The Galileo Open Air Cinema 2021 Schedule - The Galileo Drive In
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The Galileo Open Air Cinema 2021 Schedule

COVID-friendly Movie Magic at the Galileo Open Air Cinema

The Galileo Open Air Cinema 2021 Schedule - The Galileo Drive In
Photo credit: The Galileo Open Air Cinema

Calling all Capetonians! The wildly popular Galileo Open Air Cinema is finally back in action with their new COVID-friendly movie schedule and we couldn’t be more exited! In Cape Town, The Galileo is synonymous with summertime happiness, bringing movie magic to majestic venues across Cape Town, paired with delicious food and impeccable views. While their beloved Picnic screenings have been suspended until further notice due to COVID-19 and government regulations, fear not, The Galileo has put together incredible, safe, and fun alternatives for everyone to enjoy – Ensuring you get to experience the same unique outdoor movie experience under the Mother City moonlight and canopy of stars.

Whether you’re young or young at heart, the Galileo Open Air Cinema invites you to enjoy all the 2021 summer COVID-friendly movie magic. Here is what you can expect from The Galileo this summer season.

The Galileo Royale

The Galileo Open Air Cinema 2021 Schedule - The Galileo Royale
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The Galileo Royale is the brand-new spin-off to the popular Galileo Open Air Cinema screenings and takes place every Wednesday until the end of April 2021. The Galileo Royale provides guests with an exclusive and intimate VIP themed movie experience where they have the opportunity to lap up the luxury and royal treatment with a one-hour live music performance, movie under the stars, backrest, blanket, welcome drink, appetiser, and popcorn – all included in the ticket price.

The Galileo Open Air Cinema 2021 Schedule - The Galileo Royale
Photo credit: The Galileo Open Air Cinema

This intimate affair only caters for a limited number of movie-goers so pre-booking is essential. The spectacular string of venues for the new and exclusive Galileo Royale screenings includes The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel, Suikerbossie, Casa Labia and the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront. If you were a fan of The Galileo’s Picnic screenings then this will certainly be your new go-to Cape Town summer experience.

For more information about the Galileo Royale and what they have to offer, click here. To book your spot and reserve your sought-after Galileo Royale ticket through WebTickets click here.

The Galileo Drive In

The Galileo Open Air Cinema 2021 Schedule - The Galileo Drive In
Photo credit: The Galileo Open Air Cinema

The Galileo Open Air Cinema is making old school cool again with its awesome drive-in experience in the form of The Galileo Drive-In. The Galileo Drive-In invites you to enjoy some of your favourite movie classics and cinematic delights on the big screen from the comfort of your own car. The Galileo Drive In will take place each week from Friday to Sunday with a range of blockbuster hits and family favourites. Park backwards, get your boot set-up with tons of pillows and blankets, sit back, relax, and cuddle up with your loved ones as you enjoy a unique outdoor movie experience under the stars.

The Galileo Open Air Cinema 2021 Schedule - The Galileo Drive In
Photo credit: The Galileo Open Air Cinema

You can pre-order a selection of delicious snacks and goodies with your tickets or bring along your favourite movie snacks for a nostalgic night out – the choice is yours! This retro movie experience takes place across the southern & northern suburbs of Cape Town and will be available throughout winter as well.

This safe and fun Galileo Drive-In cinematic experience is the best COVID-friendly outdoor experience for families, friends, and couples to enjoy together.

For more information about the Galileo Dive In and what they have to offer, click here. To make a booking for this exciting Drive-In cinematic experience under the Cape Town night sky via WebTickets click here

For any further information and updates regarding The Galileo’s exciting The Galileo Royale and The Galileo Drive In movie experiences, visit their website

Ticket Prices

  • The Galileo Royale: R290 p/p (includes entry, live music, movie, backrest, blanket, welcome drink, appetiser & small popcorn)
  • The Galileo Drive In: From R75 – R125 p/p:
  • 2 Person Car: R250 (equates to R125pp)
  • 3 Person Car: R330 (equates to R110pp)
  • 4 Person Car: R390 (equates to R98pp)
  • 5 Person Car: R430 (equates to R86pp)
  • 6 Person Car: R450 (equates to R75pp)

