Adelaide’s Moonlight Cinema | Botanic Park | 11 Dec 2020 – 14 Feb 2021

Adelaide’s Moonlight Cinema

Enjoy a film under the stars at Adelaide’s Moonlight Cinema in Botanic Park

Summer is around the corner and Moonlight Cinema is back for the ultimate summer experience under the stars.

The December/January program will be released soon and is bound to be jam-packed once again with acclaimed summer blockbusters, cosy Christmas flicks, fan favourites, fierce female leads and an array of hotly anticipated family-friendly films.  

Recline on a plush bean bed under the stars or unfurl a picnic blanket and unwind amidst the lively festival atmosphere.

December 2020 Program

Friday 11 December 2020 – Pulp Fiction – R18+

Saturday 12 December 2020 – Rams – PG

Sunday 13  December 2020 – Captain America: Civil War – M

Tuesday 15 December 2020 –  Moulin Rouge – M

Wednesday 16 December 2020 –  Love Actually – M

Thursday 17 December 2020 –  Die Hard – M

Friday 18 December 2020 –  Love Actually – M

Saturday 19 December 2020 –  Elf – PG

Sunday 20 December 2020 –  Home Alone – PG

Tuesday 22 December 2020 –  How the Grinch Stole Christmas – PG

Wednesday 23 December 2020 –  The Nightmare Before Christmas – G

Saturday 26 December 2020 –  TBC

Sunday 27 December 2020 – Trolls World Tour – G

Tuesday 29 December 2020 – Tenet – M

Wednesday 30 December 2020 – When Harry Met Sally – M

2021 Program to be announced 10 December 2020


As a BYO event, Moonlight gives you the freedom to create your perfect outdoor cinema experience. Prepare a picnic of charcuterie or feast on your favourite sweets.  Moonlight also has an array of onsite food trucks with a licensed bar and a tantalising selection of hot food.


Take your night to opulent new heights with Moonlight’s Gold Grass. The exclusive package includes a revamped selection of luxurious bean beds in a premium viewing location where waiters will take your order.


Pick up a Moonlight Family Pass for any of their adorable Family Pass selected films. Let the kids run around and drain out their energy, then pull up a blanket, settle in together and be the first to watch some of the most fun films of the summer.

*Each Family Pass is valid for 2 x Adult & 2 x Child admissions OR 1 x Adult & 3 x Child admissions to the same movie session. Child admission is for ages 3 to 15 years inclusive. Family Pass valid for select G and PG classified films only.


  • General Admission $15
  • Cinebuzz members $14
  • Gold Grass $36
  • Connoisseur Lounge $31
  • Family Pass $50




Adelaide’s Moonlight Cinema is located at Botanic Park (adjacent to Adelaide Botanic Garden), Hackney Road, Adelaide. Enter the cinema via Plane Tree Drive.

Gates open at 7pm. Screenings start at sundown (approximately 8.45pm in December, 8.55pm in January and 8.40pm in February).

Make sure you arrive early to ensure a great spot on the lawn. Give yourself time to relax and enjoy a picnic or take advantage of the delicious onsite food before the film.  There is a licensed bar and catering at the venue providing a delicious range of snacks, light meals and hot and cold drinks. You are most welcome to BYO food and drinks.


Moonlight Cinema will roll out a range of new sanitisation and wellbeing initiatives as part of reopening, including:

  • Social distancing measures have been put in place across all Moonlight venues including queue controls and capacity limits.
  • All guests are required to maintain the adequate distance from other guests outside their group.
  • Safety marshals will be onsite at each screening to ensure social distancing guidelines are being met.
  • Moonlight has increased site hygiene facilities. There will be hand-sanitising stations throughout venues and enhanced cleaning measures of high-frequency touchpoints.
  • Online bookings are strongly recommended.
  • Bins are readily available across the venue and all guests are encouraged to dispose of their own rubbish.
  • Moonlight Cinema is a cashless venue. Contactless payment is required in all outlets.

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For more information and all enquiries please visit the Moonlight Cinema website.

What Moonlight Cinema

When:  11 December 2020 – 14 February 2021

Where Botanic Park | Plane Tree Drive, Adelaide

Who: Everyone

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

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