Five Open-Air Cinemas in Kyiv That You Should Definitely See!

Summer time is a period of vacations, travel tours, and simply rest from a daily routine. Someone prefers to head to a seashore or a natural resort. At the same time, some people cannot leave their work or business and are called upon spending time in the spaces of a concrete jungle.

Regardless the spot of your location, there is always an opportunity to have a good time. Kyiv is the city giving you a chance not to get bored and regret of staying in the capital of Ukraine during summer. According to, the capital city offers numerous opportunities to color your leisure time and add more emotions to your life.

Today we will talk about cinemas. However, a regular cinema is not an extraordinary destination but an open-air one is worth a visit. So, let’s see what the capital city offers.
Obolonska Naberezhna (Obolonska Embankment)

There is the Natalka Park on Obolonska Naberezhna. On the weekends, the park visitors can have a watching experience of famous movies. The agenda includes masterpieces of both Soviet and American comedy cinema industry.
Infrastructure is decent: two-seat benches, small screen, and a cozy house atmosphere. Besides, you can enjoy all this for free.
If interested, grab your friends and hurry up before 21:00 – this is a regular start time.

Location: Obolonska Naberezhna Street, 15.
Kyiv Southern Coast

If your weekends are busy, there is an option to watch a movie outdoors on the Trukhanov Island. The open-air cinema is available from Monday to Thursday. The agenda offers interesting and entertaining movies at anyone’s taste. Cinema show starts after sunset and is performed right on the beach. All you need is to come and watch. Forget about an entrance fee.

Location: Trukhanov Island

LabGarage is a cultural center located on the Peyzazhnaya Alley. This destination is available for outdoor cinema watching in both business days and weekends. If the weather has own plans and the rain is expected, cinema show takes place inside the garage. Unlike previous destinations, a visit to LabGarage costs 20 UAH. Cinema show starts at 21:30.

Location: Velyka Zhytomyrska Street, 38b.


Cinema for Cyclists

If the weather is in a good mood, every Friday on the Kyiv cycle track, you can enjoy thematic motivating movies about cycle athletes, will-to-win spirit, and other stories. It is a good way to join a cycling community and find new friends. Admission is free.

Location: Kyiv cycle track, Bohdana Khmelnytskoho Street, 58.
Los Solomas

Los Solomas is a funny name of Solomyansky District in the Ukrainian capital city. If you happen to be around the Solomyanska Square on Friday, Saturday or Sunday, do not miss an open-air cinema show. A parked coffee bus acts as a screen. Admission is free and a start time is 21:30.

Location: Solomyanska Square.

You may find dozens or even hundreds of opportunities how to entertain yourself and not to get bored in this marvelous and attracting city. Add a bit fantasy and make effort to find what you really enjoy.

2 thoughts on “Five Open-Air Cinemas in Kyiv That You Should Definitely See!

  • September 1, 2017 at 12:21 am

    I wish we have these open-air cinemas locally. I am sure I am going to be an instant fan. I only experienced this when I was in grade school many years ago and I thought it was an awesome experience. I sure hope my little one will get to experience this soon, too!


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