Q: How do I get a parking pass for Movies in the Park-ing Lot?
A: Keeping in the spirit of being Nashville’s “Best Free Fun” for 26 years, Movies in the Park-ing Lot 2020 is completely free to attend – but you have to win to get in! For each week, we’ll be running a lottery for parking passes. Simply visit our website and enter to win a parking pass for one or all of the movies! We’ll randomly select 50~ winners for each screening to receive a parking pass. If you’re selected, you’ll be notified via email and text with your parking pass and more details– so make sure to give us accurate contact info! To keep things fair and let as many people enjoy as possible you can’t win more than once.
Q: How many people can come with me if I’m selected as that week’s winner?
A: Each parking pass is good for one car, up to 6 guests per car.
Q: What safety protocols will be in place?
A: All CDC, State of Tennessee, and Metro Nashville guidelines will be followed, and we are working to ensure this event meets or exceeds all recommended standards. We are numbering and setting parking spots to ensure sufficient distance between you and surrounding vehicles. In the event it is necessary for a fan to leave their vehicle, safe social distancing will be strictly enforced. Event staff will be wearing personal protective equipment as required by CDC guidelines.
Q: So can I get out of my car?
A: Yes, cars are allowed to back in and open and sit in your trunk/ directly outside your vehicle during the screening, assuming you are maintaining the safe distance from other vehicles and guests (minimum 6ft). Failure to follow safe social distancing, or requests of staff members for participants to follow, will cause the participant to be subject to ejection. Per the mandate by the Metro Nashville Health Department, masks/face coverings must be worn in indoor and outdoor public spaces.
Q: Are parking spaces assigned?
A: No - All passes are General Admission and will not be assigned prior to arrival. Parking attendants will direct each driver to a numbered parking space upon arrival. Trucks and oversized vehicles will be directed to the back of the lot to ensure a good viewing experience for all guests. Rest assured, parking spots are laid out to ensure social distancing and safety for all of our guests!
Q: When can I get there and when does the movie start?
A: Entry into the event starts at 7pm, and the film will start at 8pm. No cars will be permitted to enter the parking lot after 7:45pm to ensure safety and a good viewing experience for all guest.
Q: If I don’t have a parking pass can I still attend/show up?
A: No, parking passes are REQUIRED to enter to lot with your vehicle. Movies in the Park-ing lot is FREE TO ATTEND- you just have to win to get in.
Q: Will restrooms be available?
A: Yes, but we are asking that all fans minimize or eliminate the need to leave their car for any reason. A limited number of restrooms will be available for use and guests who need to use the facilities must follow social distancing restrictions and instructional signs. Restroom use will be limited to one adult at a time. Small children may be accompanied by an adult. Handicap restrooms will be available, and all restrooms will be monitored.
Q: What happens if it rains?
A: Your safety is our priority. In the event of inclement weather, event management may decide to delay the film screening or make necessary arrangements to keep you, the talent and our staff safe. Important updates will be communicated through social media platforms and over event speakers.
Q: Do I need to turn my headlights off?
A: Yes, headlights should remain off throughout the movie screening.
Q: What kinds of vehicles are permitted?
A: Personal vehicles and trucks that fit in a single, standard parking space are welcome. Oversized vehicles such as RVs and trailers are not permitted.
Q: Will concessions be available?
A: Yes! AVO will be serving a special menu of food and drink. More details to come!
Q: Can I leave my car running?
A: Please leave your engine turned off throughout the concert. If you need to turn your car on briefly (see next question) that is okay.
Q: What if my car battery dies during the movie?
A: Unless you have a bad battery, that should not happen. But to prevent it from happening, put your car in Accessory mode if using your car radio to listen to the show. Unless you have a diesel engine or after-market muffler, you should also start your car once during the event for a few minutes to charge the battery. In the rare instance that your battery does die, please notify your nearest parking attendant and our staff will assist you in jump starting your car when the show ends.