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Address: 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista, CA 92084
Phone Number: 760 639-6199
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Picnic under the stars

We have been going to the Moonlight Amphitheater for several years now, and have never been disappointed. The whole family, grandparents, parents and children enjoy the musicals... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We have been going to the Moonlight Amphitheater for several years now, and have never been disappointed. The whole family, grandparents, parents and children enjoy the musicals which have been of impressive quality. We take our food and drinks with us, but you can also buy food there or sit and dine in style at the outdoor cafe. They hand... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great location to take your family and see a musical. We have gone for years and their performances are great for the money you pay.

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Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It is a large outdoor Venue. Several types of seating, theater type, folding chairs for seating on the grass. There is food to be purchased and many take picnic baskets. Exceptional 4th of July activities, shows and fireworks. Good shows, musicals and specials. Easy parking with shuttles.

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southern california
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great family activity. So wonderful sitting under the stars. We are disappointed that you can't bring in a bottle of wine, but they you can still bring in food but no glass. We have purchased the reserved seating and have very much enjoyed it.

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Carlsbad, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Always enjoy coming here. Now you don't have to bring chairs as you pick one up upon entering. Great way to spend an evening with friends - lovely nights, some wine, picnic dinner - most bring their own or purchase there.

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Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We love attending moonlight every summer for their plays. Bring your own blanket & have a picnic or you can reserve seating & purchase their food at the venue. Great place! Love it's out doors & you can look at the stars durning intermission. Great experience for any age group.

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Vista, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Big, big disappointment when they stopped allowing you to bring your own wine. They say it's a law, but that's not true - it's an agreement they have with the on-site restaurant

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Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Every summer for 30 years we've enjoyed the Moonlight shows. Great reserved seating or lawn seating. Bring your fancy picnic or a Little Caesar's Pizza or sandwiches - and wine always goes well. Choose from 4 shows every summer and reserve early. New Director Steve Glaudini is bringing in new shows and new stagings for exciting evenings. Stop in soon!

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We've been season ticket holders since 1989. Wonderful stage productions with very talented actors and musical talent. During every season there are plays that fit every family member...from children to seniors. Moonlight is a 'must see' attraction in Vista.

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Encinitas, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Outstanding theater outside, excellent acting and fabulous music! The 2015 season includes Shrek the musical. Parking is a bit of a challenge, make sure you wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

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