Verne Drive-In in Luverne, Minnesota Announces 2023 Opening Date
The Vern Drive-In Move Theater is Opening For 2023
I think all of us have a case of spring fever. We want to be outside and do stuff! We've been deprived for a while.
Going to a movie at the Verne Drive-In in Luverne, Minnesota, just east of Sioux Falls is an annual tradition. When I was a kid, going to the drive-in theater to see The Apple Dumpling Gang and Grease was one of my favorite memories.
When Does The Verne Drive-in in Luverne, Minnesota Open?
The Verne Drive-In is set to open for the 2023 season Friday, April 21, 2023!
You can see which movies they're playing each week by keeping an eye on their Facebook. Gates open at 7:00, show starts around dusk.
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The first drive-in movie theater opened in 1933 in Camden, New Jersey. At one time, there were more than 4,000 drive-in movie theaters in the United States. Today, less than 350 remain open. We're lucky to have one just a few miles away from Sioux Falls.
The Verne Drive-in in Luverne, Minnesota has been open for nearly 70 years and still attracts thousands of customers every summer. A few years ago, the Verne Drive-in converted to digital projection. If the theater wanted to survive, they had no choice. The film industry replaced their 35mm film prints with digital projection. If they didn't convert, there wouldn't be any movies to show.
Where is the Verne Drive-in in Luverne, Minnesota?
The Verne Drive-In is just over half an hour from Sioux Falls at 1607 S. Kniss Ave. in Luverne, Minnesota. Check out their website or Facebook page for more info on this summer's movies.
What Movies Are Playing at the Verne Drive-in in Luverne, Minnesota?
For a list of movies playing each weekend, check out the Verne Drive-In website.