About the festival

Relive the drive-in movie experience--sans the car--with Elizabeth City’s beautiful waterfront at Mariners’ Wharf Park as the backdrop. Classic American films are shown on a large screen on nine consecutive Tuesdays at 8:30 PM from June 7th through July 26th.

There is no admission and all screenings are free to the public.

Mariners' Wharf Film Festival 2016 will open on June 7 with Showboat starring Co-starring NC native Eva Gardner, she is joined by Kathryn Grayson and Howard Keel. more

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