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Summer 2016: Guide to Seattle-area Outdoor Movies



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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 in the summer of 2016. 

 

Seattle Area

 

Movies at Magnuson Park. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (PG-13) July 7, Labyrinth (PG) July 14, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) July 21, The Incredibles (PG) July 28, Guardians of the Galaxy (PG-13) Aug. 4, Zootopia (PG) Aug. 11, The Sandlot (PG) Aug. 18, The Goonies (PG) Aug. 25. Bring blankets and low-back chairs. Leashed dogs welcome. Food trucks on site. 6:30 pm entertainment, movie at dusk. $. Magnuson Park, Seattle (Sand Point). epiceap.com/seattle-outdoor-movies

 

Jefferson Park Outdoor Movies. The Princess Bride (PG) July 8, Labyrinth (PG) July 22, The Muppet Movie (G) Aug. 5, Despicable Me (PG) Aug. 19, Despicable Me 2 (PG) Sept. 2. Bring blankets and low-back chairs. 7 pm open-mic performances, movies at dusk. FREE. Jefferson Park, Seattle (Beacon Hill). beacon-arts.org

 

Summer Nights in the North Plaza. Jurassic World (PG-13) July 8, Raiders of the Lost Ark (PG) Aug. 19, Frozen Sing-Along (PG) Sept. 16. Bring blankets and low-back chairs. 4 pm music, movies at dusk. $. North Plaza at CenturyLink Field, Seattle. centurylinkfield.com

 

Movies in the Park. Inside Out (PG) July 15, The Goonies (PG) July 22, Jurassic World (PG-13) Aug. 5. Bring low-back chairs. Movie at dusk. FREE. Westlake Park, Downtown Seattle. downtownseattleparks.com

 

West Seattle Outdoor Movies. Star Wars: The Force Awakesn (PG-13) July 16, Monty Python and the Holy Grail (PG) July 23, School of Rock (PG-13) July 30, Skyfall (PG-13) Aug. 6, The LEGO Movie (PG) Aug. 13, The Princess Bride (PG) Aug. 20. Enjoy pre-show entertainment, concessions and a movie at dusk. Bring blankets and chairs. Gates open 6:30 pm. FREE. 4410 California Ave. S.W., West Seattle. wsmovies.org

 

Cinema Under the Stars. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (PG) July 16, Zootopia (PG) Aug. 13. Bring blankets and low-back chairs. Concessions available. Movie at dusk. FREE. Columbia Park, Seattle (Columbia City). seedseattle.org

 

Movies at the Mural. The Princess Bride Quote Along (PG) July 30, Mad Max: Fury Road (R) Aug. 6, Galaxy Quest (PG) Aug. 13, West Side Story (NR) Aug. 20, Life of Pi (PG) Aug. 27. Bring low-back chairs or blankets. No pets. Movie begins at dusk. FREE. Seattle Center Mural Amphitheater (Lower Queen Anne). seattlecenter.com

 

Movies at the Marina. The LEGO Movie (PG) Aug. 5, Pan (PG) Aug. 12. Bring blankets and low-back chairs. Seating begins around 7 pm, movie at dusk. FREE. Shilshole Bay Marina, Seattle (Ballard). portseattle.org

 

Skyway Outdoor Cinema. Inside Out (PG) Aug. 5, Labyrinth (PG) Aug. 12, Jurassic World (PG-13) Aug. 19, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) Aug. 26. Bring blankets and low-back chairs and enjoy food trucks and family activities starting at 8 pm, with a movie at dusk. FREE. US Bank parking lot, 12610 76th Ave. S., Seattle (Skyway). facebook.com/SkywayOutdoorCinema

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Family Outdoor Cinema Series. Inside Out (PG) Aug. 5, Hotel Transylvania 2 (PG) Aug. 12, The Good Dinosaur (PG) Aug. 19. Bring a blanket or chairs. Movie at dusk. FREE, nonperishable food donations encouraged. Tukwila Community Center, Tukwila. tukwilawa.gov

 

