Holiday Drive-In

28th Street & Lee Hill Drive,
Boulder, CO 80301

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Holiday Drive-In

This was a replacement to an earlier Holiday Drive-In which was located on 30th Street. This drive-in operated from 1969 to 1988. The property was abandoned and deteriorating, although there had been some local interest in preservation. It was eventually demolished.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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williame303
williame303 on June 18, 2008 at 2:28 am

The original Holiday Drive In was entered from 28th Street. The drive was a long one. When 30th Street was cut though in the 1960s, the sign and the entrance were moved to 30th Street, and the old two-block drive from 28th became a city street. The entire operation was moved to North 28th Street and Lee Hill Road. I don’t know when it became a twin.

So the famous sign has actually been in three places. It has been restored, but it is in the twin form.

DonLewis
DonLewis on October 16, 2009 at 9:35 am

From 2009, a view of the Holiday Drive In sign and marquee in Boulder.

DavidZornig
DavidZornig on June 25, 2014 at 11:44 pm

Just added a number of newspaper clippings, some with photos courtesy of Karen Eifler via the “I was in Boulder, CO in the 70’s” Facebook page.

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