We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Worth Going To Cape Cod Just For The Wellfleet Drive-In!

Drive-In Theaters are hard to find in the US these days and the Wellfleet Drive-In is well worth... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
misopiso88
,
Seattle, Washington
An authentic Drive In Theatre

Its taken me 40 years to visit a drive in theatre and it was worth the wait! With approximately... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
mcthomson
,
Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 278 reviews
53
All photos (53)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“double feature”(37 reviews)
“car radio”(22 reviews)
“snack bar”(33 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
39°
26°
Dec
33°
20°
Jan
34°
21°
Feb
Contact
Route 6, Wellfleet, MA
Website
+1 508-349-7176
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (278)
Filter reviews
274 results
Traveler rating
171
84
10
6
3
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
171
84
10
6
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviews double feature car radio snack bar flea market concession stand lawn chairs bring bug spray movie theater sound quality fun night small playground blast from the past sound system big screen cape cod first run movies hot dogs
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 274 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drive-In Theaters are hard to find in the US these days and the Wellfleet Drive-In is well worth the trip. Always a double feature, it is a great thing to do on a summer evening!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank misopiso88
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Its taken me 40 years to visit a drive in theatre and it was worth the wait! With approximately only 300 left in the U.S. this is a spot not to be missed if you’re in the area during the season. We caught a double...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mcthomson
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

What a great experience to share with your family. Drive-Ins are rare and to have one that offers a family friendly double feature was great. The prices for the food and snacks were good. We got a pizza pie for under $11. We got there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank muffingal
Reviewed September 6, 2018

A great experience, we all loved sitting in the trunk of the car an watching a movie with popcorn. Plenty of insect bites though so wear some repellent.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Scruffy_Mee
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

The property and location are probably best known for the weekly huge flea market that operates during most days. BUT...it is also an operating drive in theater, showing current-run movies! How cool is that? When is the last time you cuddled with your sweetie at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank thaward
Reviewed August 21, 2018

The Wellfleet Drive hasn't changed much since I went as a boy decades ago. They still have the speakers on the poles though now you can use you car or portable radio. I recommend grabbing a pizza from the Red Barn or Fairway and sitting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gino G
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Nostalgic family movie night - absolutely loved it. Go 45mins early to get settled. There is an oldschool style play area - a slide, swings, and spinny play thing. Bring glasses for distance (if you need), bring lawn chairs, bring blankets, bring snacks. There is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in with a group of friends and had a great time! The cost is per person and the food/drinks were pricey, however the experience of an old drive in is worth it! Loved sharing this with my kids!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ajh373
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Drive-in theaters are some of the most fun places you can still find in some parts of the country and the Wellfleet location is one of the oldest. Frequented by locals and tourists (if they know about it), it's a great place to meet with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sophistihippie
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Play some adult movies!! This is ridiculous... we’ve been trying to attend all summer but there’s only been kid movies playing, and they play for an entire week! no one wants to bring their little kids to movies that start at 930 pm and there’s...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank CCExplorer1
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
Blue Dolphin Inn
288 reviews
.33 miles away
Wellfleet Motel
295 reviews
.41 miles away
Midway Motel
280 reviews
.64 miles away
Viking Shores Motor Inn
150 reviews
.83 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 49 nearby restaurants
Laura & Tony's Kitchen
338 reviews
.28 miles away
Harrigan's Cafe
37 reviews
.41 miles away
Maurice’s Market
12 reviews
.38 miles away
Wellfleet Dairy Bar & Grill
11 reviews
.11 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 56 nearby attractions
Cooks Brook Beach
8 reviews
.98 miles away
Wellfleet Flea Market
11 reviews
.11 miles away
Buttonbush Trail
7 reviews
.25 miles away
Poit's Lighthouse Mini-Golf
17 reviews
.78 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Jennifer S
August 25, 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Tim A | Reviewed this property |
We go early because it's just part of the fun. We are in line 20 minutes before the gate opens, but people trickle in right up to show time.. You will get in even if you go late, but tailgating is fun.
2
Votes
Lovecapecod_10
September 10, 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Jan R | Reviewed this property |
Yup, on the web site.
0
Votes