We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Central Drive-In

5113 Kent Junction Rd, Norton, VA 24273-4803
+1 276-679-3761
Review Highlights
Watching a movie outdoors is the best

Been going here since the 70's. Great food and a great place to watch a movie or on most nights a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Norton, Virginia
I love this place

The drive in is one of the best things to do in the area. Every time I go there are improvements... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Big Stone Gap, Virginia
via mobile
Read all 16 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Watching a movie outdoors is the best”
20 Jul 2017
“I love this place”
5113 Kent Junction Rd, Norton, VA 24273-4803
+1 276-679-3761
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (16)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been going here since the 70's. Great food and a great place to watch a movie or on most nights a double feature. Hope this place stays open when my son is a adult so he can take his family and carry on a tradition...More

Thank srwilliamz
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

The drive in is one of the best things to do in the area. Every time I go there are improvements. It is always well kept. I like how there is a variety of movies shown to suit everyone. The popcorn is great. Parking lot...More

Thank annmarie982
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Get some corn nuggets, get some fried apple sticks, get some popcorn. You can go to the gym tomorrow. Kick back and watch the movies, or kick back and watch the people watching the movies. Both are adorable. This is a FUN small town Saturday...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I had not been to this drive-in in probably 20 years and I wish I had just remembered it as it was. The drunks partying in the back rows and making their way to the concessions and bathrooms ruined it for me this time. They...More

Thank AnthonyandCindy E
Reviewed 18 May 2016

My family & I live about an hour from Norton and we still come to this drive in at least 4-6 times every summer! We enjoy it so much. The snack shack, or whatever it is actually called, near the back of the drive in...More

Thank Jessicka A
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Central Drive-In offers a unique experience for those who have never been to a drive-in. It usually offers two movies at showing. They have a small concession stand that offers some pretty good food such as hot dogs, popcorn, etc. Very few drive-ins still around...More

Thank Debbie_Collier
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

No where we would rather watch a movie. The snack bar is great and our kids love enjoying a movie outside. a local treasure!

Thank Megan R
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We love the Central Drive In. Decent prices, good food and a great place to go with your family or friends!

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

We have been to Central Drive In many times. My favorite place to park is in the middle of the second row. They upgraded to digital movies recently. Make sure you take a radio so you don't run down your car battery. It is very...More

Thank Deano D
Reviewed 18 February 2015

We had a great time in Norton VA we just were passing thrrew to go to Roanoke. I have been to Norton Many times. So I have don't all the In town attractions. we decided to go see a movie at the central drive in...More

Thank Drake B
Nearby Restaurants
54 reviews
2.52 km away
The Wood Booger Grill
21 reviews
2.61 km away
DoughMakers Pizza
7 reviews
3.02 km away
Romano's Restaurant
62 reviews
2.49 km away
Nearby Attractions
Flag Rock Recreational Area
33 reviews
3.40 km away
High Knob Recreational Area
23 reviews
9.44 km away
Southwest Virginia Museum
30 reviews
12.94 km away
Portal 31
58 reviews
23.17 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Central Drive-In staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines

Recently Reviewed Hotels around Norton