LIVE IN THE AMPHITHEATRE
DECEMBER 2018 – FEBRUARY 2019 | 6PM – 10PM | JACARANDA AMPHITHEATRE | FREE, TICKETED
Nothing says Australian summer like a trip to the outdoor cinema.
Join us under the stars at the City of Wanneroo’s own Jacaranda Amphitheatre throughout December and February. This twelve week long cinema program features a mix of blockbuster, family friendly, action and comedy flicks.
Embrace the pre-show atmosphere, sit back, relax and indulge in treats from the food and drink vendor, or pack a picnic and enjoy a night under the stars.
Gates open from 6pm with screenings starting at approximately 7.30pm when the sun sets.
All screenings are free, but tickets and photo ID to show you are a City of Wanneroo resident are essential. Tickets for December’s screenings will be available exclusively to City of Wanneroo residents/ratepayers from 9am Monday, 26 November.
There is a maximum of four adult tickets per email/residential address. Children 15 and under require a children’s ticket.
Tickets are available through the Eventbrite website.
December screening program and ticket release dates are below:
Tickets are available to City of Wanneroo residents/ratepayers from 9am Monday, 26 November 2018.
If not sold out, any remaining tickets will open to the general public at 9am Friday 30, November 2018.
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (M) Comedy Wednesday, 12 December – SOLD OUT
Spread the festive laughter with this holiday comedy classic. All Clark Griswold wants is the perfect family Christmas. Things unravel quickly for Clark as he battles through troublesome decorations, unwanted relatives and an employer who renegades on a holiday bonus. Starring Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo and Randy Quaid, this movie is exactly what you need to get into the holiday spirit!
Rise of the Guardians (PG) Family / Fantasy Friday, 14 December – SOLD OUT
Join the Immortal Guardians Santa Claus (Alec Baldwin), the Easter Bunny (Hugh Jackman) and the Tooth Fairy (Isla Fisher) as they protect against the evil Boogeyman Pitch Black (Chris Pine) in this family animation film.
Dr Seuss How The Grinch Stole Christmas (G) Family Saturday, 15 December – SOLD OUT
Jim Carrey stars in this family film about the reclusive Grinch trying to ruin Christmas for the citizens of Whoville. The Grinch and his dog (Max) try to steal all of the citizens presents but their plans hit an unexpected roadblock when the Grinch encounters the young Cindy Lou Who.
Tickets are available to City of Wanneroo residents/ratepayers from 9am Monday, 3 December 2018.
If not sold out, any remaining tickets will open to the general public at 9am Friday 7, December 2018.
The Holiday (M) Family / Fantasy Wednesday, 19 December
Two young unlucky in love women agree to swap homes in order to get a much needed break from life. With one in a Hollywood mansion and another in a quant English town each soon enough meet local boys perfect for a romantic discovery.
Elf (G) Family / Comedy Friday 21, December – SOLD OUT
Raised among Santa’s elves by Papa Elf, Buddy grew up in the North Pole inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his unusual large size. On a journey of self-discovery, Buddy travels to New York City, in full elf uniform to find his real father.
Santa Clause 3 (G) Family Saturday 22, December – SOLD OUT
The Christmas spirit turns sour when Santa (Tim Allen), invites the in-laws for a visit to the North Pole. Meanwhile Santa must simultaneously contend with Jack Frost’s (Martin Short) scheme to take over the North Pole.
January screening program and ticket release dates are below:
January – Week 1
Tickets are available to City of Wanneroo residents/ratepayers from 9am Monday 10 December 2018.
If not sold out, any remaining tickets will open to the general public at 9am Friday 14 December 2018.
Paddington 2 (G) Family Wednesday 2 January
Paddington is a popular member of the community. One day he purchases the perfect birthday present for his aunt’s 100th birthday. When a thief steals the book, Paddington embarks on an epic quest to catch the culprit before his aunt’s big celebration.
A Dog’s Purpose (PG) Family Friday 4 January
Watch as a devoted dog discovers the meaning of existence through the lives of the humans it teaches. Reincarnated as multiple canines over the course of five decades, the pooch develops an unbreakable bond with a kindred spirit named Ethan. As Ethan grows older and comes to a crossroad, the dog once again comes back into his life to remind him of his true self.
