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Van Buren Drive-In Theatre

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Address: 3035 Van Buren Blvd, Riverside, CA 92503-5656
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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Riverside, California
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Riverside, California
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42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

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California City, California
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 out bothering anyone.. n it reminds me of the good old days of when I... More 

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Placentia, California
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113 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 feature, is more than fair. I have a van, so we found a nice spot,... More 

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1 Thank Luciano L
Lake Jackson, Texas
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

We went to the drive in to show our 12yr old what they are. He enjoyed it. It was Nov. and cold so we stayed in our car. The theatre had a great sound connection, popcorn and was very clean. Lots of fun for a unique experience.

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1 Thank Homeawayfromhome63
Beijing, China
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1,339 reviews
938 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 687 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

My wife had only seen drive-in theaters in the movies and didn’t know they actually still existed. So, on our trip to my hometown we had to check it out. I have been many times to the drive in with my family growing up. Later, I still went because it was just a fun time. If you really want to... More 

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2 Thank Daniel A
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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116 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

The drive-in is still so much fun! I love taking my son and his friends. We have a blast. The Mexican food there is so good too. Seriously love it. I highly recommend grabbing some blankets and checking it out!

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Thank Art M
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46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

They have raised the entry fee for adults again! It is still a great deal for 2 movies but maybe spruce the place up a bit if you are raking in more dollars?

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Thank jeajeapip
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Looking for something to do visiting the Temecula area. Found this drive-in on Trip Advisor. Didn't think there were still drive-ins! What a Find. Less $ than a movie theatre and the snack bar was clean, INEXPENSIVE, and the food (Mexican menu) delicious. Will make future trips just for the drive in.

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California
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119 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

there are very few places where you can take the family out and not spend a fortune. They're also very few drive in movie theaters left so if you have the opportunity to go to one, you should. What I would suggest is that you bring comfortable chairs to sit outside your car. Some of the children bring their scooters... More 

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Riverside, California
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157 reviews
53 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

We went on a weekend, got there 1/2 hour before the show and the line was so long to get in we missed the 1st few minutes. Give yourself 45min or more to get a better spot.

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