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Free family movies under the stars

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Movies under the Stars

Movies under the stars

What better way to spend an 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.

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

Movies under the stars program

February 2019

Date Location Movie details Extra activities
Saturday, 2 February Biggera Waters State School, Coombabah Road, Biggera Waters Trolls - Animation | Adventure | Comedy
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 7pm
Saturday, 2 February Kingsmore Park, Kingsmore Boulevard, Reedy Creek Peter Rabbit - Animation | Adventure | Comedy
Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer's vegetable garden.
Rated PG: 95 minutes
Movie starts 7pm
Free interactive kids activities from 4.30pm
Friday, 15 February Robina State School (Glen Eagles Drive, Robina) Ferdinand - Animation | Adventure | Comedy
Destined to become a fearless fighting bull, the young pacifist and flower-loving calf, Ferdinand, summons up the courage to escape from a Spanish bull-training camp, to finally find himself on little Nina's idyllic and fragrant farm. However, an unfortunate run-in with a busy golden bee will send the immense but peaceful animal back to the old Casa del Toro academy, where the famous matador, El Primero, usually selects his worthy bovine opponents for the arena. Does Ferdinand hide a fierce champion underneath a mountain of muscles, or is he a gentle giant after all?
Rated PG: 106 minutes
Movie starts 7pm
Free interactive kids activities from 4.30pm
Saturday, 16 February Broadwater Parklands (Marine Parade, Southport) The Jungle Book - Adventure | Drama | Family
After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther Bagheera and free-spirited bear Baloo.
Rated PG: 106 minutes
Movie starts 7pm
No free interactive kids activities
Saturday, 16 February Woodlands Park, Swanton Drive, Mudgeeraba Beauty and the Beast - Family | Fantasy | Musical
A selfish prince is cursed to become a monster for the rest of his life, unless he learns to fall in love with a beautiful young woman he keeps prisoner.
Rated PG: 129 minutes
Movie starts 7pm
Free interactive kids activities from 4.30pm
Cancelled due to weather.
Saturday, 23 February
Broadbeach State School, Alexandra Avenue, Broadbeach This movie will be rescheduled.
Sing - Animation | Family
In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theatre impresario’s attempt to save his theatre with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists find that their lives will never be the same.
Rated PG: 108 minutes
Movie starts 7pm
Free interactive kids activities from 4.30pm
Cancelled due to weather.
Saturday, 23 February
Burleigh Heads State School, Lower Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads This movie will be rescheduled.
Incredibles 2 - Animation | Adventure | Comedy
Bob Parr (Mr Incredible) is left to care for the kids while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world.
Rated PG: 118 minutes
Movie starts 7pm
Free interactive kids activities from 4.30pm

March 2019

Date Location Movie details Extra activities
Saturday, 2 March Ashmore State School, Currumburra Road, Ashmore The Greatest Showman - Biography | Drama | Musical
Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Rated PG: 105 minutes
Movie starts 7pm
Free interactive kids activities from 4.30pm
Saturday, 9 March Broadwater Parklands (Marine Parade, Southport) Peter Rabbit - Animation | Adventure | Comedy
Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer's vegetable garden.
Rated PG: 95 minutes
Movie starts 7pm
Saturday, 16 March Palm Beach Parklands, 945 Gold Coast Highway, Palm Beach Antman & The Wasp - Action | Adventure | Comedy
As Scott Lang balances being both a Super Hero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past..
Rated PG: 118 minutes
Movie starts 7pm
Free interactive kids activities from 4.30pm
Saturday, 23 March Miami State School, 18-36 Oceanic Drive, Mermaid Waters Christopher Robin - Animation | Adventure | Comedy
A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.
Rated PG: 104 minutes
Movie starts 7pm
Free interactive kids activities from 4.30pm
Saturday, 23 March Cos Zantiotis Open Space, 112 Brisbane Road, Labrador Ant-Man and The Wasp - Action | Adventure | Comedy
As Scott Lang balances being both a superhero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.
Rated PG: 118 minutes
Movie starts 7pm
Free interactive kids activities from 4.30pm
Saturday, 30 March

Cancelled

Marymount Primary School, 261-283 Reedy Creek Road, Burleigh Waters

Smallfoot - Animation | Adventure | Comedy
A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.
Rated PG: 96 minutes
Movie starts 7pm
Saturday, 30 March

Cancelled

Tugun Park, 414 Coolangatta Road, Tugun

The Greatest Showman - Biography | Drama | Musical
Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Rated PG: 105 minutes
Movie starts 6.30pm

April 2019

Date Location Movie details Extra activities
Friday, 5 April Broadbeach State School, Alexandra Avenue, Broadbeach Sing - Animation | Family
In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theatre impresario’s attempt to save his theatre with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists find that their lives will never be the same.
Rated PG: 108 minutes
Movie starts 7pm
Free interactive kids activities from 4.30pm
Saturday, 6 April Parkwood Sharks Junior Rugby League Football Club
180 Musgrave Avenue, Labrador
Incredibles 2 - Animation | Adventure | Comedy
Bob Parr (Mr Incredible) is left to care for the kids while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world.
Rated PG: 118 minutes
Movie starts 7pm
Free interactive kids activities from 4.30pm
Saturday, 13 April Frascott Park Yodelay Street, Varsity Lakes Peter Rabbit - Animation | Adventure | Comedy
Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer's vegetable garden.
Rated PG: 95 minutes
Movie starts 7pm
Free interactive kids activities from 4.30pm
Saturday, 13 April Palm Beach Parklands, 945 Gold Coast Highway, Palm Beach Antman & The Wasp - Action | Adventure | Comedy
As Scott Lang balances being both a Super Hero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past..
Rated PG: 118 minutes
Movie starts 7pm
Free interactive kids activities from 4.30pm
Saturday, 27 April Broadwater Parklands (Marine Parade, Southport) Christopher Robin - Animation | Adventure | Comedy
A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.
Rated PG: 104 minutes
Movie starts 7pm

May 2019

Date Location Movie details Extra activities
Saturday, 4 May Burleigh Heads State School, Lower Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads Incredibles 2 - Animation | Adventure | Comedy
Bob Parr (Mr Incredible) is left to care for the kids while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world.
Rated PG: 118 minutes
Movie starts 7pm
Free interactive kids activities from 4.30pm

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