Village Triple Drive-In

155 Newlands Road,
Melbourne, VIC 3058

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Operated by: Village Theatres

Previously operated by: Hoyts Theatres

Functions: Movies (First Run)

Previous Names: Coburg Drive-In, Hoyts Coburg Drive-In

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 61039.354.8633

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Village Triple Drive-In

Located in the north Melbourne suburb of North Coburg. The Coburg Drive-In opened 25th November 1965 with Sean Connery in "Marnie" and Ernest Borgnine in "McHale’s Navy".

Taken over by Hoyts Theatres chain in 1967, it was closed in 1984. Reopened as a twin-screen in 1987, as a joint venture between Hoyts and Village Theatres. A third screen was added in 1995 and it has a capacity for 850 cars.

The Village Triple Drive-In is one of the most succesful drive-in theatres operating in Australia. It is only one of two to still be operating in the Melbourne suburbs, the other being the Lunar Drive-In, in Dandenong to the south of the city.

Contributed by Ken Roe

Recent comments (view all 4 comments)

davidcoppock on November 17, 2016 at 2:13 pm

Opening date(first time) was 25/11/1965.

davidcoppock on November 17, 2016 at 2:18 pm

The Coburg drive-in is the last operating Drive-in operated by Village in Australia(and possibly the World?).

P on September 19, 2018 at 9:08 am

It is going up for sale but will continue to be leased to Village Roadshow for 10 years.

davidcoppock on September 20, 2018 at 8:00 am

The drive-in was heritage listed by the National Trust in 2007.

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