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 6 through July 25 (except July 4).

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

Mariners' Wharf Film Festival 2017 will open on June 6 with Easy Living starring Victor Mature, Lizabeth Scott, and Lucille Ball. more

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