We will be back in 2023

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