Drive-in almost give up the ghost!!!!
The 80's started out fair and got very bad before they end. Low attendance almost kills the drive-in. Many owners say it hits over night. "Last year 500 cars on a Friday this year 50 cars." What's happening? Many things hit to pull people away from the drive-in. Some of the biggest are Cable TV and VCR's. Hollywood is right to our home, so why go anywhere?
Even to this day there are close to 1,000 dead drive-in growing weads across the US. Many like this drive-in that closed in the late 80's, notice there are trees 20' tall growing in the lot.