Your Guide to Locally Owned Movie Theaters in WNY

North Park Theatre
Photo courtesy of North Park Theatre

Everyone knows that going to the movies is 100% the perfect rainy day or chill night activity. So when you’re in the movie mood and looking for a way to a. save some money and b. support a local business, go hit up one of these absolutely adorable, often historical movie theaters, usually found in quaint villages and neighborhoods with lots of vibes. Ahhhhh we can smell the popcorn popping already.

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1. North Park Theatre

1428 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216

Pro Tip: Hosts FREE kids movies every Monday morning during the Summer!



2. Amherst Theatre (Dipson)

3500 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14226



3. Hamburg Palace Theatre

31 Buffalo St, Hamburg, NY 14075



4. Lockport Palace Theatre

2 East Ave, Lockport, NY 14094

Located in the heart of downtown Lockport



Transit Drive-In
Photo courtesy of the Transit Drive-In

5. Transit Drive-In Theatre

6342, 6655 S Transit Rd, Lockport, NY 14094

Pro Tip: This is a *drive-in* outdoor theater, open rain or starlight, retro movies offered on Tuesdays



The Aurora Theatre
Photo courtesy of The Aurora Theatre

6. Aurora Theatre and Popcorn Shop

673 Main St, East Aurora, NY 14052

Pro Tip: Every Wednesday and Saturday mornings throughout the summer they show popular and classic films perfect for some family fun for FREE!



7. New Angola Theater

72 N Main St, Angola, NY 14006



8. Joylan Theatre

11 W Main St, Springville, NY 14141

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9. Eastern Hills Cinema (Dipson)

4545 Transit Rd., Williamsville, NY 14221



10. Flix Stadium 10 (Dipson)

4901 Transit Rd., Lancaster, NY 14043



11. Mckinley 6 Theatres (Dipson)

3701 Mckinley Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14219



12. Delevan Drive-In

11771 NY-16, Delevan, NY 14042

Pro tip: This is a *drive-in* outdoor theater



13. The Screening Room

880 Alberta Drive, Amherst NY 14226 (Located in the Boulevard Mall)

Pro tip: shows foreign and classic films and offers relaxed/comfortable cafe setting


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