Cottage View Drive-In

9338 E. Point Douglas Road South,
Cottage Grove, MN 55016

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The Cottage View Drive-In opened in August, 1966 and was closed on September 27, 2012. It had a capacity for 950 cars.

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KJB2012 on September 22, 2007 at 1:08 pm

Today’s (22. Sept 2007) Minneapolis Star-Tribune has a front page story about this Drive in. The news is not good. It sounds like this might be the last season. It seems the retail development is getting closer.

pst1431861 on March 10, 2010 at 10:50 am

does anybody know? will we be blessed with another season of
Movies at the Cottage View Drive in
Every year they talk about a retail developement

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on May 31, 2010 at 2:06 pm

Well,guys did it reopen or is there a Wal-Mart there?

TLSLOEWS on May 31, 2010 at 2:33 pm

Interesting looking Marquee.

CSWalczak on August 25, 2012 at 8:05 pm

According to this article, the Cottage View Drive-in will close at the end of the 2012 season as the owner is declining to make the upgrade to digital projection: View link

CSWalczak on September 28, 2012 at 11:54 pm

Article and video about the final showing on 09-27-2012 can be read and seen here. Status showed now be changed to closed.

TomMc11 on April 19, 2018 at 9:50 am

You can guess what “Big Box” retail is on that site now, literally not a trace of it left.

ElkoDrivein on June 7, 2018 at 8:28 am

Elko Speedway in Elko New Market, MN carries on the Torch of the Cottage Grove Drive-In utilizing its screen. We opened in 2014 and We’d love to have you out! Check out more details and seasonal showtimes at

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