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Drive-In The Woods

Drive-In the Woods is an unparalleled outdoor movie experience on the 6000 acre Woodlands Nature Reserve that combines the serenity of the outdoors with a spacious, safe, and appropriately-distanced evening under the stars. Just minutes from downtown Charleston, Drive-In the Woods will surround you with natural wonder like a warm hug from mother nature herself.

Arrive early and enjoy the cooling temps as you go on a hike, soak up some rays, and enjoy pre-movie live music. As dusk arrives, two features a night will come to life on a 60 x 30 screen in a grassy field flanked by trees. Each Friday & Saturday in October, Drive-In the Woods will feature food trucks and vendors. We encourage you to bring coolers, blankets, and chairs as you nestle in and enjoy our rotating list of feature films with HD audio, as well as FM transmission.

Gates open 5 pm with live music 5 pm to 7 pm. Our early, family-friendly feature (PG/P3-13) will start at 7 pm. The late show begins at 9:30 pm, with movies sure to make you laugh, scream, or both. Tickets will be limited to 150 cars, with each vehicle strategically placed adjacent to a vacant car space for your own private viewing area. Masks are recommended and encouraged, Covid-sensitive and responsible protocols will be practiced.

Tickets are available NOW at Woodlands Nature Reserve for $40 per vehicle, which is good for up to 4 people, and additional add-on passengers are $10 each (maximum 8 people per site). Early arrivals will be parked in an area separate from the movie viewing area, and will then get in queue prior to gates opening at 5pm. Those were arriving for the late feature can also come and enjoy the property beginning at 12pm. Gates to the late feature will open approximately 9pm prior to 9:30 start time. For those interested in staying for both movies, double feature passes are $60 per vehicle. Multiple overnight and camping options are available for booking at

Movie Schedule:

Friday, October 2
Beetlejuice, 7pm
Pet Sematary, 9:30pm

Saturday, October 3
The Monster Squad, 7pm
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, 9:30pm


10/30/2020 - 10/31/2020


The Woodlands Nature Reserve
4279 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC 29414
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