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Parkway Drive-In

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Address: 2909 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville, TN 37804-6039
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+1 865-379-7884
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Fri - Sun 08:00 - 17:00

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Brings back a little of the past

There aren't too many drive-ins left and I am old enough to remember them when there were. This one is as close to the classic drive-in as you can imagine. Except for the sound... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Lana H
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Maryville, Tennessee
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Maryville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There aren't too many drive-ins left and I am old enough to remember them when there were. This one is as close to the classic drive-in as you can imagine. Except for the sound coming from your radio instead of a box hanging on your car window, it is pretty much the same. My husband and I have been going... More 

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Thank Lana H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a precious jewel! We're so luck to have a family oriented drive in movie. It's just like when I was a kid in the 50's and it's one of the last. The facility is excellent with recent upgrades to the projection system. The concession stand is clean and the food is good and reasonably priced. Keep supporting this great... More 

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Thank Don D
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Okay I guess... not something I would drive again to ramble through. There is plenty of antiques if that's what one is looking for but the vendors seen to be expensive to me.

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Thank Deri R
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Be sure to wait in line to get in! People will jump the line by passing up all the cars waiting to turn and do a u-turn down a side road to pop back in to the line of traffic! Once inside it's a family environment. The concessions is packed but has hot and cold treats that really add to... More 

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Seymour, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great time for all..triple feature. We go to this drive in several times a year. They always show the newest movies, so don't think you will have to watch last years shows. Full concession stand as well as the choice to bring in your own food., but if you smell the popcorn there is no way to resist. Check there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Brings back memories from the past. The video / audio are fantastic. Fun family entertainment. Bathrooms are small, don't wait until the last minute, there's going to be a line!

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Thank Brenda S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Had a couple dates here and it's fun. Only complaints are the food service area is always packed inside and the bathrooms need to be bigger.

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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Me & my family simply love this place! Very friendly staff & OMG the best food EVER! I got a grilled chicken sandwich it was AWESOME!!! Oh & of course you get to have popcorn, their popcorn is absolutely fantastic! It really was a wonderful time my dog Charlie Brown absolutely loves this place cause he's welcome & can enjoy... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

A blast from the past! Gates open at 7 and they only allow 400 cars in. So pack a blanket, picnic, chairs and prepare to have a relaxing summer night. Listen to the 50's music and go back in time. Great for the whole family or just a few friends. Everyone was well behaved even the kids. Get there early... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

I drove all the way from Gatlinburg with my 5 year old son excited to see his first Drive in Movie. The recording states that the gates open at 8 Pm However when i arrived at 7:47 The gates were already open and the lot was already full. They were turning people away. It was a very long sad ride... More 

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