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“We are so lucky to have the 49er Drive-In Theatre”

49er Drive-In Theatre
Ranked #1 of 5 Fun & Games in Valparaiso
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Wheeler, Indiana
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“We are so lucky to have the 49er Drive-In Theatre”
Reviewed September 7, 2012

We are so lucky to have the 49er Drive-In Theatre in Valparaiso. We fully enjoy the relaxed atmosphere that you can only find watching a movie in the great outdoors! It is one of the best forms of entertainment!

Visited September 2012
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Harpster
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55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great old fashion Drive-in theater!”
Reviewed August 28, 2012

Plays first run movies, small play ground for the kids, reasonablly priced! Just like the old days! This is great end of the day activety. My family & I went to the Indiana Lake Shore, Stopd at Duneland pizza Reasterant in Chesterton & went to the drive-in. GREAT DAY!

Visited July 2012
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Antigua, Guatemala
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Remembering the past”
Reviewed August 27, 2012

Here on business but when we saw they had a "drive in movie", could not pass the opportunity to go. Set out lawn chairs, bought some popcorn and drinks and lived it up!!! They show a double feature( which is unheard of nowdays). Kids playing during intermission, they show the old "classic commercials".
The "speakers" do not work, but you just tune in to your radio.
If you are in the area, take your family and share some memories.

Visited August 2012
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Gary, Indiana, United States
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“VISIT THE 49ER AND KEEP THE HISTORY GOING!”
Reviewed June 27, 2012 via mobile

I have been to the 49er my whole life and I will always love it. But, when you go, make sure you purchase food and drinks in the concession stand. Otherwise the historic drive in will not be able to stay open forever. They make next to nothing on ticket sales.

Thank you for life long memories!

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Thank Ron K
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Family fun”
Reviewed May 18, 2012

This retro drive in offers family fun and great movies for budget concious. Come early, pack a picnic and you will probably see alot of your friends and neighbors. Great way to spend the evening

Visited July 2011
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Thank Linda Z
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