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El Rancho Drivein Theatre

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Address: 555 El Rancjo Drive, Sparks, NV 89431
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+1 775-358-6920

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Good drive in

Came on a Thursday and it wasn't crowded. $7.50 for adults.. kids under 4 are free. We like going to the drive in every once in a while. They have a snack bar. Bathrooms are ok.

Reviewed 7 October 2016
Will G
Lincoln, California
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Lincoln, California
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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Came on a Thursday and it wasn't crowded. $7.50 for adults.. kids under 4 are free. We like going to the drive in every once in a while. They have a snack bar. Bathrooms are ok.

Thank Will G
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Not a great neighborhood, but definitely worth a visit!! It definitely a summer tradition for my family. So much fun. Has a great snack bar, but you can bring in your own food and drinks.

Thank Melis_76
Reno, Nv
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

It sure brouhgt back a lot of memories. You use your car radio for your spearker. No more speakers hanging the the poles. The staff were friendly and the cost is more than reasonable. The best part is that you can watch on movie and then move to watch the second movie. We didn't go to the refreshment stand but... More 

Thank Al B
Jacksonville, United States
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115 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

Is it in the ghetto? Yes. But it's a fenced in private lot, no unsavory people hanging around. In fact, kids are playing and running around before show time and most people watch the movies out of their cars in camping chairs or their pick-up beds. Get there EARLY!!!! Like an hour or more early for a good parking spot,... More 

Thank Aimee T
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

I go there two to three times a month it's very clean has a great snack bar love sitting in the back of the truck and watching movies there can't beat the price lots of good date nights there

Thank Brenda S
Sparks, Nevada
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This is a 4 screen old time drive in theater. A great place to visit for a Movie in the comfort of your own car. On week ends it is a big flea market during the day with a lot of different item plus Meican fruits and veggies and pans also. At night it returns to being a drive in... More 

Thank oowboy22
Sparks, Nevada
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Visited the drive-in with another family to see a double feature. The price is right for the movie $7 for adults & children over 12. $1 for kids!! The neighborhood is very dicey. So get there early, pick your spot & lock your doors!!

Thank Debbi D
Reno, Nevada
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62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2014

I've been coming here for over thirty years and can't wait for next summer so we can pack up the car and go again. I was happy when they got the radio frequency technology. the old speakers were cool but, didn't deliver the quality that I get from my bose speakers. The snack bar looks exactly the same and still... More 

Thank Drake B
Reno, Nevada
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38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2014

I love the cost for one! $7 per person; $1 for kids 5-11 yrs old. And for that price you get two movies, back to back. What a deal! You can bring chairs, food, drinks, blankets... Sooo much cheaper than the overpriced movie theaters. There is also a snack bar there with movie snacks that are movie theater prices. AND...there... More 

Thank Victoria P
Fallon, Nevada
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54 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2014

I keep expecting this place to close, like all the other drive-ins, but it's still here! Something we try to do at least once each summer. 4 screens means a good selection of movies. The price is kind of high, $6.75 EACH! So we try to go on $5 Tuesdays.

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