Two family movies are being screened at the
Waterfront (Steampacket Gardens) for free this December.
Family favourite, Cars, and Christmas movie,
Mickey’s Magical Christmas, will be screened from 6.30 pm on 7 December and 14
People can bring a picnic or grab a bite to
eat from traders and settle in on the grass for the films.
The Cars screening on 7 December welcomes a
special appearance from a life size Mack the Truck from the film.
Special pre-entertainment from the Mik Maks as well as craft activities and face
painting are scheduled for 5.30pm prior to the screening of Mickey’s
Magical Christmas on 14 December.
The screenings, organised by the City of
Greater Geelong and the City’s youth volunteer group, Fluke, follow previous
free movie showings at both Steampacket Gardens and the Little Malop Street precinct.
The outdoor movie screenings add to the
extensive Central Geelong Christmas program, headlined with the nightly floating
Christmas tree light show on the Waterfront.
Cr Bruce Harwood - Mayor:
This is a great chance for our community to
celebrate Christmas in a fun and relaxed, family-friendly setting on our
The two movies being screened are both family favourites, and there will be
lots of other activities for kids, including craft, face painting and live
music. And don’t forget our famous floating Christmas tree right nearby, with
its spectacular light show every 15 minutes from 8.30pm.
Best of all, it’s a free event, so I encourage everyone to head along and enjoy
this great time of year together.