Article Source: itison
First Published: 1 December 2020 9:50
Updated: 1 December 2020 9:50
After tickets for the first release were snapped up in under 15 minutes, itison have announced an additional four pre-Christmas dates for Scotland’s biggest and original Christmas drive-in, along with four brand new movies to add to the original line-up.
Everyone’s favourite festive Drive-In will now run from Friday 18th December to Sunday 27th December at Loch Lomond Shores with more brand-new movies on the line-up including Christmas favourites, Boxing Day classics, singalongs and the return of Elf Friday.
itison has been pioneering the way for Drive-In events across Scotland with an eight -year history of sold out events and 5* reviews for over 200,000 movie goers including Scotland’s very first socially distanced Drive-In this summer. Tickets released last month sold out within minutes, so you’ll want to set your alarms for 7.30am on Thursday 3rd December to bag one of the gold-dust tickets from itison.com/drive-in In these uncertain times, they have guaranteed that if Drive-In movies Christmas cannot go ahead for any reason, all ticket holders will get an automatic refund.
Now running from Friday 18th December to Sunday 27th December (excluding Christmas Day), this year’s festive movie line-up features Christmas favourites, Boxing Day classics, singalongs and the return of Elf Friday, with the new date line-up as follows:
Fri 18th – NEW DATE
Elf - 1pm
Elf - 5:30pm
Elf – 9:30pm
Sat 19th – NEW DATE
Elf - 1pm
Home Alone – 5:30pm
The Holiday – 9:30pm (brand new for 2020!)
Sun 20th – NEW DATE
Polar Express – 1pm (brand new for 2020!)
Home Alone 2 - 5:30pm
Scrooged – 9:30pm
Mon 21st – NEW DATE
Miracle on 34th Street - 1pm (brand new for 2020!)
Love Actually - 5:30pm
Die Hard – 9:30pm
itison’s expert event team delivered Scotland’s first socially distanced Drive-In this Summer to a sold-out audience with measures in place including:
• Ticket scanning through closed car windows
• Socially distanced toilet queues for a no stress pee
• Masks to be worn in queues and loos, festive masks encouraged!
• Gourmet street food takeaway from on-site caterers inc toasted marshmallows
• In car quizzes and our famous car-aoke!
• Guaranteed automatic refunds to all ticket-holders if the event should get cancelled
Oli Norman, CEO of itison said: “We’ve been absolutely blown away by the response this year, we want to give as many families as possible something to look forward to this Christmas – it’s needed more than ever.”
“We’ve added an additional 4 dates and 4 new movies to this year’s line-up, including everyone’s festive favourites. We know these are uncertain times, so if for whatever reason our Christmas Drive-In can’t happen all ticket holders will get an automatic refund.”
itison Drive In-Movies series of events has attracted over 200,000 people to screenings of iconic movies in matching locations including all eight Harry Potter films shown against the stunning mountain backdrop of Glencoe, Jaws by the sea at Troon, Top Gun at Edinburgh Airport and Christmas classics every December at Loch Lomond Shores which sell out within minutes.
Tickets are priced at £32 per car (inc. booking fee) and go on sale at 7.30am on, Thursday 3rd December exclusively at www.itison.com/drivein
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