Cinema in the Cemetery: Vampire’s Kiss



Laurel Hill East
3822 Ridge Avenue

Experience movie magic amongst the tombs in this outdoor cinema series co-presented with the Philadelphia Film Society.

In this 1989 dark comedy horror, Nicholas Cage descends into madness as he believes he is transforming into a vampire.

7:00 – 9:00 PM Popup market featuring local artists, vendors and tarot readings
8:00 PM Trivia inspired by Vampire’s Kiss and hosted by the Philadelphia Film Society, with prizes
8:45 PM Film Screening


Parking & Entrance

  • The Main entrance to Laurel Hill East will be CLOSED. The only way to enter the cemetery will be on foot at the South Gate, located on Ridge Avenue at W. Huntingdon Street (at the traffic light next to the Dell parking lot). GPS coordinates for the South Gate entrance are 39.996750, -75.18780
  • Free parking is available at the Dell Music Center [2400 Strawberry Mansion Bridge Drive], directly next to the South Gate. Accessible parking will be reserved.
  • Doors will open at the South Gate at 7:00 PM. Please bring your ticket bar code, either printed or on your phone, to be scanned at the check-in table at the South Gate.
  • Tickets will be available to purchase at check-in (cash or card). Purchase of a ticket gains access to both the market and film screening.

Event Details

  • There is a short walk into the cemetery (~5 minutes) from the South Gate to the event area. An Accessible Shuttle is available for guests with mobility concerns.
  • Seating is on the grass and is first-come, first-served. BYO blankets or lawn chairs.
  • Food and beer will be available for purchase. Guests are also welcome to BYO.
  • Dogs are permitted if leashed.

Market Vendors 

  • Thirteen Circles
  • Cypress Chains
  • Tarot Jones (Readings)
  • Spider Bite
  • Toxic Femme
  • A Novel Idea
  • Atlantic Oddities
  • Black Cat Curious Magick
  • Strawberry Nightmare
  • Florian Francis