Rosslyn Cinema returns for outdoor movie nights throughout October

Named Best Outdoor Movie Screening Spot by the readers of Northern Virginia Magazine, Rosslyn Cinema is back with a full lineup of your favorite classic movies on the lawn in Gateway Park on Fridays from October 2 to 23.


  • Friday, October 2
    • The Princess and The Frog 
  • Friday, October 9
    • You’ve Got Mail
  • Friday, October 16
    • Remember the Titans 
  • Friday, October 23
    • Hocus Pocus

Space at Gateway Park is limited and attendees must register and reserve seats in advance of each showing. Reservations will open the Wednesday before each movie showing Check-in for each movie will begin at 6:15 p.m., with movies starting at sundown (approximately 7 p.m.).

Seating will be sectioned off based on group size to allow for physical distancing between guests, and groups are limited to a maximum of six people. As such, attendees are asked to register for a spot based on their accurate group size, and include the names of all members of guests. At check-in, attendees will be assigned a section number and directed to their seats.

Alcohol will not be permitted and there will be no food vendors onsite; however, guest are invited to bring takeout from one of Rosslyn’s many restaurants

Before making a reservation or attending, guests are ask to review the Rosslyn BID’s COVID-19 safety protocols and note that by making a reservation are agreeing to abide by these guidelines. Hand sanitizing options will be available onsite, and all guests will be required to wear a mask and to practice physical distancing. Additionally, do not attend if you or anyone in your household is currently experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.

Troy Petenbrink

Troy, also known as The Gay Traveler, is a well known travel and food writer. His has been a regular contributor to a variety of outlets including National Geographic, Travel Channel, DCRefined, CBS Local, and Metro Weekly. He also appears on local Washington news outlets as a travel expert.

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