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Boulevard Drive-In - Facts & Highlights

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Boulevard Drive-In

No known aliases.
Currently in operation
1051 Merriam Ln.
Kansas City, KS 66103
 
Express Code: kstboul
Status: open
Season: March - October
Year Built: 1950
Screens: 1
Car Capacity: 600
Acres:
Opening Date: 06/30/1950
First Movie:
(913) 262-0392
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$10 ages 12 and over, 11 and under free
 
Accessories:
Sound: FM (89.7), speakers
Projection: Digital
Converted to Digital:
Movie Features:
Offering: Swap meet
Factoid: Worlds first digital drive-in
 

Theater Timeline

1950    Grand opening
1971    Wooden screen destroyed by storm and replaced with metal screen
1975    Swap Shop begins on weekends
1998    Nearby Turkey Creek runs over and floods the snack bar
1999    Becomes first U.S.drive-in to install DTS Digital Sound
2005    Snack bar floods again after Turkey Creek overruns by storm
2012    Becomes the first drive-in to install 4K digital projection

People

  • operators
    W. Neal
    2006 - current
  • owners
    W. Neal
    2006 - current

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