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250 838 6757

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75 Minutes from Kamloops.
55 Minutes from Kelowna.
30 Minutes from Sicamous.
22 Minutes from Vernon.
20 Minutes from Salmon Arm.
We are located at:
5341 Highway 97A,
Just South of Enderby.

What to know before you go!

Frequently Asked Questions during Covid 19




Covid 19

It's a different world we live in today under Covid 19 and the Starlight Drive In is doing its very best to adapt to social distancing requirements from the governments of British Columbia & Canada. In reponse to these requirments we have reconfigured our field and moved to an online ticketing portal.

What this means is that all tickets for every show must be purchased in advance as we are under capacity restricts by the BC Provincial Heatlh Officer. You will be required to stay within your parking stall while at the drive in, but you will be able to sit in the back of your truck, Van, or SUV.

With online prepaid tickets you will not have to worry about being turned away on busy nights. Your ticket will guarantee you entry, it will not, however, guarantee you a specific parking spot. We will also be able to open much closer to showtime, as long line ups will be eliminated.

Our concession will be open, however only 1 person from your party will be permited in the concession. Please look at your printed menu and make your choices before going to the concession. Our staff will review your order, take your payment (Debit or Credit only), and direct you to the pickup counter for your order. No loitering will be permited in the concession building and you will not be able to access the washrooms via the concession.

We look forward to welcoming you to the drive-in and we are confident our guests will follow our new rules and procedures during this difficult time.

Sincerely,
The Starlight Team
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How can we pay?
As we are subject to capacity controls by the Provincial Health Officer, we must adjust our pricing temporarily.

    Single Show Admission Prices
  • $22.00 Couple* (2 People per car)
  • $33.00 Family* (3-4 People per car)
  • $44.00 Large Family* (5-7 People per car)
*PLUS taxes and fees.

    Double Feature Admission Prices
  • $27.00 Couple* (2 People per car)
  • $38.00 Family* (3-4 People per car)
  • $55.00 Large Family* (5-7 People per car)
*PLUS taxes and fees.

All tickets must be purchased online - you will present your printed ticket upon arrival.
Don't have a printer? Save the PDF to your smartphone for presentation on arrival.
Your ticket guarantees your entry but not a specific parking spot.

Our concession only accepts credit and debit during the Covid 19 pandemic.
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Can I change my ticket?
Yes, but you will have to call ticketseller at 250-549-7469 during regular office hours.
Tickets are non refundable but the following changes are permitted:
  • Date Change - must be changed by 4pm day of show
  • Upgrade of tickets to add more people -must be changed by 4pm day of show.

All changes must be made by calling ticketseller. Changes cannot be made online.
Your ticket guarantees your entry but not a specific parking spot.
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Where is the best parking spot?
Each spot has been designated and is 20 feet wide, you are required to park in the middle of your spot to ensure proper social distancing. Your prepaid ticket guarantees you entry, but does not guarantee you a specific parking spot.
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What time do the Gates open?
The Gates will open 1 hour prior to the posted showtime. As all tickets are purchased in advance, the there will be no need to arrive extra early this summer. Please have your printed or electronic ticket ready for presentation at the box office.
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Do you have a concession (snack bar)?
Yes. We continue to have the lowest concession prices in BC. A copy of our menu will be handed out upon your arrival. NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINK.
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When does the drive-in open in the Spring and close for the Winter?
Our Summer 2020 season will be:
May 01st to September 06th.
During Covid 19 our open nights will be clearly noted on our website and online ticketing portal and are subject to change without notice.

