Post updated for 2017
FREE Summer Movies
Looking for an inexpensive activity for your kids and grandkids? Check out our area’s family-friendly movie programs at local theaters and free outdoor movie events!
Each participating theater shows the same movie on Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:00 am. Admission is $1 per person. Find the list of movies here.
Oregon theaters: Albany, Bend, Eugene, Gresham, Hillsboro, Salem, Sherwood, Tigard, and Wilsonville
Washington: Bellingham, Bonney Lake, Everett, Kennewick, Lacey, Lakewood, Marysville, Poulsbo, Redmond, Renton, Seattle, Spokane Valley, Vancouver, Issaquah, Port Orchard, Kelso
Each participating theater shows a movie on Tuesday or Thursday morning (check your local theater). Admission is $1 per person or 10 films for $5 if purchased in advance. Find the list of movies here.
Oregon theaters: Medford, Clackamas, Springfield
Enjoy a family-friendly movie in a local Portland park for FREE (bring you own snacks, chairs, and blankets). Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30pm, including live performances by local musicians and free popcorn. Movies begin at dusk and start Thursday July 6th, 2017.
On five Friday evenings in July and August, the Square will be transformed into Portland’s largest outdoor movie theater for the entire community to enjoy! Movies begin at dusk with pre-movie entertainment starting at 7 PM.
Did you know that other Portland-are communities host free outdoor family-friendly movies?
Beaverton — Flicks by the Fountain (August)
Gresham — Pictures in the Park (August, not updated as of posting time for 2017)
Clackamas (Milwaukie & Happy Valley)– Movies in the Park (June-August)
Lake Oswego — Movies in the Park (July-August)
Salem — Movies in the Park (July-August)
Sandy — Starlight Cinema (August)
West Linn — Movies in the Parks (July-August)
Wilsonville — Movies in the Park at Memorial Park (July-August)
Don’t forget to visit the 99W Drive-In Theater in Newberg, one of the last drive-in movie theaters in the area.
Looking for more Pacific Northwest fun? Check out these resources:
The Ultimate Guide to Portland Family Fun — A gigantic list of affordable, family-friendly activities, events, and attractions in Portland
Portland Staycation Ideas — Tons of ways to enjoy Portland this summer
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