Movies in the Park. The Good Dinosaur (PG) Aug. 12, Labyrinth (PG) Aug. 26, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) Sept. 2. Bring low-back chairs. Movie at dusk. FREE. Occidental Square, Downtown Seattle. downtownseattleparks.com

 

MOHAI Movie Night. Music from Brian Vogan and His Good Buddies, games, hula hooping, and Toy Story (G) Aug. 20. Bring blankets and low-back chairs. Entertainment at 6 pm, movie at dusk. FREE. Lake Union Park, Seattle (South Lake Union). mohai.org

 

Eastside

 

Movies @ Marymoor. Back to the Future (PG) July 6, Jurassic World (PG-13) July 13, Inside Out (PG) July 20, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) July 27, Aladdin (G) Aug. 3, Singin’ in the Rain (G) Aug. 10, Zootopia (PG) Aug. 17, The Princess Bride (PG) Aug. 24. Bring a low-back chair or blanket. Leashed dogs welcome. Food trucks on site. 6:30 pm entertainment, movie at dusk. $. Marymoor Park, Redmond. epiceap.com/movies-at-marymoor

 

Redmond Summer Movie Series. Spectre (PG-13) July 8, The Avengers: Age of Ultron (PG-13) July 16, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) July 23, Finding Nemo (G) Aug. 6, Inside Out (PG) Aug. 13, Raiders of the Lost Ark (PG) Aug. 20. Bring blankets and low-back chairs. Movies at dusk. FREE. Redmond City Hall, Redmond. redmond.gov

 

Outdoor Movie Night. Minions (PG) July 9, Inside Out (PG) July 23, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) Aug. 6, Spectre (PG-13) Aug. 20. Bring a blanket and/or low-back chair. Seating at 8 pm, movie at dusk. $ suggested donation to Hopelink. The Plaza at Carillon Point, Kirkland. carillon-point.com

 

Movies in the Park. Wreck-It Ralph (PG) 9:20 pm July 23, The Good Dinosaur (PG) 8:30 pm Aug. 20. Bring a blanket and/or low-back chair and flashlight. Family activities one hour prior to showtime, movie at dusk. FREE. Mercerdale Park, Mercer Island. mercergov.org

 

Crossroads Movies in the Park. Inside Out (PG) Aug. 4, Minions (PG) Aug. 11, The Good Dinosaur (PG) Aug. 18, Pan (PG) Aug. 25. Bring blankets and low-back chairs and enjoy family activities starting at 7:30 pm, with a movie at dusk. Event will be canceled if it rains. FREE. Crossroads International Park, Bellevue. bellevue.com

 

North Sound

 

Family Movies in the Park. Kung Fu Panda 3 (PG) 9:30 pm July 14, Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl (PG-13) 9:30 pm July 21, Cinderella (PG) 9:15 pm July 28, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) Aug. 4, Big Hero 6 (PG) Aug. 11, Inside Out (PG) Aug. 18. Bring blankets and low-back chairs, snacks available for purchase. Seating begins 7 pm with pre-movie entertainment. FREE, donations accepted. Willis Tucker Park, Snohomish. snohomishcountywa.gov

 

Sail-In Cinema. Guardians of the Galaxy (PG-13) July 15, The Sandlot (PG) July 22, Miracle (PG) July 29, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) Aug. 5, Finding Nemo (G) Aug. 12, Top Gun (PG) Aug. 19. Watch an outdoor movie from your boat or the nearby lawn. Free popcorn available while supplies last. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Movie at dusk. FREE; moorage and guest moorage fees apply. Boxcar Park and North Docks, Everett. waterfront-place.com

 

Popcorn in the Park. Minions (PG) July 16, Inside Out  (PG) July 23, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) July 30, Shaun the Sheep (PG) Aug. 6, The Good Dinosaur (PG) Aug. 13. Bring blankets and low-back chairs. Free popcorn available while supplies last. Movie at dusk. FREE. Jennings Memorial Park, Marysville. marysvillewa.gov

 

