The Galileo Open Air Cinema, a beloved outdoor movie experience in Cape Town, is gearing up for another spectacular season under the stars. The summer season commenced on 31 October, 2023, and promises to run until the end of April 2024, offering a bucket-list activity that caters to movie lovers of all ages. With a roster of over 100 iconic movies, this summer’s lineup is sure to impress.
From heartwarming family classics to tear-jerking rom-coms, toe-tapping musicals, Bollywood hits, iconic cult classics, and golden oldies, The Galileo Open Air Cinema provides the perfect setting for enchanting evenings with friends, romantic date nights, birthday celebrations, family gatherings, and even end-of-year parties for teams.
In its 12th star-studded season, The Galileo plans to transport you to some of the most breathtaking venues in Cape Town and the Cape Winelands. Weekdays will see screenings hosted at the picturesque Kirstenbosch Garden, while selected Fridays will light up Central Park in Century City. Saturdays are all about alternating Wine Estates across Paarl, Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, and Somerset West.
The Galileo goes the extra mile to create unforgettable experiences with special shows and themed décor. From Easter Egg hunts to Christmas festivities, giant lawn games, themed decorations, and entertainment, each event is designed to add a touch of magic.
Here are some highlights: On Christmas Eve (24 December, 2023), enjoy “Home Alone,” and on Christmas Day (25 December 2023), watch “The Grinch” at Kirstenbosch Garden in Newlands.
The Galileo offers more than just a movie screening; it’s an opportunity to immerse yourself in the season’s ambiance with lively music, awe-inspiring views, outdoor games, delectable food options from on-site food stalls, and great company. When the doors open, you’ll have ample time to settle in, choose your spot on the lawn, savour a delightful pre-movie picnic, and then snuggle up in the provided blankets and backrests. Cue the happy memories of a summer evening like no other!