Twin City Drive-In

3926 Avenue H,
Rosenberg, TX 77471

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This drive-in theater opened in 1950. The Twin City’s ads boasted a “large playground for the kiddies” and “mosquito control nightly”, which is a must in southeast Texas. On Tuesday and Wednesday nights, 70 cents would admit a carload!

The Twin City Drive-In operated year-round. A December 1953 advertisement for the theater invited patrons to “…drive out early. Enjoy a delicious meal at our snack bar – fried chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, and many other treats”. It was operated by Julius M. Gordon of the Jefferson Amusement Co.

Sadly, the Twin City Drive-In closed in 1983, and the site has been redeveloped.

Contributed by Bob Machann

Recent comments (view all 5 comments)

sepiatone on September 30, 2008 at 12:14 am

A partial image of the Twin City’s screen mural can be seen here.

MPol on September 30, 2008 at 2:32 am

Oh wow!! I love that!! Thanks for posting this and sharing it with us.

jwmovies on December 26, 2012 at 7:44 am

Above address is incorrect. It was further south @ about 3926 Avenue H.

Now Enterprise Rent-A-Car. The western border for the drive-in is still there.

zzblaine on June 11, 2015 at 7:25 pm

Here’s another view of the theater on my flickr:

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