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Movies Under the Stars

Movies under the stars

What better way to spend an evening than watching a movie under the stars outdoors!

The City of Gold Coast Movies Under the Stars program is free, family-friendly fun on offer from January to March 2021, right across the city.

The events are free to attend. However due to ongoing COVID restrictions these events are ticketed, so click the link below to check out the movie schedule and register for your free ticket/s.

Gather your family and friends, pack a picnic and make a night of it at Movies Under the Stars.

Date Location Movie Rating Classification Duration
Saturday 3 April 2021 Lionel Perry Park, Surfers Paradise Hop PG Animation, Adventure, Comedy 1 hr 35 mins

Doors open: 6pm
Movies start: 7pm

If weather is uncertain, phone 07 5581 7016.

Register online now to secure your free tickets.

Stay COVID Safe

Being COVID Safe is a shared responsibility. Please follow COVID Safe practices when attending these events. Remember:

These events are operating under a COVID Safe Event Checklist.

Additional ticket information

If you are unable to secure tickets online before the event, and there are tickets still available on the night, you can attend and access the event by scanning the QR code at the door.

If you don't receive a confirmation email after registration – please check your email ‘junk’ folder. Emails are automatically forwarded from the ticketing system. Your ticket will include a QR code that we need to ‘scan’ in order to provide entry.

If you registered for a ticket but are no longer able to attend – you can cancel free tickets to an event before the event starts, which we would encourage you to do to ensure another person/family can register to attend. Follow these steps:

  1. Go to your confirmation email and click on the link that reads ‘View and manage your order online’ (underneath ‘Order Summary’)
  2. At the Eventbrite link, click your order on the “Tickets” page.
  3. Click the “Cancel order” button.
  4. Confirm your cancellation by clicking the “Yes, Cancel this order” button.
  5. You will receive confirmation that your order has been cancelled on the website and also via email.

Can children attend this event unattended?

We recommend all children attend the event with a parent or guardian.

What if it rains?

If weather is uncertain, phone 07 5581 7016.

If the event is cancelled due to wet weather or any other reason, we will update the Movies Under the Stars – Summer Series Facebook event page and ticket holders will also receive a notification via Eventbrite.

Stay COVID Safe

Being COVID Safe is a shared responsibility. Please follow COVID Safe practices when attending these events.

  • Stay home if you're unwell.
  • Maintain social distancing and keep 1.5 metres between yourself and others.
  • Wash your hands regularly.

This event is operating under a COVID Safe Event Checklist.

For more information please contact City Events on 07 5581 5286.

Wheelchair accessible

This event is wheelchair accessible. Please note this event is setup on the grass surface of The Great Lawn, Broadwater Parklands.

There are accessible car parking spaces in the carpark and each toilet block at the Parklands has an accessible option.

Broadwater Parklands is also home to one of only five Changing Places toilets on the Gold Coast. This toilet includes an adjustable height change table, ceiling tracking hoist and shower. A Master Locksmith Access Key (MLAK) is required for access. For more information, see our Changing Places toilet – Broadwater Parklands page.

The Southport CBD and Broadwater Parklands mobility map is a great resource. Find the location of accessible toilets, change facilities, accessible car parking spaces, pathway gradients, location of kerb ramps and key buildings and services. Transport information for light rail stations, bus stops and bus routes are also featured.


For the wellbeing of all attending the event, we recommend pets are left at home. Guide dogs and assistance animals are welcome at all locations.

M-rated movies

Films and computer games classified M (Mature) contain content of a moderate impact. M-rated films and computer games are not recommended for children under the age of 15. They include portrayals of elements such as violence and themes that require a mature outlook.

However, children under the age of 15 may legally access this material as the classification rating is an advisory category.

Lost and found

Missing people – we want to make sure everyone has a safe and enjoyable experience at the event. If you were to become separated from your child, make sure you have a plan in place before this happens. Write your mobile contact number on your child’s arm or an armband – or if they’re older, arrange to meet somewhere. If you become separated from your child at the event, please speak to one of our friendly staff members for assistance.

Lost and found items  – please speak to one of our friendly staff members for assistance if you misplace (or find) something.

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