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Outdoor Movie Schedule in Vancouver

Published Jun 10, 2019 | Updated Feb 19, 2020

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and take in one of these movies in the great outdoors. All movies begin at dusk, with some pre-movie activities! Here is a schedule of upcoming outdoor shows:

2019 Outdoor Movies in Vancouver

Over the past few years there has been a huge surge in demand for outdoor movies. This year, some venues have added on some pre-movie activities to tie you over until showtime.

Bring a blanket or lawn chair, sit back, and take in one of these shows.

All shows begin at dusk, so starting times will vary.

Evo Outdoor Cinema Movie Series at Stanley Park

Movies are shown every Tuesday night in July and August (weather permitting) at Second Beach in Stanley Park. All movies start after Sunset. Please come early for best lawn seating selection.

Tuesday, July 2nd - Wayne's World

Tuesday, July 9th - Beetlejuice

Tuesday, July 16th - Shrek

Tuesday, July 23rd - Sleepless in Seattle

Tuesday, July 30th - Moulin Rouge!

Tuesday, August 6th - Finding Nemo

Tuesday, August 13th - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Tuesday, August 20th - Jurassic Park

Lansdowne Centre Starlight Cinema Drive-In

Come early to get a good spot. VIP Drive-In Parking for the first 200 vehicles and front row seating for pedestrians and it's all free.

Check out dinner and drink specials and Lansdowne Centre restaurants before the show. Shows start at sunset, parking starts at 6pm.

July 3 - Crazy Rich Asians

July 10 - Ocean's 8

July 17 - Spider Man into the Spider-Verse

July 24 - The Notebook

July 31 - The Dark Night

August 7 - Aquaman

August 14 - Shazam

August 21 - Detective Pikachu

August 28 - Inception 

Family Movie Nights in The Plaza - Civic Plaza, North Van

Movies in the Plaza bring hundreds of families into Civic Plaza to enjoy an outdoor summer movie experience and an evening of free family fun. The movies are shown on a big outdoor screen at sunset. 

They recommend that you bring your own chair or blanket and arrive early! Before the movie begins you can enjoy Civic Plaza and the community toy box or visit the library.

Prospera Cinema Under the Stars

Bring the family and take in a free flick on a 3-storey high big screen. Movie starts at dusk. The movie is on us, but since this night is about families, they will be taking donations on behalf of a local charity. 

You are welcome to arrive between 5:00PM and dusk to participate in a variety of family activities before the movie starts rolling. 


Abbotsford – Rotary Stadium

Thursday, August 8 - E.T.

Thursday, August 15 - Monsters Inc.

Thursday, August 22 - The Goonies

Langley – Langley City Park

Friday, August 23 - Finding Dory

Mission – Fraser River Heritage Park

Saturday, August 24 - Grease

Chilliwack – Watson Glen Park

Thursday, August 29 - Moana

Summer Movie Nights at Vancouver Art Gallery

Once Again Summer Movie Nights is back at the North Plaza at the Vancouver Art Gallery on the giant inflatable screen! There will be food trucks and other entertainment to supplement the FREE movies!

    July 3 – Clueless

    July 10 – Pitch Perfect

    July 17 – Zoolander 

    July 24 – Paddington Bear

    July 29 – Bohemian Rhapsody 

    August 7 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    August 14 – Inside Out 

    August 21 – Crazy Rich Asians 

    More Summer Things To Do

    Free water parks in and around Vancouver - Best way to cool down on a hot day

    Events calendar - Stay on top of the upcoming events, all tailored for families

    Best beaches in Vancouver and nearby - Spend the day at a lake or beach

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    July 24, 2016, 12:06 p.m. Flag

    They are showing Space Jam on August 2nd. Not Star Wars. Check their website.


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