Take a trip back to the 1950s, when guys danced to rock ‘n’ roll and girls jitterbugged at the local sock-hop. Though the hairstyles have changed, drive-in movies are still all the rage. Here’s where to get a blast from the past in NJ.

Barnegat Drive-In Movie Series
Where: 180 Bengal Blvd., Barnegat
When: June 28-Oct. 22
Price: Free admission
Deets: Travel back in time with these classics, from Hocus Pocus to Back to the Future. Recent favorites like Luca will also be playing so don’t miss out! Come early to enjoy music and food trucks. 

Becky’s Drive-In Theatre
Where: 4548 Lehigh Dr., Walnutport, PA
When: Open daily, schedule subject to change
Price: $11/adults, $7/ages 3-12, free/ages 2 and under

Deets: Voted 5th best drive-in theater in the USA by USA Today, this Pennsylvania hot spot is a must-go. The venue plays all the newest titles your kiddos won’t want to miss. The movie’s sound is played over the radio, so feel free to crank up the volume for your car full of mini-film buffs. Showings start at dusk. 

Brick Summerfest
Where: Windward Beach Park, Brick
When: August 12
Price: Free admission
Deets: Join Brick in its annual Summerfest activities, including outdoor concerts with fireworks after and a car show. Catch Jungle Cruise on August 12 at dusk. All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Delsea Drive-In
Where: 2203 South Delsea Dr., Vineland
When: Memorial Day-Labor Day/Friday-Sunday; After Labor Day-November/Friday-Saturday
Price: $12.50/ages 4 and older, free/ages 3 and under
Deets: This 1949 site is the last standing drive-in movie theater in New Jersey. With two theaters and today’s top movies playing, you’ll want to stop by at least once this summer for a night of fun. 

Downtown Bound Brook
Where: 571-599 E High St., Bound Brook
When: June 18, July 16, August 13
Price: Free admission
Deets: Your kids will be singing all night along as Encanto plays on the big screen. Held at Billian-Legion Park, there’ll be plenty of space to run around and have fun before the movie begins. 

Fair Oaks Drive-In Theatre
Where: 365 Bloomingburg Rd., Middletown, NY
When: June 30-August 27
Price: $30/carload, $49/carload family pack, $12/adults, $8/kids and seniors
Deets: Watch the newest releases like Nope and Thor: Love and Thunder while munching on popcorn and your favorite candy. Stay for a double feature for a night of extra fun! 

Four Bros Drive-in
Where: 4957 NY-22, Amenia, NY
When: July 6-August 4
Price: $15/single feature driver, $16/double feature driver, $13/adult passengers, $9/kid, senior and veteran passengers
Deets: Enjoy first run features like Lightyear and double features every night. With two menus to choose from, mini golf, a playground and more, you’re in for a treat here. Get your lightsaber out for July 14th’s Star Wars’ showing where Liam Neeson will make an appearance! Party it up with giveaways, raffle prizes and a free movie poster for every car.

Mendham Borough Movie Night
Where: Borough Park, Borough of Mendham
When: July 28, 8:30 pm
Price: Free admission
Deets: Honey, it’s time for Mendham’s Movie in the Park night. This year, enjoy a drive-in movie with the whole fam. Catch The Art of Racing in the Rain on July 28 and end the night with your fave summer treat, ice cream.

Overlook Drive-In Theatre
Where: 126 Degarmo Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY
When: Friday-Thursday, check online for updates
Price: $12/adults, $8/kids 5-11, free/ages 4 and under
Deets: Travel to the largest screen in the tri-state area and turn your radio to 88.5 FM because you won’t want to miss this! Watch as dinosaurs come alive and minions try to tackle their newest adventure in Jurassic World: Dominion and Minions: The Rise of Gru. 

Skyline Drive In
Where: 1 Oak St., Brooklyn, NY
When: July, check online for updates
Price: $55/car, $19.50/ticket, $35/motorcycle
Deets: From decade old movies to up-and-coming ones, you’ll have a variety to choose from here. Situated on the East River, a stunning view will accompany your movie watching. Whether you drive in, bike in or walk in, there will always be a place for you here!

Warwick Drive-In Theater
Where: 5 Warwick Tpk., Warwick, NY
When: Open daily, 7-10:30 pm
Price: $12/adult, $8/kids 4-11, free/ages 3 and under
Deets: Road trip! Drive up north for a movie under the stars every night of the week. Stop by the snack bar for nachos with cheese sauce, ice cream or a cheeseburger and park your car to catch a flick. Pets are welcome and credit cards are accepted. 

Want to watch more movies outside? Here is our list of Free Outdoor Movies in New Jersey this summer.