Barbie on the Big Screen at Wittonga Park

Wittonga park
Photo credit: Warner Bros Pictures

Mark your calendars for a fun, free activity right in the neighbourhood! On Saturday, February 10, Wittonga Park in The Gap will transform into an outdoor theatre for a special screening of the 2023 blockbuster film Barbie.


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Starring fellow Queenslander Margot Robbie as the iconic doll, Barbie smashed box office records this past summer. Now you can see Robbie’s hometown talent on full display as she brings Barbie to life on the big screen. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and picnic baskets for a relaxed movie night under the stars.

Barbie Movie At Wittonga Park

The feature film starts at 7:00 p.m. sharp. Arrive early to claim your spot on the lawn and play lawn games. Volunteers will be on hand selling popcorn, candy, and drinks to benefit local charities.

Wittonga Park (Photo credit: Claude Prinsloo/Google Maps)

These free outdoor cinema events are a beloved local tradition in Brisbane, bringing suburban neighbourhoods together. As Barbie would say, there’s no better way to “Ken-nect” with your community. Don’t miss out on the fun – mark those calendars for February 10!

Visit Brisbane City Council’s website for more details.

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About the Barbie Movie

The iconic Barbie doll came to life on the big screen in the new live-action comedy film Barbie. Directed by Greta Gerwig and co-written by Gerwig and Noah Baumbach, this highly anticipated film starred Margot Robbie as Barbie and Ryan Gosling as her longtime boyfriend Ken. 

When Barbie faced an existential crisis, she and Ken embarked on a hilarious journey of self-discovery by leaving the perfection of Barbieland and entering the messy real world.

With an all-star cast including America Ferrera, Michael Cera, Kate McKinnon, Issa Rae and more, Barbie delivered laughs, adventure and empowering themes.

In Australia, the film scored the largest second week ever for a total of $30.6 million after two weekends, proving its box office dominance. 

Published 15-January-2024