As the weather warms up in western Washington, the movies move outside. Here’s your ultimate guide to outdoor movie events around the Puget Sound.

Start times vary by event but generally begin at dusk. Check specific event websites for more information. 

Seattle 

Free Bite Movie Night

Date and film:

  • July 19: "Wayne's World"

Cost: Free

Time: 8:30 p.m.

Food and drink: Bite of Seattle hosts dozens of food trucks serving late-night snacks until 11 p.m., and a beer garden will be available to those over 21.

Movies at the Mural (Seattle Center) 

Dates and films:

  • July 27: "The Princess Bride"
  • Aug. 3: "Crazy Rich Asians"
  • Aug. 10: "Bohemian Rhapsody"
  • Aug 17: "Dirty Dancing"
  • Aug. 24: "Black Panther"

Cost: Free

Time: approximately 9 p.m. (dusk)

Food and drink: Food trucks and carts will be open around the mural, and the Seattle Center Armory will be open with a variety of food available for purchase.

FYI: Each movie is preceded by a short film from students at Cornish College of the Arts. Space is limited so leave you pets and coolers at home.

Movies at the Park (Westlake Park)

Dates and films:

  • July 12: "Aquaman"
  • July 19: "Christopher Robin"
  • Aug. 2: "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" (original)
  • Aug. 9: "Jurassic Park"
  • Aug. 16: "Captain Marvel"
  • Aug. 23: "Incredibles 2"

Cost: Free

Time: Dusk 

FYI: The show must go on - rain or shine!

Seattle Outdoor Cinema (South Lake Union Discovery Center)

Dates and films:

  • July 20: "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure"
  • Aug. 25: "The Life Aquatic"

Cost: Free

Time: The gates open at 6 p.m. for happy hour, and the best seats will usually be taken by about 8 p.m. Films will start when it get dark enough to see the screen.

Food and drink: A variety of food trucks will be available and a beer garden will be open during the show. Outside food and non-alcoholic drinks are welcome.

FYI: The event is 21+ only. 

Cinema Under the Stars (Columbia Park)

Dates and films:

  • July 20: "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse
  • Aug. 18: "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part"

Cost: Free

Time: Sunset but people gather at 8 p.m. to get their seats.

Food and drink: Concessions available for purchase, all proceeds benefit the Rainier Valley food Bank.

Cascade Playground South Lake Union

Dates and films:

  • July 12: "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"
  • July 19: "Up"
  • July 26: "Shrek"

Cost: Free

Time: The movie will start at dusk but there will be music and games at 6 p.m.

Food and drink: Popcorn and snow cones will be available.

Green Lake Community Center

Dates and films:

  • July 25: "Black Panther"
  • Aug. 8: "Incredibles 2"

Cost: Free

Time: 8 p.m.

Food and drink: Free popcorn will be available.

Peddler Brewing Company Outdoor Movie Series

Dates and films:

  • June 27: "Mean Girls"
  • July 11: "The Hangover"
  • July 18: "The Princess Bride"
  • July 25: "10 Things I Hate About You"
  • Aug. 1: "Back to the Future"
  • Aug. 8: "Point Break"
  • Aug. 15: "Pitch Perfect"
  • Aug. 22: "The Sandlot"
  • Aug. 29: "The Big Lebowski"

Cost: Free

Time: 8:30 p.m.

Food and drink: Peddler beer available for purchase, and you're allowed to bring any snacks.

FYI: Show up rain or shine as the venue has a covered tent area with heat, and bring the dogs along.

Movie Night at Freeway Park (Seneca Plaza)

Dates and films:

  • Aug. 2: "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"
  • Aug. 9: "Best in Show"
  • Aug. 16: "Won't You Be My Neighbor"
  • Aug. 23: "Crazy Rich Asians"
  • Aug. 30 "Labyrinth"

Cost: Free

Time: Movie starts at dusk

Food and drink: Free popcorn will be available.

Bainbridge Island Movies in the Park (Battle Point Park)

Dates and films:

  • Aug. 16: "Incredibles 2"
  • Aug. 23: "Trolls"
  • Aug. 30: "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"
  • Sept. 6: "Solo"

Cost: Free

Time: Seating starts at 8 p.m., movie starts at dusk

Food and drink: Concessions available on-site.

