Bridgton Twin Drive-In Opens For the Season This Weekend
One of Maine's oldest continuously operating drive-in movie theaters is opening this weekend for its 62nd season.
The Bridgton Drive-In originally opened in 1956 on Route 302 and was bought by the Tevanian family in 1971 and has been operated by them ever since. Originally a single screen, a second screen was added in 2000 and digital projectors 2014. While other drive-ins have struggled to survive, Bridgton Twin Drive-In has weathered the storms of home video, home theaters, IMAX and changing demands from movie studios to be a popular movie spot for families in Western Maine.
This weekend they're opening with two blockbusters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Avengers: Infiinty War and Black Panther will be playing on screen 2 Friday and Saturday night. Screen 1 is not open for the season yet as the ground is still a little too soft, but is bound to be open soon.