FREE Outdoor Movies: Free Summer Outdoor Movies in Atlanta, Georgia



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Summertime means it’s the outdoor movies in the park season where families can gather after dusk to enjoy kid-friendly movie outdoor under the stars. We are fortunate to have several options to choose from in Atlanta metro area. Check out the list of free outdoor movies in the park for this summer.

Free Outdoor Movies Series in Atlanta, Georgia


Atlanta: Movies in Central Park @ Atlantic Station

Every Thursday night beginning May 3, Atlantic Station’s Central Park will be transformed into an outdoor movie amphitheater with a movie screen so monumental, you’ll feel like you’re in the movies!

So grab the family, lawn chairs and your favorite movie snacks and join other in-town movie goers May 3 – August 23, 2012 for movies in central park.

Location: Atlantic Station’s Central Park

More info: Movies in Central Park 2012

2012 Movies in Central Park Schedule:

  • May 3 – Moneyball
  • May 10 – Singing in the Rain
  • May 17 – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • May 24 – Men in Black
  • May 31 – Dirty Dancing
  • June 7 – The Muppets
  • June 14 – The Help
  • June 21 – The Lincoln Lawyer
  • June 28 – Spiderman
  • July 5 – Captain America
  • July 12 – Grease
  • July 19 – Forest Gump
  • July 26 – Clueless
  • August 2 – Notebook
  • August 9 – Ferris Bueller
  • August 16 – The Blind Side
  • August 23 – Hugo


Atlanta: Flicks on 5th – Outdoor Summer Film Series

The 7th Annual Flicks on 5th Summer Film Series kicks off  June 6 for four (4) weeks of incredible movie entertainment.  This FREE admission summer film series is held on Wednesday nights on the 5th Street Bridge in the heart of Technology Square (Spring Street at 5th Street).
Join us each week at 7pm for pre-movie entertainment and activities themed around each movie.  Enjoy dinner specials from participating 5th Street restaurants and FREE popcorn while supplies last.   Grab a lawn chair or blanket and share this one of a kind experience of watching movies in the streets of Midtown with the picturesque skyline as a backdrop.

Location: Technology Square – Spring St at 5th St; Midtown, Atlanta

More info: Flicks on 5th 2012

2012 Flicks on 5th Schedule:

  • June 6 – 5th Street Rush: Mission Impossible 4
  • June 13 – Late Night, Date Night: The Vow
  • June 20 – Dancing on 5th Street: Footloose
  • June 27 – Family Night: Happy Feet 2


Atlanta: Screen on the Green @ Candler Park

Candler Park Movie night is a community effort. Epworth Methodist, Park Pride, and the Candler Park Neighborhood Organization come together and make it possible. Movie activities begin shortly before sunset in front of the pool house.

Location: 585 Candler Park Drive NE, Atlanta

More info: Screen on the green 2012

2012 Screen on the Green Schedule:

  • May 12 – “Kung Fu Panda 2″
  • May 26 – “Puss in Boots”
  • Aug. 11 – “Wall-E”
  • Aug. 25 – “Hugo”
  • Sept. 8 – Viewer’s choice
  • Sept. 22 – “Dolphin Tale”
  • Oct. 8 – “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”


“B at the Movies” Free Family Outdoor Movie Series

B98.5 and Aldi are proud to present the 2012 “B at the Movies” free family outdoor movie series! “B at the Movies” presented by Aldi, is a 14 event free community movie night series held in various locations throughout Metro-Atlanta. The community is invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets, relax, and enjoy an evening of family friendly entertainment. Movies are presented on a giant inflatable movie screen, under the stars. Movies begin at dusk, but come early for pre-movie festivities & giveaways!

