Viking Twin Drive-In

3121 Freedom Drive,
Charlotte, NC 28208

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Viking Twin Drive-In

This twin drive-in was opened by Consolidated Theatres on September 10, 1969 with Dustin Hoffman in “The Graduate” & Oskar Werner in “Interlude” on screen 1 & Paul Newman in “Winning” & Andy Griffith in “Angel in My Pocket” on screen 2. In the 1970’s it was one of nine Charlotte drive-ins. It was closed in 1981.

Contributed by Mark Huffstetler

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 15, 2010 at 4:15 pm

I visted the ruins one time only to find homeless people living in the Box Office.Needless To Say,I didn’t stay long!

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 15, 2010 at 4:17 pm

Friend in Charlotte shot video that day i was exploring,but have never gotten a copy.he has probably lost the VHS tape it was on.Also shot VHS of the old Fox Drive-in.

jwmovies
jwmovies on December 20, 2012 at 11:13 am

Approx. address for this drive-in was 3121 Freedom Drive. The entrance and exit driveways are partially there.

Now part of the Berry Academy of Techology. North field is now the track. South field is now the baseball field and tennis courts.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on August 16, 2019 at 11:31 am

Why the name Viking?

rivest266
rivest266 on January 19, 2020 at 2:20 pm

The Viking Drive-In opened on September 10th, 1969 by Consolidated Theatres. Grand opening ad posted.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on January 30, 2020 at 9:02 pm

Opened with on screen 1 with “The Graduate” and “Interude” and screnn 2 with “Winning” and “Angel in my pocket”.

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