The popular drive-in movie theaters in Illinois have announced their 2022 season-opening night and it's a blockbuster.

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At Least One Good Entertainment Memory For 2020 In Illinois

Of course, 2020 wasn't a good year for much, especially when it came to entertainment. I do have one memory from that year that brings a smile to my face.

A parked car at a drive-in movie theater.
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That's the return of the drive-in theater. It's my favorite way to watch a movie. Luckily, we have some good ones not far from Rockford.

Vintage drive-thru speakers used for American car hops and drive-ins.
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Opening Nights Of Popular Drive-In Movie Theaters In Illinois

McHenry Outdoor Theater (McHenry) INFO 

Opening Night on May 6th is a Marvel double feature with Dr.Strange and Spiderman.

Midway Drive-In (Sterling) INFO

The Midway is also on May 6th featuring Spiderman and Dr. Strange for their grand opening.

Honorable Mention Illinois Drive-In Movie Theater Near Rockford

Route 34 Drive-In Theatre (Earlville) INFO

They haven't announced their 2022 opening weekend yet.

Photo courtesy of Route 34 Drive-In Theatre Facebook Page
Photo courtesy of Route 34 Drive-In Theatre Facebook Page
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Wisconsin Drive-In Movie Theater Short Drive From Rockford

There is also a drive-in movie theater in Wisconsin that is a short drive from Rockford.

Goetz Sky-Vu Drive-In (Monroe) INFO

Looks like their season opener will be a little bit later too.

Great Way To Spend A Summer Evening

If you're looking for something to do this summer, I definitely recommend hitting a drive-in. They are so much fun. It doesn't matter if it's a date night or an outing for the whole family, everyone is going to have a great time.

Pop Up Urban Drive In Movie Theater Opens In Miami's Wynwood Neighborhood
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