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Take transit to these summer movie nights in Metro Vancouver

Take transit to these summer movie nights in Metro Vancouver

Summer movie nights at šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énk Square, formerly known as Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza)
Summer movie nights at šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énk Square. (Alison Boulier/Viva Vancouver)

Gather ‘round the crew for the return of summer movie nights in Metro Vancouver! Bring your blanket, jacket, lawn chair, and snacks to watch these all-time favourite films under the stars.

Summer movie nights usually start at dusk and end late, so we’ve got several options to take you there. Plan your route in advance using our handy Trip Planner.

Here is how to take transit to watch  watch these summer move nights in Metro Vancouver:

Evo Summer Cinema at Stanley Park

The well-attended outdoor Evo Summer Cinema at Stanley Park is back! Make sure to arrive between 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. to reserve yourself some good spots. Admission is free and VIP seating is available for booking.

When: Screenings begin at sunset (between 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.) on Tuesdays from July 5th – August 23rd.

Where: Ceperley Meadow / Second Beach in between the water and Stanley Park Drive

Transit: Route 19 to Stanley Park

Other entertainment: Food truck fare and snack bars.

Movie schedule:

  • July 5: Lion King (1994)
  • July 12: Zoolander
  • July 19: Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • July 26: Jurassic Park
  • August 2: Spice World
  • August 9: Ferris Bueller
  • August 16: Dirty Dancing
  • August 23: Grease

More info:

Summer Movie Nights at šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square

The free Summer Movie Nights event at šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square (formerly known as the Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza) is coming back with fun activations before the movie begins! Come by early to make the most of it and to reserve seats you like. Seats are limited so bring yours just in case!

When: Screenings begin at 9 p.m. on Thursdays from July 7th – August 18th.

Where: šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square

Transit: Expo Line to Granville Station, Canada Line to Vancouver City Centre, or find the best bus route to get you there.

Other entertainment: The fun starts at 4:00 p.m. including hula-hooping, mini-golf, stilt walkers, drum circles, and choirs. There are also plenty of stores and restaurants along Granville and Robson Street near the Square.

Movie schedule:

  • July 7: Mean Girls
  • July 15: Jumanji (1995)
  • July 21: Spiderman: No Way Home
  • July 28: Moulin Rouge
  • August 4: Space Jam
  • August 11: Jurassic Park
  • August 18: Dune/Godzilla Vs. Kong (Audience to vote on the movie)

More info:

Deckchair Cinema, North Vancouver

Imagine a beautiful night time view of Downtown Vancouver on one side and a movie screen on the other. With admission by donation, you can watch a movie at the Quay which includes access to the exhibit at The Polygon Gallery!

When: Screenings begin at sunset (between 9:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.) on Thursdays from July 7th – August 11th.

Where: Cates Deck by The Polygon Gallery

Transit: Take the SeaBus or the bus to Lonsdale Quay.

Other entertainment: Live DJs at Cates Deck begin at 7:00 p.m., and the Polygon Gallery featuring Ghosts of the Machine is open until 8:00 p.m. The Lonsdale Quay Market is open until 7:00 p.m. and a few nearby restaurants are open late.

Movie schedule:

  • July 7: Persepolis
  • July 14: Smoke Signals
  • July 21: Enter the Dragon
  • July 28: Hairspray
  • August 4: Summer of Soul
  • August 11: Paprika

More info:

Summer Cinema at Civic Square, Burnaby

There are lots of family-friendly movies in store at Civic Square’s Summer Cinema. Just steps from Metropolis at Metrotown so you can get warmed up with some of the latest movies screening at Cineplex before heading to the square. It’ll be a movie night delight!

When: Screenings begin at 8:30 p.m. on Fridays from August 12th – September 2nd.

Where: Burnaby Civic Square, McKay Avenue

Transit: Expo Line to Metrotown Station or any bus route that services the area.

Other entertainment: Metrotown Mall is open until 9:00 p.m.

Movie schedule:

  • August 12: Clifford the Big Red Dog
  • August 19: Paddington 2
  • August 26: Shaun the Sheep Movie
  • September 2: Ron’s Gone Wrong

More info:

With summer events like outdoor movie nights gradually returning, reunite with your friends and take in all the fun things around the region, just like old times. We’ll take care of getting you there!


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