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What could be more ideal that spending Valentine's Day watching a romantic movie with your loved one under the stars on a balmy summer day?
There are a few outdoor cinemas in Perth, and some of them are hosting special Valentine's Day events. Here is a rundown of what is on and where.
Perth's Opel Moonlight Cinema
Location: Synergy Parkland in Kings Park When: Feb 14th. Gates open at 6.30pm and screenings start at approximately 8pm. Food and Drink: Moonlight Perth is a non-licensed venue. Alcohol is not available for purchase but you can BYO. There are light refreshments available (ice-creams, m&m's, potato chips). Ticket Price: $16.00pp Special Valentine's Day Event: The cinema will be playing what is perhaps one of the greatest romantic comedies of all time: Breakfast at Tiffany's. The film is based on the best selling novella by Truman Capote and stars the stunning Audrey Hepburn.
Location: Bankwest Movies by Burswood is located off Resort Drive, Burswood Park next to Crown Perth (formerly the Burswood Entertainment Complex), on the foreshore of the Swan River. When: Feb 14th. Gates open at 6.30pm and screenings start at 7:45pm. Food and Drink: Domino's pizza and gourmet platters are available to order. There is also a sausage sizzle and the venue is fully licensed. Ticket Price: $14.00pp Special Valentine's Day Event: This year Bankwest Movies by Burswood has bought back a popular and iconic film: Dirty Dancing. This film needs no introduction, it stars Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey and is a feel good film about, well… young love.
For an extra special Valentine's day, you can organise an exclusive package through Waterwise La Grassiere. There are a limited number of exclusive packages which cost $139 per couple and consist of: admission x 2, reserved premium seating location, bean bag lounge hires x 2, any bottle of wine in their range or any 2 Little Creatures Beers, Pipsqueak Cider, premixed drinks, Baileys Irish Cream 200ml or Schweppes 600ml soft drinks or water, a scrumptious Blue Cow Cheese Company lover's platter with cheese, crispbreads, chocolate-covered strawberries, chicken and rosemary pate, and chocolate mousse and Streets mini-Magnum ice creams x 2.
There are also Valentine's Day 'romantics' packages which cost $100 per couple and consist of: admission x 2, reserved premium seating location, contempo lounge seat hire x 2, any bottle of wine in our range or any 2 Little Creatures Beers, Pipsqueak Cider, Premixed drinks, Baileys Irish Cream 200ml or Schweppes 600ml soft drinks or water, A Blue Cow Cheese Company Cheese Pack consisting of cheeses, crispbreads and chocolate-covered strawberries, and Streets Mini-Magnums x 2.
Please note: bookings can only be made in advance and these will not be available at the gate on the night. Strictly limited seats available.
Location: The Curtin venue is located in Curtin University's Henderson Court. Access main entry off Hayman Road Bentley, turn left at the main roundabout and follow the signs to free parking. When: Feb 14th. Gates open at 6.30pm and screenings start at 7:45pm. Food and Drink: From sausage sizzles, to pies (also gluten-free available), pasties and vegetable rolls. Our bar has a wide selection of McWilliam's wines, Little Creatures beers and cider, pre-mixed drinks and Schweppes soft drinks. We also have barista-prepared coffees, hot chocolate and tea Ticket Price: $14.00pp Special Valentine's Day Event: This year Bankwest Movies by Burswood has bought back a special film that will bring out the romance in all of us: Paris-Manhattan. It is a charming romantic comedy that is French, but has English subtitles.
Or if You Prefer to Stay Indoors
Maybe you would like to spoil your partner and take them to see Breakfast at Tiffany's (at 7:01pm) or any of the other recent films that are showing in 3D. For $130 you can get a special Gold Class Package that consists of: gold class tickets x 2, A glass of Yellowglen Sparkling and canapés on arrival, an antipasto platter to share, sliders, salt and pepper squid, pecking duck pancakes, a cupid sundae for two, and Lindt chocolate lindor balls and a to top it all off, a long stemmed rose. Beautiful.