Cascades Drive-In

3960 Canada Way,
Burnaby, BC V5G 1G6

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Cascades Drive-In

The Cascades Drive-In was the first drive-in theatre to open in Canada. It opened August 30, 1946 with Walter Brennan in “Home in Indiana”. It had a car capacity listed at 800. It was operated by National Drive-In Theatre. The drive-in closed in 1980.

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CSWalczak on November 12, 2012 at 7:19 pm

According to this website, the this drive-in was known as the Cascades, opened in 1946, and had an 800 car capacity.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 15, 2012 at 4:02 pm

i have it being owned by W.Steele in 1956.

ScreenClassic on March 12, 2017 at 7:47 pm

The link provided by CSWalczak is correct. The Cascades opened on August 30, 1946 and closed in 1980, per the info in the link.

SnoozeKing on May 12, 2018 at 7:28 pm

The Cascades was demolished long ago and is now the site of condos.

davidcoppock on October 13, 2018 at 7:56 am

Opened with “Home in Indiana” First drive-in theatre in Canada.

rivest266 on November 19, 2018 at 11:14 pm

This was the 2nd drive-in to open in Canada with the first drive-in opening on July 10th, 1946 in Stony Creek near Hamilton, ON. The Cascades opened on August 30th, 1946. Grand opening ad posted.

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