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Festival 8

2001 Photo from the Bob Meza collection.
81725 Highway 111
Indio CA 92201

Record #5825  
 Opened: February 9, 1996
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Current Use:
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Metro 8
 Previously operated by: Metropolitan Theatres, Resort Theatres, Signature Theatres, Regal Entertainment Group, Regency Theatres

Resort Theatres of America acquired this from Metropolitan in March 1999. According to an article in the Palm Springs Desert Sun, Metropolitan retained stakes in RTA via stock considerations.

Signature acquired this from Resort Theatres on 6/13/2003.

After closing in March 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Regal did not renew the lease and the theater was closed.

In October 2021 it was announced that Regency Theatres had acquired the theater and planned to opened it following renovations.

 Photos remain the property of the Member and may not be reproduced without the written consent of the Member.

January 2010 photos from the Adam Martin collection.

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July 2002 photos from the Scott Neff collection.

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September 2001 photos from the Bob Meza collection.

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Last featured 4/29/2003. Last edited 12/14/2023.

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