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“Good experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bay Drive-In Theater

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Bay Drive-In Theater
Route 26, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
(315) 482-3874
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Type: Movie Theaters
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Cleveland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Good experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

At $6 per person, there were two movies that night "Total Recall" and "Ted", both newly released. The only downside was we worried during the movie that the car battery may die because we had to turned on the radio in the car to receive the audio.

Visited August 2012
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Staten Island, NY
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“This is what the 50s and 60s must have been like!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012 via mobile

This is a must-do if you are in the Thousand Islands/Alex Bay area. Whether your a family or on a date this is an awesome place to see first-run movies at a deeply discounted price, not to mention you see TW0 movies for $6! Of course the earlier you arrive the better the spot you get. We were a little off to the side, but the picture was clear from even that angle. The audio comes through your radio, but I sure wish they still used those speakers you hook to your window, just for nostalgia. The concession stand was super clean and offered you basic movie treats such as candy, nachos and popcorn, and they also offered pizza, hot dogs, etc. Not sure of the prices of the food, but I got a large bag of popcorn for $4. I was shocked, as the same size costs over $8 in the NYC area. I thought for sure that because the admission was so cheap they'd make up for it in concessions, clearly not the case. The owners must simply love their eastablishment (a rarity these days) and they show their gratitude to their customers by not killing us in price. We had such a great time at the drive-in. We will definitely come back next time we are up in this area. Oh, and another great thing about this unique drive-in is that they have 2 screens, which means you can see 4 movies over a 2-day period! Have fun at the drive-in.

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Delanson, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

This was supposed to be one of the best drive ins in the country... I didnt think so and have been to better. The bathrooms were dirty, and although the ticket was cheap, we left before the second movie. Cars were packed in so tightly you could eat your neighbors popcorn. It was just weird and we left. They have 2 screens but if you want to switch between movies you need to buy a crossover ticket... it wasnt worth it to us. So good luck if you go.

Visited July 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Go to the drive-in!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

This was our 4th trip this drive in. We take our kids every year when we visit the area. It is so affordable and the movies are all first-run, new releases.

Visited June 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

This is a great a way to spend an evening with your family!!!

Visited May 2012
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