Why spend balmy summer evening indoors when you can pack a healthy picnic and watch a movie by moonlight instead? Whether you’re looking for a romantic date location, or if you’d prefer to go with your buddies, we’ve rounded up the best outdoor cinemas around the country.
Relax on deck chairs, enjoy a drink from the bar and settle in a range of art-house, classic and new release films at this cool cinema atop Curtin House.
When: December 2014 – January 2015
Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinemas
Overlooking iconic locations such as Bondi Beach and Lake Burley Griffith, this is a quintessential summer activity which you can’t miss! With live music during the daytime and movies at night, what more could you ask for?
Where: Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Adelaide and Perth
When: December 2014 – April 2015 (dates vary between cities)
St George Open-Air Cinema
With the screen positioned over Sydney Harbour and viewers seated grandstand style on the foreshore, this is the ultimate spot to get your movie fix this summer.
When: January 2015 – March 2015
Moonlight Cinema is one of Australia’s most popular outdoor cinemas. This year they’re showing classics like Dirty Dancing and Top Gun, as well as a bunch of new releases. Tickets sell out fast, so get in quick!
Where: Sydney, Brisbane, Peth, Adelaide, Port Douglas and Melbourne
When: December 2014 – March 2015
Image credit: Moonlight cinemas Instagram
Website: https: www.rooftopmovies.com.au
Open over the summer period, this retro rooftop oasis offers audiences the opportunity to kick back in an open-air cinema while taking in panoramic views of the Perth skyline.