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Moonlight Ampitheatre

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Address: 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista, CA 92084
Phone Number: 760 639-6199
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We have been season ticket holders for 4 years now and really enjoy all of the musicals. The sets are sometimes from the LA productions. Cast members are always very talented. A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been season ticket holders for 4 years now and really enjoy all of the musicals. The sets are sometimes from the LA productions. Cast members are always very talented. A great value for the money and wonderful way to mark the summer season.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I can hardly wait every summer for the new season to start. What a great idea to have "Reserve Lawn" tickets now, as well as first-come-first-serve lawn. It sure makes it easier than having to get to the theater early/ stand in line in order to grab a good section of lawn. Wish they still allowed "bring... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually very good productions. Parking is on dirt and a long walk to the theater. They do have a shuttle but it gets crowded. Productions that we have seen (4) are very good. The actors should be commended for their excellent acting.

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Thank Duane S
Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Premier theater in North County. Like concerts, theater outside, deck chairs. Food available or bring your own. Single tic

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue for a casual Summer night entertainment. Just saw "Sister act". Excellent performance. Take dinner or snacks to enjoy on the lawn seating or reserve a seat and just enjoy the evening.

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North Highlands, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Every production is nothing short of a thrilling experience. I wish I could feel about the Hollywood Bowl the way I do about Moonlight Amphitheatre. It's small, comfortable and fun to watch a show under the stars. Steven Glaudini is a top notch artistic director and director. The space is easy to move around in, there is little or no... More 

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Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

The Moonlight Ampitheatre is a spectacular venue for live theater. Their actors and musicians are first rate. The sound is excellent, and the seating comfortable. If you prefer, you can pay a smaller fee, bring a picnic, and sit on chairs provided on the grass between rows of seats. I have had season tickets for many years, and wouldn't give... More 

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Moab, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

Bravo bravo for the Moonlight Ampitheater venue. Their quality productions parallel those at any larger theater production. It's a great place to bring a picnic dinner or buy food and beverages there. They provide their own chairs for lawn seating but I'd suggest bringing a blanket and/or cushions for any of the seat types in case of colder night weather.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

What more do I need to say than the title? I will always hold this place dear to my heart for leading me to my future wife. We first dated here. Must see!

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Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

The Moonlight has great shows that are well executed and compare favorably with the best theatres across the country. Truly a "hidden gem." The only negative is the long walk to and from the parking lots, although there is a shuttle for those who can't take the walk. Be prepared to wait, however.

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