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Fun night out at reasonable prices.

This outdoor theater is well maintained. The prices are in line for any movie theater, and it is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christine K
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Whitewater, Wisconsin, United States
Go see a movie or two. In your car.

We make a point of coming out here (about a 40 minute drive from Madison) to see at least one movie... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Margaret F
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Madison, Wisconsin
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W6423 US Hwy 18, Jefferson, WI 53549
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This outdoor theater is well maintained. The prices are in line for any movie theater, and it is fun to experience a little nostalgia from my childhood.

Thank Christine K
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We make a point of coming out here (about a 40 minute drive from Madison) to see at least one movie a year. Go before the sun sets, so you have plenty of time to enjoy the music playiing through the old-fashioned drive-in speakers (maybe...More

Thank Margaret F
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Waited in looking for over an hour just to be told good is going to be another hour plus. No free refills on drinks OR popcorn, but than again who will want to wait in line for hours again. It’s time to knock down the...More

Thank Stephanie V
Reviewed July 7, 2018

watch the staff had 3 people in the car even the staff said 3 and did look at the receipt and he charge for 2 then half hour later another staff member came over and look at the receipt said I paid for 2. Said...More

1  Thank rjkreush
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Good place to watch an old fashioned outdoor movie after dark. Very reasonable prices.located on his way 18 west of Jefferson

Thank ixtapamayor
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Great theatre fun times with family and a great food stand they don’t let your own food in but concessions are great - no rif raff - people playing frisbee and bags it’s like a tailgate before the movie - bring bug spray and you...More

Thank Llharper
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Food is great...but if you go to watch a movie...fuggetaboutit. If you drive an suv or truck you have to park row 5 and back. The screen is dark and not very big. The sound is atrocious on the FM...get a speaker if you go....More

Thank blwnklmoo
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

I love going to the outdoor the prices are reasonable and it feels like an awesome throwback experience. My only complaint would be I wish there were something to do about the mosquitoes so you didn't always have to sit with the windows closed but...More

3  Thank ChelseaK192
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Feels just like the drive-ins from the 50s. They play vintage music and a few cartoons before the show. Did not need to use our car radio as the speakers were good enough. If you're looking for a unique movie experience then come here!

1  Thank A and M
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Great spot for families, just like drive-ins of 50 years ago. Same entrance, concession stand, and playground in front of the screen. They have an express window for simple concessions like candy, popcorn, and soda. Go inside for more substantial food. They show the National...More

Thank Tallmadge6
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