Outdoor movie experiences are a quintessential part of New York City summers…
Sure, there are several drive-in theaters and numerous movies in the park events set up to indulge your inner cinephile. Still, there’s something very New York about watching a movie on a rooftop with the skyline as your backdrop!
The ever so popular Rooftop Cinema Club Midtown is officially back in business and gearing up for another legendary summer!
This year, the Club’s opening night falls on May the Fourth, with a perfectly timed special screening of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. Gather your nerd crew, dust off your lightsabers, and come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character to win exclusive prizes for the long-anticipated return of New York’s favorite rooftop movie theater!
The season’s slate of films for May and June can be found on the Rooftop Cinema Club’s website, so share this with your favorite movie partner and schedule your movie night under the stars ASAP.
Curious to see what the lineup looks like before heading over? Here’s a sneak peek:
Cinco de Mayo
On Cinco de Mayo, catch a family-friendly viewing of the historic Pixar animated film that became an instant classic: Coco, followed by a screening honoring the life and legacy of one of the most celebrated and beloved Mexican-American entertainers of all time: Selena!
Killer Soundtracks ‘90s
Rooftop Cinema Club is celebrating the decade that was ~da bomb~ with a month-long series of movies featuring the most iconic ’90s soundtracks!
They’re now introducing a new series celebrating the early 2000s! Every week will bring turn-of-the-millennium style and vibes with Y2K Tuesdays, featuring favorite movies that defined the era. Dressing to the theme is highly encouraged, but whether you want to rock a velour tracksuit, pleated skirt ensemble, or wide-leg jeans with Heelys is entirely up to you. And there is no such thing as too many butterfly clips!
And to make the movie lover’s season even more special, the Club has special programming in store all summer. 20, 25, 30, and 35-year anniversaries of films like Finding Nemo, The Truman Show, What’s Love Got to Do With It, and Grease; Father’s Day specials; honoring Juneteenth; a Pride Month series and more all lie ahead in the first two months of opening!
Grab your tickets at the Rooftop Cinema Club Midtown website while they last!