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Celebrate Over 50 Years Of Movies Under The Stars At Pipestem Drive-In Theater In West Virginia


​​​Calling all movie buffs and nostalgia enthusiasts! There’s something magical about sitting under the stars on a warm summer evening, munching on popcorn, and enjoying a classic flick with friends and family. And in Athens, West Virginia, we are fortunate to have the incredible Pipestem Drive-In Theatre, which has been delighting audiences for over 50 years!

One of the most distinctive features of Pipestem Drive-In is its striking hillside location. Nestled among the rolling Appalachian Mountains, the theater offers breathtaking views of the surrounding natural beauty.

Since its opening in 1972, the theater has remained a symbol of community spirit, providing countless memories to generations of moviegoers.

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