FAQs for A Christmas Carol Drive-In
AT A GLANCE
The lot opens at 5pm. The show starts at 7pm and runs just under an hour and a half.
Parking is first come, first served based on purchased section.
Rain or shine.
For updates on inclement weather cancellations due to storms or freezing rain, please feel free to call 404.733.4600. We will also email patrons if a performance is cancelled prior to start time.
Do I need to buy a ticket for each person in my car?
Tickets are being sold PER VEHICLE and not per individual. Patrons only need to purchase 1 ticket for their entire car (maximum 6 passengers).
How many people are included in the per-car price?
Vehicles may hold a maximum of 6 passengers.
What type of vehicles are allowed?
Standard size passenger vehicles (sedans, SUVs, etc) are permitted. Vehicles over 6 feet tall will be asked to park on the sides or the back of their sections to ensure they do not negatively impact other patrons’ view. Extra-large vehicles such as buses and campers are not allowed.
For vehicles that hold more than 10+ people, please contact our group services department at 404.733.4690.
How will vehicles be parked?
Vehicles will be parked on a first come/first served basis based on their purchased section – Gold, Red, and Green sections. Vehicles over 6 feet tall will be asked to park on the sides or the back of their sections to ensure they do not negatively impact other patrons’ views.
Will I be able to pay for admission when I arrive?
No. All purchases must be made via www.alliancetheatre.org/christmas or via the Alliance Theatre app before you arrive. If you're already a Member, redeem your tickets here.
Where is the venue?
The production is taking place in Atlanta’s Summerhill neighborhood in the parking lot of Georgia State University’s Center Parc Credit Union Stadium (formerly the Gold Lot at Turner Field). For GPS, use street address: 18 Georgia Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30315. Parking lot opens at 5pm, the show begins at 7pm and should run about 90-minutes with no intermission.
What food and beverage options are available?
Mobile ordering is available from the great local Summerhill restaurants along Georgia Ave. Click here for more info on menus and ordering. Stay tuned for special holiday themed menu items. Attendees may also bring their own food & beverage if desired. Underage or excessive drinking will not be tolerated and we insist that you drink responsibly. If your party is consuming alcoholic beverages, please plan to have a designated driver. Grills, BBQ pits, open fires, tents and the like are not permitted.
What can I bring?
Alcohol (if you are 21+), binoculars, blankets/tarps, cameras (small/domestic), cans, coolers, facemasks, food (pre-cooked), lawn chairs, and water bottles.
What can't I bring?
Audio recordings, cameras with a detachable zoom lens, fireworks, flags, glass bottles, grills, illegal drugs, inflatables, large vehicles, pets of any kind, signs/banners, tents, video recordings, firearms, weapons, or knives.
Will there be restrooms on-site?
Restrooms will be available. When not in your vehicle, everyone will be required to wear a mask and practice social distancing.
How much space will there be between cars?
Each car will have 2 dedicated parking spaces - 1 for your vehicle and 1 for tailgating, if desired. Audience members may enjoy the outdoor space beside their car if they wish (passenger side only.) Masks will be required for anyone who is outside of their vehicle.
What safety precautions are being taken due to COVID-19?
Safety for our patrons, artists and staff, is our top priority. Here are a few ways we’ve redesigned the experience with safety in mind:
Outdoors – Open air performances help reduce the chance of spread.
Social distancing – Cars will be parked at a minimum of one car space apart and patrons will be encouraged to remain at 6+ feet apart whenever they are not in their vehicles.
Reduced contact – Ticket scanning will be contactless and staff will be equipped with masks and gloves.
Face coverings – All patrons and staff will be required to wear a mask when not in vehicles.
How will I hear the performance inside or outside of my car?
The audio is broadcast through an FM transmitter, and you must have a working FM radio in order to hear the production. The station will be posted on the big screens at the site.
Please be advised that this production contains loud car horns and flashing lights.
The drive-in performance of A Christmas Carol is rain or shine. For updates on inclement weather cancellations due to storms or freezing rain, please feel free to call 404.733.4600 or check our homepage of the website. We will also email patrons if a performance is cancelled prior to start time.
We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for you, our artists, and employees. You must follow all posted instructions while attending A Christmas Carol: The Live Radio Play.
An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and guest with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.
By attending A Christmas Carol: The Live Radio Play you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.
Help keep each other healthy.