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A great spot to meet up with friends to catch a double feature. I love that the '49er is in my town... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Valparaiso, Indiana
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Great old-fashioned fun

What a great way to spend a summer evening! Two shows for the price of one, great snack stand, and... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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675 N Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-7902
+1 219-462-6122
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 April 2014

The 49'er Drive In is a great movie viewing value for you and your family. The price of admission is good for two movies and the concession stand offers a wide variety of snacks for you and the kids. The 49'er provides a safe environment...More

4  Thank Gene H
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 12 July 2013

I used to go here as child alot with my family. I loved the atmosphere then. Great customer service back then and tons of fun. So I finally decided to bring my kids and it was a horrible experience. For one the speakers don't work....More

3  Thank whisper779
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great spot to meet up with friends to catch a double feature. I love that the '49er is in my town since drive-ins are rare these days. The concessions offer fast food combo meals such as sandwich, fries & soda for reasonable prices as...More

Thank veritas2578
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

What a great way to spend a summer evening! Two shows for the price of one, great snack stand, and lots of family fun!

1  Thank Katgar707
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I try to go here once every summer. It's $10 a piece for two movies. The only downfall is their restrooms. We like going here. It's good for date night. We'll keep our yearly tradition of going.

1  Thank remnant4581
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We love to come early, get a nice spot to park and play Frisbee near the screen with the kids. We bring some food and get drinks, popcorn and ice cream from the concessions. The lines are long for those and the restrooms. So get...More

2  Thank JustMeinIN
Reviewed 30 June 2018

I recommend bringing your own food and drink. It is a fun activity that is very affordable. The food they sell is gross and overpriced. They started the previews/ start of the movie before it was completely dark out. Use the restroom before you get...More

1  Thank Kate T
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Great for watching double feature at the price of one and in the comfort of your own car. Bring a cooler and your own food or snacks. And don't forget the bug repellent!! Go early or you will be parked near the highway which can...More

1  Thank jc73
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is a good summer bucket list activity for the family. One of the few drive ins left around! The speakers on the pole are gone, you tune your car radio to a station to hear the sound. Price is $10 for adults, $5 for...More

1  Thank amoo8280
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Love this drive-in! Prices are reasonable for both movies and sound quality has improved. Definitely returning when they are open.

Thank Kristina R
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

There are very few drive/ins left in the ZuS and this one does not disappoint. Reasonably priced movies and snacks. I would recommend getting there early to get best car parking.

Thank huk69466
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Nothing beats the 49er for movies. Always a good time and for $5 per movie you can't go wrong. Even the food there is good. This is a don't miss.

Thank Batsugan
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Eddie A
2 August 2018|
Response from remnant4581 | Reviewed this property |
The Ant Man & Wasp and The Incredibles 2 but they change the movies every Friday so go on their website and the new movies will be on there. Also, it's cash only. They have an ATM but it's generic and you have to pay a fee... More
keith s
28 April 2018|
Response from remnant4581 | Reviewed this property |
No, it's cash only. They have an ATM but it's generic and charges for cash withdrawal.