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Starlite Drive-In

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Address: 3900 S Hydraulic St, Wichita, KS 67216-2623
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+1 316-524-2424

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Family fun

We loaded the entire family into the minivan on opening night for "Monsters University." It is fun to have a drive-in experience in Wichita. Many cities no longer have such... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 July 2013
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

We loaded the entire family into the minivan on opening night for "Monsters University." It is fun to have a drive-in experience in Wichita. Many cities no longer have such theaters. I was pleasantly surprised with the cleanliness of the bathrooms.

1 Thank msne_
Sultan, Washington
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142 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2013

Excellent drive in with 2 big screens and FM sound on your radio. I hope this drive in is around for years to come so more families can experience it.

1 Thank Glenn F
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2013 via mobile

They just converted to digital movies! Bright movies and great sound thru the radio! Concessions were good and staff was friendly!

1 Thank Michaelreis
Wichita, Kansas
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2013

Three movies for the price of one! Pay once stay as long as you can hang. New release movies. Concession stand is very reasonably priced. Great date night idea. Bring a truck with a mattress and blanket and your all set.

1 Thank IGEOtravel
Kerrville, Texas
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91 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2013

You feel like you have gone back in time to the 50s and 60s. Wish there were more drive-in movies in our country. We lived in Wichita for 10 years and this was one of our favorites. We went at least 1 or 2 Saturdays a month. Our grandchildren that it was great to sit in loung chairs or on... More 

1 Thank Fran M
Wellington, Kansas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2013

My son takes his family at least once a summer...it's a familyl tradition. We, ourselves, have not gone in awhile but it's one of the last 400 drive-ins left in the U.S.

1 Thank Linda P
Wichita, Kansas, United States
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2013

Starlite is a great place to go with friends or family. They JUST converted to digital projection and sound, which greatly improved their movie qualities. Very reasonable prices (especially during $12 nights). Can't wait to go back.

1 Thank Alex E
Chelmsford, Essex
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49 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2013

Living in the UK we don't get a chance to go to drive-in theatres so this was a must do even though we were staying 40 miles from Wichita. I'm glad we did it. It was a unique (for us) experience sitting in the car with speakers hanging from the window while watching a giant screen and stuffing ourselves with... More 

1 Thank Sc0utFinch
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2013

drive ins are great for families and a great bargain. 2 or 3 shows for ine price and great prices. This is a must to visit and coem back again. Starlight does give you more.

Thank dougf1974
Augusta, KS
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13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013

Took our 11 year old to see The Lorax. Great memories made while watching a timeless movie. Definitely something that lots of kids don't get to do nowdays. The staff was friendly and other moviegoers were as well.

Thank SusanJohnson70

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