The Moonlight Cinema

Your favourite films under the stars, the Moonlight Cinema is the only way to spend your summer nights in Sydney.

By Benjamen Judd

Every summer, movie buffs, lovers and BFFs celebrate Sydney’s balmy nights at the annual Moonlight Cinema. 

Starting on December 1 and running until April 2, the Moonlight Cinema transforms the Belvedere Amphitheatre in Centennial Park into Australia’s biggest outdoor cinema. 

Kick back and enjoy some of the latest big budget releases or cult classics from cinematic history. This year’s line-up is massive, including some of the most anticipated blockbusters of 2016: DC’s Suicide Squad, Girl On The Train, Marvel’s Dr Strange, La La Land, Passengers, and Tom Ford’s incredible follow-up to his debut film, Nocturnal Animals starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Amy Adams.

Take your pick of hiring out one of the venue’s big beanbags or take yourself a picnic blanket to curl up with your plus one for a slightly more romantic adventure. 

While you are more than welcome to bring your own food and wine, there are also catering facilities on site serving up delicious snacks such as deep fried mac and cheese balls, Southern fried chicken sliders and a New Yorker chilli cheese dog at the LA Style Food Truck. 

Space is limited and some films will sell out quickly so ask our expert concierge team to help organise your spot on the night plus transportation to the event. 

The Moonlight Cinema will run from December 1 until April 2, 2017. 

For more information on times and movie releases, head to the official website. 

Belvedere Amphitheatre, Centennial Park

Cnr Carrington Drive and Broome Avenue

Entrance via Woollahra Gates, Oxford Street.


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