Midway Drive-In

8519 W. Fairview Avenue,
Boise, ID 83704

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Previously operated by: Cineplex Odeon, Plitt Theatres

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Midway Drive-In

The Midway Drive-In was opened on July 15, 1970 with Robert Morse in “The Boatniks”. It could accommodate 300 cars. It was operated by Plitt Theatres at the time of its closing on October 3, 1985 with Chuck Norris in “Invasion U.S.A.” & Chuck Norris in “Missing in Action”. It was demolished in 1995.

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jwmovies on October 17, 2016 at 4:04 am

Now Fairview Crossing housing complex.

The address for this Drive-in is 8519 W Fairview Ave, Boise, ID 83704.

Please update.

davidcoppock on October 24, 2022 at 1:18 pm

Which is the Midway Drive-in above(there is 2 drive- in theatres in the above photo)? What’s the name of the other drive-in theatre in the above photo?

rivest266 on February 10, 2023 at 1:37 pm

Closed 1986 as Cineplex Odeon was not interested in drive-ins.

rivest266 on February 17, 2023 at 3:31 pm

Opened on July 15th, 1970

Denny Pine
Denny Pine on June 17, 2023 at 12:43 pm

In the satellite photo, the Midway Drive-In is on the right and I believe the one on the left is the Fair Vu Drive-In

Denny Pine
Denny Pine on June 17, 2023 at 1:06 pm

The last known ad I came across for the Midway in Boise’s “Idaho Statesman” was from October 3, 1985. The features were “Invasion U.S.A.” and “Missing In Action”.

davidcoppock on June 18, 2023 at 11:30 am

Opened on 15th July 1970 with “Boatniks”.

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