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Family Friendly Outdoor Cinemas in Sydney

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As soon as Summer hits Sydney, it's not only the cicadas that start buzzing outdoors - so do quite a few large cinema screens! From the suburbs to the city, outdoor cinemas pop up everywhere. And all of them show family friendly films for you to enjoy. Here is a great list of where they are all at!

Little Darlings Night Owls Kid's Film Festival - Darling Quarter

Night Owls

This is our favourite outdoor cinema in Sydney, because it's just for kids and it is FREE!! There's family friendly entertainment before each movie and it's also close to the amazing Darling Quarter playground, so you can have a play too.

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What's On: Little Shots Short Film Festival; Shaun the Sheep; The Jungle Book; Kung Fu Panda 3; Zootopia; The Good Dinosaur; Pan plus loads more!
Dates: 06.01.17 - 25.01.17
Cost: FREE
Address: Village Green (North) Darling Quarter, 1-25 Harbour St, Sydney
More info: www.darlingquarter.com/nightowls

Moonlight Cinema - Centennial Park

Moonlight Cinema

This is Sydney's longest running outdoor cinema of the season - so you can enjoy an outdoor film all through Summer until the beginning of Autumn! And it's fur baby friendly, so you can take along your well behaved pups.

What's On: Trolls; Sing; Secret Life of Pets; Moana; Petes Dragon; Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them; Red Dog: True Blue
Dates: 01.12.16 - 02.02.17
Cost: $50.00/family pass
Address: Belvedere Ampitheatre in Centennial Park (near York Rd)
More info: www.moonlightcinema/sydney

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Sydney Hills Outdoor Cinema - Castle Hill

Sydney Hills Outdoor Cinema

With a new location this year at the Castle Hill Showground, this trendy outdoor cinema experience promises to be bigger and better than ever! You can even hire your very own Bell Tent with a butler to run and get you food and drinkie poos all night long!

What's On: Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them; Trolls; Red Dog: True Blue; Moana; Monster Trucks
Dates: 12.01.17 - 12.02.17
Cost: $63.80/family pass
Address: Castle Hill Showground, Showground Rd, Castle Hill
More info: www.sydneyhillsoutdoorcinema.com.au

The Sunset Cinema - North Sydney

This is where all of the North Shore kids and their parents go to see an outdoor movie. Held in the lovely grounds of North Sydney Oval, there's heaps of space for everyone.

The Sunset Cinema North Sydney

What's On: Trolls; Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them; Red Dog: True Blue; Moana; Sing; Monster Trucks
Dates: 19.01.17 - 18.03.17
Cost: $50.00/family pass
Address: North Sydney Oval, Miller St, North Sydney
More info: www.sunsetcinema.com.au/northsydney

Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinema - Bondi

Ben & Jerrys Open Air Cinema

Located right near iconic Bondi Beach, you can take the family for a dip before the flick! And if you go on a Sunday you get free Ben & Jerry's ice cream at their Sundae Sessions!

What's On: Movies yet to be confirmed
Dates: 19.01.17 - 26.02.17
Cost: From $16.00/concession
Address: Dolphin Lawn, Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach
More info: openaircinemas.com.au/bondi

Ben & Jerry's Outdoor Cinema is also on at Sydney Uni - with one remaining family friendly movie to be shown on Tuesday 20.12.16 - Elf. Click here for more info.

Movies by the Boulevard - Sydney Olympic Park

Another awesome free outdoor cinema for all of us to enjoy. The focus of the films showing is definitely on families, with the schedule covering films for young kids, up to your older teens.

Movies on the Boulevard

What's On: Zootopia; Storks; The Lion King; The Jungle Book; Hunt for the Wilderpeople and loads more!
Dates: 07.01.17 - 22.01.17
Cost: FREE
Address: Cathy Freeman Park, olympic Blvd, Sydney Olympic Park, Homebush
More info: www.sydneyolympicpark.com.au

Movies In The Park - Strathfield

The local council are puting on free family friendly movies for locals and visitors alike, to enjoy in the lovely surrounds of Strathfield Park

Movies in the Park Strathfield

What's On: The Good Dinosaur; Paper Planes; Tomorrowland
Dates: 10.12.17/21.01.17/04.02.17
Cost: FREE
Address: Strathfield Park, Homebush Rd, Strathfield
More info: Strathfield Events

St George Open Air Cinema - Mrs Macquarie's Chair

It's all about the view here...but unfortunately they don't show any movies for little people - just a couple suitable for older kids.

What's On: Lion; Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them
Dates: 07.01.17 - 17.02.07
Cost: From $36.00
Address: Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney
More info: www.stgeorgeopenair.com.au

Skyline Drive In - Prospect

Skyline Drive In

This is Sydney's only remaining Drive In - and they are open throughout the year. On weekends and during the school holidays they always have a decent selection of new release family friendly films showing.

What's On: check website for details
Dates: All year round
Cost: From
Address: Cricketers Arms Rd, Prospect
More Info: www.eventcinemas.com.au/cinema/drive-in-blacktown

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