West Wind Drive-In Blogs

Black Panther Fun Facts


Mar 14, 2018

Since its release, Black Panther has rightfully been a box office smash. The iconic super hero film sits number one at the box office for the fourth weekend in a row, crossing the $1 billion mark. But not much was known about the king of Wakanda before appearing on the big screen, unless you were a ...

Movies My Way


Jan 24, 2018

If you are a frequent movie-goer, like myself, then you will all agree that each visit presents a different experience. We all search for the “complete” movie watching experience, filled with great company, snacks, comfortable seating, paired with a great movie, but may run out of luck somewhere alo ...

Best Picture Over the Years


Feb 07, 2017

With the Academy Awards just around the corner, I started to think about the winners of the past and which movies have won best picture in the years that West Wind Drive-Ins opened since 1952. The first West Wind Drive-In opened in 1952. Best Picture - The Greatest Show on Earth  The Coliseum D ...

Coolest Thing To Do In Concord


Jan 18, 2017

It's Saturday Night and you are looking for something fun to do but just can't figure it out? SFGate just put our their list of the Coolest Thing to do in each Bay Area City.  So, If you live in the Concord area, you are in luck.  The Solano Drive-In is Concord's Cool Thing! Open 365 day a year, you ...

Head back in time at the buzzing Concord drive-in


Oct 12, 2015

Two intrepid reporters set out to learn what makes an evening at the Solano Drive-In in Concord, CA so special. Listen to their report to learn about all the fun they had discovering all the interesting things the true Drive-In Experience has to offer. Your browser does not support the audio eleme ...

Revival of Americana


Jul 16, 2015

It wasn’t long ago that the fields of cement had weeds sprouting in between cracked pavement, and old rusted speakers once used for audio hung limply on wires burnt from the sun. Drive-in movie theaters were, for all intents and purposes, a dying breed. And yet somehow as consumers made the move to ...