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.
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
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
6. Aurora Theatre and Popcorn Shop
673 Main St, East Aurora, NY 14052
Pro Tip: Some mornings throughout the summer and near the holidays they show popular and classic films perfect for some family fun for FREE!
7. Joylan Theatre
11 W Main St, Springville, NY 14141
8. Eastern Hills Cinema (Dipson)
4545 Transit Rd., Williamsville, NY 14221
9. Flix Stadium 10 (Dipson)
4901 Transit Rd., Lancaster, NY 14043
10. Mckinley 6 Theatres (Dipson)
3701 Mckinley Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14219
11. Delevan Drive-In
11771 NY-16, Delevan, NY 14042
Pro tip: This is a *drive-in* outdoor theater
12. 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
Did we miss one? Did one of these places close? Send us a note!
This post was originally published in 2019 and has been updated.