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Cherry Bowl Drive-In Theatre

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Address: 9812 Honor Hwy, Honor, MI 49640-9534
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Great turn back of time

This place gives you a right out the 50's feel. Has a playground for kids always a double feature. I loved going here with my family. If your ever in the area make sure you make a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Johanna W
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Battle Creek, Michigan
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Battle Creek, Michigan
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place gives you a right out the 50's feel. Has a playground for kids always a double feature. I loved going here with my family. If your ever in the area make sure you make a stop here. The whole experience left me nostalgic for a time I was even born in. Super friendly staff is a small town.... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My fiance and i planned a whole trip to the area just around the thought of coming here! what a wonderful bit of nostalgia and the charm of small town America. It rained , the movie was not great and we still had a blast!

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Thank HappyTransplant-1999
Holland, Michigan
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55 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

For the first time in nearly 35 years, I got to go to the drive-in. Just a tremendous trip back in time to celebrate what was part of my hildhood.

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Thank Mreiman2
Naperville, Illinois
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

This place is so refreshing. It is fun and clean with first-run movies. Its also a great value for entertainment. Next time we're in the area we will surely visit! We were lucky and the sky turned an ink blue with millions of stars.

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Thank 2pelo10
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

One of Michigan's best gems is the Cherry Bowl Drive-In Theater! It is a must go to each summer for us when we stay on Platte Lake. When our kids were younger, we used to get there very early, play putt-putt, have them play on the playground and just take in the fun of it all. We still get there... More 

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Thank Kate V
West Molesey, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice drive in, it only shows up to PG, it has a very good food outlet, best to turn up early to get a good spot, but be prepared to wait a long time for the movie to start,

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Thank Adrian J
Brighton, Michigan
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Maybe one of the last surviving drive-ins in Michigan? They sell t-shirts, let you in many hours early for the kids to play around, and actually play recent movies! The first one was for the kids, the second more toward adults, but suitable for kids. I remember as a kid I would fall asleep after the first movie, probably the... More 

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Thank Tansy2015
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69 reviews
56 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We live in this area so a trip to the drive in is always fun. It's just my husband and I as we have no children but always enjoy our time here. Love that it's completely family-friendly and **woofer** friendly. Puppers are allowed here and even allowed have a section towards the back for the muttlies to do the deed.... More 

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Thank Meg G
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30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

First time ever being in a drive-in theater and I loved it! Easy to go to, priced decently (10 each for two movies for adults) and very quaint. We saw The Secret Lives of Pets and Ghostbusters (2016) which were both pretty good and appropriate for a general admission theater. You get a bit irritated about people flashing their lights... More 

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Thank Cassidy G
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We've vacation in northern Michigan the past few years. A visit to the Cherry Bowl Drive-In has become a requested tradition. 2 movies, first after dusk, so it does get a little late. But there a few places like this so I recommend. Please don't take babies, though. If they fuss, it not only distract you but also everyone else... More 

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