Images: The last drive-in movie theater in the suburbs.

 
 
Updated 5/2/2019 3:47 PM

See images from the season's opening night at The Golden Age Cinemas' McHenry Outdoor Theater, the last drive-in movie theater operating in the Chicago suburbs.

Friday was opening night at The Golden Age Cinemas' McHenry Outdoor Theater.
  Friday was opening night at The Golden Age Cinemas' McHenry Outdoor Theater.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Ken, Joanna, Mikaela and Josh Larson of Crystal Lake sit in the back of their pickup truck during opening night at Golden Age Cinemas' McHenry Outdoor Theater.
  Ken, Joanna, Mikaela and Josh Larson of Crystal Lake sit in the back of their pickup truck during opening night at Golden Age Cinemas' McHenry Outdoor Theater.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Kids play in front of the screen before movie time.
  Kids play in front of the screen before movie time.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Janice Pacione, left, of McHenry, is dressed in her pajamas during opening night at the McHenry Outdoor Theater.
  Janice Pacione, left, of McHenry, is dressed in her pajamas during opening night at the McHenry Outdoor Theater.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Vintage speakers are available for cars at the McHenry Outdoor Theater.
  Vintage speakers are available for cars at the McHenry Outdoor Theater.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
People eat refreshments as the sun goes down.
  People eat refreshments as the sun goes down.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
The sun goes down during opening night as it inches closer to movie time.
  The sun goes down during opening night as it inches closer to movie time.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Patricia Gibbs, left, and her husband Dan, both of Streamwood, sit in the back of their hatchback during at the McHenry Outdoor Theater.
  Patricia Gibbs, left, and her husband Dan, both of Streamwood, sit in the back of their hatchback during at the McHenry Outdoor Theater.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Trevor McAllister, left, and Kiegan Mills take payment at the entrance of the McHenry Outdoor Theater Friday.
  Trevor McAllister, left, and Kiegan Mills take payment at the entrance of the McHenry Outdoor Theater Friday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Gabe Hernandez puts salt on hot pretzels.
  Gabe Hernandez puts salt on hot pretzels.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Jim Rago reads the announcements during opening night at the McHenry Outdoor Theater.
  Jim Rago reads the announcements during opening night at the McHenry Outdoor Theater.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Jena Schwolow of Elgin puts butter on her popcorn.
  Jena Schwolow of Elgin puts butter on her popcorn.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Trevor McAllister takes money during opening night at the McHenry Outdoor Theater.
  Trevor McAllister takes money during opening night at the McHenry Outdoor Theater.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Cars line up for opening night at the McHenry Outdoor Theater.
  Cars line up for opening night at the McHenry Outdoor Theater.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Kids lay on the roof of their car for a good view.
  Kids lay on the roof of their car for a good view.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
People line up for popcorn and other treats at the concession stand.
  People line up for popcorn and other treats at the concession stand.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Emma Bullnski serves popcorn for patrons at the McHenry Outdoor Theater.
  Emma Bullnski serves popcorn for patrons at the McHenry Outdoor Theater.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
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