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GODZILLA Meet-Up Tonight at The Vineland!!

Posted on May 17, 2014 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (1)

Drive-in fans in all of Southern California, if you happen to be in need of the world's greatest double feature starring the KING of the MONSTERS then let's meet up tonight at the Vineland Drive-In in the City of Industry. SoCalDIMS will be there in the front row to take in the gloriousness of Godzilla. Don't be shy...bring your family and friends and let's enjoy this incredible night at the drive-in. Oh...did I mention the second feature playing with the big guy is...The Amazing Spiderman 2? See what I mean! See you all tonight!

The Paramount Drive-In is BACK!

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (1)

Los Angeles area drive-in fans are rejoicing.
The Paramount Drive-In, formerly know
as the Rodium Drive-In closed it's doors
and ceased drive-in operations in 1991.
22 years later with the property still owned
by the Bianchi Family and with a fully functioning
swap meet still operating on the site,
the drive is now open. With two new 75 foot wide
screens, digital projectors and brand new

Visit their website at

New Gift Shop Inside the Vineland Drive-in

Posted on December 11, 2013 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (1)

Hey all you drive-in movie lovers...still Christmas shopping?

Are there drive-in movie theater fans on your Christmas list?

Well, pay a visit to the Vineland drive-in and purchase a gift

or two from the newly opened drive-in gift shop.

Hoodies with built-in headphones to watch the movie

in private. Shirts, water and coffee mugs and assorted

other goodies. Tell them SoCalDIMS sent you.

Paul McCartney Album Listening Event at the Vineland Drive-in

Posted on October 4, 2013 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (1)

Hey Drive-in and Paul McCartney Fans:

Paul McCartney Fans Get First Listen to NEW album

Special Fan Listening Events Set for Paul McCartney’s
first new album in 6 Years


“I love listening to music in the car… It’s like
listening with a huge pair of headphones!
You’re in there and the sound is wrapped
around you… It’s great.”
- Paul McCartney

Paul’s brand NEW album, scheduled for
release in the US on October 15th,
will get a special early unveiling in its
entirety at two free events being hosted in
Los Angeles and New York on
Sunday evening, October 6th, 2013 -
and fans will get the first listen.

Here is how you can take part:

In the Los Angeles area:

Date: Sunday, October 6th
Location: Vineland Drive-In
443 N. Vineland Ave, City of Industry, CA
Time: 7:30pm (parking lot opens at 6pm)

- First 400 cars to arrive to the Vineland Drive-In
will be admitted to hear the
album for the first time,
via the theater’s FM transmitter.
- Free commemorative event posters
will be given to each attendee.
- Event presented by
KLOS / Breakfast with the Beatles host Chris Carter.

Tweet your thoughts about the
#new @PaulMcCartney album
while you listen at #mccartneydrivein

"Going Attractions" Drive-in Documentary Los Angeles Premier

Posted on October 3, 2013 at 11:40 PM Comments comments (0)

This Saturday Night if you live in the Los Angeles area come on out to the Mission Tiki Drive-In Theater in the city of Montclair and witness the Los Angeles drive-in theater premier of "Going Attractions: The Definitive film about the Drive-in Movie" and meet the filmmaker April Wright in person. You will also be treated to a great triple feature of Gravity followed by Going Attractions and ending with Prisoners.

So come out and say hello and enjoy a family fun night at the drive-in!

The Rise and Fall and Rebirth of the Drive-in Movie Theater

Posted on April 13, 2011 at 4:18 PM Comments comments (1)

The Excellent Upcoming Drive-in Documentary

"Going Attractions"

by April Wright

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A Cozzalio/Drive-In Update

Posted on March 21, 2011 at 8:28 PM Comments comments (1)

Hello folks, as we begin spring here in Southern California summer's warm breath isn't too far away. That means our SocalDIMS tailgate season is approaching fast. There may be some changes to our tailgate schedule but to warm our appetites we have an update from Co-Founder Dennis Cozzalio over on his fantastic blog Sergio Leone and the Infileld Fly Rule...

3D Movies at The Galaxy Drive-In Theater

Posted on January 17, 2011 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (4)


3D movies have finally made it to a drive-in movie theater.

Last weekend the Galaxy Drive-In Theater in Texas

began showing movies in 3D.

Finally an affordable option to those expensive indoor

theaters. Tell us what you think.

Visit the Galaxy Drive-In Theater website for more information.

The Vineland Drive-In Back on the Air

Posted on April 25, 2010 at 10:28 PM Comments comments (4)

Good News for all you Vineland Drive-In fans

Soon all 4 theaters will be broadcasting your favorite
first run films with brand new FM transmitters. Currently
screens 1, 2 & 3 are broadcasting with the newly installed
transmitters. Theater 4 will have it's new FM transmitter
installed very soon. The nights of poor reception
and theater "dead zones" will be long gone.


Rubidoux Drive-In Re-Grand Opening

Posted on March 25, 2010 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (2)

Join The Southern California Drive-In Movie Society on
April 3, 2010 as we help to celebrate the re-Grand Opening
of the The Rubidoux Drive-In and it's newly refurbished
and redesigned theater snack bar. Come on out and
enjoy delicious hot foods and your favorite theater snacks
inside a recreation of a 1950's roadside diner experience.
Be there with us when the gates open so we can be the
first to enjoy a beautiful and relaxing evening under the stars.

Relections of Drive-In Theaters Long Gone

Posted on January 28, 2010 at 1:32 AM Comments comments (1)

Dennis Cozzalio has another fantastic article reflecting on drive-in theaters long since gone. You can read the entire article by clicking on the the Dennis cozzalio tab or by visiting

The Skyline Lives On!!!!

Posted on September 30, 2009 at 8:58 PM Comments comments (104)
Grand Reopening Banner

The Skyline Drive IN Theatre in Barstow, California will have it's official Grand Re-opening on Friday, October2nd.  The Skyline is the latest acquisition of Gene Harvey Theatres and will open on the big screen with "ZOMBIELAND" and "DISTRICT9" from Sony Pictures.  Screen two bookings will be announced next Monday September, 28th.


From opening day until Thursday October 8th - all paid admissions will receive a free popcorn and a free soft drink.


The Skyline Drive IN will be managed by Mr. Quiyon Verner with guidance from

Jeff Thurman, COO of Gene HarveyTheatres and formerly with

DeAnza Land and Leisure at the Mission Tiki Drive INTheatre in Montclair, CA.


We hope to see all SOCAL DIMSmembers in Barstow soon.