South Trail Drive-In

8701 Orange Blossom Trail,
Orlando, FL 32809

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Previous Names: Blossom Trail Drive-In

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South Trail Drive-In Sign

The Blossom Trail Drive-In opened in 1955. It was renamed South Trail Drive-In August 7, 1960. It was owned by Floyd Theatres. Car capacity was listed at 700.

The drive-in closed in 1985 and has since been demolished. There is a Hampton Inn where the drive-in once stood.

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rivest266 on November 17, 2016 at 10:42 pm

This opened as the Blossom Trail Drive-In in 1955 and renamed South Trail Drive-In on August 7th, 1960. The 1960 ad is in the photo section and the 1955 ad is to come.

davidcoppock on May 30, 2019 at 7:38 pm

First movies as South Trail Drive-in were “S.o.s. Pacific” and “Dinosaurus”.

MichaelKilgore on March 22, 2022 at 2:42 am

Boxoffice, Feb. 4, 1956: “The new Blossom Trail Drive-In has been opened for the season. Theodore Pawela, former Umatilla citrus man, is owner, and his son Edward will manage the new theatre. The Blossom Trail has a capacity of approximately 700 cars. Its 104x44-foot screen in the largest in the Orlando vicinity. The concession stand will serve cafeteria-style for faster and more efficient service.”

jwmovies on April 8, 2022 at 9:27 am

The above information is incorrect. Hampton is now Stayable across the trail from where the theater stood.

Now Fountain GMC @ 8701 S Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando FL 32809.

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