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Moonlite Drive-In Theatre

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Address: 17555 Lee Hwy, Abingdon, VA 24210-7835
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Good place to bring small children, could use an update

I'm not sure if you can use the term modern with the name "drive in" but I feel like this place could be a lot better with a little bit of an update. Otherwise it's awesome... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 April 2015
Jeffrey H
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Abingdon, Virginia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

I wish someone would buy it & fix it up. It would be so sad to see it go. It's part of the local charm of our town. I have been here so many times throughout my life. Wonderful memories with my family as a child & later in date nights.

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Abingdon, Virginia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

This drive-in has been closed for some time now. It is (unfortunately) run down and the signs are deteriorating very fast. Entire thing for sale, but not worth the huge price they are asking. Sorry, but this is one that is no longer available to be visited. The closest drive-in is in Bristol, TN.

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Thank curisgrg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

I'm not sure if you can use the term modern with the name "drive in" but I feel like this place could be a lot better with a little bit of an update. Otherwise it's awesome. Update that could be used is louder speakers and or more clarity through the speakers and streaming through the radio. Generally you can get... More 

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Thank Jeffrey H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

This was the best part of summer as a child. We would send weeks in Abingdon to visit my grandmother. Once we moved here my parents took us here every week it's a shame that place is starting to look bad.

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Thank tanchick84
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2013

We went to Abingdon in large part for the drive in theatre. It's one of the few around and, while it is definitely showing it's age, it's so much fun. It's such a shame that most of them are gone. It's probably one of the nicest ways to enjoy a movie as a family. Lay under the stars on blankets... More 

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Abingdon,VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2013

The only one left in the area...good movies and brings back wonderful family memories! This was about all the entertainment back in the 50s and was the place to go...

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