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A Night Under the Stars

Beautiful summer nights call for drive-in movies...

Holiday Auto Theatre takes the best of both worlds — movies and the outdoors — to combine them into one amazing experience. Celebrating their 75th anniversary, Holiday Auto opened May 17th for the 2024 season!

It's Movie Night

Butler County's beloved Drive-in Theatre is open throughout the summer months showing double features. They offer different movie combos; a mix of new and retro films on weeknights and weekends. As one of the last remaining drive-in theaters in Ohio, Holiday Auto has been a staple for 75 years!

Holiday Auto Theatre, Hamilton Ohio

This 600 car oasis is always a good option for family and friends looking for a night out, offering double (and occasionally triple) features. The films typically change or rotate every few nights.

To see their current movie schedule, you can head over to their website ➞ Holiday Auto Theatre, Now Showing

Know Before You Go 

Before Heading out for a night under the stars, here are some general guidelines and useful tips before planning your trip:


Adult Tickets : $10.25

Children Tickets (Ages 4-11) : $6.25 

Children 3 & Under : Free

Holiday Auto Theatre, Hamilton Ohio


The purchase of a $5 Food Permit is required when bringing outside food into the theatre. With that, you can receive a $2 discount on a purchase of $10 or more at the Refreshment Center. Only available on same-day permit purchase.

There are plenty of food options available for purchase and you can view their Snack Bar Menu! Check out their Holiday Family Combo that includes: Two 4oz Steak Burgers w/ Cheese, Two Nathan's All-Beef Hot Dogs, One Jumbo Popcorn, Four Regular Sodas, One M&M Candy.

Holiday Family Combo

Photo Credit : Holiday Auto Theatre

We listed a few of our top tips and things to know — but to answer any other questions, see the full list of guidelines and policies, or get info on parking, please check in on their website for additional information and updates!

A Bit of History

The Holiday Auto Theater is a staple of Butler County that has been treating audiences to double features from the comfort of their own car for 75 years! They first opened in 1948 under the name Hamilton Outdoor Theater

Holiday Auto Theatre History

Photo Credit : Drive-ins.com 

Since then, it's seasonal opening is always eagerly awaited by locals all over Butler County, as it is one of the last remaining drive-in theaters in the region.

Even their Entrance sign is over 70 years old! 

Holiday Auto Theatre Entrance Sign

The drive-in is always a fun alternative to watching a movie at home, and it's a new experience every time you visit! Are you ready to plan your movie night under the stars?

Visit Holiday Auto Theatre

1816 Old Oxford Road | Hamilton, OH 

Holiday Auto Theatre


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