FYI: Come early for pre-show activities for the kids.

North of Seattle

Edmonds Outdoor Movie Nites (Frances Anderson Center Field)

Dates and films:

  • Jul. 26: "Trolls"
  • Aug. 2: "A Wrinkle in Time"

Cost: Free

Time: After dusk

Food and drink: refreshments available for purchase.

Cinema Under the Stars (Thorton A. Sullivan Park, Everett)

Dates and films:

  • July 19: "Incredibles 2"
  • July 26: "Ralph Breaks the Internet"
  • Aug. 2: "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part"
  • Aug. 9: "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"
  • Aug. 16: "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World"

Cost: Free

Food and drink: Snacks available (cash only).

FYI: Arrive early for pre-show entertainment.

Sail in Cinema (Everett Marina, Everett)

Dates and films:

  • Jul. 19: "Battleship"
  • Jul. 26: "Transformers"
  • Aug. 2: "Remember the Titrans"
  • Aug. 9: "Pirates of the Caribbean"
  • Aug. 16: "The Proposal"
  • Aug. 23: "Moana"

Cost: Free

Time: The July 19 movie starts at 9:10 p.mm. and then each movie thereafter starts about 5-10 minutes earlier. 

FYI: If listening from a boat, you can listen with the sound system or tune into a specific radio frequency that will be provided at the beginning of the movie.

Movies in the Park (Snohomish County)

Date and films:

  • July 11: "The Goonies" - Old School Park- Darrington Wa 
  • July 18: "Ralph Breaks the Internet" - Old School Park- Darrington Wa 
  • July 25: "The Incredibles 2" - Willis Tucker Park- Snohomish 
  • Aug. 1: "How to Train Your Dragon:The Hidden World" - Willis Tucker Park- Snohomish 
  • Aug. 8: "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" - Lake Stevens Community Park 
  • Aug. 15: "Mary Poppins Returns" - Lake Stevens Community Park 

Cost: Free, donations accepted benefiting Snohomish County Parks.

Time: The July 11 movie starts at 9:35 p.m. and the times get early by about 10 minutes each week. 

Food and drink: Popcorn and soda are available for purchase.

Movies Under the Moon (Lake Tye Park, Monroe)

Dates and films:

  • Aug. 2: "Incredibles 2"
  • Aug. 9: "Ralph Breaks the Internet"
  • Aug. 16: "Mary Poppins Returns"
  • Aug. 23: "Black Panthers"

Cost: Free

Food and drink: Concessions available for purchase.

Popcorn in the Park (Jennings Memorial Park, Marysville)

Dates and films:

  • July 13: "A Dog's Walk Home"
  • July 20: "Ralph Breaks the Internet"
  • July 27: "Bumblebee"
  • Aug. 3: "Incredibles 2"
  • Aug. 10: "The Karate Kid"

Cost: Free

Time: 9 p.m. (or dusk)

Food and drink: Free popcorn available.

Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema (Fairhaven Village Green, Bellingham)

Dates and films:

  • June 29: "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"
  • July 6: "Top Gun"
  • July 13: "Bohemian Rhapsody"
  • July 20: "Mary Poppins Returns"
  • July 27: "10 Things I Hate About You"
  • Aug. 3: "Jurassic Park"
  • Aug. 10: "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World"
  • Aug. 17: "Grease"
  • Aug. 24: "The Princess Bride"

Cost: $5 per person; kids five and under are free.

Food and drink: Snacks available for purchase at the event, but all outdoor food and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome.

FYI: Come early for live music and dancing.

Eastside

Movies at Marymoor Park (Marymoor Park, Redmond)

Dates and films:

  • July 10: "Ferris Bueller’s Day Off"
  • July 17: "Bohemian Rhapsody"
  • July 24: "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"
  • July 31: "Top Gun"
  • Aug. 7: "Incredibles 2"
  • Aug. 13: "The Sandlot"
  • Aug. 22: "Grease"
  • Aug. 28: "The Princess Bride"

Cost: $5 cash or $6 card; kids ages five and under are free. $5 car parking is available at the park.

Time: Seating opens at 6:30 p.m. and movies start at dusk.

Food and drink: Food trucks will be open. Outside food and non-alcoholic drinks are welcome.

