The feature lined up for Hotel Irvine’s 5th Annual Movie Nights in The Backyard is PG-13 “Crazy Rich Asians” on July 25. A 20-foot screen and 10,000 square feet of lawn seating promise maximum outdoor cinema fun! A pre-show local DJ sets the tone for this starry outdoor escape. The whole crew can feast on the chef’s grilled burgers and hot dogs, as well as a variety of farmers market salads and sides. Bonus: all items are reasonably priced from $2 – $7. Also for purchase will be favorite movie snacks including ice cream, popcorn, of course, and candy. The Backyard’s fully stocked outdoor bar will be open for business, so movie lovers can relax with featured cocktails, wine, favorite beers or non-alcoholic drinks. For seating, bean bags can be rented, blankets will be available for purchase or guests can bring their own seating. A special bonus for guests who keep their admission wristbands is entrance to Hotel Irvine’s Red Bar and Lounge for all-night Happy Hour. Self-parking is complimentary; valet parking is available at an extra cost.
General admission is $15 per person; children under four are free. Doors open at 6 p.m. with movies starting at dusk or around 8:30 p.m. Open seating. Guests can bring blankets, low chairs, pillows or cushions; bean bags available for rental; blankets available for purchase. Food and drinks available for purchase. VIP experience is $65 for two guests. Twenty VIP Experience Packages available per movie night. Advanced purchase recommended and based on availability. A wristband is needed for all-night Happy Hour after the movie in Red Bar and Lounge. Complete schedule, tickets, menus and FAQs are available at hotelirvine.com/happenings/movienights.