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Belt Drive-In Theater - Facts & Highlights

General Information edit

Belt Drive-In Theater

No known aliases.
Closed down
2219 North Belt Hwy. -- Business Loop I-29
St. Joseph, MO 64506
Express Code: motbelt
Status: closed
Year Built:
Screens: 1
Car Capacity: 550
Opening Date: 07/11/1947
First Movie: Breakfast In Hollywood
Site: torn down
Details: Now occupied by various businesses
Converted to Digital:
Movie Features:
Offering: Kiddieland Amusement Park, church services

Theater Timeline

1947    Grand opening
1951    Belt Kiddieland amusement park opens on drive-in site
1954    Amusement park renamed Kiddie Karnival
1957    Kiddle Karnival ceases operations
1958    Ashland Ave. Methodist Church starts holding services
1981    Final year of church services
1982    Final year of drive-in theater operation


  • operators
    Crown Cinema
    2004 - current
  • owners
    Crown Cinema
    2004 - current

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