When was the last time you went to a drive-in theater? If it's been a while, or maybe you've never had the opportunity to go, Oklahoma has several drive-in movie theaters that you have to experience at least once.


The drive-in theater is one of the most unique and amazing ways to watch a movie. They were once very popular, especially during the 1950s, 60s, and 70s but sadly have nearly gone extinct. But not in Oklahoma.

There are still drive-in theaters in operation all across the U.S. that are keeping the memories and good times alive. Here in the Sooner State, we have quite a few drive-ins where you can relive the good old days.

Oklahoma has several drive-in theaters across the Sooner State for you to visit

aged and worn vintage drive-in movies sign

Now that things are starting to warm up and spring is on the way it's the perfect time to go to the drive-in theater for a little nostalgic family fun. If you've never been before, you're missing out on an EPIC evening.


Soon the weather will be pleasant and it won't be too hot or cold, springtime is the absolute best time to visit the drive-in theater. Not all, but a lot of these drive-ins are seasonal and are only open from spring to fall.

If you're looking for a good time and great eats and drinks you'll definitely want to check out these Oklahoma drive-in theaters. Not only is it a ton of fun but it won't break the bank either. The drive-in is very affordable.

7 Oklahoma "Must Experience" Drive-In Movie Theaters

If it's been a while since you've been to the drive-in movie theater or if you've never had the chance to go before, now's the time. Oklahoma has several drive-in theaters all across the Sooner State. Chances are you're close to one or close enough no matter where you're at. We have drive-in theaters in OKC, Chickasha, Tulsa, Guthrie, Poteau, Springer, and Shattuck. And that's just to name a few places where you can find them. So if you're looking for a nostalgic good time and an epic evening head to any of these amazing drive-ins.

Check out Oklahoma's retro 1950s themed hotel

If you're looking to make your accommodations more than just a place to stay, but rather a part of the vacation experience itself then this is for you. There's a 1950s-themed hotel in Oklahoma that's the ultimate retro getaway for the entire family. The Happy Days Hotel in McAlester, OK. is like traveling back in time to the 1950s. It's the perfect place to relive or visit the greatest era of music, movies, and television. When rock n' roll was king and the King himself, Elvis Presley ruled! The entire hotel is decked out floor to ceiling in 50s memorabilia, even the rooms. It's more than a great place to stay, it's a vacation destination, Right next door is the Great Balls of Fire Family Entertainment Center a 50s-themed bowling alley. There's also a 50s diner on-site as well called Angel's Diner. It's your one-stop shop for 1950s-style retro rest and relaxation in OK.

Fun Kid Friendly Oklahoma Vacation Destinations

There is a ton of stuff to do in Oklahoma that you and the kids will love, you just have to know where to find that stuff and have the gumption to hop off the couch and go do some of it.

25 hilarious Oklahoma personalized tags DENIED by the DMV

A great way to personalize your vehicle is with a custom license plate. There are some pretty creative and funny tags running around the Sooner State. Some are easy to get, others will have you scratching your head trying to figure it out what it says. Personalized plates are very popular and we're seeing more of them on the road every day. However, there are some rules and restrictions when it comes to what you can and can't put on your plate. If it's considered obscene, vulgar, demeaning, or includes any mention of drugs, alcohol, or illegal activities it will be DENIED. Check out the photo gallery below of some of the most hilarious tags that were rejected by the Oklahoma Department of Motor Vehicles. WARNING: some of these could be considered offensive so if you're easily offended proceed with caution. You have been officially warned.

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