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Address: 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista, CA 92084
Phone Number: 760 639-6199
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This is the most underrated & unknown summer activity in North County San Diego.

You probably won't like this very much. First, it costs $20-30 for a lawn seat for a full scale broadway show with a live orchestra, amazing sound, and actors who truly look... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jacob B
Vista, California
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Vista, California
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You probably won't like this very much. First, it costs $20-30 for a lawn seat for a full scale broadway show with a live orchestra, amazing sound, and actors who truly look like they are loving every moment of the production. Big deal right? Much more fun to pay $100 and sit in the upper deck in a tight chair... More 

Thank Jacob B
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208 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit to Moonlight Ampitheatre was to see Big Fish. Once we were through the ticket gate, we entered a magical environment. The lights were twinkling, the weather was beautiful and everyone was in a good mood. Fabulous! We reserved seats which are typical fold down theater chairs. Our view of the stage was great. You can also choose... More 

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Valley Center, California
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

If you did not arrive two to three hours early, you did not get a seat. The graduation was in the afternoon with the sun low in the horizon causing you to look directly into the sun. The docents at the venue were rude and clueless about the issues regarding seating and the age/physical limitations of the attendee's.

Thank William L
Phoenix, Arizona
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Saw Tarzan and it was honestly a great production. The actors were fun to watch, had excellent voices and the outdoor venue was a delight. Prices for wine were a smidge too high. Kids would enjoy blankets on the artificial turf and their own snacks.

Thank JennyVanPink
San Diego, California, United States
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

It was my first time. I was kinda up in the air :/ considering it was a 'date night' but when I got there it totally surprised me. My date had packed a picnic, she had friends with her that I connected with before we got in. We had a wonderful picnic Supper - the Wine bar was open so... More 

Thank Sachin M
Bonsall, California
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Wonderful venue. Great performances. The prices are reasonable. The last performance we saw was music man..highly entertaining.

Thank RuthEllison279
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21 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

I found Moonlight Ampitheatre last year and I have to say last years shows were amazingly professional. This year was a touch disappointing. The first two shows were not up to their abilities. Poor direction I believe. The show SHREK was more than I hoped for and was so very pleased I went. I have had season tickets which gives... More 

Thank Debby K
Carlsbad, California
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We packed in dinner and enjoyed the show. What a great spot for a relaxing night outdoors in Vista, CA. We purchased a great bottle of wine that was very affordable! No need to bring you own, which you can't anyways! Check out this gem, you won't be disappointed in the cast or the location!

Thank rondaussery
San Diego, California
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 

Thank leprof2015
New York City, New York
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65 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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