Can I bring alcohol or cannabis?


No. Leave it at home. Driving while under the influence is illegal.

This section is where you will find our most frequently asked questions

How do I hear the film?

Turn your key to the “accessory” position and tune your radio to 107.7FM to hear the film. There is no app to listen to the movie soundtrack; an FM tuner is required. If you do not have an FM tuner in your vehicle stereo you will need to bring a portable battery powered boombox or radio. We do not provide radios or power.

Can I let my children run around?

NO. Remember there are cars driving around and restrictions on physical distancing in place. Please keep yourself and your family members inside the vehicle unless you need to use the washroom facilities. The playground is closed.

​"On March 26, 2020, the B.C. Government announced a list of essential services in BC. Currently, any business or service that has not been ordered to close by provincial order, and is not on this list, may stay open if it can adapt its services and workplace to the orders and recommendations of Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry."

​The Theatre and Management assume NO RESPONSIBILITY for Injury, Property Loss, illness or Damage of any kind.

Management reserves the right to adopt or change any rule at any time, with or without notice, to best serve our customer and staff's safety as well as our best business practice.

Covid 

What happens if it rains?

The movie plays rain or shine or snow. There are no refunds

Where can I park?

Any spot that is open. It is first come first served and you can park in any space.  We are running at 1/2 capacity for social distancing measures.

Can I sit outside?

Yes in front of your vehicle or you can sit in the box of your truck or park your SUV backwards and open your hatch. Please keep at least a 6 foot distance from others for the health and safety of everyone attending.

Can I bring my own food?

Please support our local business by purchasing your concession items onsite. We have great prices and the popcorn is popped fresh and topped with butter!  

Are washrooms available?

Yes, the theatre lobby will be open for washroom visits. Protocols for physical distancing are in place and a washroom attendant will be disinfecting handles and faucets regularly. 

Can I bring my dog?

No dogs or pets are permitted on the grounds. Management will refuse admission to those bringing pets.

Can I leave my vehicle engine running during the movie?

No, only run the vehicle to clear your windows.

Can I smoke?

There are no designated smoking areas.

Does buying tickets online guarantee our entry to the show?


​Yes it does. We only sell as many tickets as we have spots available for each show.

How do I order from the concession?


We are offering a limited concession. There is a check sheet with our menu on it that the gate attendant will give you when you come in. Fill it out and bring it to our cashier in the concession.  We will call your name when the order is ready. Only 6 people allowed in the concession at one time. Please only send one person to the concession.

How do I turn off my headlights and tail lights?


Every make of vehicle is different. You will need to google how to keep your lights off when the key is on. Please do this before coming to the Drive-in. One common way is to just turn your auto lights off. Another is to turn your vehicle off, apply the parking brake and the lights will stay off. This does not work for all vehicles.


Can you still buy tickets at the gate?


You can if there are any tickets available. To guarantee a spot it is recommended you purchase online. Gate closes when the movie starts.


Some of the things we are doing.


Reduced our vehicle capacity with social distancing space between vehicles.

Relined our parking lot to include social distancing space between vehicles.

Down the center of the parking area there is a 14-foot wide space, running the full length of the parking area, separating ½ of the parking area from the other. To use as a walkway to bathrooms
Started online ticket sales so staff only has to scan the ticket codes. No contact between patrons and staff at the gate. 
Put a limit on the number of tickets that can be purchased online. Once the limit is reached the sales shutdown.
We have reduced the number of touch points to the bare minimum.
Have drastically reduced the number of items on our menu to facilitate easier ordering and delivery..
A reduced menu order form is given to patrons when they enter the site at the gate. They fill out these forms and one person from the vehicle comes to the kitchen to pay and give the form to the cashier.
We have closed off the order/pick-up counter with plywood and the cashier is behind enclosed plexi glass with a small opening at the bottom for interact machine access

Lobby area has social distancing cues marked on the floor.
We limit bathrooms access to 2 people in each.
Stepped up cleaning and disinfecting of the lobby, bathrooms and any touch points
Social distancing wait lines on the floor and at the entrance to the lobby.
Purchased several new products for staff and patrons to in addition to hand washing can sanitize their hands.
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Patrons are to stay in their vehicles unless they are going to the washroom

If social distancing is not possible please wear a mask.

What What's the phone number? Drive-in movie information: 250-617-4342


What forms of payment are accepted? We accept cash, Visa and debit cards.


What time is dusk? Dusk is when it is dark enough to see the movie on the screen. Start times change during the season and the best way to know when a movie will start is to check out our home page. www.parkdrivein.com


What happens if it rains?  The movie plays rain or shine or snow. However, if there are less than 10 vehicles  before the first show starts, the show may be cancelled. In the case of fog, and we are unable to see the movie on the screen, Fog tickets will be issued for the next time you want to come to the drive in.


