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.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Highway 21 Drive-In Theater

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 51 Parker Dr, Beaufort, SC 29906-8317
Phone Number:

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 116 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 90
  • 23
    Very good
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0

Had a lot of fun here at the theatre. Great food, great staff, and most of all, great movie presentation.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

116 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 114: English reviews
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lot of fun here at the theatre. Great food, great staff, and most of all, great movie presentation.

Thank DCPlayz_YT
Branchville, South Carolina
Level Contributor
163 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We went with family to watch a movie. It was my first drive in experience as well as the kids'. We were able to see another movie as we ate at the concession stand. The food was ok for a country area. Not awesome but good enough. It is not an updated facility but that is part of what makes... More 

Thank danamc01
Beaufort, South Carolina
Level Contributor
19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

I always enjoy going here. Food is great takes you back to childhood. The screens are great quality. The people are very nice. It's cheap and just an all out fun Tim for families or for dates. It's cheap but don't sneak food in they make money off there food and it's worth it! Never a bad experience. Love it... More 

Thank Brittney D
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We drove here from Hilton Head The drive was very manageable and not too late gettign back. The experience was all we expected. the kids had their first exposure to drive-in theaters and they loved it, and as an adult it was great to relive the past. We went the end of July and there was no issue for gettign... More 

Thank Quarry Q
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Our extended family went to this drive in movie theater last week. It was a cool reminder of days gone by, but with some nice updates! This place has two big screens with one playing kid friendly movies and the other two first run adventure movies (Star Trek and the new Ghostbusters film. There is a playground for the kids... More 

Thank FrippFan
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

I live in Savannah and we like to go to this drive in at least a couple of times a year, when it's not too hot. You can't beat the deal or two movies for the price. And the food is good, too. Big variety for a movie concession stand. Please DON'T bring your own food. They make their living... More 

Thank Scott G
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We came to the 10:25 movie which started 30 min late. With 3 little kids, it's late enough. The movie was nice, restrooms were clean, I would come back.

Summerville, South Carolina
Level Contributor
22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

A flashback to the olden days watching a movie from your car, food was moderate and 2 movies for $7 is great. The only suggestion I have is for everyone to please turn off their headlights for the ENTIRE movie, it's not fair to those cars parked in the front. Overall a very good experience.

Thank mr51mr
Charleston, South Carolina
Level Contributor
23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Takin' it back to the way, way back. It probably seems counter-intuitive to engage with a community by sitting in your car, safely encapsulated. But the Highway 21 Drive-In Theater is a perfect cross section slice of the Beaufort Lowcountry. Couples, young families, Service members with some downtime all mingle as the sun goes down. One of the last of... More 

2 Thank Forrest P
Level Contributor
83 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Took the kids to see Finding Dory for their first drive-in experience, and apparently so did all of Beaufort County! They delayed the start of the movie to accommodate all the cars, but I just wish they would have had an additional register or a cash only line or credit card only line for concessions. My husband waited in line... More 

Thank Amy Z

Travellers who viewed Highway 21 Drive-In Theater also viewed

Beaufort, Coastal South Carolina
Beaufort, Coastal South Carolina
Beaufort, Coastal South Carolina
Beaufort, Coastal South Carolina

Been to Highway 21 Drive-In Theater? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Highway 21 Drive-In Theater and other visitors
4 questions
Ask a question
over a year ago
8 months ago
Charleston, South Carolina

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Highway 21 Drive-In Theater staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?