FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

There are temporary changes at the Drive In according to the new governmental regulations.  Here are a few FAQ’s from the Drive-in Movie Theatres Emergency Order Amendment FAQs – Ontario.ca May 29, 2020

How many people are allowed in my vehicle?
Only members of the same household may occupy the same motor vehicle.

Can I park my vehicle anywhere to watch the movie?
The driver of a motor vehicle at the drive-in theatre must ensure that it is positioned at least two metres away from other motor vehicles.

How are we protecting the people who work in the drive-in movie theatres?
Every person working at the drive-in cinema will be required to follow documented health and safety guidelines.

Do I have to stay in my vehicle?
Each person in attendance at the drive-in theatre, other than persons working at the drive-in cinema, must remain within a motor vehicle designed to be closed to the elements except,

  • where necessary to purchase admission to the drive-in cinema,
  •  where necessary to use a washroom, or
  • as may otherwise be required for the purposes of health and safety.

Can I watch the movie from my convertible or sit in the back of my pick-up truck?
Each person in attendance at the drive-in movie theatre, other than persons working at the drive-in movie theatre, must remain within a motor vehicle designed to be closed to the elements.

Will I be able to use a washroom while I’m at a drive-in movie theatre?
Yes. Any washrooms that are open for use at the drive-in movie theatre must be cleaned and disinfected as frequently as is necessary to maintain a sanitary environment.

Will I be able to buy popcorn or drinks or other snacks?
No food or beverages may be sold or provided to persons attending the drive-in movie theatre.

Can I share my snacks with people in another vehicle?
No materials may be exchanged between persons at the drive-in movie theatre, except materials exchanged between members of the same household in the same vehicle.

 

Additional FAQ’s from our favourite patrons:

What times do the movies start?
Movie times are different each week depending on sunset and the number of movies playing. Every night, show starts at dusk. Box office opens at 7:30pm each night.

What nights are you open?
We’re open Friday – Tuesdays right now!

When are the Dusk Till Dawns?
Dusk Till Dawn movie specials occur usually on Sunday nights of long weekends.

When do we find out what’s playing for the week?
We’ll post what’s playing for the week as soon as we find out. Usually on Monday or Tuesday of each week.

Is there a snack bar and kids area?
There sure is! We have a great selection on our menu, including popcorn, slushies, french fries. Stay tuned for new additions! We have a great play area for kids as well. Many patrons love to come a bit early for the play area or bring their frisbees to play before the show.

**Temporary update: The snack bar and kids playground are temporarily closed.

Can we switch between screens if we want to watch a different movie that is being played on the other screen?
Sorry unfortunately switching screens is not permitted.

Are dogs allowed at the Drive-In?
Sure! As long as you keep them on a leash and they aren’t a distraction for other customers during the film.

What happens if my vehicles battery goes dead?
We offer free battery charge. Just go to snack bar and ask for assistance.

What happens if weather becomes to foggy to see the movie?
Just keep your dated receipt for that evening and it will be honoured your next visit. The same applies in the event of a power failure. We do keep track of these unforeseen events in the box office.

I drive a larger vehicle. Where should I park?
We ask that all larger vehicles park in the back to allow patrons in smaller vehicles to be able to enjoy the movie too. Large vehicles include trucks, vans, SUVs, Jeeps & your Mutts Cutts doggy van.

How are your films rated?
We follow the official Ontario Film Review Board ratings for each movie we play. For more information please see the official website www.ofrb.gov.on.ca.

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