‘Tis the season to watch movies outside…
If there’s one thing better than snuggling under a blanket, eating popcorn and watching the latest blockbuster, it’s doing all of that under the stars. Outdoor cinemas are a great way to spend your evenings in Dubai whether you’re looking for a free night out of the house, or a VIP experience.
Here’s 3 new outdoor cinemas to check out in Dubai.
Starting on November 6, Azure Beach’s ‘Sea-nema’ will be showcasing blockbuster movies every Wednesday night on the lawn of the popular beach club. Entrance will cost you Dhs50 and there’s a variety of seating available, from the super comfortable beanbags to the cosy couple sofas. Skip dinner and head straight for the snacks as the range of movie bites include pizzas, hot dogs, loaded fries with a variety of toppings, and popcorn. November movies will include F8 The Fate of the Furious and Suicide Squad. While in December, you’ll be able to see Logan, Avengers: Endgame, A Star Is Born, and The Grinch. In January look out for The Devil Wears Prada, Rocketman, Crazy Rich Asians, Crazy Stupid Love and Aladdin.
Azure Beach, Rixos Premium JBR, JBR, Wednesdays from Nov 6, 9.30pm onwards, Dhs50. Tel: (052) 777 9472. azure-beach.com
The huge park at Cluster O of JLT has started showing free movies every Friday night. Upcoming movies include Ride Like a Girl, The Professor and the Madman, Animation movie The Big Trip and Amy Schumer’s I Feel Pretty as well as Then Came You with Game of Thrones’ Masie Williams. Bring your own blankets, chairs or mats and you can catch all of them on the lawn from 6.50pm.
Cluster O, JLT, Dubai, Fridays, 6.50pm onwards, free. dmcc.ae
Palm Jumeirah’s The Pointe has launched a free weekly cinema showing blockbusters such as Fantastic Beasts –The Crimes of Grindelwald, Lego Movie 2 and Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse. Come Christmas time, you’ll also be able to catch both Home Alone 1 and 2 at the free open-air cinema. It runs every Saturday from 8pm.
Event Plaza, The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah, Saturdays, 8pm onwards, free. facebook.com/ThePointePalm