Bedford Boo-Bash Halloween
Bedford Parks and Recreation is excited to announce The Bedford Boo-Bash Drive-In Movie, Bedford's first drive-in movie event. Pack the kids in the car and join us for a night of frightful fun. Staff will assign vehicles a designated spot where they will enjoy Hocus Pocus from the comfort of their vehicle.
The Boo-Bash Drive-In Movie is officially SOLD OUT!
Here are some FAQs for the Bedford Boo-Bash Drive-In Movie:
Q: WHAT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS ARE BEING TAKEN?
A: All CDC and State of Texas guidelines will be followed. We ask that all guests remain in their vehicles for the performance duration and remain socially distanced from other families. In the event a person must leave their parking spot for restrooms, state mandates and guidelines should be followed
Please review current state mandates.
Please note, all patrons must show proof of purchase AND be on the registration list to enter into this event. All tickets must be sold from Bedford Parks and Recreation and are non-transferrable. There have been attempts from individuals to sell tickets for this event that do not have tickets. Please contact us at 817-952-2323 if you would like a full refund and we will issue a ticket to the first person on the waitlist. Thank you!
Q: IF I DON'T PURCHASE A TICKET ONLINE, CAN I PURCHASE A TICKET AT THE EVENT?
A: No, tickets are available online only.
Q: ARE PARKING SPACES ASSIGNED?
A: No, tickets are General Admission and will not be assigned before arrival. Parking attendants will direct each driver to a parking space upon arrival. Tall vehicles with lift kits or items on the roof will be directed to a spot on the back row not to block the view for smaller vehicles.
Q: WE HAVE A LARGE GROUP COMING. CAN WE RESERVE SPACES IN ADVANCE?
A: No, vehicles will be parked in order of the ticket line. We suggest trying to arrive together and line up behind one another as cars will be directed to fill in rows as they arrive.
Q: ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL RULES FOR PARKING?
A: Please do not move to a different spot during the movie or pull into the open spot in front of you. Views of other vehicles will be blocked if your car is not in line. You may back into your spot. Please be patient with other guests as they get parked.
Q: WHAT TIME SHOULD I ARRIVE?
A: The lot will open at 6:30 p.m., and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m. We suggest planning your arrival at least 20 minutes prior to showtime so that you can park, back in, and get comfortable.
Q: WHERE SHOULD WE ENTER?
A: Enter the lot from EM Bilger Jr Rd. Please see the map for clarification.
Q: WHERE IS THE EXIT?
A: During the show, guests may only exit through the closest driveway; please be considerate of other viewers and take the route with the least interruption. Please see the map for clarification.
Q: WHAT IF I AM RUNNING LATE?
A: We encourage everyone to arrive on time to limit disturbances for others in attendance. Should you arrive late, our parking attendants will help you get to your parking space as quickly as possible without negatively impacting other cars' experience.
Q: WHAT IF I CAN'T USE MY TICKET?
A: Since we anticipate a sell-out event, if you are not able to attend, please email the event organizer to cancel your ticket so another person may use that spot.
Q: DOES EVERYONE IN MY CAR NEED A TICKET?
A: No, you will only need one ticket per car.
Q: CAN I LEAVE AND COME BACK?
A: Re-entry is not permitted.
Q: IF I NEED TO LEAVE BEFORE THE SHOW IS OVER, WILL I BE ABLE TO EXIT THE PARKING LOT?
A: Unless there is an emergency, we ask that everyone stay in their parking space until the end of the show. In the event you need to leave unexpectedly, you may exit the parking lot. If you need assistance, please ask one of our parking attendants and they will be happy to assist you.
Q: IS TAILGATING PERMITTED?
A: We welcome you to enjoy the show from inside your vehicle. For all staff and guests' safety, grilling, yard games, and other traditional tailgating activities are not permitted.
Q: HOW LONG WILL THE SHOW LAST?
A: The movie should conclude around 9:30 p.m.
