Golden Glades Twin Drive-In

NW 168th Street & NW 35th Avenue,
Miami Gardens, FL 33056

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jdoc001 on May 17, 2013 at 2:20 am

the area became townhomes in the late 80’s.

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on September 3, 2012 at 7:35 pm

Uploaded the opening day ad from Feb 10,1956

Harvey on September 3, 2012 at 3:20 pm

The Golden Glades Drive-In closed on March 14, 1981. It’s final features were FROM NOON TILL THREE with THE STRANGER RETURNS and I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE with POINT OF TERROR.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on March 16, 2011 at 3:15 pm

marlin fan in La,love your comment.

NYozoner on March 16, 2011 at 3:04 pm

Al, I believe the intention is to help people understand where the drive-in once used to be, using the best possible current address information.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on March 16, 2011 at 2:17 pm

Miami Gardens did not exist when this theatre was in operation.

NYozoner on January 27, 2011 at 2:42 am

According to the grand opening ad posted by Mike Rivest, the drive-in was located on NW 167th St & 34th Ave, which is consistent with the Miami Gardens address, and not was not in North Miami Beach.

NYozoner on January 27, 2011 at 2:33 am

3383 NW 167th St, Miami Gardens, FL 33056

The above address will map accurately to the location of the drive-in. The street address in the current heading is correct, but the town and zip code throw off the mapping on Google Earth.

Here is a 1980 aerial photo of the drive-in, courtesy of

TLSLOEWS on June 1, 2010 at 12:47 pm

Nice opening ad Mike R.

rivest266 on January 17, 2010 at 12:30 pm

This opened on February 10th, 1956. grand opening ad is at View link

MarlinsFanInLA on June 26, 2009 at 5:11 pm

If drive-ins weren’t bad enough, this one was located smack dab next to the Palmetto Expressway where the traffic runs east and west, the same direction that both screens were positioned. Since there were no trees to mask the headlights of passing cars it was sometimes difficult to see the bright scenes in a movie, let alone the dark ones. I still don’t know the hell Gregory Peck saw in the open coffin in The Omen.

Harvey on September 8, 2008 at 11:26 pm

Picture of Golden Glades Drive-In lot here.

Coate on August 18, 2008 at 11:05 am

“Star Wars” had a six-week run here during June-July 1977.