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Location

Morven Farm
University of Virginia Foundation
500 Morven Farm
Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Schedule of Films

All Drive-In Moves at Morven Farm will start at 7:00 PM. A full schedule of Drive-In Movies will be listed below on Thursday, September 30.  

Wed, Oct. 27 : The French Dispatch
Thurs, Oct. 28 : Dracula
Fri, Oct. 29: Scream
Sat, Oct. 30: Little Shop of Horrors
Sun, Oct. 31:  The Addams Family

VAFF Drive-In Basics

TICKETS: Tickets are $30.00 and sold per vehicle. Tickets will go on sale at noon on October 5 and are available only through advance sales. There will be no on-site box office or ticket sales. 

ARRIVAL & PARKING: Our Drive-In will open for parking one hour before the film is scheduled to start. When you arrive, you will be asked to present a ticket either electronically or printed out for contactless check-in. Event staff will then direct you to a parking spot. All attendees will be required to wear a mask during the check-in process, while using the public bathroom facilities, and whenever communicating with event staff, regardless of vaccination status.  

AUDIO: Audio is transmitted via quality FM sound stereo that is available directly through your car’s FM stereo. The exact channel to tune into will be communicated on site once you arrive.

FAQs

What COVID-19 safety measures will be in place

To provide the safest and best Drive-In Experience, we will require each patron to observe the following rules:

  1. If you are sick, running a fever or have been exposed to COVID-19, please stay home until you are healthy.
  2. All event staff will wear a mask for the duration of each event. 
  3. All attendees will be required to wear a mask during the check-in process, while using the public bathroom facilities, and whenever communicating with event staff, regardless of vaccination status.  

When should I arrive? 

We encourage patrons to arrive early for all VAFF Drive-In Movies. Each venue will open for parking one hour before the film is scheduled to start. When you arrive, you will be asked to present a ticket either electronically or printed out for contactless check-in. Event staff will then direct you to a parking spot where you will wait inside of your vehicle for the film to begin. 

What happens if I arrive late? 

Parking will close promptly when the screening begins. No late entry is permitted. 

How many people are allowed in my car?

There is no limit to the passengers in each vehicle. If you choose to remain inside of your vehicle during the film, please keep in mind that for optimized viewing, visibility may not be ideal in the back seats of smaller cars. 

How will parking work? 

Parking will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, and your parking spot will be allocated based on the size of your vehicle. For sightline reasons, all vehicles must park facing the screen, and taller vehicles such as trucks and large SUVs will be parked towards the rear of the venue so that they will not block the views of smaller vehicles. We ask that you follow the instructions from our event staff upon arrival to ensure a quick and seamless parking experience for all. 

Are there any vehicle restrictions? 

No bicycles, scooters, motorcycles, RVs, 7+ seat passenger vans, campers, buses, or extremely large vehicles will be admitted. And no vehicles towing trailers will be admitted. 

How will I listen to the film?

Audio is transmitted via quality FM sound stereo that is available directly through your car’s FM stereo. The exact channel to tune into will be communicated on site once you arrive. 

Can I sit outside of my vehicle to watch the film?

Yes! You may bring chairs and set them up outside of your vehicle during the screening.  We ask that patrons avoid placing chairs directly in front their vehicles as to avoid blocking the public driving lanes.  

Will my car battery die if I run my stereo?

Most vehicles will be fine! If you are concerned about your battery dying, we recommend either turning on your car a few times during the film screening (please leave your lights off when doing so!) or bringing a portable FM radio. Tips to prevent a dead battery: turn only your radio on; keep fans and lights off; and avoid using heating or air conditioning during the film screening. 

Can I bring food or drinks?

Food can be brought from home and eaten inside of your vehicle. Please only dispose of trash in proper receptacles or bring all trash back home. Absolutely no alcohol and/or illegal substances will be permitted at the event or inside your vehicle. Violators will be held accountable and prosecuted by state and federal law.

Will there be restrooms?

Restroom facilities will be available on site. Sanitizer and/or hand washing stations will be available for use. 

Do I need to wear a mask? 

All attendees will be required to wear a mask during the check-in process, while using the public bathroom facilities, and whenever communicating with event staff, regardless of vaccination status. All event staff will wear a mask for the duration of each event. 

What will happen in bad weather?

Cancellations will only happen if severe storms, wind, lightning, and/or prolonged or heavy rains occur. A passing shower will not affect the screening. We will message out any delays or cancellations via our social media channels and through email to ticket holders. 

Can I attend without a car?

No. We cannot accommodate attendees without a car due to city, county, and state safety and event guidelines. 

Can I purchase tickets at the door?

No. There will be no ticket sales on site. Advance sales are available only online. 

Will there be ADA accessible parking spots? 

Yes, there will be a designated number of ADA accessible spots. Please alert event staff upon arrival if you will need access to these spots. 

What should I expect at the end of each screening or in case of an emergency? 

At the conclusion of the film, please remain in your parking space until directed by event staff to exit the lot. In the case of an emergency, please remain in your space until directed by event staff. Drive slowly and follow all directions.

Drive-In Etiquette

Please respect your fellow patrons and follow the guidelines below when attending a VAFF Drive-In Movie:   

  • Silence during the film, please!
  • Ensure your vehicle’s engine and interior and exterior lights are off. 
  • Please don’t step on your brake, which may turn your brake lights on.
  • Turn off or cover your dashboard lights and touchscreens. 
  • Refrain from using cell phones and video screens. 
  • Leaving the venue during a screening will disrupt other patrons. Please stay and enjoy the full show!

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Our Drive-In Movies @ Morven Series is presented by