The Lego Movie (PG) Family / Fantasy / Action Saturday 5 January
Emmet (Chris Pratt), an ordinary LEGO figurine who always follows the rules, is mistakenly identified as the key to saving the world. He finds himself on a mission to stop an evil tyrant’s (Will Ferrell) plans to conquer the world. Unfortunately for Emmet, he is hopelessly and hilariously unprepared for such a task, but he’ll give it his all nonetheless!
January – Week 2
Tickets are available to City of Wanneroo residents/ratepayers from 9am Monday 17 December 2018.
If not sold out, any remaining tickets will open to the general public at 9am Friday 21 December 2018.
Early Man (PG) Family Wednesday 9 January
Join cavemen Dug and Hognob and the rest of their tribe as they face a grave threat to their existence. Lord Nooth plans to take over their land and transform it into a giant mine, forcing Dug and his crew to dig for precious metals. Not ready to go down without a fight, Dug and Hognob must unite their people in an epic quest to defeat a mighty enemy!
The Greatest Showman (PG) Adventure / Family Friday 11 January
The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Richard The Stork (G) Family Saturday, 12 January
An orphaned sparrow is adopted and raised by storks. When the family leaves on its annual migration, the little sparrow attempts to participate in the long, arduous journey.
January – WEEK 3
Tickets are available to City of Wanneroo residents/ratepayers from 9am Monday 7 January 2019.
If not sold out, any remaining tickets will open to the general public at 9am Friday 11 January 2019.
Cars 3 (G) Family Wednesday 16 January
Lighting McQueen finds himself out of his depth by a new generation of race cars. Hoping to get back in the race, he enlists the help of an up and coming technician Cruz Ramirez who along with Fabulous Hudson Hornet prepares the number 95 to compete on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage.
Cinderella (G) Family Friday 18 January
After her father unexpectedly dies, young Ella (Lily James) finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and stepsisters. An invitation to a palace ball gives Ella hope that she might reunite with the dashing stranger (Richard Madden) but her stepmother prevents her from going. Help arrives in the form of a kindly beggar woman who has a magic touch.
Sicario: Day Of The Soldado (MA) Action Saturday 19 January
When a Mexican drug cartels start to smuggle terrorists across the US border FBI agent Matt Graver (Josh Brolin) calls on operative Alejandro Gillick (Benicio del Toro). The war heats up when Alejandro kidnaps the daughter of a top kingpin to deliberately increase tensions.
January – WEEK 4
Tickets are available to City of Wanneroo residents/ratepayers from 9am Monday 14 January 2019.
If not sold out, any remaining tickets will open to the general public at 9am Friday 18 January 2019.
Avengers: Infinity War (M) Family / Fantasy / Action Wednesday 23 January
Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle the evil Thanos. On a mission to collect all six Infinity Stones, Thanos plans to inflict his twisted will on reality. The fate of existence has never been more uncertain.
Rampage (MA) Action Friday 25 January
Join primatologist Davis Okoye (Dwayne Johnson) and his extraordinarily intelligent albino silverback gorilla as they battle against mutated alpha predators that are tearing across North America, destroying everything in their path.
Daddy’s Home 2 (PG) Family / Comedy Saturday 26 January
The newly formed partnership of Father Dusty and stepfather Brad gets put to the test when Dusty’s old-school, macho dad and Brad’s gentle father arrive to turn the festive holiday upside down. After a sudden change in plans, the four men decide to take the kids to a luxury resort for a family getaway that turns into a hilariously chaotic adventure.
G – General, suitable for everyone. Content is very mild in impact.
PG – Parental guidance is recommended for children under 15 years of age.
M – Recommended for mature audiences. Content is moderate in impact.
MA15+ – Mature accompanied. Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.
It is at your discretion whether it will be appropriate to bring your children to specific movie screenings. All children under 15 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.
You are welcome to bring your own picnic and rugs, however high chairs are only permitted in the back row — this area fills up quickly, so arrive early to avoid disappointment.
Prams and inflatable furniture are not permitted. This is an alcohol and smoke free event.