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Malta Drive-in
Status: Operating seasonally from April to September
Location: 2785 Rte 9, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Website: www.maltadrivein.com
Phone: 518-587-6077
Screens: 2 (Second screen added in 2008)
Capacity: 800 cars
Original owner: Built by Sarto J. Smaldone, currently owned and operated by Ed and Tom Caro.
Opening date: July 1, 1949
 

This page was last updated on December 7, 2009.

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Topo Map from 1967, provided courtesy of TerraServer USA. Google Earth image from 2006. Grand opening ad from The Saratogian on July 1, 1949. Grand opening article from The Saratogian on June 30, 1949.
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Malta Drive-in historic marker. Malta Drive-in marquee in 1951, courtesy of Ron Smaldone. Malta Drive-in entrance in 1968, courtesy of Ron Smaldone. Malta Drive-in ticket booth in 1968, courtesy of Ron Smaldone.
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Malta Drive-in from the roadside in 1968, courtesy of Ron Smaldone. Malta Drive-in screen 1 at sunset in 2007. Malta Drive-in entrance in July 2005, courtesy of maltadrivein.com. Malta Drive-in ticket booth in 2009.
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Malta Drive-in screen in 2009. Malta Drive-in screen 2 in 2009. Malta Drive-in overhead view, courtesy of maltadrivein.com. Malta Drive-in snackbar, courtesy of maltadrivein.com.

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