FREE Outdoor Movies in Atlanta 2013: Movies in the Park with Kids

 

FREE Outdoor movies in Atlanta

One of the best family friendly and budget friendly activities for the summer is catching the movie under the stars at various summer outdoor movies in Atlanta series. The whole family can enjoy fun activities, movies and popcorn in the lawn chair under the cool breeze night in the dark. Check out our guide to this great family event below.

Free Outdoor Movies in Atlanta, Georgia

 

Atlanta: Summer Movie Series @ Chastain Park 

The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces proudly announces the Summer Movie Series at Chastain Park or Town Brookhaven

A free movie will be screen every Thursday from May 30 to Aug. 1 (except 4th of July) either at Chastain Park or at Town Brookhaven.

There will be food available at the park and restaurant specials at Town Brookhaven during the movies.

So grab the family, lawn chairs and your favorite movie snacks and join other in-town movie goers May 30 – August 1, 2013 for free movies in Atlanta.

Location:

  • Chastain Park Green Lot 4469 Stella Drive, Atlanta, GA
  • Town Brookhaven, 4330 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA

More info: Chastain Park Summer Movie Series 2013

2013 Movies in Central Park Schedule:

  • May 30 – Wreck-It Ralph @ Brookhaven
  • June 6 – Ice Age: Continental Drift @ Brookhaven
  • June 13 – The Odd Life of Timothy Green @ Chastain
  • June 20 – We Bought A Zoo @ Brookhaven
  • June 26 – Warm Bodies @ Chastain, special Wednesday screening
  • June 27 – Jack the Giant Slayer @ Chastain
  • July 11 –  Parental Guidance @ Brookhaven
  • July 18 – The Lucky One @ Chastain
  • July 25 – Breakfast at Tiffany’s @ Brookhaven

 


Atlanta: Movies in Central Park @ Atlantic Station

Every Thursday night beginning May 2, 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 2 – August 15, 2013 for free movies in central park.

Location: Atlantic Station’s Central Park

More info: Movies in Central Park 2013

2013 Movies in Central Park Schedule:

  • May  2 – Iron Man 2 (Iron Man 3 premiers 5/3!)
  • May 9 – 50 First Dates
  • May 16 – Star Trek (2009) (Star Trek Edge of Darkness premiers 5/17!)
  • May 23 – My Big Fat Greek Wedding
  • May 30 – Something Borrowed
  • June 6 – Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows
  • June 13 – Skyfall
  • June 20 – Hunger Games
  • June 27 – Man on a Ledge
  • July 4 – No movie this week … Happy Independence Day!
  • July 11 – Despicable Me
  • July 18 – Breakfast at Tiffany’s
  • July 25 – Ratatouille
  • August 1 – Uncle Buck
  • August 8 – Ghostbusters
  • August 15 – The Goonies

 


Atlanta: Flicks on 5th @ Georgia Tech

The 8th Annual Flicks on 5th Summer Film Series kicks off  June 5th, 2013 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 2013

2013 Flicks on 5th Schedule:

  • June 5 – Identity Thief
  • June 12 – Snitch
  • June 19 – Silver Linings Playbook
  • June 26 – Warm Bodies

 


Atlanta: Movie Night @ 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: Friends of Candler Park Movie Night 2013

2013 Friends of Candler Park Movie Night Schedule:

  • May 25 – Brave
  • August 10 – Lorax
  • August 24 – Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure
  • September 7 – Wreck-It Ralph
  • September 21 – Field of Dreams

 


“B at the Movies” Free Family Outdoor Movie Series

Join B98.5 for another summer at the outdoor movies!

B98.5 and Arrow Exterminators are proud to present the 2013 “B at the Movies” – an annual series of FREE family outdoor movies on Saturday nights form May through August!

Bring the kids, your blanket and relax under the stars as we present hit films on our giant 45’ screen at 13 Metro Atlanta locations. All movies are open to the public and begin at dusk.

Arrive early for fun games and prizes!

Concessions will be available until halfway through each film but feel free to bring your picnic baskets and coolers — please mind local ordinances/rules regarding open containers and glassware.

Location: Various locations throughout Metro-Atlanta

More info: B at the Movies 2013

2013 “B at the Movies” Schedule:

  • May 25 – “Wreck It Ralph” @ Riverside Park, Roswell
  • June 1 – “Madagascar 3” @ Hobgood Park, Woodstock
  • June 8 – “Escape From Planet Earth” @ Laurel Park, Marietta
  • June 15 – “Rise of the Guardians” @ SRhodes Jordan Park, Laawrenceville
  • June 22 – “Escape From Planet Earth” @ Taylor Farm Park, Powder Springs
  • July 27 – “The Croods” @ Lillian Webb Park, Norcross
  • August 3 – “The Croods” @ White Oak Park, Dallas
  • August 10 – “The Croods” @ Riverside Park, Roswell
  • August 17 – “Movie TBD” @ Briscoe Park, Snellville
  • August 24 – “Sandlot” @ Friendship Community Park, Milton

 


