West Wind Drive-In Blogs

Make Plans for November 4


Oct 26, 2016

Start making plans to see one of the new movies opening on November 4.  West Wind Drive-Ins will have both!  Trolls, an ecstatically happy movie is getting good reviews especially if you are looking for a movie that is perfect for the entire family.   Rotten Tomatoes gives it an 88% Fresh and 90% of ...

What's Opening at West Wind on October 21


Oct 21, 2016

Looking for a movie to see this weekend? Here’s what’s coming out at West Wind Drive-Ins this weekend.   Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. A satisfying and compelling action thriller. Movie Guy is sitting up applauding. SF Chronicle gives it 4 out of 5 RogerEbert.com compares Cruise to Eastwood, gives it ...

See Rocky Horror Picture Show Twice



Every Halloween, Rocky Horror Picture Show is scheduled to be shown at many different venues and at many different times.  This year is no different.   Don’t miss your chance to see it on the big screen.  West Wind Drive-Ins will be showing it on Saturday, October 8 at all of their 7 drive-in locati ...

Rocky Horror on the Big Screen at West Wind Drive-Ins



Have you only seen Rocky Horror Picture Show on late night TV?  Why not visit your favorite West Wind Drive-In on October 8 to see it on the big screen? Gates will open Saturday Night at 11:00 PM for a midnight screening. We invite everyone to come in costume and do the Time Warp with other fans of ...

Zombies are Coming to West Wind's Glendale Drive-In


Sep 12, 2016

Don’t be afraid!  Zombies are invading the Glendale Drive -In on Saturday, October 22.  This year we are holding our first annual Zombie Fest with a great line up of zombie movies picked by our customers.  If you haven’t liked us on Facebook, you should do so now.  You never know when we will have a ...

No Manches Frida at West Wind Drive-In


Sep 08, 2016

Pantelion released their popular Spanish language film, No Manches Frida on September 2.  It was their second highest gross since No Instructions Included.   West Wind Drive-Ins is proud to be showing this film at select locations.  No Manches Frida, which is shown in Spanish with English subtitles, ...

Free Movies at West Wind


Aug 23, 2016

As a thank you to our amazing customers, West Wind Drive-In hosts Customer Appreciation Night three times a year at all drive-in locations.  This year is no exception.  August 25 is the second event of the year.  To start the night off, we have more of the fun activities that have become a tradition ...

What's Playing at West Wind in July


Jun 30, 2016

The kids are out of school and maybe you decided on a staycation this year.  Why not spend an evening or two at the drive-in movies? West Wind Drive-In is the place for affordable family entertainment. There are movies for everyone in your family.  This summer’s releases include horror movies, comed ...

First Timer at the Drive-In


Jun 29, 2016

When I found out I would be interning this summer at a company that owns drive-in movie theaters, I was beyond excited. So, when looking for something to do this past weekend, the answer was obvious. Go to my first drive-in movie! On Friday I jumped in the car with my best friend and we drove to the ...

Luau Night at West Wind Drive-in


Jun 15, 2016

Aloha, West Wind Ohana!  Have you ever been to a Luau? Have you ever done the hula?  West Wind Drive-In is holding their 2nd annual Luau Night on June 18. What can you expect at our Hawaiian party?  We will have plenty of activities, musical acts, and of course some dancing.  Not only is it Luau Nig ...

Triple Feature Fun



It’s not every day that you can watch three movies for one low price.  Well, Friday and Saturday are two of those days.  Visit the Solano Drive-In in Concord on either night and be able to watch Angry Birds, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2, and X-Men Apocalype for only $7.95 for general admission and ...

What's Playing at West Wind in June


Jun 03, 2016

There are a lot of great movies coming out in June.  If you are into family, suspense, horror, or action there will be something for you this month.  Don’t miss out on the Family movies with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on June 3 and Finding Dory on June 17.  Did you enjoy the first Now You See Me? ...

Your Very Own Dory Tank


May 27, 2016

Hard to believe it’s been 13 years since we found Nemo. Now we sit in anticipation of Pixar’s  latest movie, Finding Dory.  After Finding Nemo, many people asked, “My family wants a Nemo Tank, where do I start?”  Everyone wanted to recreate their favorite scene from Finding Nemo to look at any time ...

