Fair Ground Drive-In

Brownsville Road and Greenbriar Drive,
South Park, PA 15129

Unfavorite 3 people favorited this theater

Help us make this street view more accurate

Please adjust the view until the theater is clearly visible. more info

Fairgrounds

Opened July 8, 1959, closed after the 1986 season. Located about a half mile west of the South Park Fairgrounds. The screen, poles, marquee, and snack bar/projection room remained for several years after its last night of operation, but now everything is gone. A housing development now occupies the drive-in site.

Contributed by Denny Pine

Recent comments (view all 13 comments)

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 20, 2010 at 6:35 pm

Boy, Norelco you had a tough business agent. Mike Local 629.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on April 21, 2010 at 11:27 am

Yeah what a set up!!!!

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 21, 2010 at 5:19 pm

THe more I read that your BUSINESS AGENT was quite SPINELESS!!!

WarnerChatham
WarnerChatham on September 3, 2012 at 6:14 am

Does anybody have any photos of this drive-in that they could post?

jwmovies
jwmovies on September 29, 2012 at 9:36 pm

Approx. address for this drive-in was 2550 Brownsville Road. Now Curves.

rivest266
rivest266 on September 20, 2014 at 3:27 pm

grand opening ad in photo section

dallasmovietheaters
dallasmovietheaters on July 9, 2016 at 1:25 pm

The Fair Ground Drive-In Theatre’s grand opening pictures are in photos. Architect was Meyer VeShancey and built by Branna Construction. The $500,000 facility had space for 1,000 cars at opening. The theatre had 70mm capability with Bauer-NTS projectors with Ashcraft Super Cinex lamps with pole-mounted stereo speakers. The tower measured 120' wide by 75' high. “Ask Any Girl” was the first movie for the Gabriel G. Rubin-led Fair Ground D-I.

NYozoner
NYozoner on January 1, 2017 at 12:36 am

Address is off by about ½ mile.

Brownsville Road at Greenbriar Dr
South Park, PA 15129

DRIVEIN101
DRIVEIN101 on November 20, 2018 at 8:03 am

Final night of operation was on August 31, 1986 with “Last Resort” and “Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2”

You must login before making a comment.

New Comment

Subscribe Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater?
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater