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“Great Inexpensive Date Night”

The Family Drive-In Theatre
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We are a classic 2 screen drive-in theatre, celebrating 60 years of movie memories "Under the Stars". We are the only drive-in theatre still operating in the Northern Va/DC/MD metro area. We offer classic car speakers, a playground for children, special events through out the season. Movies projected in High Definition Digital, stereo 5.1 surround sound if you use a car radio. Full service concession stand, offering hot meals to standard theater snacks. Double Feature movies of current or new movies are our standard offering, but we do triple and dusk to dawn shows as well. We are PET FRIENDLY-- so bring your dog(s) to the movies!
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed June 30, 2013

This was our first drive-in experience, and we had a great time! We read that the line started early for the 9 PM show, so we arrived about 5:45 PM and were near the front getting in. We were able to get a prime parking spot in the middle of the third row and had a great view! We sat outside in lawn chairs with a portable radio for most of the night and enjoyed the perfect weather and stars above our heads. The atmosphere is relaxed and family friendly - there is a little field and playground for the children before the movie. The concession stand is decently priced, and you can stay for both movies for only $8/person. This was a fun, reasonably priced date night and we would definitely go back!

Thank CLK87
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

I had never been to a drive in before so this was great!! $8 per person and you can stay for two movies, plus they are dog friendly!! The concessions offer a variety of items and are not that expensive! Cannot wait to go back again!!

Thank MelanieJC88
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Reviewed June 8, 2013

If you like drive ins, then you will really like this one. It is family run. The food is good and they have other things going on when you are waiting for the movie to start. Get ther early to get the good spots.

Thank Thomas J
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Reviewed May 21, 2013

One of my favorite things-to-do in the Winchester area. They've done a great job keeping this theatre alive and operating even with the changeover to digital movies. They do great theme activities and have expanded their concession stand offerings. Playgrounds for the kids too!

Thank Pam S
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

Don't miss a chance to enjoy a pair of movies under the stars. Bring your chairs and a portable radio and you are all set.

Thank jorgensen2016
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