Cascades Drive-In

3960 Canada Way,
Burnaby, BC V5G 1G6

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Cascades Drive-In

The Cascades Drive-In was the first drive-in theatre to open in Canada. It opened August 30, 1946 with Walter Brennan in “Home in Indiana”. It had a car capacity listed at 800. It was operated by National Drive-In Theatre. The drive-in closed in 1980.

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CSWalczak on November 12, 2012 at 11:19 am

According to this website, the this drive-in was known as the Cascades, opened in 1946, and had an 800 car capacity.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 15, 2012 at 8:02 am

i have it being owned by W.Steele in 1956.

ScreenClassic on March 12, 2017 at 12:47 pm

The link provided by CSWalczak is correct. The Cascades opened on August 30, 1946 and closed in 1980, per the info in the link.

SnoozeKing on May 12, 2018 at 11:28 am

The Cascades was demolished long ago and is now the site of condos.

davidcoppock on October 12, 2018 at 11:56 pm

Opened with “Home in Indiana” First drive-in theatre in Canada.

rivest266 on November 19, 2018 at 3:14 pm

This was the 2nd drive-in to open in Canada with the first drive-in opening on July 10th, 1946 in Stony Creek near Hamilton, ON. The Cascades opened on August 30th, 1946. Grand opening ad posted.

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