Location: Various locations throughout Metro-Atlanta

More info: B at the Movies 2012

2012 “B at the Movies” Schedule:

  • May 12 – “We Bought A Zoo” @ Conyers, Georgia International Horse Park
  • May 26 – “We Bought A Zoo” @ Roswell, Riverside Park
  • June 2 – “Puss In Boots” @ Lawrenceville, Historic Courthouse Lawn
  • June 9 – “Real Steel” @ Suwanee, Suwanee Town Center Park
  • June 16 – “Kung Fu Panda 2” @ Grayson, Tribble Mill Park
  • June 23 – “Puss in Boots” @ Powder Springs/Hiram, Taylor Farm Park
  • July 7 – “Movie TBD” @ Marietta, East Cobb Park
  • July 21 – “Movie TBD” @ Snellville, Briscoe Park
  • July 28 – “Movie TBD” @ Norcross, Lillian Webb Park
  • August 4 – “Movie TBD” @ Woodstock, Hobgood Park
  • August 11 – “Movie TBD” @ Roswell, Riverside Park
  • August 18 – “Movie TBD” @ Dunwoody, Brook Run Park
  • August 25 – “Hugo” @ Atlanta, Candler Park
  • September 8 – “Movie TBD” @ Marietta, East Cobb Park


Buford: Movies Under the Stars @ Mall of Georgia

Mall of Georgia’s Movies Under the Stars and Summer Concert Series

Every Saturday, May 26th- July 28th (exluding July 7th) Grab your lawn chairs and blankets and join us for a Concert and Movie every Saturday night!

Location: Mall of Georgia, Buford, Georgia

More info: Movies Under the Stars 2012

2012 Movies Under the Stars Schedule:

  • May 26th – Band: 12 oz. Prophets; Movie: The Smurfs
  • June 2nd – Band: Midnite Cruzer; Movie: Hugo
  • June 9th – Band: HERO; Movie: Jack & Jill
  • June 16th – Band: 3 Way Street; Movie: Alvin & the Chipmunks: Chip-wrecked
  • June 23rd – Band: Drowning Creek; Movie: Dolphin Tale
  • June 30th – Band: The Mike Veal Band; Movie: We Bought a Zoo
  • July 14th – Band: Foxes & Fossils; Movie: Monte Carlo
  • July 21st – Band: Line 6; Movie: Glee: The Concert Movie
  • July 28th – Band: The Ron Jonsons; Movie: Soul Surfer


Canton: Georgia Movies in the Park @ Brown Park

“Movies in the Park” is a summer outdoor series of family-friendly movies presented on a huge inflatable screen at Brown Park in downtown Canton.

Location: Brown Park, Canton, Georgia

More Info: Movies in the Park Canton 2012

2012 Movies in the Park Canton Schedule:

  • August 18 – TBD
  • September 8 – TBD
  • October 13 – TBD


Clayton County: Movies Under the Stars @ Clayton County Parks

Families in Clayton county can enjoy free outdoor movies under the stars this summer. Don’t forget your blanket and chair. All movies are free and begin at dusk!

Location: Various locations in Clayton county parks

More info: Clayton County Movies Under the Stars 2012

2012 Clayton County Movies Under the Stars Schedule:

  • May 12 – “The Smurfs” @ Rex Park
  • June 9 – “Soul Surfer” @ Flat Shoals Park
  • July 28 – “Cars 2” @ Panhandle Park
  • Aug. 11-  “Toy Story 3” @ International Park
  • Sept. 15 – “Yogi Bear” @ Gerald Matthews
  • Oct. 20 –  “Green Lantern” @ International Park
  • Nov. 2 – “Thor” @ International Park


Cumming: Georgia Movies in the Park @ Cumming Fairgrounds

Georgia Movies in the Park is a yearly tradition for many Cities in the North Georgia / Metro Atlanta Area. Before each free outdoor movie event is a carnival like atmosphere. Movies in the Park ™ are more than just outdoor movies, each event is preceded by a festival. Families are encouraged to come out early to get a good spot on the lawn for the movie and to enjoy inflatables, children’s activities, face painting, carnival games and concessions.

Location: Cumming Fairgrounds, Cumming, Georgia

More info: Georgia Movies in the Park Cumming 2012

2012 Georgia Movies in the Park Cumming Schedule:

  • June 23 – “Alvin & the Chipmunks Chip Wrecked”
  • July 28 – “The Three Stooges”


Duluth: Flicks on the Brick @ Duluth Town Green

Enjoy family friendly movies with Duluth’s Flicks on the Brick, Family Film Festival. Movies begin at dusk, but come early for Pre-Show Activities at 7 pm.

