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Cinema in the Park

The City of Ryde holds an annual Cinema in the Park event that features popular movies. The free screenings are held during February - March in different locations around the City of Ryde. Bring your picnic rug or low chair and find a spot on the grass - or plaza!

Movies start at sundown, approximately 8pm

  • Entry is free
  • All venues are smoke free
  • All venues are wheelchair accessible
  • Light refreshments will be available at all venues. Food available at Eastwood Plaza
  • Parking available at all venues
  • All movies include closed captions for the deaf and hearing impaired
  • Movies will be shown on an inflatable screen with excellent clarity and stereo sound

Details will be posted closer to the event. 

Past Events

Avengers 2: Age of Ultron


Friday 19 February 2016
Morrison Bay Park, Frances Road, Putney
Rated PG-13
When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it’s up to Earth’s Mightiest Heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans.
The City of Ryde apologises for the delay in the film starting on time due to technical difficulties. Despite the delay we hope you still enjoyed our free movie.

Inside Out

Saturday 27 February 2016 
Yamble Reserve, Quarry Road, Ryde 
Animated/Family, Rated PG

Riley is a happy, hockey-loving 11-year-old Midwestern girl, but her world turns upside-down when she and her parents move to San Francisco. Riley’s emotions  try to guide her through this difficult, life-changing event. However, the stress of the move brings Sadness to the forefront. When Joy and Sadness are inadvertently swept into the far reaches of Riley’s mind, the only emotions left in Headquarters are Anger, Fear and Disgust.



Friday 4 March 2016 
Eastwood Plaza, Rowe Street Eastwood 
Animated/Family, Rated PG

Saturday 9 April 2016
Yamble Reserve, Quarry Road, Ryde  
Animated/Family, Rated PG

Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.

The following movie is intended for mature audiences only:


Friday 26 February 2016  

Lakeside Lawn, Gymnasium Road, Macquarie University
Rated MA15+
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realise a student’s potential.
(Under 15 must be accompanied by an adult, proof of age required). Contains strong language.




Last updated on 17 August 2016