The Galileo Open Air Cinema

The Galileo Open Air Cinema

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The Galileo Open Air Cinema

The open air cinema is back with picnics, drive-ins, and the brand new Galileo Royale

 

Every Wednesday to Sunday during December and November, The Galileo is back with an amazing line-up of films, from old classics to new favourites.

These unforgettable cinematic experiences now come in three options: the classic picnics we’ve come to know and love; the lockdown-inspired drive-in option; and the brand new luxe Galileo Royale experience. Plus, you can now rent The Galileo to host your own events that people will talk about for years to come.

THE GALILEO PICNIC IS THE CLASSIC EXPERIENCE

“The Galileo Picnic provides the classic and cherished Galileo experience,” says Director Huenu Solsona, “with a local artisanal market, giant lawn games and social picnic before the start of the movie at sunset.”

Every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, you can settle in with your snacks and enjoy sundowners, before enjoying a blockbuster film under a canopy of stars. Kirstenbosch Gardens and various wine estates across the Cape Winelands host these Galileo Picnic evenings.

GET SPECIAL TREATMENT AT THE GALILEO ROYALE

The Galileo Royale is their newest offering, which takes place every Wednesday at various picturesque venues, including Suikerbossie in Hout Bay, Casa Labia in Muizenberg, Steenberg Wine Estate in Tokai and Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront in Granger Bay.

Expect a live music performance, movie, backrest, blanket, welcome drink, appetiser and popcorn – all included in the ticket price. There are a limited number of spots available for the Galileo Royale experience, so book early.

NOSTALGIC FRIDAY NIGHTS AT THE GALILEO DRIVE-IN

The Galileo Drive-In was borne out of necessity in a time when lockdown rules meant that picnics were out. But it’s been so popular that it’s now a permanent feature, taking place every Friday night, with venues alternating between Constantia and Rondebosch. You’ll reverse your car into a designated bay, set up a cuddle-pad in the boot, and enjoy a family-friendly film. You can pre-order a selection of goodies with your tickets, or bring along your own snacks for a nostalgic night out.

RENT THE GALILEO TO HOST THE MOST EPIC EVENT

If you’re based in Cape Town or the Cape Winelands, you can now host your own Galileo experience in a venue of your choice, complete with the inflatable screen, audio-visual equipment and expert staff. Try the Home Rentals for an intimate celebration with family and friends, the Drive In Rentals for a bigger occasion like a school event, or the Picnic Rentals, perfect for fundraisers or corporate events. Why not pitch it to your boss for the best end of year function ever? 

THE GALILEO OPEN AIR CINEMA’S FULL MOVIE SCHEDULE

 

Date

Day

Movie

Cinema Type

Venue

Doors

open

Movie

starts

31 Oct 2020

Saturday

Halloween Special Screening: The Blair Witch Project

PICNIC

Cape Town High School (Gardens)

17:30

19:45

4 Nov 2020

Wednesday

Grease

ROYALE

Suikerbossie (Hout Bay)

18:00

19:45

5 Nov 2020

Thursday

La La Land

PICNIC

Kirstenbosch Gardens (Newlands)

18:00

19:45

6 Nov 2020

Friday

The Lion King (2019)

DRIVE-IN

The Cape Academy (Constantia)

18:30

19:45

7 Nov 2020

Saturday

The Notebook

PICNIC

Warwick Wine Estate (Stellenbosch)

17:00

19:45

8 Nov 2020

Sunday

50 First Dates

PICNIC

Kirstenbosch Gardens (Newlands)

18:00

19:45

11 Nov 2020

Wednesday

Bohemian Rhapsody

ROYALE

Casa Labia (Muizenberg)

18:00

20:00

12 Nov 2020

Thursday

Into The Wild

PICNIC

Kirstenbosch Gardens (Newlands)

18:00

20:00

13 Nov 2020

Friday

Beauty And The Beast (2017)

DRIVE-IN

Vredenhof Sports Field (Rondebosch)

18:30

20:00

14 Nov 2020

Saturday

A Star Is Born

PICNIC

Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West)

17:00

20:00

15 Nov 2020

Sunday

Under The Tuscan Sun

PICNIC

Kirstenbosch Gardens (Newlands)

18:00

20:00

18 Nov 2020

Wednesday

Eat Pray Love

ROYALE

Steenberg (Tokai)

