The Best Outdoor Cinemas For A Night Under The Stars

 

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Outdoor Cinemas in Melbourne

Pentridge Open-Air Cinema

Pentridge Open-Air is a new boutique outdoor cinema, taking place across the Summer months from 26 December, 2020 – 28 March 2021 in Coburg’s new Pentridge Precinct. Join us for an exceptional outdoor cinematic experience of hand-picked retro films and key new titles under the summer night sky in a striking locale!

Choose from over 55 gems including cult classics, key new releases, prison throwbacks, and family favourites like The Shawshank Redemption, Idiot Prayer: Nick Cave Alone at Alexandra Palace, Talking Heads: Stop Making Sense, Call Me By Your Name, The Rock, Lost in Translation and Spirited Away.

Our Open Air Cinema Experiences at Pentridge

PALACE POP-UP BAR
Drinks and snacks will be flowing from the Palace Pop-Up Bar from the moment gates open at 7:30pm. Be sure to arrive early to save a deck chair, stock up on your favourite beverages and settle in for some fantastic music courtesy of an array of live musicians and DJs.

The historic 1850s bluestone walls of Pentridge will surround you, taking on new forms and shadows as the sun dissolves and the stars appear in the sky ready for the film to begin. The perfect setting for an unforgettable evening.

BYO food and picnic is allowed, however, strictly no BYO alcohol.

APEROL SUNDOWN SESSIONS (6 – 7:30pm SAT & SUN ONLY)

Book now for this exclusive sit-down dining experience at Pentridge Open-Air Cinema.

Each Saturday and Sunday of the season from 6-7:30pm, we are partnering with Aperol to bring you an extra special evening that includes: two Aperol Spritz, a meal from one beloved Melbourne restaurant Powered by Co/Lab Pantry, a That’s Amore cheese platter, cannoli from Cannoleria, and live music. From 7:30pm, guests will then join the main session and film screening!

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Movies Now Showing at Pentridge Open-Air

FAQs

What food and drinks are available?

Pentridge Open-Air Cinema – Drinks and snacks will be flowing from the Palace Pop-Up Bar from the moment gates open at 7:30pm. Be sure to arrive early to save a deck chair, stock up on your favourite beverages and settle in for some fantastic music courtesy of an array of live musicians and DJs.

Can I bring my own food and drinks?

Pentridge Open-Air Cinema – BYO food and picnic is allowed, however, strictly no BYO alcohol.

Do you provide seating and/or can I bring my own?

We provide you with comfortable seating at all of our outdoor locations, you do not need to bring your own.

What if it rains? Will I receive a refund?

In the event of extreme weather, sessions may be cancelled. For updates on your session, please check your email/check the website/check social/call Pentridge Cinema. If the session is cancelled you will be provided with a refund or ticket exchange for another session of your choice.

Are your venues accessible?

Yes!  Our venues are fully accessible.

Is seating allocated?

No, seating is not allocated.

Can I bring my dog?

Unfortunately not, as much as we love them ourselves.