Q: WILL RESTROOMS BE AVAILABLE?
A: We ask that all attendees minimize or eliminate the need to leave their car for any reason.
Q: WILL CONCESSIONS BE AVAILABLE?
A: Concessions will not be available.
Q: CAN WE BRING OUR OWN FOOD AND DRINKS?
A: Yes, you are welcome to bring your own food and drinks, to be consumed inside your vehicle.
Q: CAN I BRING ALCOHOL TO THE EVENT?
A: Alcohol is not permitted.
Q: WILL SOMEONE BE PICKING UP TRASH?
A: We kindly ask that you please take your trash with you and dispose of it at home to limit person-to-person contact and potentially spread germs.
Q: WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS?
A: The movie equipment cannot sustain high winds and water. Weather cancellation will be determined by 12 p.m. on the event day. Important updates will be communicated through our social media platforms.
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. Please consider not bringing lifted or oversized vehicles that would block smaller cars' views to ensure others can see.
Q: HOW DO I LISTEN TO THE MOVIE?
A: All audio will be transmitted via FM radio. When you arrive at the parking area on the show's date, the video screen will show you which station to tune into for your show. You must be in your car, tune into the correct station in order to hear the movie.
Q: CAN I LEAVE MY CAR RUNNING?
A: We understand that some cars need to stay running to run the radio, A/C, or Heater. You may keep your car running if you don't have the following:
1. Aftermarket muffler
2. Diesel Engine
3. Running / Headlights that stay on
4. Unusually loud engine or fan
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.
Q: CAN I ROLL MY WINDOWS DOWN DURING THE SHOW?
Q: DO I NEED TO TURN MY HEADLIGHTS OFF?
A: Yes, headlights should remain off throughout the event.
Q: HOW DO I TURN OFF THE DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS ON MY VEHICLE WHICH STAY ON WHEN I HAVE IT IN ACCESSORY MODE?
A: Every vehicle is different. Please consult the owner's manual for your vehicle before arriving at the show. In many newer vehicles, you can disable daytime running lights by using this procedure: 1. Place car in park, or manual shift to neutral 2. Turn off your engine and remove key 3. Set parking or emergency brake just enough to catch (not all the way) 4. Restart your car, and the lights should stay off.
Q: DO I NEED TO STAY INSIDE MY VEHICLE?
A: We ask that all attendees stay inside their vehicles. You will not be permitted to sit on the roof of your vehicle. You may not be sitting so high as to obstruct the view of others. Please use common courtesy so everyone can enjoy the show.
Q: WHAT IF I NEED ASSISTANCE DURING THE EVENT?
A: If you have a question or concern, please notify the staff member at the Bedford tent, and we will be glad to assist you. If you experience an emergency situation during the event, please call 911 first and then notify the nearest staff member.
Q: CAN I SMOKE IN THE PARKING LOT SINCE IT IS OUTSIDE?
A: Smoking is prohibited on city park properties.
Q: CAN I BRING MY PET TO THE SHOW?
A: A drive-in movie is not a pet-friendly event; however, if you bring your pet, it must always stay in the vehicle. There are no pet restroom areas, and pets are not allowed in truck beds.
Q: HOW DO I ADJUST MY HATCHBACK TO SIT IN THE BACK OF MY VEHICLE?
A: Hatchbacks should be raised no higher than the top of your vehicle (level with your roof). If your hatch opens above your roofline, this blocks the view of others. You are responsible for keeping it lowered using a rope or a similar method. Hatch backlights can be turned off by using a pen or a piece of metal to close the opened latch - to re-open the latch, pull the lever.
This event does require pre-registration, and one ticket transaction equals one car spot; if you are bringing more than one car, please buy tickets for each vehicle separately.
All participants must remain in their vehicles.
Location: 1951 L Don Dodson, Bedford, TX 76021
Date: Friday, October 30, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Fee: $10 per vehicle