Street Food Cinema: Music and Movie Fun All Summer Long

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Summer is (unofficially) here. Which means it’s time for warmer weather, long summer nights, and al fresco dinning. And what better way to experience it all than with an outdoor movie? Street Food Cinema’s got you covered. All. Summer. Long.

“Launched in 2012, Street Food Cinema is more than just an outdoor movie. It’s an experience,” writes the company’s website. “Bringing together the best in pop culture films, gourmet street food and progressive new music, Street Food Cinema reinvents the traditional movie going experience – al fresco style. Every element is carefully curated to develop the unique atmosphere that makes audiences want to come back again and again.”

And boy, does it. From May until October, Street Food Cinema entertains fans of movies, music, food, and fun by showing cult classic films all over LA (which includes Pasadena, Eagle Rock, Glendale, Culver City, Manhattan Beach, and Pacific Palisades.) But that’s not all. Each movie-going experience features varying gourmet food trucks, fresh talent, and boisterous hosts, which keep you entertained throughout the evening.

What can you expect?

Featured food trucks include: Adam Gertlers Dog Haus, A Rockin Ice, Baby’s Badass Burgers, Crazy Go Nuts, Cousins Maine Lobster, Good Greek Grub, Grilled Cheese Truck, India Jones, Joe’s Pizza, Sista Soul Food, The Beignet Truck, The Fry Girl, and the White Rabbit to name a few.

Fresh talent includes: Band Meets World (acoustic covers of favorite 90s songs), Cashew & Cleary (influences include Grateful Dead, The Byrds, The Beatles), Farspeaker (a blend of classical and alternative rock), Macedo (twin sisters; indi/pop band), and New American (blues melodies mixed with rock).

Movies include: Rebel without a Cause, American Beauty, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Jurassic Park, Dirty Dancing, Sixteen Candles, Mean Girls, and Back to the Future 1 & 2.

To view times, locations, and a full schedule, visit


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