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Outdoor Family Movies in Philly

Pack a picnic and head to one of these outdoor flicks. Most of them are free!

Summertime in the city is the perfect time to enjoy a movie outside, and it’s a terrific experience for kids. Pack your picnic and find the perfect showing with this list.

Schuylkill Banks Outdoor Movie Nights

At at 8:30 pm, except where noted; at the Walnut Street Bridge and the Wharton Street Esplanade at the Grays Ferry Crescent

 

June 22: The Sandlot (Wharton Street)

 

June 29: Charade (Walnut Street Bridge)

 

July 13: The Big Lebowski (Walnut Street Bridge)

 

July 20: Finding Dory (8:20, Wharton Street)

 

July 27: Ratatouille (8:20, Walnut Street Bridge)

 

August 3: Hidden Figures (8:15, Wharton Street)

 

August 10: Jaws (8, Walnut Street Bridge)

 

Betsy Ross House First Friday Movies Under the Stars and Stripes

Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch St., Philadelphia

 

These 9 pm showings are $5, which gets you a tour of the house and the movie. Come early for Quizzo!

 

July 7: The Giant Claw

 

August 4: Earth vs. The Spider

 

September 1: The Amazing Colossal Man

 

October 7: Double Feature: Bucket of Blood, Night of the Living Dead

 

Movies at the Mann Center

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 5201 Parkside Ave.

Doors open at 6 pm; show starts at 7:30 pm

 

June 24: The Lord of the Rings: the Return of the King

 

July 22: Jurassic Park

 

July 28: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Outdoor Movies at Dilworth Park

1 S. 15th St., Philadelphia (West side of City Hall)

 

July 21: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

 

July 28: Central Intelligence

 

August 4: Jurassic World

 

August 11: Trainwreck

 

August 18: Avengers: Age of Ultron

 

August 25: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Stroll the Street

Main Street, Manayunk

 

June 29: Despicable Me

 

July 27: The Sandlot

Movie Nights at the Farm (Weavers Way Farm)

Henry Got Crops Farm Market, 7605 Germantown Ave.

 

June 23, 8:30 pm: The Blues Brothers

 

August 22, 7:45 pm: Moana

 

September 22, 7 pm: Annie

Moonlight Movies in Mt. Airy

Friday nights at Pleasant Playground, 6757 Chew Ave.

Activities begin at 6:30 pm; movie begins 15 minutes after sunset

 

June 23: The Jungle Book (2016)

 

June 30: Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

 

July 7: Queen of Katwe

 

July 14: Moana

 

July 21: Lion

 

July 28: Zootopia

 

August 4: E.T.: the Extraterrestrial

 

August 11:  Finding Dory

 

Saturday nights at the Trolley Car Diner, 7619 Germantown Ave.

Movie begins 15 minutes after sunset

 

June 24: Shrek

 

July 1: Hidden Figures

 

July 8: How to Train Your Dragon

 

July 15: WALL-E

 

July 22: Bend It Like Beckham

 

July 29: Tangled

 

August 5: Up

 

August 12: Akeelah and the Bee

Penn’s Landing Screenings Under the Stars

Great Plaza, Penn’s Landing, movie starts at 8:30 pm

 

July 6: Captain America: Civil War

 

July 13: The Magnificent Seven

 

July 20: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

 

July 27: Purple Rain

 

August 3: La La Land

 

August 10: Kong: Skull Island

 

August 17: Beauty and the Beast

 

August 24: The Lego Batman Movie

 

Wawa Welcome America Philly @ the Movies

All shows at 8 pm

 

June 29, The Piazza at Schmidt’s: Despicable Me 2

 

June 30, Panati Playground: The Lego Batman Movie

 

July 1, Vernon Park: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

 

July 2, Philadelphia Museum of Art steps: Rocky

 

July 3, Franklin Square: Sing

Saturday Night at the Movies

Franklin Square, 200 N. Sixth St.

Movies begin at 8:30 pm

 

July 8: The Secret Life of Pets

 

July 22: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Movies in Clark Park

Movies begin at 8 pm; activities begin earlier

 

August 4: E.T.: the Extraterrestrial

 

August 11: Singin’ in the Rain

 

August 18: Hidden Figures

 

August 25: Moana

 

September 1: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Family Movie Night at Bartram’s Garden

Bartram’s Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd.

 

June 23 (twilight garden tours at 7:30, movie at 8:30): Annie

 

July 14 (twilight garden tours at 7:30, movie at 8:30): The Secret Life of Pets

 

August 8 and 14: Movies TBA

 

The Oval Food and Flicks Fridays

Eakins Oval

Fridays, 9 — 11 pm

 

July 21: Clueless

 

July 28: Hidden Figures

 

August 4: Up

 

August 11: Spaceballs

 

August 18: Invincible

 

Photograph by M. Fischetti for Visit Philadelphia. 

 

 

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