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Sunset Drive-In Theater - Facts & Highlights

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Sunset Drive-In Theater

Starlight Drive-In Theater (1950 - 1957)
Closed down
1620 U.S. 40 West
Vernal, UT 84078
Express Code: uttsuns
Status: closed
Season: May - October
Year Built:
Screens: 1
Car Capacity: 400
Opening Date: 04/21/1950
First Movie:
Site: torn down
Details: Empty field
Sound: FM (100.5)
Converted to Digital:
Movie Features:
Factoid: Utahs oldest drive-in

Theater Timeline

1950    Grand opening as Starlite Drive-In
1957    Fire caused by short circuit destroys the screen
1957    Rebuilding of screen and expansion of drive-in lot begins
1957    Grand reopening as Sunset Drive-In
1999    Speakers removed from lot and replaced with FM radio
2013    Fire destroys concession building. The drive-in does not reopen


  • operators
    B. Shiner, S. Davis
    2013 - current
  • owners
    B. Shiner, S. Davis
    2013 - current

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