Summer Cinema is a series of FREE outdoor movies showing once a week on Tuesday evenings in Vancouver’s Stanley Park on the lawn by Second Beach in summer.
Stanley Park Summer Cinema starts up again in 2017 on July 4th.
Movie Nights at Stanley Park
Presented by Fresh Air Cinema, the movies run from early July until around the third week of August and take place at Ceperley Meadow beside Second Beach.
Shows are all free and start at dusk, which is at about 9:30 pm at the first show and at around 8:30 with the last (plus or minus).
2017 Summer Cinema Schedule
The eight movies listed below are scheduled for the summer of 2017 (all of which are rated either PG or G). Note: show times and film details are subject to change).
- July 4 – The Lego Batman Movie – the popular 114-minute animated movie from 2017 that’s rated G.
- July 11 – The Goonies – a 116-minute Steven Spielberg film from 1985 about a group of kids and modern day pirate treasure. Rated PG.
- July 18 – Toy Story – the classic 1995 81-minute Disney/Pixar Animation film feauring toys named Woody and Buzz Lightyear and staring the voices of Tom Hanks and Tim Allen. Rated G.
- July 25 – National Lampoon’s Vacation – the 1983 comedy about a somewhat dysfunctional family’s trip across America staring Chevy Chase. Rated PG.
- August 1 – Beauty & the Beast – the 1991 version of the classic Disney animation film. Rated G and 84 minutes in length.
- August 8 – Jaws – the 1975 Steven Spielberg horror/thriller about a great white shark. Rated PG and runs for just over 2 hours.
- August 15 – Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets – the classic 2012 J.K. Rowling film about modern-day wizards including Harry, Ron and Hermione. Rated PG. 161 minutes.
- August 22 – Guardians of the Galaxy (Vol 2) – the 2017 Marvel Comics super hero action film. Rated PG and lasts for 138 minutes.
Click Stanley Park Summer Cinema for more information.
Bring your own blankets or deck chairs, and dress warmly, especially towards the end of the summer.
TIP: Get there early to find parking and a good spot to set up your blanket or lawn chair. Expect Star Wars to be especially busy, plus some of the other films as well.
For more information, check out the official Summer Cinema website.
Other Free Outdoor Movies
Stanley Park isn’t the only place to find free outdoor movies in the Lower Mainland in the summer. In fact, there are usually over 50 films showing at different venues throughout the region. Click Lower Mainland Outdoor Movies for information on other venues.