Kids at the Drive-in

Event Information

With the honour and collaboration of DriveInTO on behalf of the City of Toronto, Woodside Square is excited to introduce our drive-in movie event series starting Monday, September 14th until Sunday, October 11th. The parking lot will be transformed into an outdoor movie theatre right here at Woodside Square. We will feature one movie every night, weather permitting, during this event.

Due to the great response, we will be extending the Woodside Square Film Festival from Tuesday, October 13th until Sunday, November 8th, 2020. We will be bringing back many popular family movies such as A Dog’s Courage, Ne Zha, Dino King, and many more!


Spots are limited to 117 cars per movie screening to abide by COVID-19 safety protocols and recommendations from the Toronto Public Health Agency.

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Update: Leap and Coffee or Tea is cancelled for Monday, November 2, 2020 due to unpredictable weather conditions and strong wind gusts. We will fully refund your money through the original payment method. Please check with your bank institutions within 3 business days.

Woodside Square Drive-In Movie Terms and Conditions

Event information:

  • Movies from October 26th-30th and November 2nd-8th will start at 7:00pm, weather permitting.

  • Please check individual show schedules for October 31st for their exact movie start times.

  • The gates open 60 minutes prior to the movie start time. Anyone who cannot make it to the gates 20 minutes prior to the movie start time, will have their registered movie spot cancelled.

  • Please check the website 3 hours before showtime to ensure the movie is playing. Movies will show only if weather permits and all confirmed showings are posted on our website.

  • The movie audio is broadcasted via FM radio, please tune your radio to FM 89.1. There is no app to listen to the movie soundtrack; an FM tuner is required. Please note: we DO NOT rent radios.

  • Large RVs, campers, motorhomes, and semis will not be admitted.

  • Walk-ins are not permitted, and everyone needs to be in a vehicle.

  • All passengers must be in the vehicle at the time of entry and the vehicle must have enough seatbelts to accommodate all passengers.

  • We will make every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of individuals and disabilities. Since parking spots are limited, please arrive early for these spots, as they are available on a first come, first serve basis.

  • NO outside food or drinks allowed.

To participate in our drive-in movie event, you must adhere to the following rules:

  • Must attend the event in a motor vehicle and remain the vehicle except to use the washroom or in an emergency.

  • Physical distancing of two metres/six feet from others.

  • All vehicles must park in every other parking spot.

  • Capacity limits are in place at the washrooms. Please adhere to those limits and line-up outside 2 metres apart.

  • NO lifted or excessively overheight vehicles allowed.

  • NO saving or reserving of specific spots.

  • NO sitting on top or outside of the vehicle. Your car engine, headlights, and brake lights must remain off during the movies.

  • Be considerate of those around you. Don’t raise your voices or use profanity to disturb others. Volume and bass are restricted if it’s disturbing others.

  • Smoking is prohibited in the parking area.

  • NO smoking, alcohol, or drugs.

  • NO bbqs, grills, fires, fire pits, propane heaters, fireworks, drones, or laser pointers.

  • NO in and out privileges.

  • The Theatre and Management assume NO RESPONSIBILITY for Injury, Property Loss, or Damage of any kind.

  • Management reserves the right to adopt or change any rule and any time, with or without notice, to best serve our customer’s safety as well as our best business practice.