Tips for Enjoying your First Cemetery Movie Screening

What to expect...

Screenings are held on Fairbanks Lawn
  • Movie screenings are held outdoors on Fairbanks Lawn, a grassy field inside Hollywood Forever Cemetery, under open skies.
  • Bring blankets, pillows or low chairs that have a seat which rests on the ground with a low back.
  • Allowable chair height from ground to seat is 6" and from seat to top of chair 21".
  • Bring a picnic dinner and drinks. Wine and beer are permitted, no spirits please.
  • A small tarp underneath your blanket is recommended.
  • DJs spin music as the sun sets, and again after the movie.
  • Tickets for admission and parking are printed out at home and scanned at the gate by our staff.


Bring Food
  • A parking pass allows you to park on the cemetery grounds and walk directly to the lawn.
  • Additional parking is available at the Paramount Lot at 801 N Gower, patrons who park here will enter the cemetery on foot through the Santa Monica Blvd gates and exit out the Gower gates across from the lot.
  • Special access seating and handicapped parking are available. Just ask our staff for assistance.


  • Stay on paved roads when walking through the beautiful and historic cemetery, and please remain respectful.
  • No Barbecues or open flame.
  • Dogs are not permitted in the cemetery.