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“blast from the past”
Review of Mustang Drive-In

Mustang Drive-In
Ranked #2 of 23 Fun & Games in Guelph
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Kitchener, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“blast from the past”
Reviewed August 5, 2013

We were there Canada Day long week-end. They have all nighters for long weekends which is great value. The hot food was O.K at best but pop corn was great.
Keep in mind this a old place so don't expect a state of the art facility and you will have fun.
note: bring cash -no debit or credit card accepted

Visited July 2013
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English first
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fun and Relaxing!”
Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

We go to the Mustang Drive-in a few times a year. We always have so much fun as a family. It is a relaxing evening out and a good price.
My only concern is that it could use a splash of paint and a bit of an upgrade. It would be nice to see an actual park area for kids to play.

Visited July 2013
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Guelph, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Trip back in time”
Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

If looking to catch a movie and want something a bit different, try the drive inn. Fun way to spend a summer's night, under the stars, watching a movie in the car. Full snack bar with all the greasy offerings you would imagine at a drive inn.
If possible, try one of the ling weekends, Saturday and Sunday are all nighters, 4 movies and pretty cheap when you compare it to one of the regular theatres.

Visited June 2013
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Thank mrpink000
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Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
107 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“A trip back in time”
Reviewed August 4, 2013

The Mustang is a trip back in time. It starts with the cash only policy. After all, the didn't have debit cards in the hey day of drive ins! The snack bar is good with burgers, dogs, fries, rings, etc.

The intermission reel the classic from the 60s I think.

But there are enhancements too. Projection is digital, and the sound is Stereo FM over your car (or other) radio, so the movie quality is much better than the old days listening to a scratch post mounted speaker.

Excellent value as you can see a double feature for the slightly more than the price of a single movie at the Cineplex.

Over all a great way to spend a summer evening!

Couple of points to keep in mind.
1. They want to keep this family friendly, so no "getting busy" in your car.
2. One thing old cars did not have was automatic daytime running lights. If you cannot turn yours off, bring a heavy blanket or tape and cardboard to block yours off if you need to start your car during to show if things get chilly, etc.
3. No outside food or drink!
4. Don't forget the insect repellent.
5. If bringing younger kids, bring a pillow and blanket so they can crash when they get too tired.

Visited July 2013
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Fergus, Ontario, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Classic”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

Classic summer night out - including a vintage reel for the snack bar. Washrooms are lined up during intermission!

Visited July 2013
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