How many movies can I stay for? We play two movies a night and your admission is for both movies


Do I have to stay for all the movies? NO. You can leave whenever you want. 


What time does the box-office open? On Fridays, Saturday and sunday in the summer and FridAY,  sATURDAY  ONLY STARTING sEPT. the gate will open 90 minutes before the show starts.


What time should I arrive?  arrive early to avoid the long line-ups and/or being turned away if we are sold out.  Bring your hunger and enjoy some of the great food at the concession.


Can I get in after the show starts? YES. We do not shut the gates unless we are full. You can come in anytime. During the movie.


Can I get in just for the second show? YES. If the first show is sold out, we let in more cars if cars leave after the first show.


When are the last movies of the season? Ultimately it depends on the weather.


Do I need a car or can I walk-in? A car is not needed to go to the drive-in. Bring your lawn chairs or blanket and walk-in! You may also want to bring a fm radio or you can just listen to your neighbour's radio.


Where should I park? larger higher vehicles are to park in the back rows.


Where is the best parking spot? The best spot is the one that you pick. The drive-in is so well engineered that all the sight-lines are perfect from all parking spots.


Can I take two spots? Each vehicle is entitled to one parking space which is between the white lines. Please do not occupy additional spaces with lawn chairs or blankets. these can be placed in front of your vehicle.


I have friends arriving later. Can I reserve a spot next to mine for them? NO. Every parking spot is first-come, first served.


Can I park backwards? YES. You can pull in backwards and sit in the back of your vehicle. However, your back hatch must be tied down to the level of your roof so that you won't block people behind you.


Where are the speakers on the poles? GONE. We broadcast directly into your car's stereo nowadays. We broadcast in FM STEREO. Any radio can pick up the movie soundtrack - a boombox, walkman etc on fm 107.7


Can I leave and come back in? NO. Unless it's an extreme circumstance. Please see the box-office attendant. But for the most part, no in and out privileges.


Can I let my children run around the parking lot? NO. Remember there are cars driving around. They can play in the area in front of the screen before the show starts. Please supervise your children.


How many cases of beer am I allowed to bring in? ZERO. Drinking and driving is against the law. Please leave the beer at home - no alcohol allowed on the premises.


Can I bring a BBQ to the drive-in? NO outside food is permitted. You will be asked to leave should you bring food from home. no refunds. Please support our concession and buy Our hot dogs and hamburgers, or anything else we offer, as we have a huge selection to choose from. we offer unbeatable prices. 


How late is the concession open? About 15 minutes into the last show.


Are there any restrictions on the use of my stereo, like for example the volume? Volume and bass are restricted especially if other patrons complain; use your common sense. In the event of complaints, the sound must be turned down. Also, we only allow patrons to listen to our station while on the property (including before and during the shows and intermission). If you are playing a commercial station or a CD make sure you can only hear it in your own vehicle. Again, it's always good to check with your neighbours on this sort of thing before they might complain to us. If you refuse to abide by these rules you will be asked to leave the drive-in.


Can I talk during the movies? YES, if the people in your car will let you. That's the nice thing about going to the drive-in, you can talk during the movies! However, please be considerate of those around you; don’t yell or use profanity to disturb others. THINK about what you do before you do it.


Can I smoke? YES, you can smoke cigarettes, if the people in your car will let you. However, the building is a non-smoking building. Please do not smoke in the concession or washrooms. PLease make sure to discard of cigarette butts accordingly.


Can I bring my dog? No dogs or pets Are permitted on the grounds. Management will refuse admission to those bringing pets in. If found after you park you will be asked to leave. No refunds.


My car has daytime running lights that I can't defeat. What should I do? Most daytime running lights will turn off if the emergency brake is engaged. If this does not work, please bring cardboard or we sell covers at concession to cover your headlights. Every car has a trick to keeping the running lights off. Google or talk to the manufacturer to learn how.


Will my battery die? And if so, what do I do? Leaving your radio on should not kill your battery. Start your car at intermission to be sure its still alive. In the event that it does die, we have a booster pack in the concession for your convenience.


How much do the people in the trunk cost? People in the trunk are required to pay double the admission. please declare how many people you have in your trunk. Failure to do so will result in the ejection of your whole vehicle.


Can you tell me when you are playing a specific movie, or whats playing on a specific date? We usually know what movies are playing about 2 weeks before the playdate. All our confirmed playdates can be found by clicking here.   Movies are subject to change without notice.


How many cars does the drive-in hold? The Park Drive-In has a capacity of 200 cars, Depending on the size of vehicles.


How big is the drive-in screen? The park Drive-In's screen stands 20 feet off the ground and is 40 feet high by 80 feet wide.