Now Open: Skyline Drive-In NYC is a New Cinema Experience Coming to Greenpoint

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Skyline Drive-In is a New Cinema Experience in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Skyline Drive-In NYC is a unique drive-in theater with a view! Now open in Greenpoint and situated on the East River, the outdoor cinema boasts the Manhattan skyline as its stunning backdrop. The location in Brooklyn isn’t just used for showing movies, it’s used for making them too; the iconic spot with its skyline view has been used as a filming location by SNL, Fendi, Converse and more widely-known names. As we enter into summer, look forward to spending a warm summer evening watching movies and making memories with your family.

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How does Skyline Drive-In work?

First, visit Skyline Drive-In NYC’s website, pick the movie you want to see, and buy your tickets online! Drive to the cinema’s Greenpoint location and park your car; admire the film and the Manhattan skyline from your front seat. You can listen to the movie’s sound through your car’s stereo or one of Skyline Drive-In’s rentable radios. That’s all there is to it! Simply sit back and enjoy. 

What else do I need to know?

Dim your headlights before pulling in to the theater. Larger vehicles should remain aware of smaller cars and stick to the back so that everyone can see the screen. Finally, try to make it to the theater on time. Later arrivals may be refused entry.

What time can I show up? 

You can arrive up to an hour before the movie starts.

Can I still see movies at Skyline Drive-In if I don’t have a car?

You can! Feel free to bike or walk to the drive-in. The cinema has a seating area, so you can bring your own chair or rent one from them. 

Can I bring my dog with?

Pets are allowed!

Are there bathrooms at Skyline Drive-In?

Yes, the drive-in has brand-new, real bathrooms.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

Yes! Feel free to pack a picnic from home or bring along take-out from your favorite NYC restaurant — just remember to keep any trash in your car and refrain from littering.

Can I buy food at Skyline Drive-In?

You can buy food from any of the night’s available food trucks, but remember to bring your mask!

Will the Drive-In stay open in the rain?

Skyline Drive-In will play movies regardless of the weather, rain or shine.

Where is Skyline Drive-In in Brooklyn?

The outdoor cinema is located in Greenpoint on the East River. The address is 1 Oak Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222.

What are Skyline Drive-In’s hours?

The theater will be open every night for a 9 pm movie showing.

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