Parma Motor Vu Drive-In

29522 Highway 95,
Parma, ID 83660

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Parma Motor Vu

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The Parma Motor Vu, with a 250 car capacity, was built by Bill Dobbs in 1953. It is now managed by his daughter, Karen Cornwell, who also lives on the well-maintained property. The drive-in which has FM stereo and a platter system is open from April thru October.

Karen and a local car club in late-summer of 2002 made plans for a cruise night, in which more than 150 cars and dozens of Corvettes and T-birds signed up to participate. Karen, who also owns the Linden 3 in Caldwell, notes that 2003 will mark the theater’s 50th anniversary.

Contributed by Ron Pierce

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on September 10, 2010 at 2:04 pm

Very nice Drive-in.Thanks for keeping it going Karen.

Silicon Sam
Silicon Sam on October 31, 2010 at 10:50 pm

The Motor Vu Drive In takes smell-o-vision to a whole ‘nother level……

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SteveSwanson
SteveSwanson on September 26, 2013 at 11:08 am

Karen closed the Linden 3 back in 2006.

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