Denniston Drive-In

6501 N. Monroe Street,
Monroe, MI 48162

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Denniston Drive-In

The Denniston Drive-In opened in April of 1956. The opening night movies were “Blood Alley” with John Wayne and Lauren Bacall & “Seven Cities of Gold” with Richard Egan. This drive-in had a capacity for 1,000 cars. The Denniston Drive-In closed around 1985.

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dansdriveintheater
dansdriveintheater on January 23, 2019 at 5:30 pm

there is a plan to bring it back!

https://www.monroenews.com/news/20160901/drive-in-theater-proposed-for-frenchtown-township

still good got a go ahead

https://www.monroenews.com/news/20161008/drive-in-theatre-plan-gets-preliminary-okay

articles are from september and october of 2016 but i couldn’t find any other info and would love to know if this will happen or become one of thousand drive-in reopening proposals that doesn’t go through.

dansdriveintheater
dansdriveintheater on January 23, 2019 at 5:34 pm

update found an article from 2018 that says the project has everyone’s go ahead but no work has started.

https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1WPZB_enUS691US765&ei=YRNJXMfWOsni0gK-sLsI&q=monroe+mi%27s+gets+new++drive-in+theater&oq=monroe+mi%27s+gets+new++drive-in+theater&gs_l=psy-ab.3…30497.34206..34494…0.0..0.375.2165.0j2j6j1……0….1..gws-wiz.emyGPBuqj6A

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on January 23, 2019 at 8:23 pm

Also opened with “Seven cities of gold”.

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