Blue Star Drive-In

3120 S. Crater Road,
Petersburg, VA 23805

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Blue Star Drive-In

The Blue Star Drive-In was open in 1952 with a car capacity of 300. It closed in the mid-late 1980’s. It was demolished and there is a strip center where the drive-in once stood.

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MichaelKilgore
MichaelKilgore on March 1, 2022 at 10:09 pm

Boxoffice, Sept. 1, 1958: “A Clark Transfer driver discovered a fire in the concession stand of Charlie Rowlett’s Blue Star Drive-In, Petersburg, Va. Working around the clock, Charlie was back in business come showtime.”

50sSNIPES
50sSNIPES on July 24, 2022 at 10:27 am

A Super 8, Advance Auto Parts, and a PepBoys sit in the theater’s former site.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on July 26, 2022 at 11:42 pm

Why the name Blue Star? Stars aren’t blue I don’t think!?

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