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Starlite Drive-in reopened!

Beginning May 24, 2019, Starlite Drive-in is open 7 days a week. Movies & showtimes for each week... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2019
MGKansas
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Wichita, Kansas
Summertime fun

Everyone who has ever been to a drive-in can honestly say "it was a fun time." The Starlite has... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
shanemichaeld2017
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Wichita, Kansas
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Reviewed June 7, 2019

Beginning May 24, 2019, Starlite Drive-in is open 7 days a week. Movies & showtimes for each week are posted on Wednesdays. Their concession stand offers hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, corn dogs, fries, popcorn, nachos, pretzels, candy, funnel cakes, cotton candy and frozen treats. They...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank MGKansas
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Everyone who has ever been to a drive-in can honestly say "it was a fun time." The Starlite has been around for a long, long, time. My wife went there when she was a teenager and we went there this past summer, before it closed....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank shanemichaeld2017
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Sorry to say one of the last drive in theaters anywhere is closed. I have not been recently but drive in theatre s were plentiful when I was a kid and good cheap entertainment for a family or car load of teen agers. Don't bother...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank 808FrankC
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Just one of the coolest and perhapas last remaining drive-in theaters in the Midwest. Complete with dancing hotdog commercials between movies and the smell of popcorn, candy and sodas all mixed up with dust and the prairie. I got to weather a storm here once...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Maureen M
Reviewed July 30, 2018

It's such a fantastic thing to be able to still visit a fully operational and well run drive-in theater. They offer two separate screens showing 3 different movies on each one. The snack bar has a wonderful variety of typical movie theater food. Parking is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank J5300UMtammyl
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

It’s hard to describe how good it feels to take in a movie at the Starlite drive-in in Wichita Kansas! The current owner, Chuck, has done an amazing job of maintaining the property, offering a spansive and high-quality snack bar, keeping things clean and safe,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 4Kansans
Reviewed May 13, 2018

A nice little drive in, a blast to the past. parking is set up great, theres no bad spots. A fun night out!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

I love the drive in. The only thing I didn't like was the echo. It's hard to hear because the sound on the vehicle is delayed from the sound on the little boxes. The food at the snack bar was tasty and the service was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Lilkscricket
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Starlite drive-in is incredibly affordable! You can see 2 or 3 movies per screen for a low price. They have 2 screens to choose from. Starlite has new digital projectors and the picture has a pretty decent quality for a drive-in. They have intermission so...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank sarahbM7405UB
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Such a fun thing for the price. Highly, recommend going. This is the 3rd time I've been and each time it's neat. So much better than just a regular movie.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Gabrielle K
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REBECCA C
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The just looked at their website. It shows: $7 for ages 12 & up $3 for ages 3 to 11 I believe children under 3 are free.
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