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Driggs, Idaho: Spud Drive-In Giant Potato Team Field Report

Spud Drive-In Theater

2175 S. Hwy 33, Driggs, ID
Spud Drive-In Theater. One mile south of town, east side of Hwy 33.
Lit at night. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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Giant potato at the Spud Drive-In.

Spud Drive-In Giant Potato

Drive-in movie theater recreates a classic novelty postcard with a roadside truck and a giant potato. Windstorm toppled the screen in April 2022, but the potato was undamaged. Report... [07/05/2020]

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Spud Drive-In Giant Potato


[Tim, 08/04/2022]

The Spud Drive-In's 70-year-old screen was toppled by a windstorm on April 4, 2022, which meant that while a new screen is built the drive-in had to cancel screenings (likely until 2023). The sturdy potato was undamaged and is still there.

Now showing at The Spud, 2020.

Spud Drive-In Giant Potato

This spud was no dud. Great quick stop for a photo op.

[William, 08/25/2020]

Giant potato at the Spud Drive-In.

Spud Drive-In Giant Potato

Sweet giant potato at still-running drive-in movie theater. The truck holding the potato has mini large potatoes in driver and passenger seats.

[Mary, 05/03/2014]

Spud Drive- In.

Spud Drive In

The Spud Drive-In has not closed. The drive-in is a local favorite and when the management threatened to close it, there was a public uproar.

There is nothing like watching a movie at a drive-in!! The milkshakes at The Spud are thick enough to last an entire movie and you can call ahead to have your hamburgers or shakes ready for you when you get there.

I got a tour of the projection room and the old fashioned reel tape projector from the owner a few years ago - a real treat! Bring a sleeping bag and watch from the grass right in front of the screen. The stars provide an awe inspiring show if the movie isn't so great....

[Ann Reimers, 08/07/2011]

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