Newberg 99W Drive-In (Newberg)
Looking for an amazing night with the whole family? Even the dog! How about a good old fashion trip to the ? Yes, there is a drive-in here in the Portland Metro area. Well, Newberg to be exact, but worth the drive.
The cost is super low at $9 for adults and $5 for kids 6-11, kids 5 and under are free. That is for TWO recently released movies! We have seen everything from Harry Potter to Transformers to Wall-E on opening day. Also you can bring your own food in! You’re hooked now huh? But before the movie even starts, there’s the pre-show party.
Let your kiddos run wild. All the kids run up in front of the giant screen and play football, frisbee, baseball; there is always a super nice kid handing out glow sticks, and lots of folks out on their lawn chairs playing cards on their cooler. You will have 2-3 hours to hang out as the line starts a little before 6:30 PM and movies start at dusk. Rain or shine. You do need to be there in line around 6:30 PM to get a spot. Things sell out fast.
Facts to know/ things to bring:
- Cash or credit cards are accepted (used to be only cash!)
- Dinner- there are several chain restaurants close by to stop, with Burger King being right next to the theater.
- Toys – sports toys, bubbles, coloring books or things if raining.
- Deck of cards or good book – You will not see the kids for a couple of hours
- PJ’s – the trick is to put them in their PJ’s right when it hits dark. They watch the first movie, go to the bathroom, fall asleep & you have the 2nd movie to yourself.
- Water. Seriously. You’re in the car for a long time. It gets hot sometimes. Over-estimate.
- Pillows. Remember the sleep part.
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This place is great for all ages. I have been there pregnant, with a newborn, 6-month-old , all the way up to a 10-year-old. The drive-in is open starting in April thru October and is only open Thursday through Sunday. Movies change on Tuesdays so . We’ll see you there and maybe even be the cool kids handing out glow sticks!
Lori White is a homeschooling, home-birthing mom of 4 frugal boys & a shopping addicted girl.
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