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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 Jersey Drive-in Events

Ramsey Theatre Drive-in Movies
October 30 & November 6, 2020, and possibly later.(movies start at 8:45pm)
at the Eric S. Smith School
2 Monroe Street
Ramsey, NJ
Cost: $25/Car
Bringing you the fun and nostalgia of the drive-in movie experience during these unique times. Guidelines have been created to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all. You can place your online concession stand order before hand or onsite with cash only.

Newark Moonlight Drive-in Movies
Thursday through Sunday until December 6, 2020. . Gates open at 7PM. Show starts at 9PM.
Newark Moonlight Cinema
54 Bridge St,
Newark, NJ
Cost: Adult Admission: $12, Children Ages 4-12 Years: $8 Under 4 Years: Free
Located at the site of the former Newark Bears Baseball Stadium. Movies range from cult classics to recent releases, each weekend will offer patrons a nostalgic trip down memory lane, while providing prime family time for more than 1,500 people. The films are carefully selected to highlight African-American filmmakers, actors and actresses.
Tickets must be purchased and presented for each occupant of the vehicle over the age of 3 years. One ticket per person. Do not purchase tickets for persons not in your single vehicle. Tickets will be checked upon entry, and may be presented on phones or as print outs. No tickets will be sold on site. No cash will be accepted at any selling station. No outside food or beverages allowed. ​Grab some fresh popped popcorn and other sweets and treats using the FanFood app.
Due to Covid-19, masks must be worn at all times when outside of vehicles and unable to maintain social distance. Social distance measures will be strictly adhered to at the concession stand.

Jack O' Lantern Drive - Thru Eperience

Skylands Stadium
94 Championship Place
Augusta, NJ 07822
Cost: $25/car
From September 25th thru November 1st, 2020. ( rain or shine)
For 6 weeks of Pure Halloween Madness, Skylands Stadium will be decorated with over 5,000+ Jack-O-Lanterns throughout the stadium, property and surrounding corn fields! Sussex County's Family Entertainment Destination will be set ablaze with some of the most spectacular visuals you'll ever see. Perfect for families of all ages, date nights, and all lovers of Halloween Spirit. The drive-thru event is safe and spacious, with distancing in mind.

Brite Nites Haunted House

Wagner Farm Arboretum
197 Mountain Ave.
Warren Twp, NJ 07059.
Events scheduled for October 14 thru 18, October 21 thru 25 and October 28 thru November 1, 2020
This annual Halloween-themed family event brings a spectacular display of intricately and creatively hand-carved and lighted pumpkins. As you walk the path that winds around the Arboretum gardens you will come across large and impressive sculptures as well as fun and surprising images. Barn of Fear" haunted house display plus specialty food trucks and a dining pavilion. This year there will be a new wizard and castle display. If you don’t like the scary, pop over to the Black Hat Cafe for seasonal refreshments like cider, hot cocoa, fabulous cupcakes or cookies. Wandering entertainers like a magician, musicians, or dancers will keep you entertained on this night the whole family will remember

Multi-date Central Jersey Drive-in Events

SSix 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.

Bell Works Drive-In Theater
Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, evenings. A different movie will be shown every night
Bell Works
101 Crawfords Corner Rd
Holmdel, NJ
From the Garden State Parkway, take Exit 114. When entering the building please use the main (Crawford Corner) entrance.
Website/Schedule/Tickets - Puchase your tickets online in advance @. $25 per vehicle
A different movie will be shown every night.
There will be a large variety of food vendors availble with special menus for the drive-in.
CDC guidelines will be in effect with car spaces at least 8 feet apart, Bathrooms are located inside of Bell Works.

Multi-date Southern 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.

Blood Shed Farms Fear Fest - Halloween Drive Thru
2919 Route 206
Columbus, NJ
Weekends beginning Friday, October 2, until Saturday, October 31, 2020
From the safety of your own vehicle you will have frightening encounters with twisted creatures and menacing characters as you journey through theatrical sets full of treeifying displays and special effects.

South Jersey Holiday Lights Show
Selected nights from November 19 until December 30, 2020; Opens at 5pm
Bridgeport Speedway
83 Flood Gate Rd
Swedesboro, NJ 08085
(856) 213-2838
Tickets - Tickets bought online are $23per, Prices at the gate are $25 per car.
The South Jersey Holiday Light Show is the only drive-through holiday light spectacular in Southern New Jersey! Featuring dozens of dazzling, larger-than-life holiday themed displays to delight the entire family! Visitors are welcomed to bundle up in their car, pack a favorite snack or beverage and tune their radio to enjoy the synced light performance as they travel the more than 1 mile route through the holiday light show!
The show is approximately 20-25 minutes long.

October 2020 New Jersey Drive-in Events

Asbury Park Trick or Treat
October 31, 2020: 1pm - 3pm
City Hall Parking Lot
1 Muncipal Plaza
Asbury Park, NJ
Facebook page
Contact: Leesha Floyd, 732- 502-5750 or Sgt. Mike Casey, 732- 502-5705
This is a Walk/Drive-thru event. Every one is invited to trick or treat with the Asbury Park Recreation and Police Departments..
Adults must accompany children in order to get a Halloween Goodie Bag. Masks must be worn, social distancing required.

Railrod Earth - Drive-in Concert
October 30 & 31 2020: 6:00 PM (Doors 4:30 PM)
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Rd
Augusta, NJ 07822
Tickets - $45.00 - $229.00
Railroad Earth's music is driven by the remarkable songs of front-man, Todd Sheaffer, and is delivered with seamless arrangements and superb musicianship courtesy of all six band members.
Tickets are sold "by vehicle", not per person. There is 4-person occupancy per vehicle price. You may add up to 2 additional passengers with the purchase of your vehicle ticket for a maximum of 6 people per vehicle. There MUST be a legal seat and seatbelt for every passenger inside the vehicle.
You MUST WEAR A MASK at all times when outside your vehicle. If a patron decides to stand or sit outside of their vehicle, they MUST stay within their designated space,

November 2020 New Jersey Drive-in Events

Twiddle Drive-in Concert
November 1, 2020; Doors open 7pm
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ
Price: US $45.00 – US $200.00
For fans of: Rock. With 15 years of relentless touring behind them, Vermont-based rock band Twiddle has built animpressive resume spanning Red Rocks to Bonnaroo, and multiple sellouts of historic rockvenues
Tickets are sold "by vehicle", not per person. There is 4-person occupancy per vehicle price. You may add up to 2 additional passengers with the purchase of your vehicle ticket for a maximum of 6 people per vehicle. There MUST be a legal seat and seatbelt for every passenger inside the vehicle.
You MUST WEAR A MASK at all times when outside your vehicle. If a patron decides to stand or sit outside of their vehicle, they MUST stay within their designated space,