A traveling cinema series comes to a neighborhood near you…

This downtown San Jose tradition takes advantage of warm, summer nights to put on a show under star-studded skies. Movies have included The Princess Bride, Shaun of the Dead, Airplane! and more. Pre-show entertainment is often as much fun as the feature — zombie walks, bike rides, improv and contests. About 500 people come to each movie. Wednesday night Starlight Cinemas start in June and wrap up in late August. Interested in sponsoring? Email Joe Noonan at JNoonan@SJDowntown.com.

Movie night details include:

  • Admission: FREE and open to general public
  • Movies begin at dusk
  • Pre-show entertainment begins about 7 p.m.
  • BYOB or C – Bring Your Own Blanket or Chair
  • Food and drink specials at neighboring stores and restaurants. Beer and wine available at San Pedro Square Market events and movies following special events
  • Links:  cinequest.org sjearthquakes.com/summerofsoccer

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 Before you come downtown visit sjdowntownparking.com to keep your drive stress-free

Parking: $5 parking after 6 p.m. is available in CITY OF SAN JOSE facilities, such as the garages at Third Street near Santa Clara Street, Market and San Pedro streets, San Carlos and Second or Third streets and Fourth and San Fernando streets.  Public lots near the Starlight Cinema venues also offer plentiful parking.

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