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Boat Cinema: LA's Ultimate Beach Party and Movie Experience!

Boat Cinema: LA's Ultimate Beach Party and Movie Experience!

If you're looking for a unique and unforgettable way to enjoy movies and party on the beach, look no further than Boat Cinema! After two incredible seasons, Boat Cinema is back for its third year, and it's bigger and better than ever. Get ready to have a blast with LA's first and only beach party and on-the-water film experience. Whether you want to relax on the beach or hop on a mini electric boat, Boat Cinema has something for everyone.

Boat Cinema: LA's Ultimate Beach Party and Movie Experience!

Located at the picturesque Castaic Lake in Castaic, CA, Boat Cinema offers a magical night in one of the most stunning settings in Los Angeles. With LA County Parks as proud partners, this event promises a night filled with entertainment, delicious food, refreshing drinks, and fantastic music. And don't worry about missing out on the pre-show fun because Boat Cinema Beach has got you covered!

Just a short thirty-minute drive from downtown LA, Castaic Lake is a vibrant and bustling environment. You'll be surrounded by boaters, water skiing enthusiasts, long stretches of gorgeous beaches, and even camping opportunities. Boat Cinema takes full advantage of this amazing location to create an unforgettable movie experience like no other.

Boat Cinema: LA's Ultimate Beach Party and Movie Experience!


Now let's talk about the main event, the movies! Boat Cinema features a lineup of beloved classics and fan favorites. Imagine watching iconic films like Jaws, Clueless, Top Gun, The Notebook, and many more, all under the stars and surrounded by the beauty of Castaic Lake.

So, how can you join in on the fun? Boat Cinema offers a variety of experience options to suit your preferences and budget. If you want the VIP treatment, you can reserve a VIP Mini Boat. Starting at $249 per boat, this package includes a front-row electric mini-boat rental for up to five people. For a more budget-friendly option, the GA Mini Boat is perfect. Starting at $199 per boat, it offers an electric mini-boat rental for up to five people.

If you prefer to keep your feet on the sand, Boat Cinema also offers Beach Seating starting at just $15 per person. Simply bring your own beach chairs, towels, or blankets and enjoy the movie from the comfort of the beach. It's a great option for larger groups or those who want a more relaxed viewing experience.

Boat Cinema: LA's Ultimate Beach Party and Movie Experience!

For those who can't get enough of Boat Cinema, the Beach Club Season Pass is the way to go. Starting at $199 for the season, it grants you and up to three guests Beach Seating access all summer long. So you can come back as often as you like and experience the magic of Boat Cinema again and again with your family.

Here's a breakdown of the event logistics: doors open at 6:30 PM, Mini Boat check-in begins 30 minutes before sunset, and showtime is approximately 15 minutes after sunset. Boat Cinema runs on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from May 6th to September 9th, so you have plenty of opportunities to join in on the fun. The event takes place at Castaic Lake Headquarters, specifically Parking Lots 1 & 2, located at 32132 Castaic Lake Dr., Castaic, CA.

Here is the Screening Schedule for May, June, July, August, and September 2023:

MAY May 6th: Jaws May 13th: MOTHER'S DAY CELEBRATION Puss In Boots May 20th: Overboard (1987) May 26th: Jurassic Park (1993) May 27th: The Notebook May 28th: Finding Nemo: 20-Year Anniversary

JUNE June 2nd: E.T. June 3rd: JAWS June 4th: The Goonies June 9th: HORROR CLASSICS WEEKEND Halloween June 10th: HORROR CLASSICS WEEKEND Jaws June 11th: Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl June 16th: Grease: 45 Year Anniversary June 17th Titanic June 18th: 10 Things I Hate About You June 23rd: Moana June 24th: Shrek June 25th: Clueless June 30th: Hamilton

JULY July 1st: Sandlot July 2nd: Armageddon: 25-Year Anniversary July 7th: 500 Days of Summer July 8th: Flashdance July 9th: Pirates of the Caribbean Curse of The Black Pearl: 20-Year Anniversary July 14th: Jurassic Park: 30-Year Anniversary July 15th: There's Something About Mary July 16th: Hocus Pocus: 30-Year Anniversary July 21st: The Dark Knight: 15-Year Anniversary July 22nd: Bring It On July 23rd: Lady and The Tramp July 28th: BAD BITCHES WEEKEND Selena July 29th: BAD BITCHES WEEKEND Cinderella July 30th: BAD BITCHES WEEKEND Megan

AUGUST August 4th: Sharknado August 5th: Bohemian Rhapsody August 6th: 10 Things I Hate About You August 11th: Top Gun Maverick August 12th: Jason Vs Freddy: 20-Year Anniversary August 13th: The Little Mermaid August 18th: ADULTS ONLY WEEKEND Hustlers August 19th: ADULTS ONLY WEEKEND Magic Mike August 20th: ADULTS ONLY WEEKEND Burlesque August 25th: The Super Mario Bros. Movie August 26th: Avatar August 27th: Mean Girls

SEPTEMBER September 2nd: Scream September 9th: Jaws

Beach Seating is open to all ages, and children aged 3 and under get in for free. However, if you're planning to rent a mini electric boat, at least one person in your party must be 18 or older. Additionally, all individuals riding in a mini boat must be 2 years or older.

You can take your own picnic (for a corkage fee) or pre-order a delicious hot artisan pizza to be delivered right to your boat or your blanket and chairs on the beach.

Boat Cinema is an experience that combines the best of entertainment, food, and music all in one incredible setting. Whether you're looking for a romantic date night, or a fun family-friendly activity, Boat Cinema has something for everyone. Book your tickets online and get ready for a summer you won't forget.

Boat Cinema: LA's Ultimate Beach Party and Movie Experience!


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