Thumb Area Historic Theatres & Drive Ins

Business Name Thumb Area Historic Theatres & Drive Ins
Address Across Michigan's Great Thumb Area
Millington 48746-0
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Did you know that Hollywood has forced our small hometown theatres and the one remaining drive-in to upgrade from 35-mm film to digital projection?

Unfortunately, though, this undertaking was no small matter. Many of our theatres were at risk of closing as the upgrade costs were in the thousands. And when we say thousands, we’re talking at the low end about $65,000. Wow!

But the folks in our small towns rallied and found the means of saving a piece of their history … for themselves, for their towns, and for their communities as a whole! Though, this is only the beginning because even with the upgrades in place these theatres will still have to compete with the big, fancy cinemas in the big cities.

With that in mind, we invite our Thumb Area visitors and residents to consider enjoying a movie the old-fashioned way … at your hometown movie theatre or at the only remaining Thumb Area drive-in:

  • Bad Axe Theatre, Bad Axe
  • Bay Theatre, Caseville
  • Cass Theatre, Cass City
  • Firebird Theatre, Sandusky
  • Hi-Way Drive-In Theatre, Carsonville
  • Strand Theatre, Caro
  • Vassar Theatre, Vassar