Best Outdoor Movie Dates

For People who Love the 1980s…

You love the 1980’s. Rubik’s cubes, Hall & Oates, Jell-O Pudding Pops. It’s what made Los Angeles shine in it’s glory days. Share this love with a special somebody this Summer by watching one of four nostalgic blasts from the past. Provided by Eat | See | Hear and recommended by Hommily, these movies and post-date plans will have an epic conclusion.

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“You’re Only Young Once But For Josh It Might Just Last A Lifetime.”

Tom Hanks stars in Big as a 12-year-old turned 30 in this tale of living your life as a child-at-heart in the big city. But you can be youthful and fun anywhere, especially at the Santa Monica Pier.

August 13 @ 5:30 pm — 10:30 pm

Autry Museum in Griffith Park
4700 Western Heritage Way 
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Santa Monica Pier

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The historic Santa Monica Pier, renowned for it’s breathtaking sights, aquarium and street-performer style, brings back the nostalgia of being a kid again. You have the aquarium full of marine life, the amusement park and a whole day of fun to the tune of street musicians rounding out a fantastic summer on the Pacific Coast.

The Goonies

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“Goonies never say die!”

The Goonies brings you into a world of adventure as you follow a group of friends to the depths of a mythic legend guarded by pirate ruins. Afterwards, check out the bizarre and wonderful beach town of Venice Beach. Here, you and yours will find all sorts of mysterious and delightful treasures of your own.

August 20 @ 5:30 pm — 10:30 pm

La Cienega Park in Beverly Hills
325 South La Cienega Boulevard 
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
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Venice Beach

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When night falls on Venice Beach, you can anticipate a bohemian treasure map of adventure. The locals here are very similar to the Goonies with plenty of integrity and pride in being bizarre. From the skatepark, to the pizza joints… And it’s a no-brainer to make a visit to the Venice Freakshow, featuring the bearded lady, sword swallower and two headed turtles.


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“My brains are going into my feet!”

Get yourself to ludicrous speed in Spaceballs where our heroes use the power of the Schwartz to stop an evil force bent on sucking the oxygen out of a nearby planet. And you calm down from all the laughs when flying up to The Museum of Flying has you flying high with delight. This museum has nearly two dozen aircraft on display. Here, you and your date will enjoy seeing California’s participation in the history of aviation.

August 27 @ 5:30 pm — 10:00 pm

Santa Monica High School Amphitheatre
601 Pico Blvd 
Santa Monica, CA 90405

The Museum of Flying

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When you visit the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica, you may feel like you’re moving at ludicrous speeds. The extensive research Southern California has done to progress aviation is displayed here as a tremendous contribution to society. In addition, some of these very aircraft could have inspired the concept art behind Spaceballs.

Pretty in Pink

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“I just want them to know that they didn’t break me”

In Pretty in Pink, Andie is caught between two worlds when she has to manage her best friend and a new crush at school, only weeks before Prom night. You two can walk the Hills in style at Rodeo Drive. The luxury of this glamorous neighborhood will make you feel like you’re the hottest couple walking down the runway.

September 10 @ 5:00 pm — 10:00 pm

Santa Monica High School Amphitheatre
601 Pico Blvd 
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Rodeo Drive

Rodeo Drive — Shop

Take a walk in luxury at this 2-mile stretch of Beverly Hills. Here, you will find a variety of shops and boutiques such as La Patisserie Artistique, Hugo Boss, Porsche Design and Tiffany & Co. Needless to say, Pink isn’t the only color you’ll feel pretty in as you‘ll feel torn like Andie did with so many options.

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