FAQs and Do’s & Don’ts

The movie will be shown at 1346 Saratoga Drive in San Mateo

Concessions are only available at 2495 S. Delaware Street until 8pm. Guests must drive there. We encourage you to get your food & beverage first before parking for the movie. There are no concessions in the parking lot where the movie will be shown.

Movies will start when it’s dark, but not before 9:00pm

Yes, Per the San Mateo County Health Order, masks are mandatory and must be on at all times unless you are eating or drinking. Please help us by following this order.

– Everyone must wear a facemask outside their vehicle at all times per the Health Order
– You must come in a vehicle that fits in one parking spot
– Large vehicles such as SUVs and trucks need to park in the back
– Headlights must be turned off while parked
– No sitting on your roof
– No sitting in empty car spots, if you are outside your vehicle, please stay within your paid parking spot
– NO DOGS or pets allowed unless it is a certified service dog; if you bring your pet you will be asked to leave

No, in adhering to the guidelines set by the San Mateo County Health Office, you may not leave your vehicle unless for restroom or emergency. Masks must be worn by anyone who exits their vehicle to use the restroom. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Sitting in a truck bed is not permitted

No, vehicles must be parked forward into a parking spot.

Admission into the movie area will begin at 7:30pm

Audio will be streamed through an FM stereo sound that is tuned directly through your car’s FM stereo. Tune into radio station 92.1FM (subject to change).

The only language the station streams is English

Pets are not allowed in the San Mateo County Center or at the Drive-in. However, registered service dogs are permitted.

No, one parking spot will not fit an RV or oversized vehicle. It would require two parking spots and have to park in the back so as to not block other guests’ view of the movie screen.

Yes, any vehicle that may obstruct the vision of other vehicles may be parked closer to the back to allow for the best viewing of all guests.

Must line up for movie entry together to ensure spots are close and you must remain in the vehicle you arrived in during the movie. There is no promise you will be next to each other, we may not take special requests. Vehicles will be physically distanced per the San Mateo County Health Order. You may not exit your vehicle to sit with friends in another vehicle.

No. Unfortunately motorcycles are not permitted at the drive-in.

No in and out privileges. There is a one-time entry; no re-entry is permitted for vehicle or by foot.

Restrooms will be open. You must wear a mask and keep a physical distance of 6 feet. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

We will communicate via email and social media if weather threatens the drive-in movie for that evening.