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49er Drive-In Theatre

675 N Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-7902
+1 219-462-6122
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A great way to spend an evening with someone special

A great way to fall back in time for older folks and for the younger adults to enjoy what we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Valparaiso, Indiana
Love the drive in

I love bringing the kids to the drive in. I can't wait to go this summer. It's so fun to play... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
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675 N Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-7902
+1 219-462-6122
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A great way to fall back in time for older folks and for the younger adults to enjoy what we did,(-: Movies are relatively current. concessions are are very moderately priced. Family friendly. Not a lot of these venues still around, but hoping this one...More

Thank hgwilk1
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I love bringing the kids to the drive in. I can't wait to go this summer. It's so fun to play outside before the movie, get some snacks and just enjoy. If you are going and don't know what to expect..this isn't your typical movie....More

Thank Explorerfam5
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I am so glad that the 49er is still open. This is a great venue to enjoy time with your family. Classic!

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We were lucky to go twice this past Summer. The first was on a very busy opening night of a kids movie. We got there about 15 minutes prior to the start, the lot was packed, but surprisingly we found a spot. People show up...More

Thank Katy J
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The 49er Drive-In Theatre is a classic experience where you can see a double feature of fun films from the comfort of your car or lawn chair!

Thank rubybug
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I have gone to this place my whole life. It had been a few years since I had been. I love that the owners have done a few update, but have kept the old time feel. Gone are the days of the speaker hanging on...More

Thank MadDogTraveler
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We went to go see Star Trek and Suicide Squad tonight. The drive in isn't what it used to be. Their projector is dimming drastically and we couldn't see anything for the first 35 minutes, after which we let management know. When brought to their...More

Thank Lavon O
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We saw "Suicide Squad" there on its' opening weekend. It was packed, but we still had luck finding a good spot from which to watch the show. I suppose the only complaint was that --- as the movie was sort of a dark thriller (in...More

2  Thank John M
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

You don't see too many drives in around anymore. Having one in Valpo is a great and nostalgic thing. Also a great value for the price. Definitely have to visit if you've never been or are just looking for an entertaining nigh!

Thank Tyler B
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I love drive-ins. They seem to keep closing around were we live, so when we are traveling I also try to make sure to check if they surrounding areas have one. We were staying at Indiana Dunes State Park and picked this to end our...More

Thank kakes005
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I was wondering if I was able to bring my dog to the 49er Drive-in?? She's a lab and very well behaved.
3 July 2015|
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Response from Ustravelgirl13 | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen a dog there. I would recommend against it. There are a lot of people. Even though my dog was very well behaved I would have never taken him. One or two barks could really annoy those around you.