San Francisco Parks Alliance logo



While all Sundown Cinema movie nights are free and open to the public, current and new SF Parks Alliance members have exclusive access to the members-only seating area! Select one of the movie nights below to gain access to reserved seating area to ensure a front row seat.

For accommodations requests, please contact Please note that submitting your request at least seven days before the event will help ensure availability.


Friday, August 2
Ferry Building
event - 6 PM / movie - 8 PM

Barbie and Ken are having the time of their lives in the colorful and seemingly perfect world of Barbie Land. However, when they get a chance to go to the real world, they soon discover the joys and perils of living among humans.

NOTE: BE SURE TO BRING A LAWN CHAIR! The screening will be held on the ground floor of the Ferry Building Plaza.

Get Tickets

SF's Lost Landscapes: Found Home Movies

Friday, September 6
Duboce Park 
event - 5:30 PM / movie - 7:30 PM

SF's Lost Landscapes is an eclectic montage of lost and rarely-seen film clips showing life, landscapes and labor in a vanished San Francisco as captured by amateurs, newsreel cameramen and industrial filmmakers. The footage is carefully curated by Rick Prelinger, a Bay Area guerrilla archivist who collects the uncollected and makes it accessible.

The Princess and the Frog

Friday, October 4
India Basin Park  
event - 5 PM/ movie - 6:30 PM

A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.

The Nightmare Before Christmas (sing along & costume contest)

Friday, October 18
Jerry Garcia Amphitheater
event - 5 PM/ movie - 6:30 PM

Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.

Sundown Cinema & SF Parks Alliance

SF Parks Alliance is the only city-wide parks nonprofit in San Francisco. For over 50 years, we've been partnering with communities and public agencies to create, sustain, and advocate for parks and public spaces that welcome and belong to everyone.

Sundown Cinema is presented by SF Parks Alliance and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and is driven by Waymo. It is produced by SF Parks Alliance and DoTheBay in partnership with the SF Recreation & Parks Department, SF Office of Economic and Workforce Development, Presidio Trust, and Port of San Francisco. Special thanks to the City and County of San Francisco and Xfinity for making another year of this celebrated series possible.

Support Sundown Cinema & SF Parks

Choose an amount to donate
San Francisco Parks Alliance is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization, and your donation is tax deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. Please keep your receipt as your official record. We'll email it to you upon successful completion of your donation.

Frequently asked questions