Presented to you by Moonee Valley Park, in partnership with Moonee Valley Racing Club, Hostplus and Hamton.
Saturday 25 March 2023
5:00 pm Gates Open
7:00 pm Movie Screening
Moonee Valley Park proudly presents the Beanbag Cinema community event, screening Minions – The Rise of Gru (PG rating) on Saturday, 25 March 2023. The event offers a selection of ticket options to suit all families and group sizes.
Get in early on the night and enjoy free family entertainment including face painting, balloon artists, acrobatic minions and a live DJ from 5:00 PM.
The venue will offer great food, snacks and movie treats available to purchase from the Tulloch Diner. Adults will have access to the Lawn Bar during the event. Plus, all ticket holders receive free popcorn!
General Admission - Child provides access to the Burston Lawn and grandstand, offering great views of the movie screen and ease of access to Tulloch Diner and family entertainment.
Ticket price includes:
*For children under 5 years of age, no charges apply
General Admission provides access to the Burston Lawn and grandstand, offering great views of the movie screen and ease of access to Tulloch Diner and family entertainment.
*For children under 5 years of age, no charges apply
The Family Value Pack offers a discount for those wanting to bring along the family. This package provides access to the General Admission areas and family entertainment for four people.
VIP Track Pass is our premium seating package located on the racetrack, offering a prime viewing spot. This package includes exclusive access to the VIP zone with your own beanbag. Limited availability.
*For children under 5 years of age, no charges apply, However, they are required to sit in adults' lap.
VIP Track Pass is our premium seating package located on the racetrack, offering prime viewing of the big screen. This package includes exclusive access to the VIP zone with your own deck chair. Limited availability.
Rejected by his supervillain idols, 12-year-old Gru sets out to prove his despicable nature with the help of his bumbling team of Minions.
Turn your angel into an animal or your animal into an angel... or a super hero!
Some of Melbourne’s best entertainers head trackside from 5:00pm to ensure the entertainment does not stop.
Sweet and savoury never tasted so good! Grab a bite at Tulloch Diner, serving up American-style favourites, wood-fried pizza on Burston Lawn or the Food Truck in the Concourse. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a loaded donut handcrafted at Donut Freak .
There's always plenty happening in the popular kids' activities area on the front lawn! With pony rides and sports and more will keep the little ones active and entertained!
Take in the spectacular views over the Moonee Valley racecourse and the city skyline. Experience delicious dining options that suit casual dining, large groups, or private events.
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Starting at only $99, a MVRC Membership is the best-value membership you'll come across. Receive 6 x Member passes for any race meeting this season.
Heritage-listed and built in 1938, the building has been protected and has been restored with a contemporary refurbishment to become TOTE Bar & Dining.
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Feehan Avenue, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039
Free car parking and disabled car parking available in the Centre Car Park via Gate 7 Wilson Street or Gate 6 Dean Street.
Craigieburn line too Moonee Ponds
Tram 59 to the Moonee Ponds Junction
483, 477, 476 or the 508 to the Moonee Ponds Interchange
*For further details please see "Getting to The Valley" below
Yes. We recommend that all General Admission ticket holders bring their own picnic rugs. If you are to bring camping chairs or your own beanbags, please be respectful of other patrons viewing.
No. As the Moonee Valley racecourse is a licensed venue, alcohol is not permitted to be brought into the venue. There are licensed bars available for ticket holders to purchase alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
Beanbag cinema is an outdoor cinema, and the racecourse can get chilly once the sun goes down! Be prepared and pack a jumper just in case. Layer up and/or bring a blanket to snuggle under, and you’ll have a cosy night. If it’s been a bit wet, ponchos and plastic picnic rugs are always a good option.
No. Smoking is not permitted in the cinema area. Smoking is only permitted in specified zones outside the venue.
Yes. The Moonee Valley Racing Club has disability access including toilets.
Beanbag Cinema will go ahead if there is only a light drizzle during the day. We will consider cancelling the event should there be a high chance of rain, or the weather should otherwise make attending the event an unpleasant one. Beanbag Cinema will be cancelled 48 hours prior to the event date if inclement weather is forecast or for any other safety reason. You will be notified by email if this is to occur.
If the Beanbag Cinema promotor cancels the event all ticket holders will receive a full refund. Ticket holders will be notified by email from the promoter with details of how the refund will be conducted. Refunds do not apply to purchasers who have changed their mind and no longer want to attend the event. If you are unable to use your tickets, you can have a friend or family member use them in your place.