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Does the movie play in the rain?
Yes, the movie plays no matter the weather, the show must go on.
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What time does the movie start?
Please check individual weekly show schedules for exact times.
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Do I have to stay for both movies?
NO. Our online ticketing portal will allow you to purchase the ticket of your choice.
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What time should I arrive?
At the posted gate opening time to pick your favourite spot.
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Can I get in after the show starts?
YES. As all tickets are pre-purchased,you may arrive anytime. We may ask you to park near the back until the first movie is over, at which time you may move to a different spot.
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If the first show is sold out can I get in for the second show?
YES, but only if tickets are available thru our online ticketing portal and are purchased in advance.
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Can I bring my RV/Camper?
YES. But get here early, we have limited space for RV's & Campers. We do NOT have drive-thu spots, so you must be able to backup your vehichle. Oh and no, we're sorry, but you cannot spend the night.
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Can I sit on the grass and/or a lawn chair?
Not at this time, as per the order of the BC Provincial Health Officer.
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I have friends arriving later. Can I reserve a spot next to mine for them?
NO, during this time of social distancing you may not park near anyone else. THIS WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED BY STARLIGHT STAFF
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Can I park backwards?
YES. You can pull in backwards and sit in the back of your vehicle, but you must remain within your 20 foot parking stall and in your vehicle.
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How to I hear the movie soundtrack?
We broadcast directly into your car's radio at 106.9FM. We broadcast in FM STEREO. Any radio can pick up the movie soundtrack - a boom box, Walkman, iPod with radio, etc. We do not broadcast the soundtrack on the internet, so you cannot use a smartphone app to get the soundtrack. THERE WILL BE NO RADIO RENTALS THIS SEASON. You must provide your own way to listen to the movie soundtrack.
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What about alcohol?
Drinking and driving is against the law. In British Columbia, you are not allowed to drink alcohol in a public place unless it has been specially approved as a place where drinking may occur. The Starlight Drive-In does not have a liquor license.
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How late is the concession open?
The concession closes about 10 minutes into the second movie.
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Can I talk during the movies?
Sure, 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, especially if you are sitting outside.
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Can I smoke?
SMOKING/VAPING IS ONLY PERMITTED WITHIN THE CONFINES OF YOUR OWN VEHICLE

What about Cannabis?

    The Cannabis Act of BC:
  • Sets 19 as the provincial minimum age to purchase sell or consume cannabis;
  • Allows adults to possess up to 30 grams of cannabis in a public place;
  • Prohibits cannabis smoking and vaping everywhere tobacco smoking and vaping are prohibited, as well as at playgrounds, sports fields, skate parks, and other places where children commonly gather;
  • Prohibits the use of cannabis on school properties and in vehicles;
    Consumption in vehicles and boats
  • (1) A person must not consume cannabis while
  • (a) operating a vehicle or boat, or
  • (b) in or on a vehicle or boat being operated by another person.
  • (2) A person must not operate a vehicle or boat if the person knows that another person is smoking or vaping cannabis in the vehicle or boat.
  • (3) Subsections (1) and (2) apply regardless of whether the vehicle or boat is in motion.

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Can we bring a BBQ?
BBQ's are NOT permited.We ask that you be considerate of your fellow drive-in patrons and restrict your BBQ'ing to your own backyard.
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Can I bring my cat/dog?
NO, currently you are not permited outside of your vehicle and that goes for your furry friends as well, so please leave them at home. Government Certified Service Animals are always welcome and you will be required to present your government issued ID.
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My car has daytime running lights. What should I do?
Most daytime running lights will turn off when you engage emergency brake. Shut off your vehicle, set the emergency parking brake, then turn your vehicle back on. Before the movie starts, please do a "test" to ensure that it works, so that your lights don't come on during the movie if you start your car.
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Will the drive-in kill my battery? 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 that you may borrow.
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What about the guys in the trunk?
During this time of social distancing having people in the trunk is just a bad idea.
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Can you tell me when you are playing a specific movie, or what is playing on a specific date?
We usually know which movies will play about 5 - 7 days before the play date. We will update our website and online ticketing portal the moment our bookings are confirmed.
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How big is the drive-in screen?
We have the largest screen in North America. The screen is 6000 square feet; it stands 15 feet off the ground and is 50 feet high by 120 feet wide. The screen came from Sherwood Park, ALberta in 1996.
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What are the GPS Coordinates of the Drive-in?
50.52278 Latitude / -119.13803 Longitude.
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Last Update: 21June2020

Starlight Drive-in Contact Information
Movie information: 250-838-6757
Toll Free: 1-866-407-7003
If you have a question that has not been answered above, your quickest way to an answer is to send an email. Email Us
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