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Galileo open air cinema


Experience the perks of life with The Galileo Open Air Cinema 𝗣𝗲𝗻𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗲𝗿 𝗦𝗽𝗲𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹! Take advantage of the Pensioner Discount Ticket and enjoy all the benefits of being a “𝙨𝙚𝙚𝙣𝙖𝙜𝙚𝙧”.

How does it work?

Pensioners 60+ can book a Warm & Comfy ticket for only 𝗥𝟭𝟯𝟬 (𝗮 𝗥𝟯𝟬 𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗰𝗼𝘂𝗻𝘁), the ticket includes a Movie Entry, Backrest & Blanket.


Please note:

  • Pensioner tickets need to be pre-booked online at or a Pick n Pay Money Market, no door sales of the pensioner special are available.
  • Remember your ID to validate your ticket at the door.
  • Pensioner tickets are available at all shows, with the exception of *Special Shows such as Halloween, Christmas, Valentine’s Day or Easter – no pensioner discount is available for these days.

Doors open at 6pm on Weekdays and 5pm on Saturdays, and the movie starts after sunset.

The Crew in Blue will help you find the perfect spot and set up The Galileo backrests.

Enjoy a pre-movie picnic and spend quality time eating, relaxing and socialising with family and friends. Vibey music, roaming photo booths and games are all part of the experience.

Have a look here at what’s on the line-up! 






Closing date for entries:  

Tuesday 27 February 2024


Nothing signals the arrival of summer quite like The Galileo Open Air Cinema,
Cape Town’s first and finest outdoor movie experience.

Experience one of Cape Town’s Top Attractions.
Screening a variety of new, family favourites and cult classic films
at some of Cape Town’s most magnificent venues.

Pensioners are also catered for,
with special savings to ensure there’s no reason to stay home this summer. 

Celebrate special days at the Galileo


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Scream  Special Halloween Show, 31 October 2023, Kirstenbosch Garden

Dress to scare and join us for a night of terror under the stars!


Home Alone Special Christmas Eve Special Show, 24 December 2023, Kirstenbosch Garden

Includes a festive-themed picnic movie experience, tickets are R275 per person
and include a popcorn, candy cane and Christmas hat, backrest, blanket.


The Grinch Special Christmas Day Show, 25 December 2023, Kirstenbosch Garden

Includes a festive-themed picnic movie experience, tickets are R275 per person
and include a popcorn, candy cane and Christmas hat, backrest, blanket.


The Proposal Special Valentine’s Day Show, 14 February 2024, Nooitgedacht Estate

Included in your ticket is a backrest, blanket, live entertainment, romantic décor and movie.
On arrival, you will receive a complimentary drink and a chocolate.


Peter Rabbit Special Easter Show, 29 March 2024, Central Park, Century City

Lots of fun activities for the whole family, tickets are R175 per person
and include a chocolate Easter egg, backrest, blanket,
and entertainment before the movie screening.


Note: There is no pensioners’ special on the special screenings on special days.


Click here to see full movie schedule and book your seat under the stars ­


Celebrating A Birthday At The Galileo Open Air Cinema

During your Birthday Week, simply arrive at the door with your ID
and receive a *FREE entry, a backrest, and a blanket!
A birthday week starts on a Monday and ends on a Sunday. 

Please note: the rest of your entourage must pre-book tickets to avoid disappointment
– if a show is sold out, no sales will be allowed at the door.

Please note: this Birthday Special is not valid for Special Screenings
such as Halloween, Christmas Day, Christmas Eve, Valentine’s Day and Easter Sunday –Shows. 

Want To Add A Message On The Galileo screen For The Birthday Nominee
or arrive earlier to do a special set up with decor?
Please fill in the form below!

Please note: any special arrangements and details for the Birthday nominee Birthday message should reach us by 1 pm on the Monday prior to the show here:




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  • The tickets will be sent electronically to the winner of the competition by YEI or The Galileo Open Air Cinema
  • The names of the winners will be announced in the YEI newsletter, the YEI website and on the YEI Facebook page.
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