Cinema Under the Stars. The Peanuts Movie (G) July 22, Inside Out (PG) July 29, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) Aug. 5, The Good Dinosaur (PG) Aug. 12, Zootopia (PG) Aug. 19. Bring blankets and chairs. Family entertainment (7:30 pm) and movie (dusk). Concessions available (cash only). FREE. Camp Patterson at Thornton A. Sullivan Park, Everett. everettwa.gov

 

Edmonds Outdoor Movies. Despicable Me (PG) July 29, Top Gun (PG-13) Aug. 5. Bring blankets and chairs. Concessions available. Movie at dusk. FREE. Frances Anderson Center Field, Edmonds. edmondswa.gov

 

Movies Under the Moon. Inside Out (G) Aug. 5, Pixels (PG-13) Aug. 12, Jurassic World (PG-13) Aug. 19, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) Aug. 26. Bring blankets and chairs. Family entertainment (8 pm) and movie (dusk). FREE. Lake Tye Park, Monroe. monroewa.gov

 

South Sound

 

Friday Family Movies. The LEGO Movie (PG) July 8, Aladdin (G) July 15, The Good Dinosaur (PG) July 22, Brave (G) July 29. Bring low chairs and a blanket. 9 pm. FREE. Skansie Brothers Park, Gig Harbor. gigharborguide.com

 

Flashback Friday Outdoor Cinema. Back to the Future (PG) July 8, The LEGO Movie (PG) July 8, Finding Nemo (G) July 22, School of Rock (PG-13) Aug. 5, The Incredibles (PG) Aug. 19. Bring low chairs and a blanket. Concessions available. Movie at dusk. FREE. Bradley Lake Park, Puyallup. puyallupparksandrec.com

 

Music & Movies. Jurassic Park (PG-13) July 9, Inside Out (PG) July 16, Aladdin (G) July 23, Sleeping Beauty (G) and Maleficent (PG) July 30, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) Aug. 6. Concert (7 pm) and movie (dusk). Bring blankets or chairs. Snacks available for purchase. FREE. Huntamer Park, Lacey. ci.lacey.wa.us

 

Movies in the Park. The Shaggy Dog (PG) July 15 at Frontier Park. The Good Dinosaur (PG) July 29 at Heritage Recreation Center, Aladdin (G) Aug. 19 at Sprinker Recreation Center, Hotel Transylvania 2 (PG) Aug. 26 at Meridian Habitat Park. Bring blankets and chairs. Concessions available.  Pre-show activities start at 7 pm, movie at dusk. FREE. piercecountywa.org

 

Drive-In Movie Night. Watch car-themed family-friendly movies on a 40-foot outdoor screen from your car or the museum’s lawn. Frozen (PG) July 16, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) Aug. 6, a TBD movie Aug. 27. Concessions available. 4:30 pm parking begins, movie at dusk. FREE, donations accepted. Museum admission not included. LeMay America’s Car Museum, Tacoma. americascarmuseum.org

 

Renton Outdoor Movie. Aladdin (G) July 22 at Gene Coulon Park, Minions (PG) July 29 at Henry Moses Aquatic Center, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) Aug. 5 at Gene Coulon Park, The Goonies (PG) Aug. 12 at Henry Moses Aquatic Center. Bring blankets or low-back chairs. May be canceled by weather; call ahead. 7:45 pm entertainment (Coulon Park), movies at dusk; 7 pm tickets available at Aquatic Center, movie at 8 pm. FREE, $ at Aquatic Center. rentonwa.gov

 

Summer Sounds & Cinema. Three Auburn parks are offering live music at 7 pm, followed by an outdoor movie at dusk. The Good Dinosaur (PG) July 29 at Lea Hill Park, Minions (PG) Aug. 5 at Sunset Park, Zootopia (PG) Aug. 12 at Les Gove Park. Concessions available. FREE. auburnwa.gov

 

Kandle Sunset Cinema. Bring blankets and folding chairs and watch Minions (PG) at dusk July 29. FREE. Kandle Park, Tacoma. metroparkstacoma.org

 


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