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The Strand at 38 Main

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 9:30 PM
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Historic old theatre with surprises!

This place is a gem....a great place to visit even if you're not catching a movie. Beer, wine and... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Waynesville, North Carolina
Modernity among the antique stores

If Asheville is a blue dot in a red ocean, Waynesville is a barely visible blue smudge in a red... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Asheville, North Carolina
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  • Average7%
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Not your average Movie Theater! Featuring first run movies, a full espresso bar, craft-churned ice cream, handcrafted sodas, draft beer and wine in Downtown Waynesville, NC.
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38 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786-3889
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw Mary poppins returns. This I a little play house. The popcorn was too salty. But overall enjoyed the movie with my love 😍,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MelandLisabeachtrip
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This place is a gem....a great place to visit even if you're not catching a movie. Beer, wine and the best ice cream in town available right off the street. Be sure head downstairs just to peek into the showing room.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BR123110
Reviewed 16 October 2018

If Asheville is a blue dot in a red ocean, Waynesville is a barely visible blue smudge in a red ocean. Still, always the unexpected. The Strand plays the usual fair, but it's also an art house of sorts. They brought in Sorry to Bother...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MacNamband
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Nice to have someone revive an historic building into a fulll service theater. They offer wine, beer, snacks in addition to the usual movie theater fare. Very nice job.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Sally K
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We recently visited the coffee/ice cream parlour and enjoyed the atmosphere immensely. Get the kiddie scoop - it's huge!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank _EBHavens_
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We have watched many movies here and absolutely love it. Its not modern, and thats what makes it wonderfull! Great staff and great time everytime!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank george120890
Reviewed 25 August 2018

A small theater with padded chairs. Seats about 70. The snacks they sell are fun and some out of the ordinary for a theater.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank emptynester40
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Wife and I didn't know what to expect, but the place was sooo cool. Tiny little theater down a walk of stairs. Like a secret little place no one knows about. We watched a variety of live shows and it was awesome to watch local...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jon B
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our Saturday afternoon at the movies! It is a fun outing in Waynesville! We highly recommend a cone of Cup of Joe ice cream! Divine! Also while shopping downtown stop by for a great cup of coffee. We applaud The Strand!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SARA C
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

A great single/double movie venue. Great home popped popcorn served gourmet style. Ultimate Ice Cream, Waynesville Soda and local beers. Great staff and exceptional service for all of Waynesville and Haywood County

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank L4799WDtomc
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6 May 2018|
Response from SARA C | Reviewed this property |
6 May 2018|
Response from davidmG8821KD | Reviewed this property |
$7.25 for the current evening movie
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Response from ncmike1 | Reviewed this property |
That's too far in the future to know the answer. Keep tabs at their website: Google Strand 38 Main