If the Glendale 9 is my drive-in heaven, QuikTrip is my convenience store heaven, not just because I grew up around QuikTrips. We could still hear the show from other cars radios but it was difficult. Following a national trend, Arizona has lost almost 50 drive-ins in the past half-century. It shows six double features per evening, all of first-run films. You use your radio to listen to the movie, it is all flat land no little hills to go over and they do have a concession stand, did not try it out for we had already ate a big meal before we went.
Next, owners will start looking to lease the property. The database is a repository of information from many sources: our own research, submissions from visitors like yourself, as well as published sources. Now They have you using your car radio for the movie sound. There were no lights on in the car so obviously the radio was draining the battery. A second reservation family owns the rest of the property, she said. Miller said that after a commercial lease is in place and development projects are identified, construction can begin.
Growing up Drive-In movie were one of our favorite things to do. Glendale 9 lone survivor There are now 603 drive-in movie-theaters screens at 356 sites in the United States, down about 11 percent since 1999, according to the United Drive-In Theatre Owners Association. We got there early to get a good spot. Please enjoy our list of drive-in movie theaters in Arizona Apache Drive-In The Apache Drive-In is owned by Hollis Cinemas, which also owns the enclosed cinema, Hollis Cinema 4. At this time of year, the Glendale shows early movies, around 6:30, and movies scheduled at a time that would be early in June, around 8:45. The staff is very friendly and helpful. If we ever visit Arizona again, we will bring our kids! Perched on the roof of either house are oversized pairs of spectacles that Parks made himself.
The Glendale serves all nine screens from a single, well-designed projection structure and concession stand. !!!! We like drive-ins and all that was in our city have gone out of business, so when we hear of one we try to get to it. We wanted to do something relaxing after a long day of traveling into Arizona. We had a fantastic time, even our teenagers loved it. It was a little less expensive than the type of chain hotels I usually choose those without 6 in their name , but it was very comfortable and a lot closer to the drive-in.
This could take up to three years, she added. There is a concession area and playground conveniently located in the center of all screens. Glendale 9 is the last theater of its type in Arizona, and Maniscalco said business has gone up 43 percent in the past six years. This is a perfect place for a family or couple! We had to turn off the sound. You got to try it out.
Packed the kids up and picked up a pizza from nearby Venice Pizza and parked the car. It looks ripe for revival to me. Miller said the theater owner, California-based Syufy Enterprises, parent company to West Wind Drive-Ins, had left the property in bad shape, with a number of code violations, and in 2011, the parties were unable to reach an agreement on a new lease. It has a special family fun night on Tuesdays. Trust me if you like drive-ins this is the one. But Tony Maniscalco, a spokesman for Syufy Enterprises, contends the company never violated codes and wasn't presented a lease. The information above is provided as a free service; we encourage you to contact Glendale 9 Drive-In directly with any issues, concerns, or suggestions that are specific to them.
Since we have not got one anywhere close to us we decided to make it an event on our last vacation. They have a single screen that shows a double feature from Friday to Sunday night. We have been to those before and cleaning up your cars afterwards are never fun. The 29-acre commercial property is on the Salt River Reservation, with Tempe to the south and Scottsdale to the north. They have family nite, free movie nite and opened 7 days a week. They have a special family fun night on Tuesdays.
The Apache in Globe closed a couple of years ago, but this Google from September 2016 looks just the way it did when it was alive. Ownership traces to 1887 law The ownership of the land stems from the Dawes Act of 1887, or the General Allotment Act, adopted by Congress to survey Native American land and divide it into allotments. But really enjoyed the experience once again. Not sure how to solve that issue other than not staying for the double feature. . Miller said Solanna, the firm developing the property under a commercial master lease, is operated by her family, which owns about 3 acres of the movie-theater property and nearly 90 surrounding acres. He said it recently upgraded to digital projectors and improved audio equipment and screens.