Not all movies are meant for kids. And neither are all the events at Planet Hollywood Cancun Beach Resort. The stage will be set for our adult A-listers with weekly special events that will be perfect for those with more mature or classical tastes. With Carnivale every Tuesday – a stylish tribute to Venice’s attractions and entertainment – and the iconic Purple Picnic every Friday – a riveting nighttime hotspot that includes everything from fire dancers to live house music – every adult in your vacation party is sure to be asking for an encore by the end of your trip.
Adult Scene Events
Every Tuesday | Carnivale
Take a gondola ride back in time to Venice with Carnivale at Planet Hollywood’s Adult Scene! Don your custom-made Carnival mask and dance to live music, watch actors perform tributes to the original Venice Carnival and savor some typical Venetian Carnival treats like gnocchi, fritelle and more!
Every Friday | Purple Picnic
The Purple Picnic on Friday’s at Planet Hollywood’s Adult Scene is a party fit for a king, or should we say, Prince? Dance to live house music and watch an exciting performance from professional fire dancers. A bartender and waitress will be on hand to make sure you’re refreshed as you indulge in delicious food options like tacos, quesadillas, burgers and more.
Planet Hollywood Cancun Events
Monday | ¡Viva Mexico!
Spice things up every Monday and explore Mexico’s vibrant culture! Mini-vacationers can join the Mexican crafts workshop and try and crack a piñata at the Kids Club and enjoy screenings of Coco and The Book of Life. At dinner, enjoy a special menu and live performance from a Mariachi band! Adults can watch films like Frida and Roma at the theater with fresh margaritas and nachos instead of popcorn.
Tuesday | Neon Silent Party
It’s not a party until the neon lights come out! Join us for a silent disco filled with colorful lights, glow in the dark face painting and neon cocktails! Not in the mood for a party? Settle in for screenings of some of your favorite classic movies from Breakfast at Tiffany’s and the Breakfast Club to Pretty Woman and My Fair Lady.
Wednesday | Retro Wednesdays
Wednesday’s at Planet Hollywood are a blast from the past! Hit the LED dancefloor and groove to classic hits from the 80’s and 90’s beneath the disco ball. Enjoy the Roller Disco Show or catch some old favorites like Foot Loose and Back to the Future or Casper and the Karate Kid for the mini-vacationers.
Friday | The Purple Circus
Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Families can head to the Purple Circus every Friday at Planet Hollywood. This action-packed event delights guests of all ages with musical performances, acrobatic shows, robot entertainers and more!
Saturday | Hollywood Tribute Night
Mingle with some of the biggest names in Hollywood at Hollywood Tribute Night! Put on your best red carpet looks and interact with actors dressed as some of Hollywood’s most famous characters. Savor a delicious outdoor gala dinner and enjoy screenings of classic musicals like Mamma Mia and Chicago.
Sunday | Glam & Rock Night
Get ready to rock and roll all night long at Glam & Rock Night! Relive all the glitz and glamour of the past with a live music tribute to rock stars like Pink Floyd, KISS, Guns ‘N’ Roses and more. Head over to the Overtime Sports Bar for Karaoke Nights or the theater for movies including Bohemian Rhapsody, This is Spinal Tap and School of Rock.
January | Golden Globe Night
Get ready for your close up on Golden Globe Night! Kids can dress their best for a night of movies like Frozen and Inside out as they enjoy treats from the snack bar. Adults can dress to the nines and snap a photo on the red carpet in front of the Golden Globes sign before savoring a buffet dinner at the Outdoor Gala with live jazz music and watching the 2020 Golden Globes ceremony.
February | Oscar Night
Planet Hollywood rolls out the red carpet for a star-studded event – Oscar Night! Strut down the red carpet outside of the Convention Center before joining the elegantly decorated Gala Dinner. Test your movie knowledge with some trivia before watching Hollywood’s biggest stars at the Oscars on the big screen.
March | Sci-Fi Fridays
Live long and prosper sci-fi fans! Every Friday in March, catch some of your favorite science fiction films at the theater like The Martian, Avatar, The Matrix and more. Outside the theater, full VR equipment will be available for you to try for a truly out of this world experience.
June | Celebrate the NBA
Don’t miss a second of the action during NBA Finals Week in June! Wear your jersey to the Overtime Sports Bar for a chicken wings and beer party and catch every crossover and buzzer-beater on flat-screen TVs all over the bar. Get into the game time mood with some of your favorite basketball movies, from Coach Carter and Hoosiers to Air Bud and SpaceJam!
July | Surf City Summer Festival
Hang ten every Tuesday in July with some of your favorite summertime flicks. Head to the beach for the chance to win some great Planet Hollywood prizes with the ‘Do You Want to Build a Sandman’ contest for kids and an exciting obstacle course for grown-ups. Kids and adults can watch summer classics like Grease, Mamma Mia, Moana and more on a big screen by the pool or with some popcorn at the theater.
August | Imagination Festival
On the second Friday in August, Planet Hollywood will transform into a world of pure imagination! Step into Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory with chocolate stations throughout the lobby and theater and a Gold Chocolate Hunt for the kids. Watch some of Hollywood’s most imaginative stories like Pan’s Labyrinth, Alice in Wonderland and, of course, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory at the theater and on the beach.
September | A Tribute to Bollywood
Celebrate the magic of Indian cinema with this Tribute to Bollywood. On the second Tuesday in September, join us for an outdoor buffet dinner hosted by Sutra. Sample some hookah and enjoy a lively Bollywood-style performance beneath the stars or watch some of the biggest names in Bollywood at the theater.
September | Emmys Night
Watch the stars of your favorite binge-worthy shows with Emmys Night at Planet Hollywood. Catch the award show at Overtime Bar & Grill’s TV Lounge with a bite from the special food menu and sip on specialty drinks. Hit the lobby for a special DJ set after the ceremony or catch a documentary about some of the most popular Emmy-winning shows at the theater.
October | Classic Horror Film Festival
Join us at the theater for tricks and treats this Halloween at the Classic Horror Film Festival! Fright night is every night with screenings of Dracula, Halloween, Paranormal Activity and more. Sample some tasty desserts and fresh popcorn paired with spooky cocktails from a molecular mixologist for a ghoulishly good time!
November | Friday Night Lights
Every Friday in November is a touchdown at Planet Hollywood with football-themed fun and movies at the theater! Join a classic tailgate party before each showing, featuring all the favorites like Buffalo wings, pizza, Philly cheesesteaks and of course, beer. Kids can head to the Kids Club for a Madden NFL video game tournament with special NFL prizes.
December | Christmas Movie Month
Dreaming of a white Christmas? Celebrate the season of giving with classic Christmas movies at the theater! Kids can catch some of their favorites like Home Alone and Elf, plus films for grown-ups like National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Bad Santa and Love Actually. Snap a picture with Santa before the movie and grab a seat as his little helpers bring you popcorn for the show!
"Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."
- Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)