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Movies in the park: Family guide to outdoor cinema, Seattle and Eastside, summer 2019

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There’s nothing like snuggling up in a blanket and watching a movie outside on a beautiful summer night, even if you do need to carry sleeping kids to the car when it's over.  Check out this great lineup of family movies happening all around the Puget Sound area in the summer of 2019. 

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See also: Shakespeare (and more) in the park: Seattle outdoor theater, 2019

Movies at the Mural

 Mural amphitheater, Seattle Center


Movies Start at 9 p.m on a screen under the space needle. Before the movie, catch short films by Cornish College students.


Sat., July 27 – The Princess Bride

Sat., Aug. 3 – Crazy Rich Asians

Sat., Aug. 10 – Bohemian Rhapsody

Sat., Aug. 17 – Dirty Dancing

Sat., Aug. 24 – Black Panther


Seattle Asian American Film Festival C-ID Summer Cinema

Hing Hay Park

Saturdays in August

Movie starts at sunset, free performances, crafts and family activities before that. If it rains, call 206-684-7710 after 1 p.m. to find out if the movie showing is still on.


Sat., Aug. 3 – Crazy Rich Asians

Sat., Aug. 10 – Iron Monkey

Sat., Aug. 17 – Mirai

Sat., Aug. 24 – Up


Center City Outdoor Cinema

Cascade Playground, Freeway Park and Westlake Park


Activities start at 6 p.m., the music starts at dusk. Screenings at Westlake Park go on rain or shine. For showings at Cascade Park and Freeway Park, if it rains call 206-684-7710 after 1 p.m. to find out if the movie showing is still on.


Fri., July 12 – Cascade Playground: Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse

                        Westlake Park: Aquaman

Fri., July 19 – Cascade Playground: Up

                        Westlake Park: Christopher Robin

Fri., July 26 – Cascade Playground: Shrek

Fri.,. Aug. 2 – Freeway Park: Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse

                        Westlake Park: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (original)

Fri., Aug. 9 – Freeway Park: Best in Show

                        Westlake Park: Jurassic Park

Fri., Aug. 16 – Freeway Park: Won’t You be my Neighbor

                        Westlake Park: Captain Marvel

Fri., Aug. 23 – Freeway Park: Crazy Rich Asians

                        Westlake Park: Incredibles 2

Fri., Aug. 30 – Freeway Park: Labyrinth


Ballard Movies in the Park

Ballard Commons Park


Movies start about ten minutes before sunset. A different food truck is around each week.

Thurs., Aug. 1 – Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, food truck is Li’l J’s Superdawgs

Thurs., Aug. 8 – Up, food truck is SoSo Good

Thurs., Aug. 15 – Ghostbusters, food truck is Auntie’s Family Kitchen

Thurs., Aug. 22 – Moana, food truck is Auntie’s Family Kitchen

Thurs., Aug. 29 ­ Guardians of the Galaxy, food truck is Fork & Fin


Movies at the Marina

Shilshole Bay Marina, 7001 Seaview Ave NW

Two Fridays

Movies start at dusk

Fri., July 26 – Incredibles 2

Fri., Aug. 16 – Aquaman


Skyway Outdoor Cinema

In the US Bank Parking Lot behind the Skyway 7-11, which is at 12702 Renton Ave S

First four Fridays in August

This lively neighborhood happening has food trucks and pre-show events leading up to the movie at 9 p.m.


Fri., Aug. 2 – Incredibles 2

Fri., Aug. 9 – The Princess Bride

Fri., Aug. 16 – Aquaman

Fri., Aug. 23 – Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse


Movies At Marymoor

Marymoor Park, Redmond

Wednesday nights (mostly)

Fee $5 per person (in cash, $6 if credit) 5 and under free. Parking $5.

Seating starts: 6:30 p.m. with food trucks and entertainment before the movie.

Wed., July 10 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

 Wed., July 17 – Bohemian Rhapsody

Wed., July 24 – Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse

Wed., July 31 – Top Gun

Wed., Aug. 7 – The Incredibles 2

Tues., Aug. 13 – The Sandlot

Thurs., Aug. 22 – Grease

Wed., Aug. 28 – The Princess Bride


 Bellevue Downtown Park Movies

Bellevue Downtown Park

Tuesday nights


Entertainment starts at 7:30 p.m. Movie begins at dusk

Tues., July 9 – Hotel Transylvania 3

Tues., July 16 – A Dog’s Way Home

Tues., July 23 – Smallfoot

Tues., July 30 – How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Tues., Aug. 6 – The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Tues., Aug. 13 – Ferdinand

Tues., Aug. 20 – Wonder Park

Tues. Aug. 27 – Back to the Future


Crossroads Park Movies

Crossroads Park



Activities Start at 7:30 p.m., movie begins at dusk.

Thurs., Aug. 1 – Christopher Robin

Thurs., Aug. 8 – Ralph Breaks the Internet

Thurs., Aug. 15 – Incredibles 2

Thurs., Aug. 22 – Mary Poppins Returns


Snohomish County Movies in the Park

Three different Snohomish County Parks



Seating starts at 7:30 p.m. Movie starts at dusk

Movies in Old School Park, Darrington:

Thurs., July 11 – The Goonies

Thurs., July 18 – Ralph Breaks the Internet

Movies in Willis Tucker Park:

Thurs., July 25 – The Incredibles 2

Thurs., Aug. 1 – How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Movies in Lake Stevens Community Park:

Thurs, Aug. 8 – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Thurs., Aug 15 – Mary Poppins Returns


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