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Bijou by the Bay Movie

181 E Grandview Pkwy, Traverse City, MI 49684-2566
+1 231-486-5222
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Wonderful experience!

In town on vacation, my wife and I saw Victoria & Abdul here at this theater one afternoon. Quaint... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2017
family_guy41
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Evansville, Illinois
Fun theater with good proces

Cool theater renovated from the old zoo. Run by volunteers that are extremely friendly and helpful... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2017
debestmath
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Baroda, Michigan
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181 E Grandview Pkwy, Traverse City, MI 49684-2566
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

In town on vacation, my wife and I saw Victoria & Abdul here at this theater one afternoon. Quaint theater ran by local volunteers. Reasonable prices. It was packed with mostly retired-aged customers (which, hopefully, I may be myself some day). We thoroughly it. Bravo!

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Cool theater renovated from the old zoo. Run by volunteers that are extremely friendly and helpful! Low prices for tickets and concessions. $6 for a large pop and popcorn

Thank debestmath
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Michael Moore gave TC another gift with this movie house. (Set up as a non profit so prices on everything are reasonable) We love this comfortable little theatre. Initially we thought it a bit more inconvenient than the State, it's a little bit farther if...More

Thank Clinton S
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This theatre is smaller than the State but can show mainstream movies. Great sound and picture - you can access it by walking through the tunnel under Bayshore Drive. I've seen several movies there and highly recommend it.

Thank Dannielle H
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Great sound and movie going experience .. and location and parking (can be tough, but try) enjoy!!!!

Thank breeze63
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Saw a Man called Ove great movie and a great movie theater. The staff were friendly, the theater was clean, the popcorn and drinks are inexpensive!!!

Thank Julie O
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A great addition to Traverse City and located by the water. Be sure and notice the painted scenery on the walls that reflect nature in this beautiful city. If you enjoy great films in a warm and cozy environment this is the place. Oh yeah,...More

Thank mered4u
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Do not miss seeing a movie at Bijou! This lovely little gem of a theatre in Traverse City has very comfy seats, the best popcorn and the greatest volunteers!

Thank skcTC
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

This lovely little theater was created a few years back in the old Con Foster Museum on the bay. It has every bit of charm of a historical theater...a small lobby to welcome you with acute ticket and concession counter which invites you into the...More

Thank pamelaktay2016
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

It's a small venue, but the hand-painted local outdoor scenes on the inside walls of them theater adds great charm.

Thank calamiti
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