Sunset Drive-In

3935 W. Dixon Boulevard,
Shelby, NC 28150

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Sunset Drive-In

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The Sunset Drive-In was opened prior to 1955, when it was operated by Colonial Theatres. A family-owned business with family entertainment in mind. The Sunset Drive-In has been a fun family tradition for several generations in the Shelby, NC area.

Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday offering an inexpensive night out for the whole family to get together and watch two movies for only $7 a car load. We can hold about 420 cars. Come early for good parking. Bring chairs and blankets to watch the movies under the stars or just sit in your car. Visit the staff inside the snack bar and pig out on our great burgers, hot dogs,corn dogs, chilli cheese fries, french fries, popcorn, drinks and candy. Come early and play frisbee or toss the ball around with the kids in the grassy area in front of the screen.

Come join our “drive-in family” and make “us” a part of yours. Carry on the tradition to the next gerneration.

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Recent comments (view all 7 comments)

Patsy on February 9, 2009 at 5:41 pm

LM: Great photo of this drive-in that I didn’t get to see in my travels to Shelby last week.

Patsy on February 9, 2009 at 5:44 pm

Didn’t notice that you had posted this drive-in photo almost a year ago prior to my recent follow-up post. We’re thinking along the same lines…only several months apart!

lisawhitman on March 18, 2011 at 8:24 pm

I am working on a research project for school on Drive-In Movie Theaters in NC! Any informaton that anyone has would be greatly apreciated! Thanks!

Heather1 on October 24, 2014 at 12:03 pm

What time do the movies start?

raysson on February 9, 2015 at 5:01 pm

The Sunset was one of the five drive-ins in the state of North Carolina that upgraded to digital projection.

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