Pack your pillows, blankets, and all your favorite snacks because I'm about to take you on an adventure to the top rated drive-in movie theaters in Illinois!

I've been to a drive-in movie theater a handful of times.  My friend had a truck, so that was definitely a bonus haha.  Who doesn't love an outdoor movie night in the summer?  If you've never been, check out the list below - one of these drive-ins has to be close to you if you live in Illinois! They're less than an hour from me, woo hoo!


Watch your favorite films from the privacy of your own vehicle!

MCHENRY OUTDOOR THEATER1510 N Chapel Hill Rd, McHenry, IL 

You can see all the dates, times, and movies they're playing here!

MIDWAY DRIVE-IN - 91 Palmyra Road, Sterling, IL

This movie theater has a retro spaceship ticket booth, awesome concession stand, and you'll feel like you're going back in time!

CHITOWN MOVIES2343 S. Throop St, Chicago, IL

You'll get to enjoy Blockbuster movies and classics.  It's also $35/vehicle to get in!

WROK 1440 AM / 96.1 FM logo
Get our free mobile app

ROUTE 34 DRIVE IN4468 East 12th Rd., Earlville, IL

The grounds open at 6:30pm to get first pick at where you want to park and movies start at dusk!  Bring all the delicious snacks you want!  Some guests even play football or card games while waiting for the movie to start.

SKY VU DRIVE IN - HWY 69 S. Monroe, WI

Yum, their food menu looks soooo good.  Pizza, hamburgers, pretzels, popcorn, and nachos?  Yes, PLEASE!  Get your entire crew together and make it a fun night out.

25 Movies You May Have Not Known Were Filmed in Illinois

Did you know some of these flicks were shot in Illinois?

8 Wisconsin Cabins That Make You Feel Like You're in a Movie

More From WROK 1440 AM / 96.1 FM