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Long Island drive-in movie, concert schedule for summer 2021

If you're looking for things to do this

If you're looking for things to do this season, enjoy a drive-in movie on Long Island. Credit: Kendall Rodriguez

Pop-up drive-in movies and concerts are springing up around Long Island again this season. For families and friends looking for things to do, you'll want to reserve your tickets in advance, if possible, and have a plan for how you'll handle food and drinks (some screenings include snacks or offer a la carte service from food vendors).

DRIVE-IN MOVIES

POP UP MOVIE LOT AT WESTFIELD SOUTH SHORE MALL

1701 Sunrise Hwy., Bay Shore

ADMISSION $40 per carload, free popcorn

INFO movielotdrivein.com

SCHEDULE 8 p.m. May 7: "E.T."; 11 p.m. May 7: "Spaceballs"; 10 p.m. May 8: "Brave"; 10:45 p.m. May 8: Stephen King's "It;" 8:30 p.m. May 21: "The Lion King"; 10 p.m. May 21: "Back to the Future"; 8:30 p.m. May 22: "The Mighty Ducks"; 10:15 p.m. May 22: "The Breakfast Club"; 8:30 p.m. June 4: "The Goonies"; 11:30 p.m. June 4: "Scary Movie"; 8:30 p.m. June 5: "Toy Story."

GATEWAY DRIVE-IN MOVIES

215 South Country Rd., Bellport

ADMISSION $40

INFO thegateway.org, 631-286-1133

SCHEDULE 8 p.m. May 7: "Who Framed Roger Rabbit"; 8 p.m. May 8: "Ghostbusters"; 8 p.m. May 9: "Gravity"; 8 p.m. May 14: "E.T."; 8 p.m. May 15: "Moana"; 8 p.m. May 16: "Hidden Figures"; 8:30 p.m. May 21: "Jaws"; 8:30 p.m. May 22: "Goonies"; 8:30 p.m. May 23: "Independence Day"; 8:30 p.m. May 28: "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"; 8:30 p.m. May 29: "Jurassic Park"; 8:30 p.m. May 30: "Star Wars — The Force Awakens."

GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL

North Hempstead Beach Park, Port Washington

ADMISSION $30 per car; Drive-in dinner deals are available at some of the local Port Washington restaurants to take to the movie. The first 50 people to purchase tickets get a special bag from Neiman Marcus in honor of Mother's Day.

INFO Cars will be admitted at 7 p.m., goldcoastarts.org, 516-829-2570

SCHEDULE 8 p.m. May 7: "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"

TOWN OF NORTH HEMPSTEAD

North Hempstead Beach Park, 175 W. Shore Road, Port Washington

ADMISSION Free but limited to town residents with reservations; Attendees are encouraged to bring nonperishable/canned foods to the event as part of North Hempstead's food donation drive. Advance registration is not required, but attendees must show proof of residency before entering the park. There will be no food available for purchase. Restroom facilities will be available.

INFO northhempsteadny.gov, 516-869-6311

SCHEDULE 8:30 p.m. May 8: "Brave"; 8:30 p.m. May 22: ""Wonder Woman 1984"; 9 p.m. June 12: "Karate Kid"; 9 p.m. June 27: "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"; 9 p.m. July 17: "The Greatesty Showman"; 9 p.m. August 1: "The Boss Baby"; 8:30 p.m. Aug. 14: "Monsters, Inc.,: 8:30 p.m. Aug. 29: "Up." 9 p.m. June 11: "Black Panther," Martin "Bunky" Reid Park.

CUTCHOGUE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Peconic Bay Winery, 31320 Main Rd., Cutchogue

ADMISSION $45 per carload

INFO cutchogue-fire-department.ticketleap.com

SCHEDULE Gates open at 7 p.m., film starts at 8 p.m. May 14: "The Croods, A New Age." Rain date: May 15

MET UNDER THE MOONLIGHT

Main Beach, 104 Ocean Ave., East Hampton

ADMISSION $80 per car

INFO hamptonsfilmfest.org

SCHEDULE 8-11 p.m. May 15: "Carmen"

TOWN OF ISLIP DRIVE-IN MOVIES

Various locations

ADMISSION Free

INFO islipny.gov, gates open at 6:30 p.m.

SCHEDULE 8:30 p.m. June 21: "Princess Bride"; 8:30 p.m. July 12: "Zathura: A Space Adventure"; 8 p.m.Aug. 9: "Nanny McPhee": Byron Lake Park, Oakdale; 8:30 p.m. June 28: ""The Sandlot," 8:15 p.m. July 26: "The Lego Batman Movie," Casamento Park, West Islip; 8:30 p.m. July 6: "Nim's Island"; 8:15 p.m. Aug. 2: "How to Train Your Dragon," 7:45 p.m. Aug. 23: "Percy Jackson and the Olympians," Gulf Haven Golf Course, Central Islip; 8:30 p.m. July 19: "Big Hero," 8 p.m. Aug. 16: Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse," Holbrook Country Club.

TOWN OF BABYLON

On the lawn Tanner Park Banshell, Kerrigan Road, Copiague

ADMISSION Free for all residents; Bring snacks, chairs and blankets

INFO townofbabylon.com

SCHEDULE 8:30 p.m. July 12; rain date: July 13: "Enchanted;" 8:30 p.m. July 19; rain date: July 20: "Men in Black;" 8:15 p.m. Aug. 2; rain date: Aug. 3: "Stars Wars New Hope Episode IV;" 8 p.m. Aug. 9; rain date: Aug. 10: "Finding Nemo"

DRIVE-IN CONCERTS

Sid Jacobson JCC

300 Forest Drive, East Hills

ADMISSION Attendees are encouraged to bring a nonperishable food donation to the concerts to benefit SJJCC’s Community Needs Bank, $36 per show, $80 for all three events

INFO 516-484-1545, sjjcc.org/drivein

SCHEDULE Concert series features live performances: 7 p.m. May 15: BonJourney, BonJovi and Journey tribute band; 7 p.m. June 26: Penny Lane, the Beatles tribute band

WESTFIELD SOUTH SHORE MALL

1701 Sunrise Hwy., Bay Shore

ADMISSION Presale $68 per car go on sale April 28, $89 per car go on sale to the general public the following day

INFO encorenights.com

SCHEDULE New prerecorded Bon Jovi concert movie, 8:30 p.m. May 22 at 1701 Sunrise Hwy., Bay Shore

NORTH HEMPSTEAD BEACH PARK

175 West Shore Rd., Port Washington

ADMISSION Free; Cars are admitted starting one hour prior to the show for the drive-in concerts. Advanced registration is not required. Attendees must remain in their vehicles. For town residents. Restrooms are available. Bring non-perishable/canned foods to the concert as part of North Hempstead’s donation drive.

INFO northhempsteadny.gov, 516-869-6311

SCHEDULE 6 p.m. May 23: MYXD Order, a classic rock and dance band performs.

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