Red Run Drive-In

13200 Mentzer Lane,
Rouzerville, PA 17268

500 cars

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Red Run Drive-In

Located in Rouzerville, near Waynesboro, PA. The Red Run Drive-In was opened on July 20, 1951 with Rory Calhoun in “County Fair”. At last knowledge, the marquee and concession stand were still in existence. Any additional information is welcome.

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corvellicat on September 28, 2010 at 8:54 am

I have a flyer from the Red Run Drive In. Not sure what yr it is from but it is for a week of X-Rated adult shows, some in color. Very interesting.

AndyCallahanMajorMajor on September 28, 2010 at 9:15 am

I couldn’t find a Sunshine Trail in Rouzerville, nor could I find the drive-in on a topographical map.

CSWalczak on September 28, 2010 at 9:58 am

The theater’s entry at has a small, out-of-focus aerial photo. My guess is that Sunshine Trail is/was a just a service road to access the theater.

AndyCallahanMajorMajor on September 28, 2010 at 12:42 pm

Using Google Earth, the drive-in was located on Mentzer Lane behind the buildings located at 12243 E. Buchanan Trail. The land was redeveloped sometime between 1994 and 2003, though a faint outline of the theater remains.

jwmovies on November 12, 2012 at 1:20 pm

Approx. address for this drive-in was 13200 Mentzer Lane, Rouzerville, PA 17268.

pamajestic on June 18, 2014 at 10:37 pm

This property has been a tire dealer for years, possibly since the drive-in closed. The marquee is still there and in good shape, most of the time it simply reads “tire sale” and can easily be seen with street view. The entrance and exit roads are clearly visible. The snack bar and projection building is also still used, although I’m not sure in what capacity, also visible with Google earth.

rivest266 on August 20, 2018 at 4:15 pm

This opened on July 20th, 1951. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

davidcoppock on August 21, 2018 at 6:57 am

Odd name!! Why the name Red Run?

davidcoppock on June 22, 2019 at 12:57 am

Also opened with 4 colour cartoons(not named).

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