Large metal letters W-I-C-A lean against the side of the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts.

Movies and Theater


Whidbey and Camano Islands have several movie theaters (including a drive-in) and many live theatre and music venues.

Movies

Clyde Theatre

A small-town movie theatre from another era, the Clyde Theatre has been showing Hollywood’s best since 1937. The projection system is now digital, assuring the Clyde will be around for another 80 years.

  • ADDRESS
    8217 First St.
    Langley WA 98260
  • HOURS:
    Check the website or call for showtimes.
  • PHONE
    360.221.5525
  • EMAIL
    info@theclyde.net
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Plaza Cinema 3

The Plaza Cinema offers three screens with the latest movies along with classic films. The theater is located near historic downtown Oak Harbor.

  • ADDRESS
    1321 SW Barlow St.
    Oak Harbor
  • HOURS:
    Check the website or call for showtimes.
  • PHONE
    360.279.2226
  • EMAIL
    info@widtonline.org
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Drive Ins

Blue Fox

Located just south of Oak Harbor, the Blue-Fox Drive-In has gone digital, meaning this “blast from the past” will be with us for years to come. Take in the latest movie with your sweetie and remember why the drive-in once was the best place in town. During the day in the summer, you can drive go-karts around the drive-in’s track. Go-karting hours are Monday to Thursday 5 p.m. to dusk-Friday, 12:30 p.m. to dusk-Saturday, 11 a.m. to dusk-Sunday, 12:30 p.m. to dusk. Movies start at dusk.

  • ADDRESS
    1403 Monroe Landing Rd.
    Oak Harbor, WA 98277
  • HOURS:
    Movies start at dusk
    Go-Kart Hours
    Monday – Thursday: 5 – dusk
    Friday – 12:30 – dusk
    Saturday – 11 – dusk
    Sunday – 12:30 – dusk
  • PHONE
    360.675.5667
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Live Theatre

Black Box Theatrer

At the Black Box Theater, OutCast Productions features, “theater with a social conscience” that explores current issues and forces the audience to think about those issues. In short, it’s, as they call it, “Theater on the edge…” Not all productions are suitable for all ages.

  • ADDRESS
    819 Camano Ave.
    Langley WA
  • HOURS:
    Check the website or call for showtimes.
  • EMAIL
    ocp@whidbey.com
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Island Shakespeare Festival

The Island Shakespeare Festival is a rapidly-growing summertime theatrical event. Based in an outdoor theatre just outside Langley, the company features professional paid actors from all over the country who perform, not only the works of Shakespeare, but features other authors as well. With a rotating performance schedule, theatre-goers can see different performances throughout any given weekend.

  • ADDRESS
    5476 Maxwelton Rd.
    Langley WA 98260
  • HOURS:
    Thursday – Sunday: 5 pm
    Saturdays in August: 1 pm & 6 pm
  • PHONE
    360.331.2939
  • EMAIL
    info@islandshakespearefest.org
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Whidbey Children’s Theatre

Featuring the talent of Whidbey’s children, Whidbey Children’s Theater presents a broad selection of works sure to delight audiences of all ages. The theater’s season is November through July.

  • ADDRESS
    723 Camano Ave.
    Langley WA
  • HOURS:
    Check the website or call for showtimes.
  • PHONE
    360.221.8707
  • EMAIL
    wct@gmail.com
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Whidbey Island Center for the Arts

From regional music festivals including Djangofest Northwest and PianoFest, to musical performances from regional and national artists, to community theater and performances from nationally-known talent, the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts (WICA), is an island arts treasure. The center has performances scheduled all year long.

  • ADDRESS
    565 Camano Ave.
    Langley WA
  • HOURS:
    Check the website or call for showtimes.
  • PHONE
    360.221.8268
  • EMAIL
    info@wicaonline.org
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Whidbey Island Dance Theatre

The Whidbey Island Dance Theatre presents dance genres including ballet, modern dance, jazz dance and their annual holiday production of “The Nutcracker.”

  • ADDRESS
    714 Camano Ave.
    Langley WA 98260
  • HOURS:
    Check the website or call for showtimes.
  • PHONE
    360.341.2221
  • EMAIL
    info@widtonline.org
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Whidbey Playhouse

For nearly 50 years, the Whidbey Playhouse has been presenting live community theatre. Productions range from musicals and comedies to drama and variety shows. The playhouse produces five productions each year along with other events such as improv theatre, and youth theater programs.

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