National Drive-in Movie Day is observed each year on June 6, which is the anniversary of the opening of Park-In Theaters, the first patented drive-in movie theater. At its peak, there were over 6,000 movie drive-in movie theaters in operation across the US. Now, there are less than 500.

In honor of the holiday, support one of your local drive-ins:

The Family Drive-In Theatre

5890 Valley Pike U.S. 11

Stephens City, VA 22655
Adults: $8

Children: $4

Union Market Drive-in

1309 5th Street NE

Washington, DC 20002

$10 parking fee

Free for walk ins

Bengies Drive-in Theatre

3417 Eastern Blvd

Baltimore, MD 21220

General Admission varies between $5- $10

Child Admission over 4: $5

If you can’t make it to an actual theater, several local neighborhoods are hosting outdoor movie screenings throughout the summer. DCOutdoorFilms has created a compilation of these local initiatives.