Frequently asked questions

The Event

1. What is itison Drive-In Movies? 

Scotland’s most exciting drive-in movie experience! We’ve welcomed over 200,000 visitors to our sold out events enjoying screenings of Harry Potter at Glencoe, Batman at Hopetoun House, Jaws overlooking the sea at Troon and Valentine’s Day showings of Top Gun at Edinburgh Airport. 


Now, we’re back for the festive season with itison Drive-In Movies Christmas, where you can enjoy a movie on the world’s largest mobile LED screen, our famous car-aoke and gourmet street food. 

2. When is  it taking place? 

Drive-In is taking place from Friday 17th to Friday 24th December. You can see screening times here

3. What movies are you showing?

You can check out our line-up here.

Tickets

1. Where do I buy tickets? 

Tickets are on sale now exclusively at itison.com/drivein

2. How much are tickets?

Tickets are £32 per car with no hidden fees.

3. How many people can I bring per ticket?

Your ticket covers your vehicle, a driver and up to 4 passengers. We recommend you don’t overload your car to ensure all passengers can comfortably view the screen through the windscreen. 

4. Do I need to print my ticket?

You must bring your ticket to theeventand you can either print it or show it on your phone. Please keep in mind signal may be patchy, so if you're going to show your ticket on your phone we'd recommend taking a screenshot to be on the safe side! Please note, we will not be physically taking tickets, and will scan them through the car window. 

5. Can I buy tickets for multiple screenings?

Absolutely! You're welcome to attend as many screenings as you like. If you have tickets for consecutive screenings, please let the stewards know when you arrive and show them your ticket for the next movie. Between screenings, a steward will guide your car forward to the front of the park or ask you to re-join the queue to enter. 

Need to know

1. What Covid restrictions will be in place?

As life gets back to normal, we’re hopeful restrictions at Drive In will be limited. We are working hard to make Drive In safe and comfortable for everyone and will make sure all ticket holders have all the information they need to know.

2. Do I need to wear a face mask?

No, you do not require a face mask at the event, however you are more than welcome to wear one if it makes you feel more comfortable! If Government guidance changes nearer the time, we advise all event goers.

3. Is the event wheelchair accessible? 

Yes, Drive-In is suitable for those in wheelchairs or with mobility issues. 

4. Is food & drink available to buy? 

Yes! There’ll be gourmet street food including veggie, vegan and gluten-free options for take away.

Please note, there is no alcohol sold or permitted on-site.

5. When do I arrive for my screening? 

The gates open 1.5 - 2 hours in advance of each screening time. You’ll be sent an email ahead of your screening with all the need-to-know info – including gates open time. 

6. What should I bring? 

You'll need a vehicle with a working FM radio in order to hear the movie. A copy of your ticket is required – either printed or on your phone. We'd recommend taking a screenshot as signal may be patchy. You might also want to bring a pillow, hot water bottle or duvet to make your experience extra cosy in the car. 

7. Are 4x4s and people carriers permitted?

Yes, these vehicles will be accommodated in a dedicated area. Please note, no vans, coaches or commercial vehicles are allowed. 

8. Are there toilets on-site?   

Of course! We have plenty of loos including accessible and baby changing facilities. There is also increased hygiene measures including hand sanitiser stations, and toilets will be cleaned regularly by our dedicated cleaning crew. 

9. How do I hear the movie? 

You need to have an FM radio (in-car or handheld) to hear the movie. Details of frequency will be provided on arrival. 

10. Is it suitable for kids? 

Yes! Bear in mind, some of the movies are rated 15 or 18, so parental discretion is advised.

11. Can I bring my pet? 

Assistance and well-behaved dogs are permitted. Please note that it's a busy event with lots of cars, so owners must ensure that dogs remain on a leash when they're outside. 

12. What if the weather's bad?   

If there's a little rain, just turn on your windscreen wipers! In the unlikely event of extreme weather conditions, please check our Facebook and Twitter pages for updates before setting off. 

Refunds & Cancellations

1. What happens if the event is cancelled? 

We’ll only cancel the event in extreme circumstances, or if government advice around Covid-19 at the time of the event means it would be unsafe for us to go ahead. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates, but if we do have to cancel the event we’ll email you to let you know.

2. I’ve bought a ticket and can no longer make the screening, can I get a refund?   

Unfortunately, tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. You can gift your ticket to a friend though and make their day.