Frequently Asked Questions


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Can I bring my pets?
Sorry, due to health and safety concerns pets are not allowed.
What is Mansfield Drive-in’s number one priority?
Your safety, of course! Please drive carefully and watch for children. Speed Limit is 10 MPH. Report any unsafe conditions to any staff member. We are here to help so just ask. NO FIRES OR GRILLES.
When do you open and close?
Movies are open April – September

  • April & May (Fridays Saturdays & Sundays)
  • June (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Wednesdays)
  • Mid June, July and most of August (Open Every Night)
  • September- Mid October (Fridays & Saturdays)
  • Gates Open at 7:15pm (October 6:45pm)
  • Showing a Double Feature on all three screens every night.

Flea Market open every Sunday 8am-2pm (Mid March – Thanksgiving)

Are you hiring?
We are always looking to expand our team! Were looking for snack bar attendants, parking attendants or flea market crew workers. Please refer to our Contact Us tab!
Do I get to watch two movies with one ticket?
Yes! We show double features on each screen, that’s two full length movies, one after the other with a 10 minute intermission in between them.
How do I purchase tickets?
At the gate: You can purchase tickets with cash or credit card daily at the front gates starting at 7:15pm.


What are your ticket prices?
$9 for ages 12 and over, $6 for children 4 to 11. Children 3 and under are free! (Prices subject to change.) Wednesdays $22 per Car (June – August) You get TWO movies for that price. Save more than $1 per ticket when you buy online at
Can I bring my own food, snacks, and drinks?
Drive-ins generate most of their revenue from food and drink sales so please come early and visit the restaurant.
How do I hear the movies?
We broadcast sound through our own FM frequencies. You will need to have a working car radio or boom box. FM capable music players are a plus!
Do you offer group pricing or discount tickets?
Yes, have your next shindig with us! For information, please contact us through our contact page.
Do you offer discounts for large groups?
Yes, we offer discounts for groups larger than 100 people. Please contact us in advance.
What is your rain check policy?
We are open rain or (star)shine. We only offer rain checks if the weather prevents us from continuing to show the movie. Otherwise, our screens are quite visible through rain. Sorry, tickets are non-refundable.
What methods of payment do you accept?
We gladly accept cash, VISA/MasterCard, Discover and debit cards with the VISA/MasterCard logo. We do not accept checks.
Do you offer gift certificates or gift cards?
Gift Cards can be bought on site or on our online shopping page.
Can I bring my large vehicle, camper, bus, etc?
As long as it will fit in one standard sized parking space. If your vehicle is larger, please contact us in advance and we will try our best to make it work.
Can I leave my car running during the show?
We prefer that you turn off your car during the movies, however, if necessary, you may keep your car running if you don’t have the following:

  1. After market muffler
  2. Diesel Engine
  3. Running / Head lights that stay on
  4. Unusually loud engine or fan

This is to ensure the best viewing possible for all our guests.

Can I sit outside of my car in lawn chairs?
You are welcome to sit outside your vehicle, in lawn chairs or on blankets. We do ask that you place lawn chairs in front of your car so that you do not take up additional parking. For safety and courtesy of others, we cannot allow you to sit on top of your vehicle.
Can I turn my SUV/ van/ truck around and open the hatch?
So that everyone can see, ALL VEHICLES OVER 5 FEET ARE REQUIRED TO PARK AT YELLOW POLES. We want you to be as comfortable as you can while you watch your movies, so feel free to turn your vehicle around. Please be sure that your dome lights are turned off so not to bother other movie-goers and that your hatch does not obstruct the view of those behind you. Rope for tying down hatches is available.
Do I have to stay for both movies? Can I arrive later for the second movie only?
Please feel free to arrive and leave at any time. Our box office remains open until approximately 15 minutes after the latest starting second feature. If you arrive for your movie after it has started, please drive slowly and carefully and turn off your lights as soon as you are parked. The ticket prices are the same if you stay for both movies or only wish to see one.
Do you have a playground?
Our playground is located in a grove of trees on the North side of the field and closes at dusk.
What if my car battery dies during the movie?
If your battery dies and you are unable to restart your car, please come to the Snack Bar and speak with any Staff Member. We have portable battery chargers for your assistance.
What if the person next to me is unruly or disruptive?
For your safety, please do not approach unruly or disruptive customers. Please report any unruly or disruptive behavior to the parking attendant or to management at the snack bar. The management reserves the right to revoke the license granted by the ticket by refunding the purchase price.
What day of the week do you update the website to show upcoming movies for the weekend?
The movies for the weekend are posted on the website on Monday Afternoon.