Outdoor Movies in Vancouver

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Published Jan 30, 2017

Watch one of your favourite movies right under the stars! These events are quickly becoming a popular family event. Check out the schedule here.

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2015 Outdoor Movies in Vancouver

Over the past few years there has been a huge surge in demand for outdoor movies, but who can blame us, what better way to spend a summer evening than taking the big screen outdoors? 

Bring a blanket or lawn chair, dress warm (we may be having a hot summer but the nights still get cool!), and of course don't forget the popcorn. 

Here are our favourite family-friendly picks for this summer:

All movies begin at dusk


July 8 – The Lego MovieMemorial Peace Park, Haney Place

An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.

Johnston Meier Insurance Agencies Group Movies in the Park



July 9 – Despicable MeNorth Point at Canada Place

When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better.

Waterfront Cinema at Canada Place



July 10 – Into the Woods - North Vancouver Civic Plaza

A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree.

Family Movie Night in the Plaza



July 14 – The Breakfast Club - Second Beach in Stanley Park

Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.

Evo Summer Cinema Tuesdays



July 21 – Indiana Jones & The Last CrusadeSecond Beach in Stanley Park

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis.

Evo Summer Cinema Tuesdays



July 22 – Back to the Future - Denny Ross Memorial Park, 4700 Old Yale Road

A young man is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.

Murrayville House Movie Nights in the Park



July 24 – Frozen - North Vancouver Civic Plaza

When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister, Anna, teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.

Family Movie Night in the Plaza



July 25 – How to Train Your DragonAldergrove Athletic Park, 29th Avenue & 267B Street

A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.

Aldergrove Business Association Movie in the Park



July 28 – Grease: Sing-a-long Second Beach in Stanley Park

Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?

Evo Summer Cinema Tuesdays



July 29 – HomeDenny Ross Memorial Park, 4700 Old Yale Road

Oh, an alien on the run from his own people, lands on Earth and makes friends with the adventurous Tip, who is on a quest of her own.

Murrayville House Movie Nights in the Park



July 29 – ShrekMemorial Peace Park, Haney Place

After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, an ogre agrees to rescue a princess for a villainous lord in order to get his land back.

Johnston Meier Insurance Agencies Group Movies in the Park




July 30 – The Lego MovieNorth Point at Canada Place

An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.

Waterfront Cinema at Canada Place



August 1 – Wreck-It Ralph - Holland Park, 13428 Old Yale Road

A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.

Downtown Surrey BIA & Prospera Credit Union Movies Under the Stars



August 4 – The Book of LifeKing George Park, No. 5 Road & Cambie

Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

East Richmond Community Association Outdoor Movie Night



August 5 – Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl - Denny Ross Memorial Park, 4700 Old Yale Road

Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead.

Murrayville House Movie Nights in the Park



August 8 – Home - Holland Park, 13428 Old Yale Road

Oh, an alien on the run from his own people, lands on Earth and makes friends with the adventurous Tip, who is on a quest of her own.

Downtown Surrey BIA & Prospera Credit Union Movies Under the Stars



August 11 – Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone Second Beach in Stanley Park

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Evo Summer Cinema Tuesdays



August 13 – Back to the Future Part IINorth Point at Canada Place

After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip.

Waterfront Cinema at Canada Place



August 14 – Big Hero 6 Abbotsford Exhibition Park, 3470 Haida Drive

The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

Prospera Credit Union Cinema Under the Stars



August 15 – How to Train Your Dragon 2 - Holland Park, 13428 Old Yale Road

When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.

Downtown Surrey BIA & Prospera Credit Union Movies Under the Stars


August 18 – Jurassic Park Second Beach in Stanley Park

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

Evo Summer Cinema Tuesdays




August 21 – Finding Nemo North Vancouver Civic Plaza

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.

Family Movie Night in the Plaza




August 25 – Tomorrowland Second Beach in Stanley Park

Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.

Evo Summer Cinema Tuesdays



August 27 – Cinderella Abbotsford Exhibition Park, 3470 Haida Drive

When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.

Prospera Credit Union Cinema Under the Stars





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