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Weekly Freebie: West Wind Glendale 9 Drive-In

See also: Scottsdale 6 Drive-in Theater Closes; is Featured in Upcoming Exhibition by William LeGoullon

The drive-in movie is a quickly dwindling pastime in Arizona.

Since the early 40's, Arizona has seen the openings and closings of nearly 50 outdoor theaters, including the Rodeo Drive-In and the DeAnza Drive-In. Today, only two remain in operation, the West Wind Glendale 9 Drive-In and the Apache Drive-In in Globe.

A California-based company called West Wind owns the Glendale 9 drive-in and used to own and operate the Scottsdale 6 drive-in. The Scottsdale location closed when West Wind was unable to reach a lease agreement with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, which owns the land.

To say thanks to its loyal drive-in moviegoers, West Wind is throwing a customer appreciation event on Thursday, August 23 at all of its locations, including the Glendale 9.

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The all-ages event will feature live music, games, $1 nachos, and the movies, Men in Black, Madagascar 3, and The Avengers. Gates open at 6 p.m. and parking spots are limited.

To reserve your parking space, visit the West Wind Glendale 9 Eventbrite page.

The West Wind Glendale 9 Drive-In is at 5650 N. 55th Avenue in Glendale. Visit West Wind Drive-Ins or call (623) 939-9715 for more information.

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