Mid-Town Drive-In

2728 Roane State Highway,
Harriman, TN 37748

450 cars

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Mid-Town Drive-In

The Roane Drive-In opened in 1949, with a capacity for 300 cars. Around 1995 this drive-in was rebuilt and is now operated by Blue Moon Theatres. It had a capacity for 450 cars. It was closed by 2012.

Contributed by Lost Memory

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Patsy
Patsy on June 6, 2009 at 11:27 am

Lost: Thanks….again!

jwmovies
jwmovies on October 24, 2012 at 4:12 pm

THIS SHOULD BE LISTED AS CLOSED.

I just checked with Google (no listing) and Loopnet (for sale, pending sale).

Chris1982
Chris1982 on October 7, 2014 at 11:52 pm

According to the Blue Moon Theatres website this is definately closed.

Will Dunklin
Will Dunklin on May 27, 2015 at 2:14 pm

Drove past and stopped to look in the gate on May 24 2015. The Midtown is closed, but all the buildings are standing, appear in good condition, the paint looks crisp, even the grass is mowed. Just no one around. Nothing on the marquee.

Patsy
Patsy on May 27, 2015 at 4:55 pm

Will: Reopen it!

Driveintheatre2001
Driveintheatre2001 on September 7, 2017 at 1:12 am

This appears to be in nice condition!! Judging by this, what appears to be, a 2016 video! Even the snack bar has a glass encasement with displays of die cast cars, etc. still there.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXhShVjB-x8

Kris4077
Kris4077 on August 26, 2019 at 10:56 am

Probably could afford to switch to digital.

kennerado
kennerado on October 8, 2019 at 4:21 am

Someone is definitely looking after this site, the grass was mowed in the most recent Google Earth image. There does appear to be some damage to the screen but overall it still looks in good shape.

robbiestewart
robbiestewart on June 27, 2020 at 2:53 am

I remember going to this place a lot back in the mid to late 1990’s when I just happened to get a rare Friday or Saturday night off. Saw many movies here. Having the sound in stereo over FM was great too. I used to take both my generic Walkman and a radio headset so I didn’t have to worry about running my car battery down. Still miss it.

Patsy
Patsy on June 27, 2020 at 6:34 am

www.driveinmovie.com

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