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Christmas Cinema | South Bank | 18 December, 2020

18 December, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until 23 December, 2020

Does your family love to cuddle up to watch your fave Christmas movies each year? If yes, we highly recommend heading to River Quay Green in South Bank Parklands for free festive outdoor screenings. Pack a Christmas picnic and rug to watch beloved Christmas cinema classics while the sun sets over the Brissie skyline and river.

You can enjoy a child-friendly flick at 6pm, while the 8pm session makes for the perfect evening with friends or older kids.
Packed or purchased, picnic hampers are welcome with the surrounding eateries providing premium takeaway bites into the evening. Spoil in a charcuterie board, Moreton Bay bug slider or a gourmet pizza, washed down with your favourite sundowner in hand.

To ensure no obstruction of views, chairs will not be permitted on the lawn. Furry friends are welcome, permitted they are kept on a lead at all times. River Quay is a licensed venue until 10.00pm. To consume alcohol, event attendees must be over 18 years and drinks must be accompanied by a substantive meal.

  • When: Christmas Cinema sessions are on at 6pm and 8pm nightly from 19-23 December
  • Where: River Quay Green, South Bank Parkland

Bookings not required. The Christmas Cinema is free to enjoy; however, guests will be required to register their details on the night in adherence to the COVID Safe Event Plan, approved by Queensland Health.


18 December
🎁 6pm – Arthur Christmas (2011) – 1hr 37mins (PG) – Subtitles
πŸ”« 8pm – The Man from U.N.C.L.E (2015) – 1hr 56mins (M)
19 December
πŸ— 6pm – The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) – 1hr 39mins (PG)
πŸ•΄ 8pm – The Intern (2015) – 2hrs 1min (M)
20 December
🐧 6pm – Happy Feet (2006) – 1hr 48mins (G)
πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί 8pm – The Castle (1997) – 1hr 25mins (M)
21 December
🐻 6pm – Paddington (2014) – 1hr 35mins (G)
πŸ‘’ 8pm – Little Women (2019) – 2hrs 15mins (PG)
22 December
🐰 6pm – Peter Rabbit (2018) – 1hr 35mins (PG)
πŸƒ 8pm – Hunt for the Winderpeople (2016) – 1hr 45mins (PG-13) – Subtitles
23 December
πŸš‚ 6pm – The Polar Express (2004) – 1hr 40mins (G)
πŸŽ… 8pm – National Lampoons Christmas Vacation (1989) – 1hr 37mins (PG-13)

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18 December, 2020
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Event Category:


South Bank


South Bank
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South Bank, Qld 4101 Australia
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