Open Air Cinemas 2022 in FFH-Land –

Movies under the stars
These open air cinemas will take place in 2022

You lie comfortably on the meadow or in a deck chair, stretch your feet and enjoy a pleasantly warm summer evening… while the latest blockbuster or a varied indie film is playing in front of you! Welcome to the many open-air cinemas in Hesse.

We’ll tell you where you can watch films under the stars in your area.

Open air cinemas in southern Hesse

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This open-air cinema series takes place at different locations on the Bergstrasse throughout the summer. In addition to the film, there is always a musical film program

Bergstrasse open-air cinema
When: June 3 to September 15, 2022
Wo: 3rd to 5th June and 10th/11th June Wald-Michelbach, swimming pool
July 2nd to July 9th Birkenau, swimming pool
July 29th to August 7th European Film Festival Bensheim, Kronepark
17. August bis 24. August Hemsbach, Rathausplatz
September 2nd to September 6th Fürth, Steinbachwiesen
September 9th to September 15th Weinheim, Schlosshof
Entry: 10 Euro
Beginning: just after sunset
program and further information


Cinema feeling in a special atmosphere in the old town of Heppenheim. Films such as “Night at the Museum” and “Oceans Eleven” can be seen.

Open-air cinema in the shadow of the cathedral
When: July 6-17, 2022
Wo: On the church square, Kirchengasse 5
Beginning: between 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m
program and further information


Every Wednesday to Saturday there is the “Filmseher Open-Air” in the listed open-air stage on the grounds of the Bergstraße school village in Seeheim-Jugenheim. The most beautiful films of the past twelve months are shown here in the open air until September.

Film viewer open air
When: June 1 to September 3, 2022, Wednesday to Saturday
Wo: Open-air stage, Sandstrasse in Seeheim-Jugenheim
Entry: 7,50 Euro
Beginning: Admission is from 8.30 p.m. The films start at nightfall (June and July around 9.45 p.m., August 9.30 p.m.)
program and further information


As early as 1977, cinema lovers were able to watch films in the open air in the Braunshardter Tännchen for the first time. This year the film festival wants to offer a colorful program all about short films.

When: 11. August bis 15. August 2022
Wo: Braunshardt Tännchen; Klein-Gerauer Weg 1 Weiterstadt
Beginning: around 9.30 p.m
program and further information

Open air cinemas in central Hesse

In the castle courtyard: the open-air cinema in Butzbach


The courtyard of the Butzbacher Landgrave Castle becomes Hessen’s largest cinema hall in summer: framed by large trees, old walls, the pleasure garden and the castle park and surrounded by old town alleys, it has been the host for film fans since 1999.


Every Friday in August, the Josaphat Valley is transformed into a cinema. After dark, current films for young and old are shown here on 4 dates.


There will also be an open-air cinema in Friedberg this year.

Open air cinemas in Rhein-Main

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Open-air cinema in the courtyard of the old police headquarters in Frankfurt.

Bad Vilbel

Every summer, films are projected onto the big screen in the Bad Vilbel outdoor pool.

Open air cinema in the outdoor pool
When: July 27 to August 10, 2022
Wo: Bad Vilbel outdoor pool, Huizener Strasse 1, 61118 Bad Vilbel
Entry: VVK 8.50 euros, AK 9.50 euros (plus excess length surcharge)
program and further information


The Hafenkino Open Air in Offenbach, located directly on the Main, invites you to watch well-known and lesser-known films, some in the original version.

Hafenkino Open Air
When: from June 10, 2022
Wo: Hafen2, Nordring 129, Offenbach
Entry: VVK 10 Euro, AK 11 Euro
Beginning: around 9:30 p.m
program and further information


In the summer months, the MAIN cinema D moves from the community center to the open-air area at the forest swimming pool. Then it’s time again: enjoy the cinema under the stars in the Maingau open-air cinema.

Open-Air-Damage System
When: July 8 to 23 and August 12 to September 3, 2022
Wo: Open-air area at the forest swimming pool
Entry: 8 Euro
Beginning: around 10:00 p.m
program and further information


Special films in the open air in unusual locations – the Frankfurt open-air cinema is making cinema dreams come true again this year.

Open-air cinema in Frankfurt
When: June 30 to August 21, 2022
Wo: Old police headquarters, Ludwigstrasse 18
Entry: 10 Euro
Beginning: Admission 19:30, film starts when it is sufficiently dark/td>
program and further information

Open air cinemas in Wiesbaden/Mainz


The SCHIFF is a film festival in Schiersteiner Hafen – open air, right on the water and with selected films from all over the world.

SCHIFF harbor cinema
When: 11. August bis 21. August
Wo: Port of Schierstein, Christian-Bücher-Strasse 22, Wiesbaden
Entry: 8 Euro
Beginning: around 8 p.m
More information and tickets

The SCHIFF open-air cinema will also be making guest appearances in Mainz-Kastel on eleven evenings.

The Wiesbaden city youth parish office organizes a free open-air cinema with headphones on the meadow in front of the Biebrich church every Friday.

Open air headphone cinema
When: July 2022, every Friday
Wo: Evangelical Youth Church, Adolf-Todt-Strasse 9
Entry: frei
Beginning: 22 O `clock
Further information

Bad Schwalbach

For a week, Bad Schwalbach’s Kurpark is transformed into an idyllic open-air cinema.

Cinema in the Park
When: July 6-10, 2022
Wo: Kurpark Bad Schwalbach, Brunnenstrasse 22
Entry: 8.50 euros adults
Beginning: different between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m
program and further information

Open air cinemas in northern Hesse


In Kassel, the open-air cinema has developed into a successful institution in the city’s summer program in recent years. Thousands of film lovers meet every year under the stars to experience highlights and classics of film history together with like-minded people.

Open air cinema in the courtyard of Dock 4
When: June 23 to September 3, 2022, every day except Sunday
Wo: In the courtyard of Dock 4 in Kassel, Untere Karlsstraße 4
Beginning: until mid-July at 10:15 p.m., after which the start time gradually moves forward
program and further information


In Melsungen, film fans can experience open-air cinema on the open-air stage in the middle of the park.

Open-air cinema at the Freilichtbühne
When: July 1 to August 12, 2022, every Friday
Wo: Wooded area between Dreuxallee and Lindenbergstrasse
Entry: 7 euros, reduced 5 euros
Beginning: 9.30 p.m
program and further information


Cinema in the open air and the right menu to go with it. That’s what’s happening this year in the Wülmersen moated castle.

CULINARY cinema in the Wülmersen moated castle
When: August 26th and 27th and September 2nd
Wo: Wülmersen moated castle
Entry: Film and menu 28 euros, film alone for a voluntary donation
Beginning: Manual from 6:30 p.m., film from 8:30 p.m
program and further information

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