The Do's and the Do's for Visiting the Drive-In


May 20, 2016

Many businesses put out lists for the Do’s and Don’ts.  Why the don’ts?  Here at West Wind Drive-In, all we suggest is for everyone to stick to the Do’s to have a great time!  The summer movie season is here and we hope everyone makes West Wind Drive-in their go-to venue for movies, fun, family, and ...

Top 10 Baseball Movies


May 12, 2016
By: Nancy Crane Topic: Top Ten

It’s baseball season, and as a tribute to our national pastime, I have put together a top 10 list of my favorite baseball movies.  They range from tear-jerkers that require a box of tissues by my side to be able to watch, to comedies that have me laughing and everything in between. 10.  Bad News Bea ...

What's Playing at West Wind in May


May 04, 2016

The first of the summer’s BIG movies open in May at West Wind Drive-Ins.  If you like super heroes,  don't miss out on Captain America:  Civil War opening May 6.  You will have choices on May 20. Will it be Angry Birds, an animated movie for the entire family, or Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, an R r ...

First Customer Appreciation Night of the Year


Apr 08, 2016

Three times a year, we at West Wind Drive-In like to thank our customers with a Customer Appreciation Night.  The highlight of the night will be free movies but there will be a lot more fun to be had at the drive-in.  Starting at 6:00 pm, customers can enjoy a variety of festivities for everyone.  T ...

What's Playing at West Wind in April


Mar 28, 2016

April is the beginning of what looks to be a great season for movies at West Wind Drive-Ins!  The month starts off with the second week of the block buster Batman v Superman and and has 2 comedies that will keep everyone laughing and a great family movie with Jungle Book and The Huntsman: Winter War ...

Pajama Party on March 26th


Mar 22, 2016

The last time you went to the movies, especially if you went to an indoor movie, we doubt you sat there in your nightgown or onesie.  Maybe some of you have actually done that,  but for many of us, the idea of going to the movies generally means going in, well, street clothes. West Wind Drive-In is ...

The Bronze Opens Thursday at Select West Wind Drive-Ins


Mar 15, 2016

It's not often West Wind Drive-In has a movie that is only being shown at a handful of theaters.  Well, this week we do!  Starting Thursday, at the Capitol Drive-In and the Sacramento Drive-In is The Bronze.  An R-rated movie about a foul-mouthed former gymnastics bronze medalist that must fight for ...

Top 10 Places To Retire


Mar 14, 2016

How lucky is everyone that already lives in Concord, CA?  Conde Nast Traveler, the luxury and lifestyle travel magazine for those in the know – without being a know-it-all, has named Concord, CA as one of the top 10 places in the world to retire.  Ranking number 7 out of 10, Concord, CA was the firs ...

What's Playing at West Wind Drive-In in March


Mar 03, 2016

There are many great movies that are opening at West Wind Drive-In in March.  There are movies in every genre everything from animated to horror to comedy and who could forget about action. Spring Break is just around the corner and a lot of movies to choose from, you should make plans to visit West ...

Top 10 Animated Movies


Feb 11, 2016

The most popular films at West Wind Drive-In are family films and most of those are animated.  One great animated film has already been released in 2016 -  Kung Fu Panda 3.  Why not make plans to visit a West Wind Drive-In to see one of the many other animated films.  These are just a few of the man ...

What's playing at West Wind Drive-In in February


Feb 04, 2016

There are many great movies that are opening at West Wind Drive-In in February.  If you like horror, comedy, or action, there is a movie just for you! Pride and Prejudice and Zombies opens February  5, 2016. Rated PG-13.  Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from ...

Oscar Box Office: A Look at the 2015 Best Picture Nominees


Jan 21, 2016

The 2015 Oscar nominations have been announced with The Revenant leading the way with 12 nominations followed by Mad Max: Fury Road with ten. After crunching some numbers we've taken a look at how this year's crop of Best Picture nominees stacks up to prior, pre-nomination box office totals. Have a ...

Popcorn + Candy = Yumminess


Jan 11, 2016

Popcorn has always been a favorite but check out these 5 Movie Popcorn and Candy combos that will change the way you enjoy your popcorn at the Drive In!! #1 Get the right bite and it’s kind of like a fruit-filled Godiva truffle, except better because there’s popcorn. # ...