movies by the lake


Lights, Camera, Action – It’s Movies by the Lake!

Love being by the waterfront? Connoisseur of popcorn? Want to show off your super savvy cinematic knowledge? This one’s for you…..Movies by the Lake is back!

Brought to you by the businesses of Burlington Downtown, this is a summer staple you can reely enjoy. Treat yourself to night of summer wonder in our downtown. Enjoy a delicious dinner at one of our many restaurants. Treat yourself to a little shopping trip. Grab coffee with your favourite people. Explore Burlington downtown before heading to Spencer Smith Park to grab a great seat for the show! Bigger and better than last year, cap off your night with an evening of cinematic wonder as you take in free, weekly lakeside movies. All you need is your chairs & blankets!

New to this year’s cast is our life-sized red carpet photo frame! Dress-up in movie theme or craft your own creative style while you walk the carpet each week. Strike your favourite pose and become the art in this perfect keepsake moment (and don’t forget to tag us on social!).

Returning this year is our fan favourite: weekly movie trivia! Know all there is to know about Superheroes? Got all the facts about 80’s rom-coms? Ready to showcase your knowledge on all things action movies? Strut your movie stuff with 15 new questions each Tuesday night.

Designed with all audiences in mind (please refer to schedule below for movie ratings). From comedies, to 80s favourites, to iconic classics, there is something for everyone.

There will be snacks available for purchase from Cine Starz Burlington (cash only).

July 11: The Sandlot (approx. start time – 9:10pm)
July 18: Anchor Man (approx. start time – 9:00pm)
July 25: ET (approx. start time – 8:50pm)
August 1: Billy Madison (approx. start time – 8:30pm)
August 8: Romeo + Juliet – 1996 version (approx. start time – 8:20pm)
August 15: Back to the Future (approx. start time – 8:30pm)
August 22: Jaws (approx. start time – 8:30pm)
August 23: Goonies (approx. start time – 8:30pm)*

*Join us August 22nd & 23rd for a special double feature to celebrate the end of the season!

Want to learn more? Join Dale & Grant Gray from Creature Comfort as they break down the event here.

In the event of rain, the movie will be cancelled. All cancellations will be posted to our social media networks. Please follow us @DTBURLINGTONON via Instagram & Facebook.

Movies by the Lake is Presented by Creature Comforts Hvac Inc. Proudly Keeping Burlington Comfortable since 2010. Learn more about our Presenting Sponsor here!