Drive In Theatre
& Swap Shop
Welcome to the Joy-Lan Drive-In Theatre. We’ve been in Dade City, Florida for more than 70 years. In fact, we are one of the last drive-in theatres in Florida, but we are here to stay!
We have one screen often showing first-run movies – with double features five nights a week (closed Monday and Tuesday). Listen to the movie through your FM car radio. (93.1)
Now Playing (5/6-5/26) (Closed Mon and Tue)
Starts Friday 5/20- 5/26
Closed Monday & Tuesday
Dr Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)
Shang Chi (2021)
Gates open 30 min before show time. Come early and pick out your favorite spot! Shows start at the scheduled time.
Listen to the movie through your FM car radio.
Radio rentals are available but limited in number. ($2 and Driver’s License required.)
- no loud diesel engines
– no open flames or grills
– no saving spaces with chairs; (placing chairs in front of vehicle OK)
– park large vehicles in the back rows
– do not raise lift gate as it blocks the view of other guests
-Leashed, well behaved pets are welcome
-Grassy areas around the theatre for pet walking
-Service pets ONLY in concession area
-Excessively barking pets may be asked to leave
Under 4 years
Drive In Menu
Your purchases at the snack bar help keep this drive in open!
Swap Shop Menu
Sausage and Egg
Bacon and Egg
Biscuit and Sausage
On Sundays the Joy-Lan Drive-In Theatre grounds are transformed into the Swap Shop, where most anything can be bought or sold!
The gates open at 5 a.m., and customer admission and parking is free.
Dealers must pay a set-up fee of $7-$9 on Sunday.
Our Snack Bar is open Sunday morning with a breakfast menu featuring breakfast sandwiches, coffee and ice-cold beverages.