ABQ Mom’s Guide to Drive-In Movies


drive-in movies, ABQ, AlbuquerqueMovies have without a doubt been one of the most affected summer activities in our new normal. Thankfully, ABQ has been adapting with some cool drive-in movies as a fun alternative. Check them out below!

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AFMX Drive-In Movie Series: Dinner & Drive-In at O’Niell’s

Located at O’Niell’s Pub, 4310 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108. All showings are on Wednesdays (with the exception of 7/19). $20 per car. Parking lot opens at 7:30pm. Films begin at 9pm.


7/19  Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion

7/22  JAWS

7/29  Dirty Dancing

8/5   Dazed and Confused

8/12  Men in Black

8/19 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

8/26 The Princess Bride

9/2 The Goonies

9/9 Jurassic Park

9/16 Back to the Future

9/23 Do the Right Thing

9/30 Ghostbusters

AFMX Drive-In Movie Series: Moonlight Movies at Cottonwood

Located at Cottonwood Mall in Home Life Furniture Parking Lot, 10000 Coors Bypass NW- Ste XE100, Albuquerque, NM 87114. All showings are on Saturdays. $20 per car. Parking lot opens at 7:30pm. Film begins at 9pm.


7/18  The Goonies

7/25  Jurassic Park

8/1  Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

8/8   Paul Blart: Mall Cop

Balloon Fiesta Drive-In

Located at Balloon Fiesta Park (9201 Balloon Museum Dr NE) catch your favorite classics. Price are per car and start at $25. 5 guests per car. Show begins at 7pm


7/16 Smokey and the Bandit

7/17 Little Mermaid

7/18 Jurassic Park

7/19 Grease

Movies in the Park-ing Lot 

Bernalillo County is turning it’s yearly “Movies in the Park” into “Movies in the Park-ing Lot” at the Isleta Amphitheater (5601 University Blvd.) This is a free, first come – first serve event. Parking lot opens at 7pm.


7/18 Frozen II

7/25 Lion King

8/1 Cars

Frank’s Famous Chicken & Waffles

Only 16 spots available. DM on Facebook or Instagram to sign up – $25 per car. Spaces Limited.


7/17 Selena + Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse

Reel Big Flix

$25 per vehicle. Shows start at sundown. Locations vary.


7/17 SuperBad Starr Brothers Brewing (5700 San Antonio Dr. NE)

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  1. So happy to see these all but I’m hoping you’ll update once you’ve experienced or heard reviews. I’d like to know things like is the sound on a speaker or can you tune in, will there be concessions, will bathrooms be available and how bad is traffic held up getting out. Thanks for the list!


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