Upcoming Movie Schedule

DateDayMovieCinema TypeVenueDoors
3 Mar 2021WednesdayDirty DancingROYALEThe Cellars-Hohenort Hotel (Constantia)18:0019:45
5 Mar 2021FridayWavescape Film FestivalDRIVE-INJan van Riebeeck Sportveld (Gardens)18:0019:45
6 Mar 2021SaturdayMamma Mia!DRIVE-INJan van Riebeeck Sportveld (Gardens)18:0019:45
7 Mar 2021SundayThe NotebookDRIVE-INJan van Riebeeck Sportveld (Gardens)18:0019:45
10 Mar 2021WednesdayThe ProposalROYALESuikerbossie (Hout Bay)18:0019:45
12 Mar 2021Friday50 First DatesDRIVE-INVredenhof Sports Field (Rondebosch)18:0019:45
13 Mar 2021SaturdayAbominableDRIVE-INVredenhof Sports Field (Rondebosch)18:0019:45
14 Mar 2021SundayThe Great GatsbyDRIVE-INVredenhof Sports Field (Rondebosch)18:0019:30
17 Mar 2021WednesdayMoulin Rouge!ROYALECasa Labia (Muizenberg)18:0019:30
19 Mar 2021FridayThe Lion King (2019)DRIVE-INVenue TBC (Durbanville)18:0019:30
20 Mar 2021SaturdayThe Greatest ShowmanDRIVE-INVenue TBC (Durbanville)18:0019:30
21 Mar 2021SundayCrazy, Stupid, LoveDRIVE-INVenue TBC (Durbanville)18:0019:30
24 Mar 2021WednesdayNotting HillROYALERadisson Blu Hotel Waterfront (Granger Bay)18:0019:30
26 Mar 2021FridayMadagascarDRIVE-INThe Cape Academy (Constantia)18:0019:30
27 Mar 2021SaturdayGreaseDRIVE-INThe Cape Academy (Constantia)18:0019:30
28 Mar 2021SundayThe Shawshank RedemptionDRIVE-INThe Cape Academy (Constantia)18:0019:30
31 Mar 2021WednesdayP.S. I Love YouROYALEThe Cellars-Hohenort Hotel (Constantia)18:0019:30
2 Apr 2021FridayThe Princess BrideDRIVE-INCape Town High School (Gardens)18:0019:30
3 Apr 2021SaturdayBack To The FutureDRIVE-INCape Town High School (Gardens)18:0019:30
4 Apr 2021SundayEaster Special Screening: Peter RabbitDRIVE-INCape Town High School (Gardens)18:0019:30
7 Apr 2021WednesdayLove ActuallyROYALESuikerbossie (Hout Bay)18:0019:30
9 Apr 2021FridaySerendipityDRIVE-INVredenhof Sports Field (Rondebosch)18:0019:30
10 Apr 2021SaturdayBlendedDRIVE-INVredenhof Sports Field (Rondebosch)18:0019:30
11 Apr 2021SundayThe Devil Wears PradaDRIVE-INVredenhof Sports Field (Rondebosch)18:0019:30
14 Apr 2021WednesdayCasablancaROYALECasa Labia (Muzienberg)18:0019:30
16 Apr 2021FridaySingDRIVE-INVenue TBC (Durbanville)18:0019:30
17 Apr 2021SaturdayA Star Is BornDRIVE-INVenue TBC (Durbanville)18:0019:30
18 Apr 2021SundayMamma Mia! Here We Go AgainDRIVE-INVenue TBC (Durbanville)18:0019:30
21 Apr 2021WednesdayAmelieROYALERadisson Blu Hotel Waterfront (Granger Bay)18:0019:30
23 Apr 2021FridayJumanji: Welcome To The JungleDRIVE-INThe Cape Academy (Constantia)18:0019:30
24 Apr 2021SaturdayDolittleDRIVE-INThe Cape Academy (Constantia)18:0019:30
25 Apr 2021SundayBohemian RhapsodyDRIVE-INThe Cape Academy (Constantia)18:0019:30
30 Apr 2021FridaySweet Home AlabamaDRIVE-INCape Town High School (Gardens)18:0019:30
1 May 2021SaturdayGreaseDRIVE-INCape Town High School (Gardens)18:0019:30
2 May 2021SundayZoolanderDRIVE-INCape Town High School (Gardens)18:0019:30
7 May 2021FridayCocoDRIVE-INVredenhof Sports Field (Rondebosch)18:0019:30
8 May 2021SaturdayThe Blind SideDRIVE-INVredenhof Sports Field, Rondebosch18:0019:30
9 May 2021SundayMother’s DayDRIVE-INVredenhof Sports Field (Rondebosch)18:0019:30
14 May 2021FridayMrs. DoubtfireDRIVE-INVenue TBC (Durbanville)18:0019:30
15 May 2021SaturdayDirty DancingDRIVE-INVenue TBC (Durbanville)18:0019:30
16 May 2021SundayCoyote UglyDRIVE-INVenue TBC (Durbanville)18:0019:30
21 May 2021FridayMamma Mia!DRIVE-INThe Cape Academy (Constantia)18:0019:30
22 May 2021SaturdayMulanDRIVE-INThe Cape Academy (Constantia)18:0019:30
23 May 2021SundayMoulin RougeDRIVE-INThe Cape Academy (Constantia)18:0019:30
28 May 2021FridayP.S. I Love YouDRIVE-INCape Town High School (Gardens)18:0019:30
29 May 2021SaturdayPretty WomanDRIVE-INCape Town High School (Gardens)18:0019:30
30 May 2021SundayCool RunningsDRIVE-INCape Town High School (Gardens)18:0019:30

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