Melbourne's open-air cinemas
Runs from November to April.
Catch a flick with a side of rooftop views at Lido Cinema's rooftop cinema which hosts costume parties, summer releases and classic flicks.
Runs for 21 nights in November-December.
Make the most of the long summer evenings at this cinema by the sea in St Kilda. Dogs are not just tolerated at every screening, they're positively welcomed, with free canine couches and doggy treats.
Runs from November to March.
There's nothing quite like a film under the stars in the evening cool of the Botanic Gardens. Settle back with friends and family for a movie and BYO picnic on a balmy summer night, or let one of the food trucks take care of the edibles for you.
Runs from December to March.
Grab a deckchair and make yourself comfortable – Melbourne's OG Rooftop Cinema hits the Curtin House to present an impressive roster of cult classics and new releases, right in the heart of the CBD.
Runs from December to February.
This chilled out outdoor cinema will set up in the picturesque grounds of Portsea at Point Nepean National Park, then move to The Briars Homestead in Mount Martha and end its season at Elsternwick's Rippon Lea Estate. You can watch films against the backdrop of Port Philip Bay and get stuck into food and drink from the on-site bar, various food trucks and the candy bar, where you can pick up all of your favourite movie-going snacks.
Runs for limited dates in February.
An outdoor cinema not only at the MCG, but on the ground itself, with movies playing on the huge scoreboard. Naturally, the event was a huge success. Pack a picnic and bring blankets and beanbags.
Runs for three weeks in January-February.
Sunset Cinema returns in January 2019 for an exciting three-week season in a brand new location. Check back here soon for more details as well as program highlights.
Runs all year round.
Make like a teenager of the 1950s and lie back on your car windscreen at Melbourne’s favourite drive-in cinema. You can roll on in, order your food from the retro diner via text message and enjoy brand new flicks.