The original Christmas drive in is back!

Scotland's biggest and best Christmas drive-in is BACK as itison announce its Drive-In Movies will return to Loch Lomond Shores for the 8th year in a row!

The original Christmas drive in is back!

Article Source: itison
First Published: 5 November 2020 10:23
Updated: 5 November 2020 12:00

itison has been pioneering the way in 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. Today, they announce the return of everyone’s favourite festive Drive-In, set to bring some Christmas magic to families this December.

Their Christmas Drive-In, an annual pilgrimage, sells out in minutes, so you’ll want to set your alarms for 7.30am next Tuesday 10th November 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.

Running from Tuesday 22nd December to Sunday 27th December (excluding Christmas Day), this year’s festive movie line-up features Christmas favourites, Boxing Day classics and a Sunday Singalong with six brand-new movies added this year:

Christmas favourites:
Tues 22nd
Elf - 12:30pm
Elf - 5:30pm
Love Actually - 9:30pm

Wed 23rd
Miracle on 34th Street - 1pm (brand new for 2020!)
Home Alone – 5:30pm
Home Alone 2 - 9:30pm

Thu 24th - Christmas Eve!
Elf - 1pm
It's a Wonderful Life - 5:30pm

Boxing Day classics:
Sat 26th – Boxing Day!
Mary Poppins – 1pm (brand new for 2020!)
Jurassic Park – 5:30pm (brand new for 2020!)
Rocky – 9:30pm (brand new for 2020!)

Sunday Singalong:
Sun 27th
Frozen Singalong – 1pm (brand new for 2020!)
The Greatest Showman Singalong – 5:30pm (brand new for 2020!)
The Greatest Showman Singalong – 9:30pm (brand new for 2020!)

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 running Drive-In since 2013, giving thousands of families magical memories - that’s needed now more than ever. We want to give people something to look forward to this Christmas.

“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 next Tuesday 10th November exclusively at www.itison.com/drivein

You can keep up to date with all the latest information by following @itisondriveinmovies on Facebook.

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