South Chester Drive-In

S. Union Avenue & S. Chester Avenue,
Bakersfield, CA 93304

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davidcoppock on October 11, 2018 at 11:23 am

Opened on 14/8/1945 as Drive-in Theater(with no specific name) with “When the lights go on again” and “The Great Mike”. Renamed South Chester Drive-in in 1949. 600 cars. Closed in early 1980’s. Site is now Penske Truck Rental and lock-up 3 Self Storage.

jwmovies on December 3, 2012 at 11:54 am

Approx. address for this drive-in was 3863 South Chester Avenue. Now Lock Up!

william lewis
william lewis on November 16, 2012 at 8:32 am

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william lewis on September 11, 2012 at 5:34 am

Your street view is all WRONG! The So.Chester was at Union Ave and south Chester Ave. I don’t know how to fix it!

CSWalczak on September 10, 2012 at 2:45 pm

There are some pictures of this drive-in on its gallery page at

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Drive-In 54 on September 10, 2012 at 1:10 pm

Have any pictures to share?