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The Last of Oregon’s Remaining Drive-In Theaters

written by Lindsay McWilliams | featured photo courtesy of Motor VU

Throughout the years, more than fifty drive-in movie theaters have existed in Oregon. Yet, today, only four are operating in the state. This retro form of entertainment is a dying breed, so throw some blankets in the bed of a truck and visit these remaining theaters while you still can.

La Grande Drive-In

La Grande
Admission: $21 per vehicle
Year Opened: 1953

Motor VU

photo by Wendee Schmidtke

Admission: $20 per vehicle
Year Opened: 1953

Milton-Freewater Drive-In Theatre

Admission: $7 per person
Year Opened: 1961

99W Drive-In

Admission: $8 per person
Year Opened: 1953

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