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49er Drive-In Theatre

675 N Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-7902
+1 219-462-6122
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Pretty Good

I recommend bringing your own food and drink. It is a fun activity that is very affordable. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kate T
Great Experience

Great for watching double feature at the price of one and in the comfort of your own car. Bring a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“double feature” (11 reviews)
“old school” (4 reviews)
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675 N Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-7902
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+1 219-462-6122
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recommend bringing your own food and drink. It is a fun activity that is very affordable. The food they sell is gross and overpriced. They started the previews/ start of the movie before it was completely dark out. Use the restroom before you get...More

1  Thank Kate T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great for watching double feature at the price of one and in the comfort of your own car. Bring a cooler and your own food or snacks. And don't forget the bug repellent!! Go early or you will be parked near the highway which can...More

1  Thank chompee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good summer bucket list activity for the family. One of the few drive ins left around! The speakers on the pole are gone, you tune your car radio to a station to hear the sound. Price is $10 for adults, $5 for...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Love this drive-in! Prices are reasonable for both movies and sound quality has improved. Definitely returning when they are open.

Thank Kristina R
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

There are very few drive/ins left in the ZuS and this one does not disappoint. Reasonably priced movies and snacks. I would recommend getting there early to get best car parking.

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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

Nothing beats the 49er for movies. Always a good time and for $5 per movie you can't go wrong. Even the food there is good. This is a don't miss.

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Had a pretty good time there. Had not been there in 20 years. It's changed a bit. The speakers that you hung on your window are gone - tune your radio to a station. A good family outing and you get to se a couple...More

Thank Chuck F
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

We took our grandson here last Saturday to experience a bit of nostalgia. He enjoyed the concept but could not believe all the inconsiderate people, leaving there lights on, blocking your view by not tying down there hatchbacks, blocking your view by standing in front...More

1  Thank DWestfall2011
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Love coming here and enjoying the old school vibe. My girls are finally old enough to enjoy what is becoming this one of a kind experience. They have a radio station so you can listen to the movie w/ your car speakers instead of those...More

Thank jzpurdue
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately they've raised their process a bit. It used to be $6 per vehicle. However, they do play really good movies back to back. You just need bug spray for mosquitoes. Watch out for occasional pot smokers using near the concession stand, especially with your...More

Thank TMTM67
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