Motor Vu Drive-In

2095 N. Yellowstone Highway,
Idaho Falls, ID 83401

612 cars

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NeonMichael
NeonMichael on June 22, 2017 at 9:18 am

Speaking on the Idaho Falls' local TV station, owner Marcia Leonard made it official yesterday. The Motor Vu will not open for the 2017 season.

She maintains that selling the Sky Vu, still on the market with no buyers, would provide enough cash to buy a digital projector. Heaven forbid that it would be considered a cost of doing business. “We could (take out a loan), but because we are a seasonal business, I don’t want to go into debt,” Leonard said.

That TV station link includes a video so you can see what the Motor Vu looks like these days. Leonard says she hopes to reopen one day, and I hope she’s right. Until then, I’ve marked the Motor Vu as Closed in Carload.com’s database.

NeonMichael
NeonMichael on May 3, 2017 at 9:04 am

It’s the first week of May 2017, and the Motor Vu web site still shows Closed for the Season. No updates on Facebook or Twitter since August 2016. The GoFundMe campaign is still getting small donations, but it’s currently less than 1% funded.

Trolleyguy
Trolleyguy on July 10, 2016 at 6:41 pm

This theatre is currently open. The Sky Vu is closed. They are trying to raise funds for a digital projector.