Starlight Cinemas

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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.
Bring food or enjoy something from nearby restaurants. 
Tony’s Kettle Corn will be selling flavored popcorn, refreshing lemonade and ice tea. 
Paper Moon will have coffee and hot chocolate for sale.

Come an hour early to grab your picnic spot and enjoy games, contests and performances themed to each movie night.

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. Visit


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