Caught out on a rainy day? Looking for something different to do on your weekend? Test out the new kids-only offering from Event Cinemas. The Event Junior playground experience will shake up the way you watch movies at Event Macquarie and Event Shellharbour. The innovation will also expand to other venues before long.

The perfect activity combo: playground and movie. Credit: Event Cinemas

Get your wriggles out on the in-cinema climbing gym, slippery slide and digital interactive games. Back in front of the silver screen, recline in colourful, kid-friendly daybeds and bean bags. Pick yummy treats from a dedicated Event Junior Menu which includes junior popcorn combos, museli bars, yoghurt, fruit and ice-cream. The grown-ups can also snag a coffee or tea.

Enjoy a yummy treat while watching a movie in a playground! Credit: Event Cinemas

You can attend a Movie Only session at standard ticket prices with a short playtime and toilet break at intermission in select family-friendly showings. Or opt for Playtime Sessions with a Movie, which includes half an hour of extra playground shenanigans for an additional $5. Skip the movie altogether and book a Dedicated Playtime Only Session for $5 per child. Book into special private sessions and celebrate a unique children’s birthday party. 

Ants in your pants? Make the most of a 10 minute intermission on the playground Credit: Event Cinemas

Event Junior was “designed by kids especially for kids,” says Luke Mackey, Event Cinemas’ Director of Entertainment. “Event Junior is a safe and affordable activity that is a complete sensory experience for kids, with the added benefit of being comfortable for carers.”

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