Joe's Drive-In

220 Grace Church Road,
Salisbury, NC 28147

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It was located off Alexander Boulevard (formerly Albemarle Highway 29) in the Northern part of the city. Opened in 1954, the Hitching Post Drive-In had a car capacity of 392. It was showing first-run features, mainly “B” movies to keep afloat until the late-1960’s when the format was changed to showing “XXX” rated films before it closed in 1989. It has since been demolished.

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raysson on May 14, 2012 at 2:04 pm

Correction: It’s was called THE HITCHING POST DRIVE-IN

NOT The Salisbury Drive-In.

raysson on August 13, 2012 at 10:15 am

It became a notorious ADULT theatre during the 1970’s and 1980’s that showed a lot of “XXX” rated films when it was known as Joe’s Drive-In. And some ODD ADULT FILMS played here…one of them was titled(and I’m not making this up) “PEBBLES GETS BAMM-BAMM”

Mmandarano on September 17, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Theatre was located at: 220 Grace Church Rd, Salisbury, NC 28147 ‎

Mmandarano on September 17, 2013 at 12:15 pm

Also, closed in 1989 when Hurricane Hugo blew down the screen.

WildJoker1975 on April 12, 2014 at 11:24 pm

Anybody know who I need to talk to get the drive in reopen???

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