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Celebrate at the Family Drive-In Tailgate!

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Celebrate at the Family Drive-In Tailgate!
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Events, Go Blue Ridge Travel, Kids Trail, Shenandoah Valley, Surprising Sophistication

Join the Shenandoah Valley Kids Trail and travel back in time at the Family Drive-In to celebrate another year of our mascot, Bucket!

The Family Drive-In and Bucket love celebrating families, and what better way to bring people together than a big tailgate extravaganza on Sunday, July 10th, 2016! Join us at 6pm for dinner with the special picnic menu. We’ll have tasty picnic treats like hot dogs, hamburgers, snow cones, cotton candy, funnel cakes, and more from the theatre concession stand. My mouth is already watering!FAMILY DRIVE-IN THEATER

After you eat, stay for awesome family activities before the movies. Get your face painted wacky, jump in the bounce house, sing your heart out to karaoke, and challenge your friends in volleyball or corn hole. There is something for everyone, and it is sure to be a blast! And it’s not a celebration without PRIZES. Win FREE tickets to over 10 Attractions in the Valley and more courtesy of the Kids Trail!

(Photo By Douglas Graham/Wild Light Photos)

(Photo By Douglas Graham/Wild Light Photos)

Pack your car ready for a tradition tailgate, with lawn chairs, pillows, and blankets to get comfy. Then once the sun goes down, discover the magic of the “movies under the stars” by staying for not one, but two featured films that will entertain the whole family! Showtime begins at 9PM for the first feature, while the second movie normally begins around 11pm. After this party, you will discover why the Family Drive-In is a local gem and one of Go Blue Ridge Travel’s favorite destinations.
FamilyDriveinfamilyunderblanketsThe Family Drive-In is one of the most popular tourism locations that draws people into the Shenandoah Valley and allows you and your family to step back in time to the 50’s and 60’s when drive-in theaters were all the rage. Though they use the same speakers and screens as back then, they show today’s lastest movies, like Finding Dory or Independence Day Resurgence. With two difference screen options to fit all types of movie watchers, the drive-in is a one of a kind experience you can’t find anywhere else but the Shenandoah Valley!

Want to visit The Family Drive-In, explore more of the Blue Ridge, AND win fantastic prizes? Join the Bucket’s Buddy Adventure Program! The Family Drive-In is featured on Shenny’s Creativity Card, which challenges kids to embrace their creative side, and is the main sponsor of Ridge’s History Card, which teaches kids that history… and making history… is fun! By joining Bucket’s Buddy Program, your child wil
win a prize when they arrive to The Family Drive-In, a prize when they finish either card, and may be entered to win a free weekend trip here in the Shenandoah Valley! There is no greater adventure in the Shenandoah Valley for kids than the Bucket’s Buddy Adventure Game.Screen Shot 2016-06-08 at 2.40.17 PM

Join us for the Family Tailgate on July 10th, 2016 at 6pm. The Family Drive-In is now operating seven nights a week, with the box office opening at 6pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 7pm Sunday thru Thursday. Make sure to stop by the concession stand for some treats, as the concession sales are what keep this historical treasure open!

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