Location: Duluth Town Green, Main Street, Duluth, GA

More Info: Duluth’s Flicks on the Brick 2012

2012 Duluth’s Flicks on the Brick Schedule:

  • June 9 – “Puss in Boots”
  • July 13 – “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”
  • Aug. 11 – “Mamma Mia”


East Point: Friday Night Flicks @ East Point

Join us in the Downtown “Commons” area across from the East Point City Hall and one block from the East Point MARTA Station for the Downtown Movie Series presented by the City of East Point! Bring a blanket, folding chairs and your friends and family and enjoy a movie after dining at one of our wonderful Downtown Restaurants. Light Concessions (like Popcorn & Sodas) will be available for purchase!

Location: Downtown East Point, East Point, Georgia

More Info: Friday Night Flicks 2012

2012 East Point’s Friday Night Flicks Schedule:

  • May 18 – “We Bought a Zoo”
  • June 15 – TBD
  • July 20 – TBD


Johns Creek: Georgia Movies in the Park @ Newtown Park

“Movies in the Park” is a summer outdoor series of family-friendly movies presented on a huge inflatable screen at Newtown Park.

Pre-show activities include an inflatable moonwalk and giant slide, face painting, children’s activities, giveaways, entertainment, food and drinks, along with displays from local businesses/organizations. Movie Titles:  Announced 1 week prior to each event

Location: Newtown Park, Johns Creek, Georgia

More Info: Movies in the Park Johns Creek 2012

2012 Movies in the Park Johns Creek Schedule:

  • June 9 – TBD
  • July 14 – TBD
  • August 4 – TBD


Kennesaw: Outdoor Movie Series @ Swift-Cantrell Park

Families in search of a fun and inexpensive night out together can head to Swift-Cantrell Park for free films shown on a giant inflatable screen. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring a blanket or comfortable low-back chair. A selection of food, beverages and snacks will be available for purchase. Arrive at 6 p.m. for children’s activities, inflatables, and giveaways. Parking is available at Swift-Cantrell Park, which is located at 3140 Old 41 Highway, and at Kennesaw Elementary School.

Location: Swift-Cantrell Park, 3140 Old US Highway 41, Kennesaw, GA 30144

More Info: Kennesaw’s Outdoor Movie Series 2012

2012 Kennesaw’s Outdoor Movie Series Schedule:

  • May 5 – Puss in Boots
  • June 2 – Disney’s The Muppets
  • September 15 -TBD


Milton: Movies in the Park™ Series in Milton, Georgia

A new summer series of Georgia Movies in the Park™ kicks off in Milton, GA on June 2, 2012 at Northwestern Middle School. The free family festival and outdoor movie event will run monthly on June 2, July 7 and August 4.

Families in Milton, GA will be able to enjoy a festival chock full of free children’s activities before the outdoor movie begins at sundown. The festival includes: “Loveys FunTastic Kids Show” presented by NoJoe’s Clown Circus, kids inflatables, face painting, activities, concessions and local vendors.

Location: Northwestern Middle School, 12805 Birmingham Highway, Alpharetta, GA 30004

More Info: Movies in the Park Milton 2012

2012 Movies in the Park Milton Schedule:

  • June 2 – Alvin & The Chipmunks: Chip-wrecked
  • July 7 – The Three Stooges
  • August 4 -TBD


Stone Mountain: Movies on Main @ Stone Mountain Village

Stone Mountain Village and Main Street Stone Mountain is proud to announce the upcoming “Movies on Main” free outdoor movie series, beginning on May 26th with Footloose and running through August 11th. As part of their community outreach efforts, Stone Mountain presents family friendly films on a giant 36 foot outdoor movie screen in historic downtown Stone Mountain (922 Main St. Stone Mountain, GA 30083). Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and join us for a great evening of free family entertainment. Movies begin at sundown, but come early for pre-movie fun! Concessions are available for purchase. This is a free family event with free parking, although donations of canned food items will be collected at entrance to benefit local food banks.

Location: downtown Stone Mountain, 922 Main St. Stone Mountain, GA 30083

More info: Movies on Main 2012

2012 Movies on Main Schedule:

  • May 26 – Footloose “2011” (PG-13)
  • June 2 – Dolphin Tale
  • June 16 – Puss in Boots
  • June 30 – We Bought a Zoo
  • July 14 – Despicable Me
  • July 28 – The Smurfs
  • August 11 – Mr. Popper’s Penguins