Where to Catch Movies Under the Stars in Columbus

Staff Writer
Columbus Monthly
The South Drive-In Theater on South High Street shows summer blockbusters.

Columbus is home to two venues in which big-screen entertainment can be had with a set of wheels and a setting sun.

South Drive-In Theater

Year established: 1950

Lineup: New movies show from April through mid-October on a pair of screens. Expect blockbuster fare like "Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation" and "Minions" this summer.

Concessions: Popcorn, candy and soft drinks-plus burgers, hot dogs, soft pretzels and more

What to do afterward: See another. Two features are shown for the price of a single ticket. southdrive-in.com

Downtown Drive-In

Year established: 2014

Lineup: "Batman," starring Michael Keaton (July 24); "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" (Aug. 14)

Concessions: Treats from an assortment of North Market vendors

What to do afterward: "We're done around 11 o'clock," says executive director Rick Harrison Wolfe, "so if you're looking for a night out, there's no shortage of things within a few minutes from here." northmarket.com