Beach Drive-In

1355 Old Dixie Highway,
West Palm Beach, FL 33404

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Beach Drive-In

Riviera Beach rests a few miles north of West Palm Beach. It had a drive-in located on the west side of Old Dixie Highway. The Beach Drive-In was opened on April 20, 1951 with Audie Murphy in “The Kid from Texas” & June Havoc in “The Story of Molly X”.

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on January 28, 2011 at 11:26 am

Must have opened after 1956,I have a BOULEVARD DRIVE-in THEATRE there.

CSWalczak on January 28, 2011 at 12:19 pm

There are pictures of what remains of this theater on its gallery page at

NYozoner on January 29, 2011 at 8:53 am

The drive-in is visible on Google Earth using historic aerial imagery.

There is another drive-in nearby at W 10th St & Avenue U, Riviera Beach, FL 33404 which I have not been able to name as yet.

Here is a 1968 aerial photo of the unnamed drive-in, courtesy of

Possible names are Riviera Drive-In and Roosevelt Drive-Ins, from Mike Rivest’s site, but I have no way of knowing which is the correct name for that location. Hopefully, someone local to Riviera Beach can provide the answer, or one of the Florida guys can hit up the library and dig it up from newspaper microfilm.

FloridaDriveIns on December 12, 2011 at 4:36 pm

Video from 1997:

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on October 3, 2012 at 8:46 am

Uploaded the opening day movie ad from April 20,1951

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Drive-In 54 on October 3, 2012 at 8:50 am

Here is FLDIS youtube Video

50sSNIPES on June 20, 2021 at 10:17 am

Opened On April 20, 1951 With “The Kid From Texas” And “The Story Of Molly X”.

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