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“retro is in”

49er Drive-In Theatre
Ranked #1 of 5 Fun & Games in Valparaiso
Certificate of Excellence
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“retro is in”
Reviewed February 20, 2012

what's not to love about a drive-in! Perfect entertainment for whole family, way more comfortable than a walk in theatre.

Visited January 2012
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Portage,Indiana
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43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Old school movie drive in”
Reviewed February 16, 2012

Great for a weekend night with the kids! Open for a short period during year.

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Northwest Indiana
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239 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“Nice to still have a Drive In available”
Reviewed January 29, 2012

It is a typical Drive In movie theater and that is why we like it. Brings back the good old days, complete with old commercials and the snack bar full of junk. Price is still reasonable since you get two movies and can bring your own food if necessary. Always need to get there early for a 'good spot'.

Visited June 2011
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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55 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Old fashioned drive-in theater.”
Reviewed January 13, 2012

Good ol'e days drive in. Snack bar. Ramped parking.

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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Makes watching a movie an event rather than an ordeal.”
Reviewed December 18, 2011

My wife and I don't have any kids, but we spend at least a couple nights here every summer. For the price of one movie in a theater, you get two movies you can watch from the comfort of your own car. They still play the old cartoon ads (dancing hotdogs, etc) before the movie and during the intermission. Love that.

Support this place! We lost our Merrillville drive in, let's not lose this one!

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