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Outdoor Movies around Vancouver

Though the weather might not always agree, summer is in full swing in the Lower Mainland which means that outdoor movies are back! Most of them are free and happen on different days of the week. Grab some friends and family, bring your popcorn and snacks, and don't forget to bring something to sit on and enjoy the show.


Stanley Park Summer Cinema - Tuesdays

We have missed the Stanley Park Summer Cinema for the past two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but I am happy to report they are back for 2022. The screenings are hosted on the lawn at Second Beach. There are free and reserved seating sections and there are often food trucks parked too. Like all outdoor movies, the show starts at sunset.

Movie schedule:

July 19th: Top Gun

July 26th: Jurassic Park

August 2nd: TBD

August 9th: Ferris Bueller

August 16th: Dirty Dancing

Sunset Cinema - Wednesdays

The Sunset Cinema hosts outdoor movies around the Lower Mainland. Every Wednesday in August, except August 10th, the Sunset Cinema will be screening free movies in the plaza. There are often performances before the show too. Dogs are allowed on leash.

Here's the line up:

August 3rd at 8:45pm: SING 2

August 17th at 8:30pm: Pitch Perfect

August 24th at 8:15pm: Spiderman No Way Home

August 31st at 8:00pm: In the Heights

You can check out Vancouver's Best Places for tips on how to get the most out of your experience.

Times are approximates. Check out their Facebook page for more info:


Summer Movie Nights - Thursdays

Summer Movie Nights are being hosted at the North Plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery. Not only are there movie screenings but there are activities too, on their website, they call them Activations. This year's Activations include hula-hooping, mini-golf, drum circles, choirs, and more! There will also be a special Pride event on July 28th.

Screening schedule:

July 21st: Spiderman: No Way Home

July 28th: Moulin Rouge

August 4th: Space Jam (1996)

August 11th: Jurassic Park (1993)

August 18th: Audience Vote Night: Dune or Godzilla vs Kong

North Vancouver:

Sunset Cinema - Wednesdays

The Sunset Cinema is also hosting outdoor movies at Shipyard Commons in North Vancouver.

Here is the schedule:

July 20th: Kicking and Screaming

July 27th: Nanny McPhee

August 3rd: Wall-E

August 10th: Mamma Mia!

August 17th: Night at the Museum

August 24th: Back to the Future

Deckchair Cinema - Thursdays

The Deckchair Cinema series is hosted in North Vancouver by the Polygon at Cates Deck, in front of the Gallery. Entry is by donation and films start at sundown. DJs from around Vancouver begin their music shows at 7pm each Thursday.

Series line up:

July 21st: Enter the Dragon

July 28th: Hairspray (1988)

August 4th: Summer of Soul

August 11th: Paprika


Confederation Park - Fridays

The line up for these showings are more geared towards families and run on Friday evenings. Check out the City of Burnaby website for more information about their summer cinema.


August 12th: Clifford the Big Red Dog

August 19th: Paddington 2

August 26th: Shaun the Sheep Movie

September 2nd: Ron's Gone Wrong

Edmonds Park - Saturday, August 20

There will be one movie night at Edmonds park this year. They will be showing The Lego Movie.

With school being out and longer days with late sunsets, movies are no longer just a weekend activity. Get out and participate in your community activities!

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