From Drive-In to Walmart: Park Plaza Theater Location in Irving

Park Plaza Drive-in was a drive in theater located on the southeast corner of Esters Road and Airport Freeway (Texas State Highway 183). It was opened in 1964 and was demolished in 1980.

Island of the Blue Dolphins poster.jpg
Island of the Blue Dolphins was one of the first 2 movies shown at the theater.

Today, the location is home to a Walmart Supercenter which was built in the early 90s. This is also the same area where the Sowers Bonnie and Clyde ambush happened.

1964 image of Park Plaza Drive-in by dallasmovietheaters sign take

Where was It Located?

1968 aerial image showing Park Plaza Drive-In with State Highway 183 to the north and a smaller Esters Road to the west.
Same location as it is today with a bigger and busier State Highway 183 and a Walmart Supercenter.

Last Updated on June 17, 2024 by F. E. Mufute

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