Finger Lakes Drive-In

1056 Clark Street Road,
Auburn, NY 13021

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Finger Lakes Drive-In

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The Finger Lakes Drive-In, located in Auburn, NY, opened with a ‘soft’ opening on July 15, 1947 and the grand opening was July 23/24 1947. It remains open today and has a capacity for 290 cars.

Contributed by Lost Memory

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longislandmovies
longislandmovies on June 10, 2008 at 11:02 pm

THEATER FOR SALE LOOPNET

movieguy
movieguy on September 12, 2008 at 7:57 pm

Hopefully NEW owners will do a better job with the Drive In Then the current management.When I went there the film presentation was average. . However the Snack Bar, the main source of a Drive In’s income was very unappealing to say the least.

movieguy
movieguy on February 14, 2009 at 9:44 am

Is this theatre under new ownership for the upcoming 2009 season?

DavidZornig
DavidZornig on February 14, 2009 at 7:34 pm

I just happened to catch that the New York Drive-In’s website submitted by Lost Memory on Sept. 12th 2008, lists the opening of the Finger Lakes Drive-In as July 15th 1947, as opposed to 1950.

Not sure if that requires further research, and/or warrants an update or not. At least it’s still listed as open, so someone might be able to verify the correct opening year.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 28, 2010 at 7:47 pm

Yes,It parked 290 cars and was owned by Finger Lakes Inc: Don Wilson.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on April 30, 2010 at 5:17 pm

Wow 62 years and still going.

MPol
MPol on April 30, 2010 at 5:52 pm

That’s fantastic!

eCadys
eCadys on June 22, 2014 at 12:53 pm

Save a drive in!!!

Help keep the Finger Lakes Drive-In alive:

http://savefingerlakesdrivein.com

This place is wonderful and I’d hate to see it go…..

dondzikowski
dondzikowski on June 27, 2014 at 11:05 am

Please attend the Dusk ‘Till Dawn Big Retro Holiday Chill-fest of Horrors July 3, 2014 at the Finger Lakes Drive-in Theater. Four Big 1970’s Drive-in horror classics plus vintage shorts and trailers. All in 35 mm. Gates open 6 pm. Movies start at dusk. Admission is $10 per person. For more info see the events page https://www.facebook.com/events/1502405906655891/

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