We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Moonlight Ampitheatre

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 1200 Vale Terrace Dr, Vista, CA 92084-5249
Phone Number:
+1 760-639-6199
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 99 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 82
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Top notch entertainment

We love this venue. Going on third year season ticket holders. I recommend the orchestra sections. Bring a lightweight cover as it can chilly in the evening with the breezes... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Barb E
,
Vista, California
Add Photo Write a Review

99 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 98: English reviews
Vista, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love this venue. Going on third year season ticket holders. I recommend the orchestra sections. Bring a lightweight cover as it can chilly in the evening with the breezes. Never disappointed with performances.

Helpful?
Thank Barb E
Carlsbad, CA
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For some years, now, my wife and I have enjoyed the Summer Musicals at the Moonlight Amphitheater...Some more than others, but always enjoyable. We always get the lawn seats. Recently, we opted for the reserved lawn seats and were lucky enough to get two of the best....We have become friends with the family next to us, as we are right... More 

Helpful?
Thank Bbnott
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic outdoor theatre located in a beautiful park. Amazing musical productions with highly talented and professional performers. Many types of outdoor seating, areas to picnic, and a gourmet restaurant and bar on the grounds. Locals and visitors just rave about it. We always enjoy taking guests to the productions.

Helpful?
Thank Bill S
Vista, California
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Moonlight is an outdoor theater that has Broadway quality shows. Yes, I have seen Broadway shows! The quality of the actors and singers are top notch and you are outside in the open air. The theater has such a cool vibe and I live close enough that I could walk to the shows. People that come to their first show... More 

Helpful?
Thank habikat
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding outdoor venue for seeing musical theater all summer long. Fabulous cast and directions, wonderful sound system, simply a joy to behold.

Helpful?
Thank James B
Vista, California
Level Contributor
19 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Every summer the City of Vista hosts musicals at this venue and each summer they just keep getting better and better. The plays are mostly current and the productions magnificent. A great setting for enjoying musical theatre.

Helpful?
Thank sdblue48
Vista, California
Level Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Attended "Sister Act"'with some friends who had never been there. It was so gratifying to see their expression when they saw the venue and afterward when they wanted to buy seasons tickets! It's a hidden treasure right here in Vista! Always a great time!

Helpful?
Thank DebbieMurphy2015
Fullerton, California
Level Contributor
306 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

My wife and I recently visited the Moonlight Amphitheatre to see a performance of “Titanic: The Musical” and were thoroughly impressed with both the venue and the production. The stage performances here are neither cheesy nor amateurish. Moonlight Stage Productions, the production arm of the amphitheater, is known for putting on well-staged, professional-level shows; the performance we saw confirmed that... More 

Helpful?
Thank BruinDan
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

If you enjoy live entertainment, this is the place to see and hear it. The productions are as good as you could find anywhere. The open air atmosphere is wonderful. Great sound quality and the production is first class.

Helpful?
Thank michaeldA8534CF
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had our first visit to the Moonlight Amphitheater to see Titanic: The Musical. What a fun experience! We had general lawn seating which was great. We were able to spread out and and just enjoy the trees and eachothers's company. They let us in 1.5 hours before the show. We wanted to make reservations for dinner... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ahkilah A

Travelers who viewed Moonlight Ampitheatre also viewed

 

Been to Moonlight Ampitheatre? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Moonlight Ampitheatre and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Coral Springs
5 months ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Moonlight Ampitheatre staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?