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Summer Cinema Outdoor Movies at Stanley Park

Stanley Park Cinema

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.


In 2018 Stanley Park’s Summer Cinema runs every Tuesday evening from July 3rd until August 21st. See below for what’s showing this season.

For a list of dozens of movies taking place this summer at different locations throughout the region, click Lower Mainland Outdoor Movies.

Movie Nights at Stanley Park in 2018

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).

Summer Cinema Schedule

Eight of the sixteen movies listed below are scheduled for the summer of 2018 (all of which are rated either PG or G).

Note: Show times and film details are subject to change. Only one film will be shown each evening, and that movie will be confirmed on June 5, 2018.

  • July 3, 2018The Princess Bride (1987)
  • July 10, 2018Stand By Me (1986)
  • July 17, 2018The Lion King (1994)
  • July 24, 2018 – Mean Girls (2004)
  • July 31, 2018 – Spice World (1997)
  • August 7, 2018 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
  • August 14, 2018 – Sing-along Grease (1978)
  • August 21, 2018Titanic (1997)

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.

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.

Free Outdoor Movies


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