The Galileo Open Air Cinema

Sunday night movies at Kirstenbosch Gardens

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The Galileo Open Air Cinema

Sunday night movies at Kirstenbosch Gardens

End off the weekend with a relaxing movie at The Galileo Open Air Cinema

2022/23: See what’s on at The Galileo Open Air Cinema at Kirstenbosch Gardens.

Nothing says Sunday night like a meal and a movie, only this time it's way more atmospheric because The Galileo Open Air Cinema screens at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, and there are food stalls, too, so supper is sorted. 


Gather the gang and head to Kirstenbosch, in Newlands, to watch your favourite movie in the great outdoors. Featuring classics such as My Big Fat Greek Wedding and newer movies like Rocketman, The Galileo's line-up is extensive so you'll find something, whichever genre you prefer. 

A new Sunday night movie experience in Kirstenbosch Gardens. mage: The Galileo Open Air Cinema (Photo by @retroyspective)


Arrive early so you can explore the various food and drink vendors that will be on site. You’ll find everything from juicy chicken shawarmas, cheesy pizza and, of course, popcorn and other snacks traditionally found at the movies. Also, you'll be able to buy alcoholic drinks.

There are a variety of food and drinks vendors on site. Image: The Galileo Open Air Cinema (Photo by @retroyspective)


Date Day Movie Cinema Type Venue Doors Open Movie Starts
24 April 2022 SUNDAY Captain Fantastic PICNIC Kirstenbosch Gardens (Newlands) 18:00 19:30


  • The Galileo Open Air Cinema screens at Kirstenbosch during the weekdays too, with Thursday picnics

  • Other movie experiences are the Friday rotating venues

  • Catch a Saturday movie in different locations in the Cape Winelands 

  • If you love luxe treatment, The Galileo Open Air Cinema has the Royale experience every first Wednesday

  • The Galileo Open Air Cinema picnic Sundays are Covid-19 compliant, so the venue will accommodate a limited amount of guests

  • The Galileo Open Air Cinema also hosts birthday parties and end-of-year parties

  • There will be family-friendly movies shown over the school holidays

  • Bring cash, as not all vendors have scan-to-pay or card facilities 


Tickets prices start from R109 per person, so book your tickets now on WebTickets



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