The best outdoor cinemas in Melbourne

Catch cult classics and new releases under the stars this summer

Outdoor cinema season is back – and there are more options to choose from than ever. Are you keen for a classic garden cinema experience? Or what about an inner-city rooftop? You could even catch a film by the beach. These are our top choices of al fresco cinema in Melbourne. While you're planning your summer adventures, check out our favourite places to swim, and our tips on the best road trips from Melbourne.

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Melbourne's open-air cinemas


Coburg Drive-In

Always screening the latest releases, the Coburg Drive-In is just a short spell from Sydney Road and brimming with the feeling of old-timey movie outings. Rolling up to the gates, parking in front of the 33-metre screen, winding down the windows and tuning in to the FM broadcast – does it get more romantic?

Coburg North

Or visit a rooftop bar instead