There’s nothing better than to head to the cinema as a child. Everything seems so big in comparison to the TV at home; the screen, the seats and even the popcorn is so big that it adds to the cinema experience. Over the next couple of months leading up to Christmas there are some special upcoming movie events for kids scheduled at various cinemas across Australia.

Event Cinemas

Event Junior
Designed for children under the age of 5, Event Junior features a dedicated play activities area in the foyer and a modified family-friendly cinema experience. Event Junior is the perfect destination for parents to allow their kids to be kids and enjoy their first cinema experience.

Shopkins: World Vacation : Event Junior
Release Date: 7th October
Grab your boarding pass and come on a worldwide wild ride with your favorite Shoppies! When the Shoppies go on a vacation to London to meet Royal Crown Jules, Kooky Cookie gets caught up in a diamond heist and goes missing! The Shoppies discover that Kooky has been transformed into the latest ‘must have” trend by the famous fashion designer Macy Macaron sparking a wild chase around the world.

Barbie Dolphin Magic: Event Junior
Release Date: From 21st October
Barbie and her sisters work at a coral reef researching dolphins. While diving and exploring, the sisters discover rare, rainbow-colored dolphins. Isla, a mysterious and charismatic girl with a very special connection to the dolphins, befriends Barbie and then reveals that she is actually a magical mermaid!

The Song of Bigfoot : Event Junior
Release Date: From 21st October
Teenage outsider Adam sets out on an epic and daring quest to uncover the mystery behind his long-lost dad, only to find out that he is none other than the legendary Bigfoot!

My Little Pony The Movie Family Fun Day: Event Junior
Sunday 29th October
Release Date: 2nd November
A new dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, and Rarity – embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship and save their home.

Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You
Release Date: From 11th November
Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! explores Ash and Pikachu’s first meeting and their adventures as they search for the Legendary Pokémon Ho-Oh.
NB: A limited number of Pokémon Trading Card Game featuring Pikachu wearing its Trainer’s hat, as seen in Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! will be available to ticket holders on the 11 & 12 sessions – BUT ONLY WHILE STOCKS LAST!

Hey Duggee Cinema Experience Family Fun Day
Sunday 12th November
Release Date: 16th November
Join Duggee and the Squirrels for the first time on the big screen for one big hour of woofs, sing-alongs, and fun! Featuring brand new episodes and exclusive interactive content for your little Squirrel to dance, sing and groove along with Duggee and the Squirrels.

Paddington 2 Exclusive Advanced Charity Screening
3rd December
Paddington 2 will make his big screen debut on Sunday 3 December at selected cinemas thanks to a special partnership between Event Hospitality and Entertainment and key Children’s hospitals around the country. This partnership means not only will you have the opportunity to see Paddington 2 before everyone else, but proceeds from every ticket sold will be donated directly to Children’s hospitals to enhance the treatment and care of sick children around the country.

Disney Sing-A-Long
The Disney Sing-along Season is coming to the big screen from 7 October until 29 October and features all your Disney favourites including Moana, Beauty & the Beast, The Little Mermaid and Frozen.

Village Cinemas

Disney Sing-A-Long
The Disney Sing-along Season is coming to the big screen from 7 October until 29 October and features all your Disney favourites including Moana, Beauty & the Beast, The Little Mermaid and Frozen.

My Little Pony The Movie Family Fun Day
Sunday 29th October
Release Date: 2nd November
A new dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, and Rarity – embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship and save their home.

Barbie Dolphin Magic
Release Date: From 19th October
Barbie and her sisters work at a coral reef researching dolphins. While diving and exploring, the sisters discover rare, rainbow-colored dolphins. Isla, a mysterious and charismatic girl with a very special connection to the dolphins, befriends Barbie and then reveals that she is actually a magical mermaid!

Hey Duggee Cinema Experience 
Release Date: 16th November
Join Duggee and the Squirrels for the first time on the big screen for one big hour of woofs, sing-alongs, and fun! Featuring brand new episodes and exclusive interactive content for your little Squirrel to dance, sing and groove along with Duggee and the Squirrels.

HOYTS Cinema

My Little Pony Pink Carpet Premiere
28th October HOYTS Entertainment Quarter
Pink Carpet attendees will be treated to an unforgettable My Little Pony adventure that begins in the enchanted land of Equestria, passes through the Sea of Clouds, aboard a pirate ship deck, and ends in the underwater city of Seaquestria. Pony fans will experience all this, before entering the theatre to be among the first to see My Little Pony: The Movie.

Barbie Dolphin Magic
Release Date: From 21st October
Barbie and her sisters work at a coral reef researching dolphins. While diving and exploring, the sisters discover rare, rainbow-colored dolphins. Isla, a mysterious and charismatic girl with a very special connection to the dolphins, befriends Barbie and then reveals that she is actually a magical mermaid!

The Song of Bigfoot
Release Date: From 21st October
Teenage outsider Adam sets out on an epic and daring quest to uncover the mystery behind his long-lost dad, only to find out that he is none other than the legendary Bigfoot!

Hey Duggee Cinema Experience 
Release Date: 16th November
Join Duggee and the Squirrels for the first time on the big screen for one big hour of woofs, sing-alongs, and fun! Featuring brand new episodes and exclusive interactive content for your little Squirrel to dance, sing and groove along with Duggee and the Squirrels.

The Wiggles: Wiggly Wiggly Christmas
From October 19th
HOYTS Jnr proudly presents…A Merry Christmas to one and all! Wiggly, Wiggly Christmas! is sure to get everybody in the festive spirit with songs and carols that will have the whole family singing, dancing, laughing or just plain enjoying!

Reading Cinemas

Disney Pixar Film Festival 
From 14th October
Reading Cinemas is bringing your all-time favourite Pixar films back to the big screen nationally with their Disney Pixar Festival kicking off in October. Each weekend from October 14 to November 5, your local Reading Cinema will feature a popular Disney Pixar film to keep you entertained this Spring.

My Little Pony The Movie Family Fun Day
Sunday 29th October
Release Date: 2nd November
A new dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, and Rarity – embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship and save their home.

The Song of Bigfoot
Release Date: From 21st October
Teenage outsider Adam sets out on an epic and daring quest to uncover the mystery behind his long-lost dad, only to find out that he is none other than the legendary Bigfoot!