Moonlight Ampitheatre

Moonlight Ampitheatre, Vista: Address, Phone Number, Moonlight Ampitheatre Reviews: 5/5

Moonlight Ampitheatre
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luv2trvlRedondoBeach
Redondo Beach, CA546 contributions
Moonlit Night
Nov. 2019
Thank you to tripadvisor for leading us to this ampitheatre. And as one reviewer stated it is a "hidden gem." There were locals from the San Diego area and everyone was smiling and friendly. The venue holds 900 people. Parking is free a short walk from the amiptheatre.

We found discounted tickets on line. We weren't aware the orchestra has assigned seating, and so we arrived at 5:30 p.m., assuming seats were first come first serve.
We bought orchestra seats. Our seats were excellent. Some of the orchestra seats have a concrete berm in front of the seats, for ones picnic basket. This doesn't hinder the leg space, as there is plenty of room between the rows. Make sure to bring a seat cushion as the seats are hard and cold. If you purchase the seats on the grass, the theatre provides low folding chairs. If you have difficulty getting up from a squatting position you should buy orchestra seats.

We ate dinner at the small cafe before the show, though many people had brought picnic dinners. The food was good, but pricey.

It was a chilly moonlight night. We watched the DooWop Project, which was a lot of fun. We have been at many ampitheatres throughout the country, and this is one of my favorites.
Written November 11, 2019
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David B
Vista, CA4 contributions
One of my favorite places on Earth
Oct. 2019
Broadway quality shows in a beautiful venue, you can picnic before the show in the ampitheatre - it is always a great night - they also provide sit down dining at the adjacent patio.
Written November 5, 2019
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cptmelissa
San Diego, CA37 contributions
Great professional theatre under the stars!
Sep. 2019
As another reviewer noted, this is a hidden gem under the stars. It is a local regional professional theatre company and every show I have seen there has been Broadway quality (not surprising as many of the actors have been in Broadway shows). The great thing about it is the show cost, which ranges from $17 for lawn to $52 for orchestra seating. You can even bring your own picnic in (just can't bring alcohol in - must buy it there). I love going to shows there. I am so glad I found out about it!
Written September 22, 2019
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shayfree
Little Rock, AR213 contributions
We went 2 years ago when we visited CA and knew we wanted to return!
Aug. 2019
This is such a delightful place. The atmosphere — sitting in seats or on the grass eating and drinking before the performance is super. And, the shows are always top notch. We highly recommend this — regardless of what they are performing. It makes for a wonderful evening!
Written September 16, 2019
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orcotruck59
Vista, CA14 contributions
Amazing hidden gem for live performances!
Sep. 2019 • Couples
My goodness, the Moonlight Amphitheatre is a wonderful place to enjoy live performance art. 18 years as a season ticket holder, we are never disappointed, and more times than not, claim each play to be the best we have seen. The last few years, the plays have been on a level that is worthy of Broadway.
Written September 3, 2019
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Peter G
Oceanside, CA9 contributions
A great venue
Jun. 2019
Every show we have seen at the Moonlight was very professionally done and thoroughly enjoyable. It is well worth the time and the cost, especially when the weather is warm.
Written August 6, 2019
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Cindy H
36 contributions
Great venue
May 2019 • Friends
Being a Vista local I have been to the Moonlight so many times bnb I cant count them all! But it is a great venue for all the 4th of July activities that take place and of course for all the productions and concerts that are frequent! Prices are high for a tiny glass of wine, and you cant bring your own in, but overall highly recommend.
Written May 7, 2019
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Maps661107
Oceanside, CA6 contributions
Legends
Apr. 2019 • Couples
Great show - sound and lighting very good. Overall a rewarding experience. Plenty of free parking - a bit of a walk to venue though
Written April 24, 2019
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SeeShelley
Vista, CA77 contributions
Top notch night under the stars
Aug. 2018 • Friends
I have been attending wonderful outdoor musicals at the Moonlight Amphitheater for about 25 years. The incredible talent and amazing sets and fabulous Orchestra always deliver an impressive and enjoyable night of theater. And being able to enjoy it in the open-air Under the Stars makes it even better. I always enjoy taking a picnic and relaxing and people watching while waiting for the show to begin. I do miss the days when you could bring in your own bottle of wine but you can buy it by the glass inside the venue. I am really looking forward to this Summer's lineup.
Written March 31, 2019
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darzitouninfo
Vista, CA7 contributions
Vista, CA's claim to fame
Sep. 2018 • Friends
From its early days about 30 years ago, when one grabbed a picnic and sat under the stars on the grassy hill overlooking a small stage, the Moonlight has turned into a major musical venue that attracts patrons from all of Southern California. Professional actors and singers are featured throughout the season, and patrons sit in comfortable seats. This no longer a local treasure--best to purchase season tickets to insure a good seat for the musicals!

I live nearby, and the Moonlight is at the top of my list to take visitors from out of town.
Written January 16, 2019
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