After a long day wandering around Madrid’s lively streets, it’s time to enjoy the night and its cool air. That’s what you can get from a special soirée at any of the typical outdoor cinemas in Madrid!

39 open-air movie theatres scattered over the city districts open their facilities to host people trying to escape deadly heat. Génova 5 gathers here 7 of them.

Madrid Race Drive-in Cinema

If you are into movies like Grease, this theatre is a must. 350 parking spots make of it the biggest drive-in cinema in Europe.

It shows both current blockbusters and classics and you can have popcorn taken to your parking spot.

Open all year round, in summer you are given the possibility to choose a front-row lounger seat. It is located at 2 Isla de Java street. You can find the movie schedule here.

Lope de Vega’s house museum

Just like every summer, Lope de Vega’s house museum turns its inner courtyard into a cosy summer cinema with free entrance on Wednesdays.

Would you like to visit it? This small oasis is at 11 Cervantes street, in the heart of the Literary Quarter.

You can check the movie schedule here.

San Blas, Auditorio Paraíso

San Blas-Canillejas district is ready to screen some of the most successful films of the year.

Both Spanish movies and international hits will be shown. There are different schedules for adults and children and enjoyable sing along sessions.

If you want to enjoy these movies, check the schedule here.

CinePlaza Matadero

Matadero Madrid is a centre for contemporary creation which is becoming more and more popular in the city. In line with its idiosyncrasy, its open-air cinema shows indie movies coming from the best international film festivals, in original version with subtitles in Spanish

Enjoy this unique outdoor cinema at 8 Legazpi square.

The movie schedule is available here.

El Retiro, Plaza Daoíz y Velarde, Parque Roma

Retiro district offers a cinema schedule full of films both for families and for an adult audience.

This summer, you can enjoy blockbusters all Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Would you like to see what’s on? Just click here!

El Calero Auditorium

Every year, the auditorium in El Calero park hosts the Summer Film Festival of Ciudad Lineal.

The auditorium is at 3 José del Hierro street.

See the festival schedule here.

IFEMA, Abre Madrid!

Abre Madrid! are two new stages at IFEMA, where, during the summer, you can enjoy films, concerts, comedic monologues and children’s shows.

Enjoy unique and funny shows with your friends, partner or family under the Madrid sky.

Here you can find the timetables for the shows.