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Enjoy Outdoor Cinema Magic in Budapest This Summer

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After a long day exploring the wonders of Budapest, you will surely appreciate a good rest with a cold drink and some friends. We got you covered! Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy outdoor cinema under the stars. The city offers several open-air movie venues that showcase a diverse array of films, catering to both local and international audiences.

Budapest Garden Outdoor Cinema

Located on the sandy area of Garden Beach, Budapest Garden Outdoor Cinema provides a free movie experience every week from Wednesday to Saturday throughout the summer. Screenings usually start at 21:00, and no advance booking is necessary. The films are shown with Hungarian dubbing and occasionally in the original language with Hungarian subtitles. Be sure to arrive early to secure the best seats and enjoy the outdoor bars, terraces, and fun activities while waiting for the movie to start. Don’t forget to dress appropriately for the beach setting and bring an extra layer of clothing for cooler evenings. In case of heavy rain, check their Facebook page for updates on potential cancellations.

City Hall Outdoor Cinema

Situated near Deák tér in the heart of Budapest, the City Hall Outdoor Cinema (Budapest Kertmozi) offers a enchanting setting to watch acclaimed movies under the stars. The cinema screens a diverse array of films with English audio and Hungarian subtitles, making it accessible for foreign tourists. Upcoming showings include the action-packed “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga” and the 1960s-set drama “The Bikeriders.” With excellent sightlines, comfortable deck chairs, and a vibrant atmosphere, the City Hall Outdoor Cinema provides the perfect excuse to spend a balmy summer evening outdoors in Budapest. Grab some snacks and drinks from the concession stand and immerse yourself in a memorable cinematic experience.


Mozisziget is another popular outdoor cinema in Budapest, with some important information for visitors to keep in mind. The gates open at 20:00 daily, and the cinema can accommodate the first 500 viewers on a first-come, first-served basis. Visitors should bring their own blankets or cushions to sit on the grass, as chairs are not provided. To protect the grass and athletic track, camping or fishing chairs and high-heeled shoes are not allowed. Food and drinks are permitted, but only in plastic containers (no glass), and visitors are asked to take their packaging and waste with them. Dogs and small animals are not allowed, and bicycles can be locked outside the gate. In case of unfavorable weather conditions, cancellations will be announced on their Facebook page. Wheelchair users can enter through the freight gate, located about 100 meters from the official entrance, by ringing the intercom. All films are shown in their original language with Hungarian subtitles and are recommended for viewers over 18 years old.

Please note that in case of heavy rain or storms, outdoor screenings may be canceled. Keep an eye on the venues’ Facebook pages or websites for up-to-date information regarding weather-related changes.

Don’t let your summer in Budapest pass by without experiencing the delight of watching a movie under the stars. Whether you choose the Budapest Garden Outdoor Cinema, the City Hall Outdoor Cinema, or any other open-air venue, you’re sure to create unforgettable memories during your visit to this enchanting city.

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