The return of The Galileo Open Air Cinema was widely welcomed at their sold-out season 8 launch held at Kirstenbosch Gardens on Wednesday, October 16. The much-anticipated seasonal experience kicked off with a screening of A Star is Born.

With ample food vendors to choose from, The Galileo team pulled out all the stops to commemorate Cape Town’s incredible outdoor movie experience.

The well-organised, authentic movie experience is the only open-air cinema in Cape Town. If you’re looking for something to do that you haven’t done before, then a movie at The Galileo Open Air Cinema is your answer.

The unique evening is designed for families, friends and couples alike, making it an exciting night out for everyone.

This season will see a line-up of 117 of the greatest movies. From golden classics to fun family favourites, creepy horrors, heart-tugging rom-coms and everything in between, The Galileo team have thought of it all.

Running from Wednesday to Saturday and in December on Sundays, The Galileo adds movie magic to some of the most picturesque venues, giving movie-lovers and outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to experience their favourite movie or favourite venue in a truly unique and exciting way.

Kirstenbosch Gardens is one of The Galileo’s beloved regular venues and takes the limelight every Wednesday and Thursday evening this summer.

Fridays add a dose of variety with the rotation of four sensational venues: Battery Park (V&A Waterfront), Meerendal Wine Estate (Durbanville), Central Park (Century City) and Steenberg Farm (Tokai).

Saturdays remain a winelands experience, with 20 award-winning wine estates across Stellenbosch, Somerset-West, Franschhoek and Paarl forming part of the schedule, while Sundays during December school holidays take place at the prestigious Kelvin Grove Club in Newlands and encourages a special family themed series of events.

Other exciting features to look forward to from The Galileo’s eighth season running is the introduction of a classic Bollywood movie to diversify their offering, their annual CSI project that treats over 300 local heroes as nominated by the public to a magical evening under the stars, and their birthday week offer which allows free entry to any patron whose birthday falls between October 2019 and April 2020.

Doors open at 6pm on weekdays, 5pm on Saturdays and 4pm on Sundays, giving you ample time to delight in all there is to offer at a Galileo screening and the festive atmosphere it provides.

The movie starts once the sun sets and the stars begin to shimmer.

Reserve your seat under the stars today!


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Contact: 071 471 8728 (available until 8pm on show days)

Ticket prices: Standard: R109 (entry only) Warm: R117 (plus blanket)

Comfy: R125 (plus backrest)

Warm & comfy: R130 (plus blanket and backrest)

VIP: R195 (Reserved premium seating, blanket, backrest, Coke and a Frey chocolate slab)

Snuggle: R360 per couple (front row mattress, 2 blankets, 2 pillows and Frey chocolates)

Special screenings –Halloween, Christmas, Valentine’s and Easter: Ticket prices vary.

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