📽️ High Park Movies With A View

The Beltline Neighbourhood Association is launching Movies With A View at High Park. Enjoy a selection of free outdoor movies on various Thursdays this summer from June to September at Calgary's award-winning downtown rooftop public park space. Movies are projected on onto our 30-ft inflatable screen with a state of the art 4k projector and dance club worthy sound system. 

 

🎬 2024 MOVIE LINEUP

 

PARIS IS BURNING (1990) | Thursday, June 27 @ 10:30PM

A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality. Will be screened in collaboration with Calgary Cinematheque, Calgary Pride and Calgary Public Library. Rated G. Read more >>

 

ASTEROID CITY (2023) | Thursday, July 18 @ 10:00PM

The latest immaculately arranged film by Director Wes Anderson follows a writer on his world famous fictional play about a grieving father who travels with his tech-obsessed family to small rural Asteroid City to compete in a junior stargazing event, only to have his world view disrupted forever. Rated PG. Read more >>

 

CHUNGKING EXPRESS (1994) | Wednesday, August 14 @ 9:00PM

One of the defining works of 90s arthouse cinema and the film that made Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar Wai an instant icon. Two melancholic Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious female underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal waitress at a late-night restaurant he frequents. Rated PG. Read more >>

 

EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (2022) | Thursday, September 12 @ 8:00PM

Best Picture Oscar-winning film featuring Daniel Kwan and Daniel Schienert. A middle-aged Chinese immigrant is swept up into an insane adventure in which she alone can save existence by exploring other universes and connecting with the lives she could have led. Rated R. Read more >>


 

ℹ️ Frequently Asked Questions

 

What should I bring?

Seating is first come, first serve on the astro-turf lawn. We recommend either a blanket and/or a low-height lawn chair (like at Folk Fest!).

 

Will food and drinks be available for purchase?

Yes! We will have popcorn and non-alcoholic drinks available for purchase. Alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase for the August 15th screening only.

 

Can I bring my own food?

Yes! Feel free to bring your own food. Outside alcohol and glass are prohibited on the lawn.

 

Is Movies With A View free?

Yes! Please consider making a donation The Beltline Neighbourhoods Association.

 

Is registration required to attend?

No. Seating is first come, first serve.

 

Are there age restrictions?

No, all Movies With A View events are open to all ages. However, guardians should be aware that titles include PG and R rated selections.

 

When should I come?

Movie times are scheduled for start of the film just after sunset. Plan to arrive early to secure a spot on the astro turf lawn. First come, first serve.

 

Where will washrooms be located?

Porta potties will be located at the entrance on the ground level on 10 Ave SW.

 

Where is High Park located?

340 10 Ave SW on Level 6 (top floor) of the City Centre Parkade. Access on foot from 10 Ave SW across from National on 10th or by car from 9 Ave SW or 10 Ave. Downtown Plus 15 connection via Level 4.

 

Where can I park my bike at High Park?

There are bike racks located on the ground level entrance of 10 Ave SW just inside the parkade.

 

What is the cost of parking at High Park?

Parking rates and real-time availability are posted on Calgary Parking.

 

Can I smoke at High Park?

No. Smoking and vaping are not permitted.

 


☁️ About High Park

Established in 2020, High Park is a rooftop public park and event space in the Beltline serving as an exciting destination for residents and visitors to the city alike. As one of Beltline's parks with the highest city-wide draw, the park reimagines the under-utilized 90,000 sqft (2-acre) rooftop of the City Centre Parkade located at 340 10 Ave SW and provides much needed additional public space in the community. High Park is operated by the Beltline Neighbourhoods Association.

 


Thank you to our funders

Funding for High Park and Movies With A View is made possible by the Government of Canada and the Canada Healthy Communicates Initiative.

 

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