Have Questions?

General Questions:

How do I find upcoming films and showtimes?

The "Now Playing" tab lists all currently scheduled films and show times.

I bought 1 ticket.  How many people can I bring?

1 ticket purchase reserves the parking spot for 1 vehicle. The number of people allowed per vehicle is determined by the number of legal seat belts in the car. There must be one seat belt per person, including infants and children, in the vehicle.

What is your COVID-19 Safety Policy?

We take the safety of our guests and our staff seriously. DRIVE-IN & SHADY ACRES SALOON STAFF:

  • All staff members are screened for COVID-19 before beginning work.
  • All drive-in staff members and Shady Acres Saloon staff members are required to wear a mask at all times.
  • All tables, baskets, and other items used by guests and staff are sanitized regularly between showings.
  • Guests exhibiting symptoms of illness should refrain from attending.
  • All vehicles are parked a minimum of 6 feet apart.
  • Guests must remain in their vehicle unless using the restroom.
  • Guests are required to wear a mask when exiting the vehicle.
  • Guests and staff are asked to maintain a social distance of 6 feet.
Guests who do not follow the COVID-19 Safety Policy will be asked to leave the premises and will not be issued a refund.

Can I purchase a ticket at the door?

All tickets can be purchased online through Stubwire. We currently do not have the ability to sell tickets in person at the gate. If you need assistance, please contact us via email at BestlittleDriveinHTX@gmail.com

Do you offer refunds?

All ticket sales are final with the exception of events cancelled due to inclement weather.

Do you offer private viewings for special events?

Yes! Host your next party or event at our location or have The Best Little Drive-In in HTX come to you! For details on how to make The Best Little Drive-In in HTX yours for the night, please contact us at BestlittleDriveinHTX@gmail.com

What makes The Best Little Drive-In in HTX different from other Drive-Ins?

  • We do not limit each car to 2 guests like other Drive-ins. The number of people allowed per vehicle is determined by the number of legal seat belts in the car.
  • You are not required to shut off your car like at other Drive-Ins.
  • Our Drive-In features a state of the art LED Video Wall which yields a brighter and higher resolution image than your typical drive-in screen.
  • We limit our capacity to 36 vehicles per screening so everyone has the best seat in the house!

How will I be able to hear the movie in my car?

The movie audio is broadcast on a designated FM radio station determined on the day of the screening. Follow the simple instructions on the screen to tune your radio to the appropriate FM station. Then simply turn up the volume!

I have a little car.  Can you guarantee that I will not be parked behind some monster truck?

Our parking attendants will guide each vehicle to a parking location that will offer the best possible viewing experience.

Are you ADA accessible?

Raven Tower restrooms follow ADA building code guidelines. Restrooms can be accessed via the sidewalk for ADA customers. Guests with impaired vision: There is minimal environmental lighting as required by ADA in use during movie screenings. If you feel like you need more lighting, please text the "assistance number" and a staff member will be happy to provide additional lighting with a flashlight.

Do you offer food and drinks?

Yes! Raven Tower sells popcorn, candy, and other snacks, as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. We also have a new food truck every week as well! OUTSIDE FOOD AND BEVERAGES ARE PROHIBITED. All food will be ordered through our online ordering system and all food and beverages will be delivered DIRECTLY to your car. Please remember that we are cashless, all payments must be made via credit or debit card.

Are you familly and pet friendly?

Age Restrictions: We are an all ages venue! Guests are expected to use their best judgement when determining what content is appropriate for children. Please check the posted movie rating and plan accordingly. Pets: We do not allow pets on the drive-in property. If you bring a pet, they must remain inside your vehicle for the duration of the film.

What happens if I am late to the movie?

If you arrive late to the screening, you can still gain entry to the drive-in. Our ushers will guide you to an available parking spot. We will not issue a refund if you are late. However, we can transfer your ticket for the next available screening.

What do I need to bring with me?

We Require:

  • A face mask/covering to wear when exiting your vehicle.
  • A cellphone or other device to view your ticket and allow us to scan the barcode.
  • A debit or credit card for purchasing food and beverages. We are cash free!
We recommend:
  • A full tank of gas, as we allow vehicles to run during the movie.
  • Cell phone chargers.
  • Hand sanitizer.
  • You quarantine partner!

Are restrooms available?

Permanent restrooms are located at Raven Tower next door. Follow the helpful signage on site that will guide you to the restrooms.

What if I need assistance during the show?

If you need assistance during the show just text (512) 956-7386 and one of our staff members will help you.

What happens if my movie is postponed due to inclement weather?

If your screening was canceled due to weather, we will inform you via email and reschedule the event. Your ticket purchase will be refunded.

What do I do when I arrive at the drive-in?

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the listed show time. Please have your ticket email pulled up and the barcode ready to be scanned. Upon arrival, our friendly staff will scan the barcode in the email and guide you to your parking spot #. Parking spots are assigned based on the size of your vehicle. Larger vehicles will be parked in the back rows of the lot. There is no need to print your tickets! We can scan tickets on your phone. The directions for the movie audio, ordering refreshments, and other information will be located on the screen prior to the movie.

Can I leave my car running during the movie?

Yes! We're in Texas, Ya'll, and it's HOT! Guests can leave their car running during the movie to enjoy their A/C. Please be sure to turn off your headlights.

Can I tailgate or sit outside my vehicle?

  • Guests are not allowed to sit outside of their vehicle & must view the movie from within their vehicle due to COVID-19.
  • We have a LIMITED number of spots available on the BACK ROW that allows guests to view the movie from the rear of their vehicle (i.e. from the back of a hatchback/SUV/or similar vehicle). The spots on the back row are first come first serve.
  • The drive-in is located next to a boisterous bar and an outdoor yoga class. This may cause some noise polution for guests who decide to view the car from their tailgate.
  • We want everyone to enjoy the movie so please keep this in mind when you decide on your parking preferences

Will the movie still play if its raining?

The Drive-in will NOT operate in heavy rain, thunderstorms, or high wind, for the safety of the staff and the equipment. We will make all decisions about weather related cancelations as early as possible and notify ticket holders via email. If you have questions regarding weather, please contact us at: BestlittleDriveInHTX@gmail.com

Can I bring my own food and drinks?

Outside food and beverages are PROHIBITED. Please support small and independantly owned businesses by buying food and drinks from Raven Tower. The restrictions placed upon bars and restaurants due to COVID-19 make each purchase count more than ever before.