Heath Drive-In

1892 Hebron Road,
Heath, OH 43056

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Heath Drive-In

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The Heath Auto Theatre was located in Heath, Ohio and opened August 28, 1953 with “Golden Girl” and “The Battle at Apache Pass”. It held 600 cars and was owned by Tri-States Theatres in the late-1950’s.

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 8, 2011 at 2:47 pm

thanks Chuck.Great pictures.

Silicon Sam
Silicon Sam on April 16, 2011 at 6:34 pm

Kinda confused about the location… The 2nd picture in the first post says it’s a pic of the drive-in taken from Hwy 79. The highway is nowhere near Channel St. Google Earth shows no drive-in going back to 1994 on that residential street as well.

Street View shows the screen still existing on 79 South of town a ways. Near Reinhard Dr.



jwmovies on October 9, 2012 at 7:17 pm

Approx. address for this drive-was 1892 Hebron Rd.

Clarence on May 21, 2013 at 12:57 pm

I was born and raised in Heath, OH. I can tell you that this drive in was (and still is) located on Hebron Rd (SR 79) in Heath, Ohio. Back in the day a lot of businesses in Heath were listed as Newark because they shared a zip code and Newark was the larger of the two cities. Heath now has its own zip code, 43056, and is BY FAR the better city when compared to Newark. Every single new business opens in Heath and I don’t know anyone who would rather live in Newark than Heath. I was born in 1970 and anytime after that there was never a drive-in on Channel St in Newark. The Newark drive-in was call the Valley Drive-In and was located on 21st Street on the north side of Newark. I have been to both many times, including on the grounds of the Heath theater within the last couple months. I also have a lot of memorabilia from both drive in theaters. Hopefully this clears things up. If you would like pictures of what I have to post on the site let me know and I will email them to you.

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on May 21, 2013 at 4:22 pm

Clarence..I’m working changing the city on the overview.

I would like see what you pictures you have of both drive-ins. I working new historical overviews for both.


dixonwh on September 20, 2013 at 6:26 pm

So do I understand this drive-in is still standing and not demolished??

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on September 20, 2013 at 7:46 pm

I stopped and looked at last summer. The drive-in is still standing but in bad condition. The concession stand/project booth was set on fire and destroyed. The screen tower looks decent yet. It could reopened with some work and $$$$$ !!

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on September 20, 2013 at 7:47 pm

I have current pictures I need to put on CT.

85matt on May 23, 2017 at 1:23 am

Actually Clarence the Heath drive in is really located in Hebron Ohio!! also Heath’s zip code has always been 43056 and Newark’s always 43055 wrong again!!

HEATH has been a city since 1955!!!!!!!

By the way the person who used to own the drive ins lives above the (heath) drive in that’s actually located in Hebron!!

her name is Sally Price!!

rivest266 on May 28, 2017 at 5:50 pm

This opened on August 28th, 1953. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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