Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 6:00p -
Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 11:00p
Date Idea, Film, Kid Friendly
Enjoy these free summer outdoor movie screenings in and around Boston's parks, museums, parking lots, and beyond.
COOLIDGE AT THE GREENWAY:
In partnership with the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, The Coolidge Corner Theatre offers 3 screenings will take place at sunset on June 18, July 18 and August 13 at the Greenway's Wharf District Park (located between Milk and India Streets in Boston). All films will be shown in 35mm.
— Tue, 6/18: 'American Graffiti'
— Tue, 7/16: 'Bullitt'
— Tue, 8/13: 'Back to the Future Part II'
SUNSET CINEMA AT THE MFA:
Sunset Cinema is returning for its third season! The free outdoor film series, hosted by the Museum of Fine Arts, features a diverse lineup of recent hits, perfect for viewing under the stars.
— Wed, 6/19: 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse'
— Thu, 7/11: 'The Trouble with You'
— Thu, 8/15: '2001: A Space Odyssey'
— Thu, 9/12: 'Us'
FRIDAY FLICKS AT THE HATCH SHELL:
Free Friday Flicks is a summertime tradition in Boston, attracting thousands of moviegoers to enjoy family-oriented, feature-length movies under the stars all summer long at DCR's Hatch Shell in Boston. Movies begin at sundown, but arrive early to enjoy free games and giveaways with WBZ NewsRadio 1030.
— Fri, 6/21: 'Ralph Breaks the Internet'
— Fri, 7/12: 'Mary Poppins Returns'
— Fri, 7/19: 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse'
— Fri, 7/26: 'Bumblebee'
— Fri, 8/2: 'The Lego Movie 2'
— Fri, 8/8: 'How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World'
— Fri, 8/16: 'Captain Marvel'
— Fri, 8/23: 'Dumbo'
DAVIS MUSEUM SUMMER FILM SERIES:
Join the Davis Museum at Wellesley College at Davis Plaza for the fourth annual summer film series. Exclusive tours and art making activities start at 7pm before each screening, which starts at dusk. Free beer (21+) and snacks will be provided.
— Thu, 6/27: 'A Wrinkle in Time'
— Thu, 7/11: 'Back to the Future'
— Thu, 7/25: 'WALL-E'
— Thu, 8/8: 'The Fifth Element'
THEATER THURSDAYS AT REVERE BEACH:
Movie nights on the beach! Entertainment is from 6-8pm with Jim the DJ, inflatables, popcorn and cotton candy. Movie will begin at dusk.
— Mon, 7/1: 'Jaws'
— Thu, 7/11: 'Smallfoot'
— Thu, 7/18: 'Mary Poppins'
— Thu, 7/25: 'Rocky'
— Thu, 8/1: 'ET'
— Thu, 8/8: 'The Incredibles 2'
— Thu, 8/15: 'Ralph Breaks the Internet'
PRUDENTIAL CENTER FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL:
With free, family-friendly movies shown under the stars, the Prudential Center Family Film Festival is a great summer night out. Entertainment, children's activities, and giveaways will start at 6pm. All movies will start every Saturday at sundown.
— Sat, 7/6: 'Lego Movie 2'
— Sat, 7/13: 'Mary Poppins Returns'
— Sat, 7/20: 'The Incredibles 2 '
— Sat, 7/27: 'Ralph Breaks the Internet'
— Sat, 8/3: 'How to Train Your Dragon'
— Sat, 8/10: 'Smallfoot'
— Sat, 8/17: 'Alice in Wonderland (1951)'
— Sat, 8/24: 'Hotel Transylvania 3'
— Sat, 8/31: 'Dumbo (2019)'
MOVIES IN THE PARK AT ASSEMBLY ROW:
Pack up a blanket, lawn chair and head to Assembly Row for free movies under the stars all summer long. All movies are shown at dusk.
— Sat, 7/6: Ralph Breaks the Internet'
— Sat, 7/13: 'Mary Poppins Returns'
— Sat, 7/20: 'Spiderman into the Spider Verse'
— Sat, 7/27: 'Bumblebee'
— Sat, 8/3: 'The Lego Movie 2'
— Sat, 8/10: 'How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World'
— Sat, 8/17: 'Captain Marvel'
— Sat, 8/24: 'Dumbo (2019)'
MOVIES AT THE MANSION:
— Thu, 7/11: 'How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World'
— Thu, 7/18: 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald'
— Thu, 7/25: 'Meet Me in St. Louis '
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS PARK SUMMER SUNDAY MOVIES:
This summer, enjoy your Sunday evenings with free outdoor movie screenings at the harbor's edge. Mark your calendar for every Sunday from July 21 through August 25 to be in Columbus Park at sunset.
List of screenings TBA.
MAYOR WALSH MOVIE NIGHT:
This summer, Mayor Walsh is bringing free outdoor movies to neighborhood parks in/around Boston. Movies begin at dusk.
— Mon, 8/5: 'The Incredibles 2'
at Fallon Field, Roslindale
— Mon, 8/12: 'Ralph Breaks the Internet'
at Moakley Park, South Boston
— Wed, 8/14: 'Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse'
at Ramsay Park, Roxbury
— Mon, 8/19: 'Dumbo'
at Rogers Park, Allston
— Tue, 8/20: 'Black Panther'
at Walker Playground, Mattapan
— Wed, 8/21: 'Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse'
at Ronan Park, Dorchester
— Thu, 8/22: 'Wonder Park'
at Hynes Playground, West Roxbury
— Mon, 8/26: 'How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World'
at Noyes Park, East Boston
— Tue, 8/27: 'Dumbo'
at Winthrop Square, Charlestown
— Thu, 8/29: 'The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part'
at Iacono Playground, Hyde Park
— Fri, 9/6: 'Avengers Infinity War'
at Frog Pond, Beacon Hill
CAMBRIDGE ARTS SUMMER IN THE CITY:
The Cambridge Arts Summer in the City
series of free, family-friendly arts programming presents seven free outdoor movie screenings on Tuesday and Thursdays in August, in neighborhoods across Cambridge. All events begin at 7 p.m. with live performances preceding the screenings.
— Thu, 8/8: Inman Square Movie Night with the Boston Lightsaber Stage Combat Club
— Tue, 8/13: Cambridge Crossing Movie Night with Ricardo Frota
— Thu, 8/15: Harvard Square Movie Night with the Busted Jug Band
— Tue, 8/20: Kendall Square Movie Night with Jeghetto
— Thu, 8/22: CambridgeSide Movie Night with Mad Science
— Tue, 8/27: Community Art Center Movie Night with Kemp Harris
— Thu, 8/29: East Cambridge Movie Night featuring Leland Faulkner
CHINATOWN FILMS AT THE GATE FESTIVAL:
Every summer in Boston, the Films at the Gate Festival
brings together the Chinatown community at a free, outdoor theater showing Kung-Fu and classic Chinese-language films under the stars. What began in 2006 on a vacant lot continues on the Greenway. The festival begins on Friday, August 23 to Sunday, August 25.
List of screenings TBA.
See all other #freemovies series this summer, listed chronologically and displayed on one map.