Summer Cinemas: Top Places in Prague
From June to September, you can enjoy evenings in Prague with movies under the stars. Summer cinemas are an excellent opportunity to enjoy our capital from a different perspective. Check the places, pick the movies, have good company, and enjoy hot summers.
Stromovka is the largest park in Prague. This year, you can expect German movies prepared by the DAS FILMFEST. Check the actual program of Stromovka summer cinema.
Skautský institute has a very convenient location just next to the Astronomical Clock on the Old Town Square. The summer cinema is located in a multi-floor open courtyard. Check the actual program of Skautský Institut that goes beyond the summer cinema.
Kasárna Karlín summer cinema offers movies of different genres, from Czech classics, retro, and art movies. Besides the summer cinema, Kasárna Karlín is an interesting space of former military barracks with cafés, bars, and diverse cultural programs.
Cross Club is an iconic cultural center of Prague. It has exceptional indoor and outdoor decorations that make you feel like you are in a different world. You can find the summer cinema in the outdoor area. Check the actual program of Cross Club summer cinema.
DOX is a gallery of modern art with innovative ideas. This year, DOX opened its roof for summer cinema with a unique concept. In order not to disturb local residents by the noise of movies, you will receive headphones for listening. The program of DOX summer cinema is also exceptional, featuring movies with an artistic background.
National Gallery – Trade Fair Palace
National Gallery has its branch of modern art in Trade Fair Palace (Veletržní palác) in Holešovice. On the roof of this functionalistic building, you can expect a Retro cinema of carefully selected movies of the world and Czech cinematography. Check the actual program of Summer Retrokino on the roof of Veletržní palác.
Manifesto Market is a concept of permanent food stands with a great choice of street food. Together with good-quality food, you can enjoy summer cinema on various topics. Check the actual program of the Manifesto Market and enjoy a hot summer with great food and movie.
Pragovka is a former factory on cars that became a lively cultural center. Every summer, you can explore movies made by the students of the film faculty (FAMU students). Check the actual program of summer cinema Pragovka and enjoy movies that you won’t find anywhere else.
MeetFactory is a center for contemporary art found by our controversial artist David Černý. Every summer, there is a unique topic. This year 2020, we can expect movies about family issues. Check the actual program of the MeetFactory summer cinema.
Letní kino U Keplera
You can find the summer cinema U Keplera nearby the Prague Castle, in the park of Max van der Stoel (tram stop Pohořelec or Hládkov). It is a stable cultural place by a famous Czech high school. Check the actual program of summer cinema U Keplera with its diverse program.
This cinema is indeed a timely project. Buy your tickets in advance, arrive with your car, tune your car radio to a specific FM and watch a huge screen with audio in your car radio. Like in old movies, but also convenient for our current situation. Furthermore, the location is super interesting. You can find it in the parking lot behind the Strahov Stadium. Today, it falls into disrepair, but in history, it used to be a place of huge concerts (like Rolling Stones in the 1990s) and the Spartakiads during the Communist period (massive gymnastic events). At least, the Stadium come alive with this summer cinema, check the program of Autokino Strahov.
In a newly reconstructed garden of the Convent of St. Agnes, you can enjoy movies selected by the team of the National Gallery. You can expect trending as well as art movies with interesting stories. I would recommend you check the National Gallery’s program and explore the whole cultural program because this garden also offers theatre performances and many more.