Finding events to fulfill the Halloween season’s fun maybe a little harder this year, but in light of the new lifestyle, many new opportunities have emerged to keep the spirit of the holiday alive. With that said, many new Orange County events are popping up for the October Spooky season like the First ever Fall Drive-In Movie Night playing Hocus Pocus hosted by the Aliso Viejo Community Association, taking place on October 16, 2020!
If you currently live in Aliso Viejo and are a member of the AVCA, then Orange County events like this are perfect for you. Please note that in order to cut down the size of the moviegoers, the movie is only available to AVCA residents. In order to attend, you must register in advance.
Things to keep in mind:
- Try to arrive early if you can, since the venue is anticipating a line. The gates will open at 5:00 pm and will close at 6:30 pm. The movie will begin at 6:45 pm.
- Only ONE car will be valid per ticket. The number of passengers must not exceed the number of seats or seat belts within the vehicle.
- The speed limit is 5 MPH.
- Restrooms: Available onsite. Masks are required, and social distancing guidelines should be followed while visiting the restrooms.
- The movie audio is broadcasted through an FM transmitter that you can receive through your car radio.
- NO vehicle reentry, so plan accordingly.
The event is set up as all tickets are first-come, first-parked, and will not be assigned before arrival. When you arrive, a parking attendant will direct you to a designated parking space. Do NOT change spots from assigned placement!
Commonly Asked Questions:
What movie will be shown?
Hocus Pocus (PG)- The movie is set on Halloween night when Max Dennison, a newcomer to Salem, makes a bad decision and wakes three witches who had been dead for 300 years. Max must fight to stop the evil three before more magical havoc takes place.
Can I pick my parking space?
No. All tickets are first-come, first-parked. Therefore spots can’t be assigned before your arrival. A parking attendant will direct each driver to a designated spot. After you have parked in your assigned space, you cannot change or move.
What time does the gate open?
Vehicles will be permitted to enter starting at 5:00 pm. The gates will be closed at 6:30 pm, and the movie will begin at 6:45 pm.
Can I watch the movie from the bed of a truck or trunk of an SUV?
Yes! However, the parking attendants may place you at the back or to the venue’s side to avoid obstructing others’ views.
Will concessions be available?
No. Guests are welcome to bring to-go options or their own food and drinks.
Looking for a family-friendly Halloween spirited event may be a little more challenging than years prior. However, COVID-19 pandemic has introduced some new forms of entertainment. Luckily Orange County events like this drive-in movie make it possible for families and friends to get out of the house and enjoy the spirit of Halloween safely and efficiently.
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