Films At The Fort Open-Air Cinema Returns In 2023 With Movies Like Dirty Dancing & Top Gun: Maverick

Films At The Fort 2023

Open-air cinemas? It’s a golden buzzer yes for us. There’s something about chilling on picnic mats under the stars that feels oh-so-romantic. From 3rd-20th August 2023, Fort Canning Green will be transformed into a picturesque open-air cinema complete with live DJs and food. 

Movie buffs, you know it – Films At The Fort is back with its annual lineup of movies. This time, you can expect everything from classics like Dirty Dancing for lovebirds, to new releases like Top Gun: Maverick for families. Tickets are already on sale!

Open-air cinema with food, cocktails & DJ

Image credit: @filmsatthefort via Instagram

Films At The Fort is situated in a natural amphitheatre within Fort Canning Park. We’re talking about a lush green field equipped with a giant projector screen and fairy lights, topped with a view of skyscrapers in the distance. 

Grab your besties, boyfie, and family and pack along your best camera – you’re gonna get lots of vibey photos for Lemon8 and Instagram. Since the event kicks off right before sunset at 5.30pm, visitors can expect to enjoy both the golden hour and twinkles of stars in the night sky. 

Good vibes will be in full swing as there’ll be a DJ and instrumentalists performing nightly. Not to mention, you can also fill your tummy at food stands by The Providore, selling mains and desserts. 

Food and drinks at Films At The Fort 2022.
Image credit: @gmcasi via Instagram 

What’s a romantic night without some yummy drinks, you ask? Each ticket ($42.80) comes with 1 Glenfiddich cocktail (U.P. $14) and 2 non-alcoholic drinks. If those aren’t enough, there’s also a bar on-site where you can grab tipple like wine and beer. 

Watching The Notebook while stargazing is going to be such a vibe.
Image credit: The Notebook

Movies this year include timeless classics, Cannes Film Festival winners, and even thriller films. Safe to say, there’s something for everyone. All film screenings start at 7.45pm. 

  • 3rd August 2023 (Thu)- Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain
  • 4th August 2023 (Fri) – Close
  • 5th August 2023 (Sat) – Dirty Dancing
  • 6th August (Sun) – What’s Love Got to Do With It?
  • 9th August (Wed) – The Notebook
  • 10th August (Thu) – Creed III
  • 11th August (Fri) – Aftersun
  • 12th August (Sat) – Triangle of Sadness
  • 13th August (Sun) – Good Will Hunting
  • 18th August (Fri) – Full Time
  • 19th August (Sat) – My Girl
  • 20th August (Sun) – Top Gun: Maverick

Image credit: Films At The Fort

Any sensible planner will know to bring along a picnic mat so everyone’s booty stays dry. But if you don’t have one at home or would prefer a more comfy seat on the grass, you can also rent a backrest for $6

Catch your favourite movies at Films At The Fort 2023

Image credit: @danielle_exploresandeats via Instagram

A quintessential weekend out in Singapore is incomplete without movies. Take things up a notch with Films At The Fort for an offbeat movie experience with your loved ones. Be sure to get your tickets soon since past year’s events were sold out.

This event is also available on National Day, so squeeze in a film before heading off to catch the fireworks.

Find out more about Films At The Fort 2023


Price: $42.80 with 1 cocktail and 2 non-alcoholic drinks
Date: 3rd-20th August 2023
Time: 7.45pm. Gates open at 5.30pm.
Venue: Fort Canning Green, River Valley Road, Singapore 179037

For more evening and late-night activities:

Cover image adapted from: @danielle_exploresandeats, @gmcasi via Instagram 

Event Information
Films At The Fort 2023
Fort Canning Green,
River Valley Road,
Singapore 179037
03 - 20 Aug 2023
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Kezia Tan

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