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This summer local parks will be transformed into outdoor cinemas.

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Movies under the stars

Movies under the stars

What better way to spend a summer evening than outdoors watching a movie under the stars?

Meet up with family and friends or just get out with the kids to Movies under the stars, which is on offer right across the city... and best of all they're free.

Take advantage of the fantastic food truck options and interactive kids fun, or pack yourselves a picnic and head along to a location near you to take advantage of this City of Gold Coast initiative. 

Select from the drop-down headings below to find out what's on at a park near you this summer.

Make sure you add one, two or all of the below dates to your calendar and follow the City of Gold Coast's Facebook page to be ahead of updates, including cancellations.

Movies under the stars program:

February 2018

Date Location Movie details Extra activities
Saturday 24 February Miami State Primary School, Oceanic Drive, Mermaid Waters Please note: this event has been postponed due to the weather. A new date will be advised soon.
Trolls - Animated | Family
After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the Curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends.
Rated G: 92 minutes
Movie starts at 7pm
Pre-movie interactive kids fun with Sparky Do Dah from 4.30pm to 6.30pm.
Food and beverages available for purchase.

March 2018

Date Location Movie details Extra activities
Saturday 3 March Ashmore State Primary School, Currumburra Road, Ashmore Richard the Stork - Animation | Adventure
Even though everybody else thinks he’s a sparrow, Richard holds tight to the conviction that he is in fact a stork.
Rated G: 80 minutes
Movie starts at 7pm
Pre-movie interactive kids fun with Sparky Do Dah from 4.30pm to 6.30pm.
Food and beverages available for purchase.
Saturday 3 March Palm Beach Parklands, 945 Gold Coast Highway, Palm Beach Cars 3 - Adventure | Family
Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast cars, the legendary Lighting McQueen finds himself pushed out of the sport that he loves. Hoping to get back in the game, he turns to Cruz Ramirez, an eager young technician who has her own plans for winning. With inspiration from the Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns, No. 95 prepares to compete on Piston Cup Racing's biggest stage.
Rated G: 109 minutes
Movie starts at 7pm
Pre-movie interactive kids fun with Sparky Do Dah from 4.30pm to 6.30pm.
Food and beverages available for purchase.
Saturday 10 March Biggera Waters State School, Coombabah Road, Biggera Waters Boss Baby - Animation | Comedy | Family
A suit‐wearing, briefcase‐carrying baby pairs up with his seven‐year-old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.
Rated PG: 97 minutes
Movie starts at 7pm
Food and beverages available for purchase.
Saturday 10 March Galleon Park, Galleon Way, Currumbin Waters Boss Baby - Animation | Comedy | Family
A suit‐wearing, briefcase‐carrying baby pairs up with his seven‐year-old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.
Rated PG: 97 minutes
Movie starts at 7pm
Pre-movie interactive kids fun with Sparky Do Dah from 4.30pm to 6.30pm.
Food and beverages available for purchase.
Saturday 17 March Worongary State School, Delta Cove Drive, Worongary Cars 3 - Adventure | Family
Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast cars, the legendary Lighting McQueen finds himself pushed out of the sport that he loves. Hoping to get back in the game, he turns to Cruz Ramirez, an eager young technician who has her own plans for winning. With inspiration from the Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns, No. 95 prepares to compete on Piston Cup Racing's biggest stage.
Rated G: 109 minutes
Movie starts at 7pm
Pre-movie interactive kids fun with Sparky Do Dah from 4.30pm to 6.30pm.
Food and beverages available for purchase.
Saturday 17 March Burleigh Heads State School To be confirmed To be confirmed
Saturday 24 March Broadwater Parklands, Marine Parade Southport Lego Batman Movie - Animation | Family | Action
Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted.
Rated PG: 104 minutes
Movie starts at 7pm
Food and beverages available for purchase.
Saturday 24 March Frascott Park, Yodelay Street, Varsity Lakes Despicable Me 3 - Animation | Action | Adventure
Gru meets his long‐lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother, Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.
Rated PG: 90 minutes
Movie starts at 7pm
Pre-movie interactive kids fun with Sparky Do Dah from 4.30pm to 6.30pm.
Food and beverages available for purchase.
Saturday 31 March Norm Rix Park, Government Road, Labrador Hop - Animated | Adventure | Comedy
E.B., the Easter Bunny's teenage son, heads to Hollywood, determined to become a drummer in a rock 'n' roll band. In LA, he's taken in by Fred after the out‐of‐work slacker hits E.B. with his car.
Rated G: 95 minutes
Movie starts at 7pm
Pre-movie interactive kids fun with Sparky Do Dah from 4.30pm to 6.30pm.
Food and beverages available for purchase.

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