Oasis Drive-In Theater

Enjoy Oasis | Marion, Illinos


Premier Outdoor Drive-In Theater with State-of-the Art Jumbo Digital Screen

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Enjoy the Oasis Theater

Our 36 x 50 foot LED screen stands nearly 60 feet above the parking lot where 500 cars have optimal viewing. Our digital screen allows for daytime and evening events. 

Theater Schedule


Friday, December 18, 2020
Polar Express


On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.
Rated: G
Runtime: 1 hr, 40 min
$10 Per Car

Where Is The Theater?

3000 West DeYoung Street
Marion, Illinois
Located at the former Illinois Star Centre Mall

Important Information

Due to social distancing guidelines, we will ask you to park in every other space upon arrival.  Please practice appropriate guidelines if you leave your vehicle to go to concessions or restrooms.

Ticket sales are final, no refunds

We are currently broadcasting in FM Stereo, you are welcome to bring your own radio (be sure to bring batteries, since no outdoor outlets are available).

We will open in all sorts of weather. (rain, sleet, snow, sunny day, cloudy day)

Pets are welcome as long as they are on a leash and use their drive-in manners (no barking); People who can not control their animals will be asked to leave (no refund). Please clean up after your pets.

VEHICLE LIGHTS must remain off during the show. Parking lights are Acceptable, when parking or exiting after dark.

However Headlights and Day Time Running Lights must remain off once show begins.

If you are unable to disable them please bring opaque material to cover them.

INTERIOR LIGHTS are a distraction to others (including pick up truck bed lights), please limit their usage, this also applies to other light sources such as DVD players and Computer Screens, and neon’s.

Be sure to uncover or reactivate your lights before highway driving.


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get tickets?

We strongly urge guests to purchase tickets online to guarantee a spot. Tickets will be sold at the gate if they are available.

Now that I've paid, do I get to stay if there are two movies?

No. Each movie shown requires a ticket unless otherwise specified.

Do you take Debit/Credit Cards

Yes.  We take debit and credit cards at the gate and online.

May we bring our own food and drinks?

We ask all guests make use of our local food and drink vendors on site.  Their livlihood depends on guests using their services. Support our local community.

Is alcohol permitted?

 Alcohol will be available.Consumption of alcohol by legal aged people is permitted. Please drink responsibly. Please have a designated driver. Any patron who gets unruly will be asked to leave by either a staff member or City of Marion Police Dept.

May we leave and come back?

No. If you and/or your vehicle leave the theater, you will be expected to pay again to re-enter.

Are motorcycles welcome at the drive-in?

Yes. You may want to bring a blanket to sit on, as the pavement may be hot/cold and rough.

It's raining, do I get a rain check?

No. Our policy is that as long as we can still play the movie, we will not give out rain checks or refunds.

Why is the staff telling me to move my vehicle?

You have either parked in the wrong slot, or you are in a large vehicle that needs to be moved to the back or side. If you dont comply with our staff, you will be asked to leave (with no refund).

Do I need a car? Can I walk in?

Yes, you need to be in the vehicle when it arrives. People who want to walk in freely will not be allowed.

Am I required to sit in my car?

Not under normal condtions. Many patrons will bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit in front of or to the side of their vehicle. Due to COVID-19 restrictions all guests will be asked to remain in their vehicles at this current time.

Do I have to run my car for the radio to be on?

Most cars have an auxiliary power position in the ignition that allows the vehicle’s electronics to operate without the engine running. Check your owner’s manual.

 You may wish to bring a portable radio that uses its own batteries, and not your car battery.

Do you offer Military/Student/Senior Citizen discounts?

No, sorry, not at this time.  We will have special events and promotions so keep an eye out.

Do you have any job openings?

Applications can be sent to info@enjoyoasis.com / when we have a position that meets your skills we will call you.

Can I walk around barefoot?

No, for safety reason please wear shoes when outside of your car.

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