th, 2020 on (Lot opens at 8pm)
Behind the Spokeworks Building
204 N Union St
Lambertville, NJ
Website/Tickets/schedule --- Tickets: $40 Per Car
You must enter with the car you registered. Lot opens at 8pm, and cars enter on a first come basis. Masks MUST be worn to leave your car. No exceptions. Only 30 cars per event One bathroom will be available onsite at this time. BUT there is another public restroom at Bridge and Union St behind Wells Fargo. Please stop there before entering the Carpool Cinema. Larger cars, vans and SUV's will be required to park in the 3rd row of cars. BYOF (bring your own food). Concessions will be available. Thia Tida will provide Thai Street Food of chicken, tofu or pork satay, plus Thia Iced Tea and sodas. CASH ONLY and please bring small bills to minimize exchange of money.

Freehold Borough Drive-in Movies
Tuesday & Wednesday evenings from July 14 through September 2, 2020, at dusk
Tuesday evenings with encore performance on Wednesdays.
Freehold Raceway Perking Lot
Enter on Manalapan Ave.
Freehold, NJ
Schedule & Tickets - Reservations Required-See Below for details.
Arrival starts 1 hour prior to showtimes at dusk approximately 8:30. Sound will be provided through FM radio
$5.00 per car with each purchase, you will receive a $5.00 Gift Certificate for local restaurants in Downtown Freehold.

July 2020 New Jersey Drive-in Events

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes - Live Drive-in Concert
Saturday, July 11, 2020
Monmouth Park
iOceanport, NJ
Tickets, $150 per vehicle and $225/$250 for gold circle
Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes will perform live and in person in the grandstand general parking lot.
The concert, presented by the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank, will benefit Basie arts programs and the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund. Up to 1,000 vehicles, four occupants per vehicle, can be accommodated.

Jim Gaffigan: Drive-Thru Comic Show
Sunday, July 12, 2020: @ 7:00 PM
Monmouth Park
Oceanport, NJ
Vehicles will be spaced approx. 9' apart. Windows may remain open. Cars will park in a staggered fashion to achieve spacing and best visibility. Patrons must remain inside their vehicle cabins. Patrons may only leave vehicles only to use restrooms, and will be required to wear masks and maintain social distancing. Portable restrooms will be cleaned between patrons. Passenger vehicles only.

Drive 'N Drag
July 17, 18, 19, 2020;
Westfield Garden State Plaza
Paramus, NJ
Price: Tickets are $50 per car for two people, $10 per person for additional passengers. VIP spots are $100.
"Drive 'N Drag" is a way of adapting the drag stars' Werq the World Tour as an outdoor event as indoor venues remain closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
This three-day concert series will features performers from the long-running VH1 reality competition "RuPaul's Drag Race."
"Drag Race" performers will include be Monet X'Change, Kim Chi, Vanessa Vanjie, Acid Betty, Violet Chachki, Gigi Goode, Asia O'Hara, Kameron Michaels, Naomi Smalls, Plastique, Yvie Oddly and Aquaria.
Audience members will be able to hear the concert from inside (or while sitting on top of) their cars, with the live show available on FM transmitters. There will be multiple shows running each day from noon to 11 p.m. as well as food trucks.

Almost Queen Live Drive-in Concert
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Monmouth Park
Oceanport, NJ
Tickets ($110 per vehicle, $250 / $199 gold circle)
Almost Queen is a deliberate, four-piece band that delivers a live performance showcasing four-part harmonies and intricate musical interludes. Donning genuine costumes,

ILiza Shlesinger's 'The Forever Tour' - Live Drive-in Concert
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Monmouth Park
Oceanport, NJ
Tickets ($110 per vehicle, $250 / $199 gold circle)
ILiza is one of today's leading comedians with a fan base who show their loyalty by creating their own Iliza inspired swag to wear to her shows. Her 5th Netflix stand up special UnVeiled premiered in November 2019 and delves into her journey of getting married.

October 2020 New Jersey Drive-in Events

Barnegat Drive in Movie at the Dock
October 24, 2020 @7pm (Rain Date October 30)
The Barnegat Public Dock
427 E Bay Ave
Barnegat, NJ
The featured presentation is Hocus Pocus


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