Bring your blanket, lawn chair and furry friend

June 25

The Secret Life of Pets 2

2019 | PG

Max and his pet friends explore the idyllic farm they now call home whenever their owner is out of sight. Hilarious circumstances ensue as the formerly urban denizens make sense of their new surroundings and acquaint themselves with the farm animals in the vicinity.

Start Time: Movie starts at dusk




1995 | G

After being separated from his family, a young pig befriends his fellow farm animals and learns to be a useful member of the farm by herding sheep, all in an effort to save himself from ending up on someone’s dinner plate.

Start Time: Movie starts at dusk




2016 | PG

In a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals, an uptight rabbit police officer is forced to work with a charismatic fox con artist in order to get to the bottom of a major case involving the disappearance of carnivorous citizens.

Start Time: Movie starts at dusk



Sing 2

2021 | PG

Theater owner Buster Moon sets his sights on producing a brand-new musical with his troupe in the glamorous Redshore City. To gain the support of a ruthless music mogul, he pitches that he’ll feature Clay Calloway, a legendary but elusive rock singer as part of the show. Now, all the group needs to do is find the recluse and persuade him to perform with them.

Start Time: Movie starts at dusk

Everything You Need to Know

Answers to some frequently asked questions

Yes! Feel free to bring a low-chair or blanket to sit on.

Starlight Cinemas is free to the public thanks to our sponsors.

Yes. We love kids. We have some awesome games and fun planned for before the show – these are good for kids of all ages.
Grab food to go from a downtown restaurant or our onsite food truck. Adults can enjoy the beer garden.

Come an hour before dusk (around 7:30) for pre-movie fun, games, activities and contests for the whole family. Each movie will be paired with a community partner that focuses on or supports animals.

Check for nearby bus stops and schedules.


Five ParkSJ garages offer 90 minutes of free parking.
The garages closest to Starlight Cinemas at St. James Park are the Third Street Garage between Santa Clara and St. John streets and the Market & San Pedro Garage.

About Starlight Cinemas

The San Jose Downtown Association has produced free outdoor summertime movies for more than two decades under the Gypsy Cinemas, Cinema San Pedro, Cinema St. James and Starlight Cinemas names. SJDA was among the first producers to precede the film showings with games and activities.

Thank you series sponsors