The fourth annual Movie Nights in The Backyard is back! Ditch the indoor movie screen for gorgeous SoCal summer nights under the stars. It a night of fun, food games and more so round-up your crew or plan a fun date night, and cozy up on the outdoor lawn.
Also Bring your appetite for chef’s backyard BBQ with hot-off-the-grill favorites, sandwiches and staple movie snacks. Plus, order up a featured cocktail or bottle of wine from our fully stocked outdoor bar. There are lots of picnic table set up for eating or you can take your food back to your chairs and blankets and eat on the grass!
Games For the Kids
One of the best things about Movies under the Stars is all of the fun games they have for kids before the movie starts. Last year we played giant connect-4, giant chess, ping-pong, Jenga and we even learned to juggle! There are plenty of other kids there too so kids so there is lots of socialization going on.
What are the 2018 Summer Dates?
- Friday, June 22
The Greatest Showman
- Friday, July 6
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
- Friday, August 31
How much are tickets?
Admission is $10 per person. It’s free for children under 4. Doors open at 6 p.m. with movies starting at dusk.
What should I bring?
Since it is open seating bring blankets, low chairs, pillows or cushions. Advance ticket purchase is recommended online. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door.
See what Summer Movie Nights Look like
Candy and Popcorn Galore
No need to bring your own candy because Hotel Irvine supplies the best selection of sweets! Between Licorice, M&M’s, large Twix Bars, Reeses Pieces, yogurt raisins and more you will be set! they also have an ice cream trolley that serves up delicious ice cream bars! Just like the kind you find from the ice cream truck! And the popcorn is refillable!!
Movies in the backyard is a great way to bond with your family. I have been 2 years in a row and we always meet friendly people and my kids beg to go back every year! Who can beat fresh fair, delicious food, entertainment and fun?
Splurge on the VIP experience
A dream date for movie lovers, your favorite dinner and a movie experience just got a whole lot sweeter. Go all out for Movie Nights in The Backyard with our VIP experience for two. This package includes:
- Two tickets to the movie of your choice
- Reserved front-row seating with your very own picnic blanket
- Unlimited access to Chef’s Backyard BBQ
- A bottle of Rosé or Prosecco
- Complimentary valet parking for one car
$55 for two guests. Advance purchase recommended and based on availability. 100 VIP packages available per movie night. Bottle of Rosé or Prosecco given to guests ages 21 years or older.