From drive-ins to rooftops, we’ve compiled a list of Perth’s best outdoor cinemas to check out while the weathers still hot.
Pack a picnic, a bottle of Margaret River Shiraz and kick back under the stars at some of the best movie viewing locations Australia has to offer!

Rooftop Movies, Northbridge

Rooftop Movies is an open-air cinema experience like no other, located six levels above the ground in the heart of Northbridge. Their program features a diverse range of films both new and old, showcasing everything from Mary Poppins to Vice.
Many screenings sell out well in advance. Book your tickets from here.

Photo by Ranson Media

Galaxy Drive-In, Kingsley

Take a trip back in time and visit one of the last remaining Drive-ins in all of Australia. Galaxy Drive-In is open all year round and offers $20 per-car movies on Tuesdays! Cash only.

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Somerville Auditorium, Crawley

Somerville Auditorium is set in a picturesque garden bored by Norfolk pine trees on the grounds of the University of Western Australia.
Throughout the warmer months they have screenings of some of the newest critically acclaimed indie, community and international films every night (pending weather) from 8pm. Picnickers welcome from 6pm.
View the program here.

Photo via Perth Festival

ECU Joondalup Pines, Joondalup

This charming outdoor cinema is located on the ECU Joondalup Campus and like Somerville, is home to the Perth Festival’s annual Lotterywest Films program.
Situated amongst pine trees and adjacent to a lake and landscaped surrounds, the venue offers its patrons an opportunity to view acclaimed international films in a unique setting. The cinema can accommodate up to 400 guests on a mix of deckchair-style seats, beanbags or on their picnic rugs on grassed areas.
Their season runs from Tuesday 4 December 2018 until 7 April 2019.

Photo via Perth Festival

Luna Outdoor Cinema, Leederville

Small, intimate and relaxing is the best way to describe Luna’s Leederville outdoor cinema which still remains one of Perth’s best kept secrets.
It’s fully licensed and screens mostly new movies from December – February.
Check the program here!

Photo from the Luna Palace Cinemas Facebook Page

Camelot Outdoor Cinema, Mosman Park

Camelot Outdoor Cinema is a unique and intimate venue located at Mosarts, in the heart of Mosman Park. It screens a selection of the season’s best films in its picturesque Art Deco surrounds.
On the first Wednesday of every month they host Jazz & Oyster nights and on other nights often put on pre-show live music from some of the most talented musicians around town.
For a full schedule of films and to pre-purchase tickets, head to the Camelot Outdoor Cinema website.

Photo from the Luna Palace Cinemas Facebook Page

Moonlight Cinema, Kings Park and Botanic Garden

Located in May Drive Parkland in Kings Park, Moonlight Cinema screens the newest released movies as well as some of the all-time greats. Pack a picnic dinner or purchase food and drinks onsite and enjoy a beautiful summer evening under the stars.

Photo via the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority

Cover photo thanks to UWA Somerville

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