The Gold Coast has become quite the place for outdoor movie cinemas, so we’ve listed the best spots to catch a flick under the stars this autumn…
SIPFest, Saturday April 6 thru to Sunday April 7
Otherwise known as the ‘Shorts in Paradise Festival’, SIPFest is an annual short film festival that transforms Surfers Paradise beach into a unique, sandy cinema, showcasing the fourteen finalist films and live performances across two nights. With quality short films across a broad range of genres, there will truly be something for everyone – vote for your favourite film on the night, and its could be in the running to win $8000 in cash prizes.
American Express Openair Cinema, Thursday March 14 to Sunday April 14
It was a favourite for Brisbane residents when it debuted last year, and now the Openair Cinema has graced the Gold Coast’s shores to deliver plenty of outdoor cinema action for parents and children alike! With a program full of blockbusters and family favourites, simply take your pick, purchase your ticket and head along to the Broadwater Parklands for live entertainment, sunset drinks, delicious food from on-site food trucks and, of course, a great movie.
Movies under the Stars, on until Saturday April 27
Is there any better way to spend an evening than watching a movie with the family under the stars? Gather your friends or just get out with the kids to one – or a few! – of the many Movies under the Stars taking place all over the Gold Coast. With fantastic food truck options on site and plenty of interactive kids activities, all you’ll need to do is bring the snacks and head to your nearest movie to make the most of this City of Gold Coast initiative. Did we mention they’re free?