Star light, star bright, why not take the kids to an outdoor movie (or play)? Grab the lawn chairs and Snack Pack, there’s a flick playing almost every night of the week this summer.
What’s better than a free movie in Stanley Park? Every Tuesday night from July 4th to August 22nd, this fresh air cinema will be showing classics for the whole family. Located at Second Beach in between the water and Stanley Park Drive. Oh, and head to the washrooms early, they’re not the easiest to find, especially when it’s dark. And don’t forget the insect repellant.
Second Beach, Stanley Park, Vancouver
Film at the Fort On Canada Day!
Watch an outdoor movie on the jumbo screen with your family on Canada Day inside the fort! Come for the free concert featuring M’Girl and stay for a late outdoor movie on a giant screen at dusk. Bring your chair, snacks, and prepare for an evening outdoors.
23433 Mavis Ave, Langley
Take a drive (or park, rather) down memory lane at one of the last remaining drive-in theatres. The kids can experience a piece of pop culture history, and you can relive your teenage years. Fill the car on Thursday nights for only $28. You can even bring the dog. Twilight also makes for a great summer birthday venue.
260 Street & Fraser, Langley
West Vancouver’s Cinema in the Park offers free movies for the month of August as part of the City’s Harmony Arts Festival. The family can enjoy a mix of PG and G rated movies, from ET to My Cousin Vinny, but they don’t start until 9 pm. So if you’re early, enjoy the live music and art displays throughout the Ambleside area.
Check out the schedule 17th Street, West Vancouver
For the non-squirmers in the family, head over to the Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park for a live performance of Broadway blockbusters Mary Poppins & The Drowsy Chaperone, running July 7 – August 19, 2017. Malkin Tickets start at $19, but bring a few extra bucks and take advantage of their concession heaven. Cheeseburgers, barbecue, sushi and even wine – need I say more?
610 Pipeline Road, Vancouver
Four classic family movies will be shown in July and August. Movies begin at sunset. Come for a movie, but stay for the all-age activities like piano sing-alongs, trivia and arts and crafts and face painting. Movie seating is limited, so bring a few chairs. There’s no grass, so leave the blanket at home.
14th Street & Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver
The whole family will love the free outdoor movie experience at Wesbrook Village, located on the UBC campus. In August, you can watch a family classic. Make sure you bring a blanket or some chairs to get comfy. Film begins at dusk, approximately 8:45 pm.