The Galileo Open Air Cinema

The Galileo Open Air Cinema Friday Movie Nights

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The Galileo Open Air Cinema

The Galileo Open Air Cinema Friday Movie Nights

Get your dose of classics, dramas, action movies and more at these outdoor summertime showings

From Bohemian Rhapsody to Dirty Dancing – film fanatics get to sit back, relax and enjoy killer movies every Friday night at various venues, rotating between the Waterfront’s Battery Park, Century City, Meerendal Wine Estate and Steenberg Farm in Tokai. Plus, there is a special Valentine’s Day screening of About Time.

Throw in popcorn, picnics (and of course, the stunning locations), and the screenings definitely trump showings in a regular four-walled theatre.

Doors open from 6pm – it’s best to get there early to secure a comfy spot – and the movies start after sunset.

Every Wednesday and Thursday, The Galileo Open Air Cinema returns to Kirstenbosch, one of the quintessential Cape Town summer experiences. See the full The Galileo Open Air Cinema Wednesday and Thursday movie line-up at Kirstenbosch Gardens.

Saturday nights are for discovering exciting new places as the experience travels to various wine farms throughout the season. See the full list of The Galileo Open Air Cinema Winelands venues and movies.

Family Sundays are a select series of Sunday screenings happening over the school holidays at Kelvin Grove in Newlands. See all The Galileo Open Air Cinema movies at the Family Sunday screenings. Also check out The Galileo Open Air Cinema’s entire line-up for Cape Town


Date Day Movie Age
Venue Doors
18 Oct 2019 Friday Grease PG Meerendal Wine Estate, Durbanville 18:00  19:45 
25 Oct 2019 Friday Zootopia PG Central Park, Century City 18:00  19:45 
1 Nov 2019 Friday Top Gun 13PG LS Battery Park, V&A Waterfront 18:00  19:45 
8 Nov 2019 Friday My Big Fat Greek Wedding PG Steenberg Farm, Tokai 18:00  19:45 
15 Nov 2019 Friday Breakfast At Tiffany’s 13 PG Meerendal Wine Estate, Durbanville 18:00  20:00 
22 Nov 2019 Friday The Notebook 10 S Central Park, Century City 18:00  20:00 
29 Nov 2019 Friday Rocketman 16 D IAT L P S Battery Park, V&A Waterfront 18:00  20:00 
6 Dec 2019 Friday A Good Year 10 L Steenberg Farm, Tokai 18:00  20:15 
13 Dec 2019 Friday Avengers: Endgame PG Meerendal Wine Estate, Durbanville 18:00  20:15 
20 Dec 2019 Friday E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial PG Central Park, Century City 18:00  20:30 
27 Dec 2019 Friday Aquaman 13 D L P V Battery Park, V&A Waterfront 18:00  20:30 
3 Jan 2020 Friday Mrs. Doubtfire A Steenberg Farm, Tokai 18:00  20:30 
10 Jan 2020 Friday La La Land PG Meerendal Wine Estate, Durbanville 18:00  20:30 
17 Jan 2020 Friday Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again PG Central Park, Century City 18:00  20:30 
24 Jan 2020 Friday Yesterday 10-12 PG DL Battery Park, V&A Waterfront 18:00  20:15 
31 Jan 2020 Friday Dirty Dancing PG Steenberg Farm, Tokai 18:00  20:15 
7 Feb 2020 Friday The Rocky Horror Picture Show 13 S Meerendal Wine Estate, Durbanville 18:00  20:00 
14 Feb 2020 Friday Valentine’s Day Special Screening: About Time 13 L Nooitgedacht Wine Estate 17:00  20:00 
21 Feb 2020 Friday Me Before You 7-9 PG Battery Park, V&A Waterfront 18:00  20:00 
28 Feb 2020 Friday Father Of The Bride A Steenberg Farm, Tokai 18:00  19:45 
6 Mar 2020 Friday Bohemian Rhapsody 13 D L  Meerendal Wine Estate, Durbanville 18:00  19:45 
13 Mar 2020 Friday A Dog’s Journey 7-9 PG DV Central Park, Century City 18:00  19:45 
20 Mar 2020 Friday The Greatest Showman 10-12 PG DPV Battery Park, V&A Waterfront 18:00  19:45 
27 Mar 2020 Friday Moana PG Steenberg Farm, Tokai 18:00  19:45 
3 Apr 2020 Friday Dirty Dancing PG Meerendal Wine Estate, Durbanville 18:00  19:45 
10 Apr 2020 Friday Grease PG Central Park, Century City 18:00  19:30 
17 Apr 2020 Friday Titanic 13 PG Battery Park, V&A Waterfront 18:00  19:30 
24 Apr 2020 Friday Mamma Mia! PG Steenberg Farm, Tokai 18:00  19:15

Tickets for the entire season are now on sale and can be purchased online via Do note that if the show sells out online, no tickets will be available at the door. Space is limited, so book early to avoid disappointment. Gift vouchers are also available via the site.



Standard ticket

Entry only


Warm ticket

Plus blanket


Comfy ticket

Plus backrest


Warm and comfy ticket

Plus blanket and backrest



Reserved premium seating, 
blanket, backrest, Coke and 
a Frey chocolate


Snuggle (couples)

Front row mattress, two blankets, 
two pillows and a chocolate box from Frey

R360 per couple




By Daryn Wood


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