18:00

20:00

19 Nov 2020

Thursday

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

PICNIC

Kirstenbosch Gardens (Newlands)

18:00

20:00

20 Nov 2020

Friday

Mrs. Doubtfire

DRIVE-IN

The Cape Academy (Constantia)

18:30

20:00

21 Nov 2020

Saturday

Dirty Dancing

PICNIC

Boschendal Wine Estate (Franschhoek)

17:00

20:00

22 Nov 2020

Sunday

Life Of Pi

PICNIC

Kirstenbosch Gardens (Newlands)

17:00

20:00

25 Nov 2020

Wednesday

About Time

ROYALE

Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront (Granger Bay)

18:00

20:00

26 Nov 2020

Thursday

Yesterday

PICNIC

Kirstenbosch Gardens (Newlands)

18:00

20:00

27 Nov 2020

Friday

Aladdin (2019)

DRIVE-IN

Vredenhof Sports Field (Rondebosch)

18:30

20:00

28 Nov 2020

Saturday

Mamma Mia!

PICNIC

Nederburg Wine Farm (Paarl)

17:00

20:00

29 Nov 2020

Sunday

The Proposal

PICNIC

Kirstenbosch Gardens (Newlands)

18:00

20:00

2 Dec 2020

Wednesday

Pretty Woman

ROYALE

Suikerbossie (Hout Bay)

18:00

20:15

3 Dec 2020

Thursday

Avengers: Endgame

PICNIC

Kirstenbosch Gardens (Newlands)

18:00

20:15

4 Dec 2020

Friday

Wavescape Film Festival

DRIVE-IN

The Cape Academy (Constantia)

18:30

20:15

5 Dec 2020

Saturday

The Greatest Showman

PICNIC

Warwick Wine Estate (Stellenbosch)

17:00

20:15

6 Dec 2020

Sunday

Cool Runnings

PICNIC

Kirstenbosch Gardens (Newlands)

18:00

20:15

9 Dec 2020

Wednesday

The Great Gatsby

ROYALE

Casa Labia (Muizenberg)

18:00

20:15

10 Dec 2020

Thursday

Wavescape Film Festival

PICNIC

Kirstenbosch Gardens (Newlands)

18:00

20:15

11 Dec 2020

Friday

Moana

DRIVE-IN

Vredenhof Sports Field (Rondebosch)

18:30

20:15

12 Dec 2020

Saturday

Me Before You

PICNIC

Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West)

17:00

20:15

13 Dec 2020

Sunday

Bohemian Rhapsody

PICNIC

Kirstenbosch Gardens (Newlands)

18:00

20:15

16 Dec 2020

Wednesday

Dirty Dancing

ROYALE

Steenberg (Tokai)

18:00

20:30

17 Dec 2020

Thursday

The Holiday

PICNIC

Kirstenbosch Gardens (Newlands)

18:00

20:30

18 Dec 2020

Friday

The Princess Bride

DRIVE-IN

The Cape Academy (Constantia)

18:30

20:30

19 Dec 2020

Saturday

Love Actually

PICNIC

Boschendal Wine Estate (Franschhoek)

17:00

20:30

20 Dec 2020

Sunday

Serendipity

PICNIC

Kirstenbosch Gardens (Newlands)

18:00

20:30

23 Dec 2020

Wednesday

Four Christmases

ROYALE

Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront (Granger Bay)

18:00

20:30

24 Dec 2020

Thursday

Christmas Eve Special Screening: Jingle All The Way

PICNIC

Kirstenbosch Gardens (Newlands)

18:00

20:30

25 Dec 2020

Friday

Christmas Day Special Screening: Home Alone

PICNIC

Venue TBC

17:30

20:30

26 Dec 2020

Saturday

Grease

PICNIC

Spier Wine Farm (Stellenbosch)

17:00

20:30

27 Dec 2020

Sunday

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

PICNIC

Kirstenbosch Gardens (Newlands)

18:00

20:30

30 Dec 2020

Wednesday

Notting Hill

ROYALE

Venue TBC

18:00

20:30


BOOK YOUR TICKETS ONLINE NOW

Tickets range between R109 and R290 per person depending on the option you select. You can find more info and book your tickets via the Galileo Open Air Cinema website.

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