What’s on at The Gardens

Explore a handpicked lineup of films at The Gardens. Each week, we showcase a blend of timeless classics and fresh releases. As the sun dips below the horizon, join us, settle in, and savour your movie night under the stars.

Choose your cinematic adventure at The Gardens. From luxurious seating to a laid-back grassy experience, we offer a range of ticket options tailored to your movie-watching desires. Dive into the details below and pick the perfect spot for your next film under the open sky.

The Retreat

$55 Per person

Discover The Retreat, our premium seating enclave designed for pairs. With deluxe bean beds and a curated selection of treats, our tickets promise a sublime open-air cinema experience at The Gardens.

  • 1 x Cinema Ticket
  • 1 x Deluxe Bean Bed
  • 1 x Popcorn, Drink of Choice
    and Ice Cream
  • Access to the Candy & Garden Bar

Minimum purchase of 2 tickets

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Tickets are sold in pairs at a cost of $55 per person, totalling $110 for the pair.


$35 Per person

Step onto The Lounge, our exclusive seating retreat. Designed for the ultimate open-air cinema experience, it’s the perfect spot to soak in the atmosphere and enjoy the show at The Gardens.

  • 1 x Cinema Ticket
  • 1 x Bean Bag
  • Access to the Candy & Garden Bar

UNDER 14’S - $25

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$25 Per person

Take in the ambience of our open air cinema, in your own style. Our Lawn space allows you to bring your own chair or picnic rug, and set your own experience.

  • 1 x Cinema Ticket
  • Access to the Candy & Garden Bar

UNDER 14’S - $15

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The Garden Store

At Garden Store, every treat tells a story. From the creamy delight of Peters Ice Cream to the nostalgic sip of Coca-Cola soft drinks, we cater to all cravings. Relish the crunch of Smiths or Red Rock Deli chips, and let our freshly popped popcorn accompany your movie journey. And for the sweet enthusiasts, our lolly bags and Pods are sure to hit the spot. It’s not just a snack bar; it’s an experience curated for every movie-goer’s delight.

The Garden Bar

For those seeking a more mature refreshment, The Garden Bar awaits. Tucked to the side of The Gardens screen area, this 18+ sanctuary offers a curated selection of beers, wines, and other thirst-quenching beverages. Whether you’re looking to toast to a night out or simply enjoy a chilled drink under the open sky, The Garden Bar provides the perfect setting. Please drink responsibly and enjoy the cinematic magic.

What’s On FAQs

Where is The Gardens outdoor cinema located?

The Gardens is conveniently located at 850 Stud Rd, Scoresby 3178. Nestled in the scenic outer eastern suburb of Melbourne, you’ll find us on the north/west side of the iconic Caribbean Lake. This expansive 1.2 km-long artificial lake runs along the northern bank of Corhanwarrabul Creek, a significant tributary of Dandenong Creek. When arriving, look out for signs indicating the Caribbean Gardens entrance on Stud Road. For those driving, we offer 140 grass parking spots, ensuring ample space for your vehicle. As you approach, the serene views of the lake set the perfect backdrop for your open-air cinema experience at The Gardens.

What are the best things to do for families in Melbourne?

Melbourne boasts many family-friendly activities, from iconic landmarks to vibrant cultural scenes. However, if you're seeking a unique blend of entertainment, community, and the great outdoors, The Gardens stands out as a top choice. As a fully licensed outdoor cinema in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, The Gardens offers families an opportunity to bond over beloved films in a relaxed, open-air setting. With our curated film selections, comfortable seating, and delightful refreshments, it's not just a movie night – it's a memory-making experience. So, when considering the best things to do in Melbourne for families, make The Gardens your premier destination.

What is the best date night activity in Melbourne?

Melbourne is brimming with romantic spots and activities, but for those seeking a truly memorable date night, The Gardens offers something special. Our Retreat ticket, tailored for duos, provides couples with a premium luxury seating experience amidst the enchanting ambience of our open-air cinema. With deluxe bean beds, a curated selection of treats, and the magic of the silver screen, it's an intimate escape from the everyday. Whether it's a first date or a cherished anniversary, The Gardens ensures an evening filled with romance, entertainment, and shared memories. For the ultimate date night in Melbourne, The Conservatory experience awaits.