The Galileo Open Air Cinema, renowned for its unforgettable outdoor movie experiences, is set to captivate the Winelands region with an extraordinary line-up this season.
Boasting an array of special screenings, superb savings and proud new partner venues – no one does enchanting summer evenings spent under the stars quite like The Galileo. This season, there’s a special emphasis on ensuring all movie enthusiasts and Galileo fans based in the Winelands are fully catered to, with a host of incredible shows on offer stretching from Somerset West to Stellenbosch, Paarl, and Franschhoek.
Every Saturday, the movie magic travels to roving venues that allow for the usual perks of a perfect Galileo evening, offering the opportunity to tick off some new wine farms on the local travel list or a good excuse for another visit to an already firm favourite. This twelfth season ensures all the favourite venues stay firmly in place, so earmark the dates accordingly and enjoy the iconic settings such as Leopards Leap, Blaauwklippen, Nederburg, Glenelly, and Lourensford estates as you soak in the wonderous setting, fine wines and unrivalled scenic beauty of these crowd-pleasing venues.
In Stellenbosch, the Muratie Canvas at Muratie Wine Estate offers an all-weather experience in absolute comfort with the clear-view marquee, allowing 360-degree views of the surrounding Winelands. This is a new and unique offering which includes reserved, exclusive seating at the back, as well as delicious treats.
Just outside Stellenbosch, on the slopes of the Simonsberg mountains, Morgenhof Wine Estate shines as another new venue, where an unforgettable picnic on lush grass is topped only by fine wines and panoramic views. The Stellenbosch Waldorf School, part of the larger Spier Wine Estate, is another newbie sure to wow. This venue boasts a spacious lawn encircled by trees and mountains and is the perfect backdrop for family reunions and weekend plans that cater to all ages. Screenings such as “Lady and the Tramp” and “The Greatest Showman” will create lasting memories with your family under the starry skies.
Finally, Zevenwacht Wine Estate completes the new addition to Galileo’s own ‘wine route’, where movie-goers can admire panoramic views of Table Mountain, Table Bay, and False Bay while enjoying the outdoor movie magic.
This season, The Galileo reignites the romance with a selection of stellar love stories and timeless classics like “Dirty Dancing,” “Pretty Woman,” “Notting Hill,” and “The Notebook”, sure to tick all the date-night boxes. For those who prefer more action, there’s a new biographical musical drama, “Elvis,” and the adrenalin-spiking “Top Gun: Maverick,” ensuring something for everyone at The Galileo.
Celebrate the start of summer in true Galileo style. The ultimate recipe for date nights, family fun and birthday bashes remains beautifully simple – arrive early as the gates open to indulge in a delectable array of on-site culinary delights perfectly complemented by the estate’s fine wines. As the sun dips, snuggle up close with loved ones and savour an unbeatable movie experience at some of the Cape Wineland’s most astounding venues.
The Galileo values its audience. This season, they’ve introduced special deals to enhance your cinematic adventure. Celebrate your birthday with their Birthday Special, offering you a complimentary ticket during your birthday week. Seniors aged 60 and over can enjoy The Pensioner Discount Ticket, available every day except during special shows. For the students of Stellenbosch University and surrounds, don’t miss The Student Discount Ticket by redeeming a Varsity Vibe code.
To explore the full movie schedule and secure your seat under the starlit sky, visit www.thegalileo.co.za