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Parkway Drive-In

Open Now: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Open today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Nice place for a drive in.

The food was good, the movie was fun. It was what you'd expect from a drive in. We will probably go... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
via mobile
A blast from the past

There are not many drive ins left in the US. We wanted to be sure our teenage son experienced it... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Susan M
Broomall, Pennsylvania
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  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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It will not allow me to change your hours are hours are Friday Saturday and Sunday gates open at 7:00 p.m. the movie starts at dark approximately 915
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2909 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville, TN 37804-6039
+1 865-379-7884
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the thought of going to the drive-in movie, great memories as a child. Well, can't run your car so don't go on a hot muggy evening. Many had their chairs and sat outside. Loved how they have sounds that run through your radio. And...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 456NatalieStephens
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The food was good, the movie was fun. It was what you'd expect from a drive in. We will probably go back.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LanceCharles
Reviewed 7 August 2018

There are not many drive ins left in the US. We wanted to be sure our teenage son experienced it. Unfortunately it rained the night we were able to visit. The rain put a damper on our visibility. The area where you park is grassy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

I was just there on Friday 7/6 and witnessed an incident with the owner dropping N-bombs to a group of teenagers and calling the police in them for unnecessary reasons. Will never go here again ruined the whole experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Alexander B
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

This is a must for everyone at least once! They open at 7 and movie starts at dusk. Get there at 7 or before in order to get a space! It fills up fast! Be prepared for a really long wait at the concession stand!...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank DuchessofDuke
Reviewed 22 June 2018

it's fantastic you can see the movie in your vehicle or take some chairs the screen is in good shape and this is truly something every family should experience since this is one of the few left in our country.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank A W
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

They need a better system yet refuse to set one in place to be considerate to their paying customers. Pack em in, turn the rest away. They don't care, they delete comments on their facebook to hide the fact that not all customers are happy...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Brit M
Reviewed 8 March 2018

To those of a modern age the drive-in might not make much of an impression. But to those of an earlier age it is a trip back in time. Sitting on the fenders of our fathers car (Yes, they had real fenders then.) eating pop...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

How can you NOT like one of the last few drive-ins left?!? They have a double feature of movies when the weather is warm enough for a drive-in, and swap meets there at other times.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We love this place. Their food is good too. Like the walk up window now makes traffic a liitle less crazy inside.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Carrie L
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1 September 2018|
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Response from DuchessofDuke | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember it actually closing. But I do remember there being an announcement about trying to get everything you want before it starts. They want walking around to be limited. Get there early! Concessions are long!
10 July 2015|
Response from teachingmomoftwo | Reviewed this property |
The gates open at 7p, but the movie starts at dusk. Since parking is first come, first serve, I would meet up with your friends at a nearby gas station.
22 June 2015|
Response from Calebion |
No you pay one time for the whole car