Driggs, Idaho: Spud Drive-In Giant Potato

RoadsideAmerica.com Team Field Report

Spud Drive-In Theater

Address:
2175 S. Hwy 33, Driggs, ID
Directions:
Spud Drive-In Theater. One mile south of town, east side of Hwy 33.
Hours:
Lit at night. (Call to verify)
Phone:
208-354-2727
RA Rates:
Major Fun
Save to My Sights

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.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [07/05/2020]

Visitor Tips and News About Spud Drive-In Giant Potato

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

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]
Spud Drive-In Theatre

While vacationing in Idaho several years ago (1991) we stumbled across the Spud Drive-In Theatre in Driggs, Idaho. They have a large potato (I suppose it's concrete) out in front. I was reminded of this while reading of the world's largest potato on your web site.

[Tommy Franklin, 01/01/1997]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Antler Arches of JacksonAntler Arches of Jackson, Jackson, WY - 23 mi.
Collapsed Teton Dam OverlookCollapsed Teton Dam Overlook, Newdale, ID - 26 mi.
Frostop Root Beer MugFrostop Root Beer Mug, Ashton, ID - 32 mi.
In the region:
Museum of Rexburg: Teton Flood Exhibit, Rexburg, ID - 35 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

My Sights

My Sights

Map and Plan Your Own Roadside Adventure

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Idaho Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Hot Dog Muffler Man, Atlanta, Illinois (Jan 25-31, 2021)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Book Now