“Captain Marvel” and “Crazy Rich Asians” Reeled on a 20-foot Screen, Pre-Film DJ, Chef’s BBQ and VIP Experience Available
IRVINE, Calif. (June 17, 2019) – Movies al fresco on special SoCal summer nights have returned for the fifth year at Hotel Irvine’s always entertaining The Backyard. On Saturday, June 29, the whole family and everyone young at heart can roll out blankets to see “Captain Marvel” harness her special superpowers in this superhero film. And PG-13 “Crazy Rich Asians” is being screened on Thursday, July 25 – the perfect flick for the gang, couples and dates, taking them on an outrageous trip to Singapore. The chef’s popular hot-off-the-grill BBQ returns, along with movie snacks, wine, beer, cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages. The stars under the stars begins with a pre-movie DJ, and the extra-special Movie Night VIP Experience allows front row seating, a bottle of bubbles and more. Admission wristbands work at the all-night Happy Hour post-movie in Red Bar and Lounge.
Movie Nights in The Backyard at Hotel Irvine
Saturday, June 29, and Thursday, July 25; doors open at 6 p.m.; movie starts at dusk or around 8:30 p.m.
The features lined up for Hotel Irvine’s 5th Annual Movie Nights in The Backyard are “Captain Marvel” on June 29 and PG-13 “Crazy Rich Asians” on July 25. A 20-foot screen and 10,000 square feet of lawn seating promise maximum outdoor cinema fun! A pre-show local DJ sets the tone for this starry outdoor escape. The whole crew can feast on the chef’s grilled burgers and hot dogs, as well as a variety of farmers market salads and sides. Bonus: all items are reasonably priced from $2 – $7. Also for purchase will be favorite movie snacks including ice cream, popcorn, of course, and candy. The Backyard’s fully stocked outdoor bar will be open for business, so movie lovers can relax with featured cocktails, wine, favorite beers or non-alcoholic drinks. For seating, bean bags can be rented, blankets will be available for purchase or guests can bring their own seating. A special bonus for guests who keep their admission wristbands is entrance to Hotel Irvine’s Red Bar and Lounge for all-night Happy Hour. Self-parking is complimentary; valet parking is available at an extra cost.
20 VIP Experience Packages at $65 for two guests will be sold each night, including:
• Two tickets to the movie of choice
• Reserved front-row seating
• Unlimited access to chef’s backyard BBQ
• A bottle of rosé or prosecco
• Complimentary valet parking
General admission is $15 per person; children under four are free. Doors open at 6 p.m. with movies starting at dusk or around 8:30 p.m. Open seating. Guests can bring blankets, low chairs, pillows or cushions; bean bags available for rental; blankets available for purchase. Food and drinks available for purchase. VIP experience is $65 for two guests. Twenty VIP Experience Packages available per movie night. Advanced purchase recommended and based on availability. A wristband is needed for all-night Happy Hour after the movie in Red Bar and Lounge. Complete schedule, tickets, menus and FAQs are available at hotelirvine.com/happenings/movienights.
Where: Hotel Irvine
17900 Jamboree Rd.
Irvine, CA 92614
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