FYI: Arrive early for live music, and bring the dogs.

Movies in the Plaza (Carillon Point Plaza, Kirkland)

Dates and films:

  • July 6: "Mean Girls"
  • July 20: "Crazy Rich Asians"
  • Aug. 3: "Incredibles 2"
  • Aug. 17: "SOLO: A Star Wars Story"

Cost: Free; $5 donation recommended (benefits Hopelink of Kirkland)

Food and drink: Concessions available for purchase.

FYI: Popcorn, beverages, and candy available for purchase (cash only).

Crossroads Movies in the Park (Bellevue)

Dates and films:

  • Aug. 1: "Christopher Robin"
  • Aug. 8: "Ralph Breaks the Internet"
  • Aug. 15: "Incredibles 2"
  • Aug. 22: "Mary Poppins Returns"

Cost: Free

Time: Around 9 p.m.

Food and drink: Free popcorn will be available.

Downtown Movies in the Park (Bellevue Downtown Park)

Dates and films:

  • July 9: "Hotel Transylvania 3"
  • July 16: "A Dog's Way Home"
  • July 23: "Smallfoot"
  • July 30: "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World"
  • Aug. 6: "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part"
  • Aug. 13: "Ferdinand"
  • Aug. 20: "Wonder Park"
  • Aug. 27: "Back to the Future"

Cost: Free

Time: Pre-show family activities start at 7:30 p.m. and movies start at dusk.

Food and drink: Free popcorn will be available.

South of Seattle

Outdoor Cinema Series (Thomas W. Huntamer Park, Lacey)

Dates and films:

  • July 9: "Smallfoot"
  • July 20: "Ralph Breaks the Internet"
  • July 27: "Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope"
  • Aug. 3: "The Greatest Showman"
  • Aug. 10: "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"

Cost: Free

Time: Dusk

Time: Dusk. Family activities start at 6:30 p.m. and include presentations from Reptile Man, live music and musical impersonators.

Food and drink: Snacks available for purchase.

Movies in the Park (Skansie Brothers Park, Gig Harbor)

Dates and films:

  • July 5: "The Neverending Story"
  • July 12: "Inside Out"
  • July 19: "Mary Poppins"
  • July 26: "Mary Poppins Returns"
  • Aug. 2: "Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero"

Cost: Free

Time: The first movie starts at 9:15 p.m., the second two movies begin at 9 p.m. and the last two movies begin at 8:30 p.m.

Food and drink: Free popcorn available.

Renton Summer Outdoor Movies (various locations)

Dates and films:

  • July 20: "Aquaman" - Piazza Park
  • Aug. 9: "How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World" - Henry Moses Aquatic Center (admission is $5)
  • Aug. 16: "Incredibles 2" - Tiffany Park
  • Aug. 23: "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" - Highlands Park/Highlands Neighborhood Center

Cost: Free (except Aug. 3)

Pierce County Movies in the Park (various locations)

Dates and films:

  • July 12: "Bolt" - Meridian Habitat Park (dog-friendly day!_
  • July 26: "The Lego Movie 2" - Meridian Habitat Park
  • Aug. 16: "The Little Mermaid" - Sprinker Recreation Center
  • Aug. 23: "2019 Dumbo" - Meridian Habitat Park

Cost: Free

Time: Dusk

Time: Movies start at dusk but pre-show games and activities start at 7 p.m.

Food and drink: Concessions available for purchase on-site.

Skyway Outdoor Cinema (Skyway)

Dates and films:

  • Aug. 2: "Incredibles 2"
  • Aug. 9: "The Princess Bride"
  • Aug. 16: "Aquaman"
  • Aug. 23: "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"

Cost: Free

Time: Movies start at 9 p.m. and food trucks will be there as early at 7 p.m.

Food and drink: Cash only concession stand on-site.

LeMay Car Museum's Drive-In Movie Nights

Dates and films:

  • July 6: "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"
  • July 27: "The Goonies"
  • Aug. 10: "How to Train Your Dragon 3"
  • Aug. 24: "Captain Marvel"

Cost: Free

Time: Dusk

Food and drink: Picnic dinner and concession options will be available for purchase.

FYI: Parking opens at 4:30 p.m.