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Maine drive-in theaters will be allowed to open in May as part of the coronavirus economic recovery plan

Missing the movies? Governor Mills' plan to open the Maine economy will allow drive-in movie theaters to open in May.

MAINE, USA — On May 1, drive-in theaters can open their gates for customers. This comes after Governor Janet Mills announced the state's plan to get the Maine economy going again. 

Multiple drive-ins across the state went to their Facebook pages to make announcements about opening soon.

The Saco Drive-In Theater wrote, "our grounds still need to harden up before that happens, and we have a few more things to get in order as well."

While having the green light to open is encouraging, unfortunately, weather plays a major role in when a drive-in can open. Prides Corner Drive-In said, "once our grounds are dry, screen repaired and other approvals in order we will make an announcement. This is the time of year when the weather determines our opening date."

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Bangor Drive-In posted, "it does take some time to open safely and responsibly, but we wanted you all to know that we are doing EVERYTHING in our power to get our beloved Drive-In opened as soon as we safely can! "

One drive-in is polling its customers to see what they feel would make their movie-going experience safe. The Skowhegan Drive-In Theatre announced, "a poll regarding options under consideration for operations at the Skowhegan Drive-In Theatre in the coming months will be posted soon." 

Drivinmovie.com has a full list of drive-in movie theatres in the state of Maine.

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