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The Family Drive-In

5890 Valley Pike (US Rt. 11 South), Stephens City, VA 22655
(540) 665-6982
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Type: Movie Theaters
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Sterling, VA
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73 reviews 73 reviews
12 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This family drive-in experience was amazing! My wife is from Asia and I wanted her to experience a true drive-in experience. We saw a double feature (Planet of the Apes and Transformers). The picture was outstanding! The cost was $8 per person and they gave us a $2 off per person military discount (I am retired military). They have the... More

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Manassas, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

That great outdoor movie for the kids, playground ,the food are good price , 2 movies, parking are good, bathroom need upgrade and very friendlier people.

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Charles Town, West Virginia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Love this place. Be going here for over 12 years. They have it all, concessions stand , with 2 movie screens showing 2 movies each. At just $8.00 it it a great deal. Brings back memories as it also has a playground for kids. You can also bring your dog!! Heck I even saw a very large pot belly pig!!... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Well parking is a pain. The back screen is ok if you don't have to park at the end. If you do park at the end you have to watch the movie side ways. Food prices are a bit steep and stay away for the meat!!!!! My son ate half a raw chicken and they refunded me for that and... More

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Ashburn, VA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
15 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I remember going to the drive-in when I was little and we had such fun. So imagine my excitement when I found out there is a real live drive-in right here in VA! My husband and I have been going to this place for years, but it's only been recently that they upgraded to digital. The movies are current &... More

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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50 reviews 50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

If your kids have never been to a drive-in theater, give them a treat. We were planning to travel through the area and saw it on Tripadvisor. There are two screens and often double features at each. The movie was set to start at 9 pm. We thought we'd drive by and make sure where it was located. The cars... More

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Manassas, Virginia
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is where my daughter wanted to go for her 21st birthday. My mother sneaked away and talked to the owner and he even mentioned her birthday during his announcements at the beginning of the flick. We had to find a corner of the concession building so we could get the cake lit and everyone around joined in, in singing... More

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21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

A real drive-in, what's not to love about it! They show first-run movies, $8 for adults for two movies (sometimes 3). While their bathrooms could use some updating and they could certainly be bigger, they're clean. Ditto the concession stand. However, the concessions are very reasonably priced, especially for a movie theater and they're well-stocked with both meals and snacks.... More

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Stephens City
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is one of the few drive-in theaters left in the country and such a few experience. Two movies for less than the price of one at the nearby "stadium" style theater. Bring the family and make a night of it. This is a local, family run operation. They just recently converted to digital so the movies are clear and... More

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64 reviews 64 reviews
4 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

35 mins to get through concession line. 8 people behind counter but only 4 actually working. They want you to support them and buy food there but you should do the opposite and bring food as they do not earn your concession business. And, beware that screen 2 is an add on that is small and hard to see from... More

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