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Our 2016 Special Events Calendar

Listed below are the major events that we will have during our 2016 season.  We may add more events as the year progresses so keep an eye on this page and check back often to make sure you are not missing any of our fantastic events in our 60th Anniverary Season of Magical Movie Memories Under the Stars 

 

 

Annual Easter Egg Hunt & Visit With The Easter Bunny 

Saturday, March 26th- 3- 6 PM:   Bring the children out to hunt Easter eggs and to visit with the Easter Bunny!  A fun event for the entire family, bring your camera's!  Also present during the event will be BATMAN and SUPERMAN there to meet and greet families before we present the new movie: BATMAN v SUPERMAN.   Age groups for hunting eggs:  0-2 yrs of age; 3-4 yrs of age; 5-7 yrs of age; 8-10 yrs of age; 11-13 yrs of age; adults (14 yrs and older)! 

 

Meet Batman & Superman

Friday & Saturday Nights- March 25, 26- (7-8 PM)- bring your camera's! then stay and watch the new movie: BATMAN v SUPERMAN on our large 84' Screen! 

 

Apple Blossom Festival Week

April 22nd thru May 1st- Come out and see us in the Fireman's Parade and at the Kid's in the Park event....also save your Apple Blossom event tickets-- it could save you some money in movie admissions! 

 

Meet Capt. America & Iron Man

Friday, Saturday, May 6 & 7- bring the family out to meet Capt. America and Iron Man - then stay to watch their new movie: Capt. America-Civil War

 

Memorial Day Weekend Movie Marathon

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, May 27, 28, 29-- a recap of the top movies of 2016 (from January 2016 thru May 2016) in a DUSK TO DAWN movie marathon--- 4 or 5 movies all night long!! Can you stay awake?  Bring your pj's, pillows and blankets for a night of awesome fun!  Live DJ music before the movies! (this event will sell out quickly so we urge you to plan ahead and arrive at the theatre well before show times!) 

 

60th Anniversary Weekend 

June 17, 18, 19 - It's our BIG 60th Anniversary weekend!  Special prizes and activities all weekend long to celebrate our anniversary.  On Saturday, June 18th we will have the main event-- including ceremony marking the event, a live band, activities for the kids, a magician, anniversary cake, VIPS and more!  Come out and help us celebrate 60 beautiful years of "Magical Movie Memories Under the Stars"   (Please note: we may have to make Saturday, June 18th a RSVP night-- where you will have to reserve a spot to attend on that Saturday night - more details as the season progresses)

 

Bucket Rewards Night

Sunday, June 19th- as a charter member of The Shenandoah Valley Kids Trail (www.virginiakidstrail.com) our Mascot- "Bucket" will offer patrons that can show they have been to other Kids Trail partners (i.e; Discovery Museum, Nibblins, Great Country Farms, Alamo, Shenandoah Caverns, Harpers Ferry Activity Center, City of Harrisonburg, etc..) a free small soft drink (max 4 per family)...

 

Fourth of July Weekend

July 1, 2, 3- Triple Features (movies to be announced at a future date); giveaways, prizes, Live DJ music, patriotic activities 

 

Bring your Pet to the Drive-in

July 8, 9, 10 - we are a pet friendly theater --in fact we are the ONLY movie theater in the entire DC metro area that is PET FRIENDLY and we love to stage special events centered around our four legged furry family members-- and this season-- a great animated movie: SECRET LIFE OF PETS will highlight our love of pets!  During the opening weekend of this movie--we will have a bring your Pet to the drive-in event.  Pet activities, adoption opportunities and more!  DON'T MISS THIS EVENT!!!! 

 

Bucket's 3rd Annual Tailgate Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, July 10th- come out and celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the Shenandoah Valley Kid's Trail with their mascot "Bucket"-- visit with trial partners who will be set up to show how much fun it is to travel in the Shenandoah Valley as a family, activities, DJ music, prizes and more! Want to know more? Visit the Shenandoah Valley Kids Trail at: www.virginiakidstrail.com

 

Ghostbusters Weekend

Friday, Saturday, July 15-16: Come out and see the new Ghostbusters movie--come dressed as your favorite Ghostbuster!  Contests and prizes! 

 

 Rt. 11 Yard Crawl

Saturday, August 6- Come out and be part of this very popular event in the Shenandoah Valley--- just imagine 43 miles of yard sales! (Starts in Stephens City and goes to New Market, VA)  We open our facility to this big yard crawl-- you can come out and reserve a 20 x 20 space to sell items (reservation opportunities will be available June 1)-- or just come out and browse for some great deals--concessions will be available and you can stay for the movies!

 

Labor Day Weekend Movie Marathon

September 2, 3, 4 - Our 4th annual Labor Day weekend DUSK TO DAWN movie marathon---, live music from a DJ -- a recap of the best movies of the summer of 2016 all in one night!  Can you stay awake?  Bring your PJ's, Pillows, blankets and watch 4 or 5 movies on each screen all night long for the same low admission rate!  (this event is very popular--we urge you to make plans to arrive at the theatre early to claim your parking spot-- it does sell out!)

 

Annual Classic Car Show and Classic Movie Weekend

Saturday, September 17- (rain date: Saturday, September 24) -- bring your classic cars out for a our 6th Annual classic car show from 3- 7 PM, plaques, awards, activities, Live DJ music, etc... then stay for the classic movie: AMERICAN GRAFFITI  (American Graffiti will be shown on Friday, Sept 16th and Sunday, Sept 17th as well and will be paired with a current movie feature).

 

MONSTER RAMA Movie Weekend 

Friday, Saturday, Sunday October 7, 8, 9-- Our first ever-- Monster Rama Weekend--- remember all those Black and White "B" rated monster movies from the 50's, 60's and 70's?  They use to be a big part of the program for drive-in theatres back in those days--and several of our fellow drive-in theatres in the US have opted to do special weekends dedicated to Monster Rama films-- so we thought we'd give our patrons a chance to enjoy them at our theatre--- not into this classic style monster film?  Don't worry-- one of our screens will be dedicated to showing current movie products....that weekend as well...  movies will be announced later in the season.... mark your calendar to attend!! 

 

Columbus Weekend Triple Features 

Friday, Saturday,October 14, 15- A weekend of Triple Features!-- 3 movies on each screen for the one low admission price!

 

Annual Halloween Trunk or Treat & Costume Event

Saturday, October 22nd - 3- 7 PM  (Rain date: Saturday, October 29th) - Come out in costume for our annual Halloween Trunk or Treat and Costume Event-- bounce house for children, face painting, Kevin Owens - Magician, pumpkin patch, haunted trail, costume contest for all ages (babies to adults) and Pets!  Trunk or Treat from car to car!  Each car is expected to bring enough candy for 500 children (1 piece each).... movies will be seasonal (Halloween oriented)....(please note: this is our biggest event of the entire season-- we do sell out fast and you will need to arrive early (before 4:30 PM) to gain a spot to park for the evening.  We will offer auxillary parking to folks that want to bring chairs and blankets and walk into the theatre for the movies and event)