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!
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
Address: Village Green (North) Darling Quarter, 1-25 Harbour St, Sydney
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)
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
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.
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
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.
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
Address: Cathy Freeman Park, olympic Blvd, Sydney Olympic Park, Homebush
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.