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Family fun night

Love going to the drive in and enjoying the experience. If your the type that wants to relax... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lydia M
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A flash from the past

I took my grand daughter to the drive-in for a movie. What fun? I hadn’t been to a drive in since... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cre8nsmiles
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Riverside, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love going to the drive in and enjoying the experience. If your the type that wants to relax without having kids run around and not being able to have the drive in experience than stick to theatre. Great family fun especially before it gets to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my grand daughter to the drive-in for a movie. What fun? I hadn’t been to a drive in since my children were young. We both thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Try it! It’s like stepping back in time.

Thank cre8nsmiles
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

A very nice surprise for an European guy like me. A real real drive-in like in the movies with the sound broadcasted on the car FM radio. Price was very correct, image pretty good. Few dinners and shops around so you can eat or get...More

2  Thank PascalEvent
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Spent a few hours at this drive in movie theater. The kids loved watching in their pajamas! It was good old fashioned fun.

2  Thank Alison A
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Love going to the drive in. Affordable price,kids love the freedom to move around during the movie. Only complaint is with the many pigs (sorry people) My goodness people!clean your mess!!! We go, take our food, cooler etc etc and when is time to leave...More

4  Thank Erica A
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I have been here before maybe a handful of times, and every time it seems to be a night to remember, it's fairly easy to find and lots of prime parking to watch the movies. They have a good system for bringing...More

3  Thank AlexHealey94
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We have been trying to go to drive-ins for quite some time and something always happens or they're sold out, so last night we left super early and finally made it and had so much fun! We got there at around 7:45 for an 8:45...More

2  Thank L S
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a great venue for watching a movie at night or shopping during the day! There is a swap-meet held here every weekend and on Wednesdays. Great things are waiting for you to find!

1  Thank suzansuz4sure
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend... I been coming here since I was young n now am bringing my kids here too.. just simply love this Drive-in ... it's relaxing u can bring ur own food or buy food in there plus ur kids can laugh n talk with...More

3  Thank Ganaay3
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I have not been to a drive-in for over thirty years and my girlfriend, who's from Europe, had never been to one. We were excited about this drive-in after reading some generally positive reviews. The price was reasonable. Nine dollars a person for a double...More

3  Thank Luciano L
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