Buford: Movies Under the Stars @ Mall of Georgia

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

Every Saturday, May 25th- July 27th (exluding July 6th) 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 2013

2013 Movies Under the Stars Schedule:

  • May 25 – Brave, Carl Dylan Band
  • June 1 – Chasing Mavericks, Bulletproof
  • June 8 – The Odd Life of Timothy Green, The Woodys
  • June 15 – Parental Guidance, Line 6
  • June 22 – Rise of the Guardians, The Rockingbirds
  • June 29 – Here Comes the Boom, Foxes & Fossils
  • Fabulous 4th on July 4th Playing for Keeps (PG 13), Brent Gafford Band, Vintage Boogie Band, The Woodys *Activities begin at 2:00pm
  • July 13 – Hotel Transylvania, Jacob Bryant Band
  • July 20 – The Croods, Three Way Street
  • July 27 – Wreck It Ralph, Joe Hall Band

 


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. Movie begines at sundown.

Location: Brown Park, Canton, Georgia

More Info: Movies in the Park Canton 2013

2013 Movies in the Park Canton Schedule:

  • August 10 – The Croods
  • September 7 – TBA
  • October 12 – TBA

 


Clayton County: Movies Under the Stars

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 2013

2013 Clayton County Movies Under the Stars Schedule:

  • May 4 – “Wreck It Ralph” @ Rex Park
  • June 8 – “Here Comes the Boom” @ Flat Shoals Park
  • July 27 – “Escape from Planet Earth” @ Panhandle Park
  • Aug. 10-  “Jack the Giant Slayer” @ International Park
  • Sept. 14 – “Oz: The Great and Powerful” @ Gerald Matthews
  • Oct. 19 –  “Hotel Transylvania” @ International Park
  • Dec. 14 – “Arthur Christmas” @ International Park

 


Cumming: Georgia Movies in the Park

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: TBA

2013 Georgia Movies in the Park Cumming Schedule:

  • TBA

 


Dahlonega: Movies Under the Stars

Looking for something fun to do when school is out? This summer, Dahlonega is inviting families and friends to the 3rd Annual Movies Under The Stars series, Presented by Chestatee Regional Hospital. On Friday, June 14th, 2013 come watch Escape From Planet Earth, and enjoy summer evenings in Hancock Park in Historic Downtown Dahlonega, while soaking in family favorites on a 23-foot screen.

Before settling down to enjoy the film at dusk, kick off your Friday evenings at 6 p.m. with activities the kids will love, like inflatables, coloring, and free giveaways. Plus, sample from a variety of concessions featuring summer favorites such as hot dogs, popcorn and cotton candy (concession proceeds benefit Enotah CASA and Lumpkin Youth Leadership). Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and low-back lawn chairs.

Location: Hancock Park, Dahlonega, GA

More info: Movies Under the Stars 2013

2013 Georgia Movies in the Park Dawsonville Schedule:

  • June 14 – Escape from Planet Earth
  • July 12 – The Croods
  • August 9 – Oz: The Great and Powerful

 


Dawsonville: Georgia Movies in the Park

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.

There are three Movies in the Park™ events planned for Dawsonville this year; on Lake Lanier, Dawson County Middle School and the at Veterans Memorial Park.

Location: 3 locations in Dawsonville

More info: Georgia Movies in the Park 2013

2013 Georgia Movies in the Park Dawsonville Schedule:

  • June 7 – Escape from Planet Earth at War Hill Park, Dawsonville
  • July 19 – Trouble with the Curve at Dawson County Middle School
  • August 16 – The Croods at Veterans Memorial Park in Dawsonville

 


East Point: Friday Night Flicks

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 2013

2013 East Point’s Friday Night Flicks Schedule:

  • September 20 – TBA
  • October 18 – TBA

 


Johns Creek: Movies at Newtown Park

“Movies at Newtown 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, face painting, children’s activities, giveaways, entertainment, food and drinks, along with displays from local businesses/organizations.

Location: Newtown Park, Johns Creek, GA

More Info: Movies at Newtown Park 2013

2013 Movies at Newtown Park Schedule:

  • June 8 – TBA
  • July 12 – TBA
  • August 24 – TBA

 


Johns Creek / Alpharetta: Georgia Movies in the Park

“Movies in the Park” is a summer outdoor series of family-friendly movies presented on a huge inflatable screen at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Alphretta

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.

No outside food or beverages are allowed with the exception of one factory sealed beverage per person. The concession areas will be open.

Location: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore

More Info: Movies in the Park Johns Creek 2013

2013 Movies in the Park Johns Creek Schedule:

  • TBA

 


Kennesaw: Outdoor Movie Series

You won’t just be gazing at the stars in the sky this summer… the stars on the big screen will also be shining as the City of Kennesaw’s 2013 Outdoor Movie Series presents a trio of FREE, family-friendly flicks at one of America’s favorite parks.

All movies will begin at dark, but arrive early for entertainment, FREE and pay-to-play inflatables and attractions, giveaways and outdoor fun. For your comfort, bring a blanket or low-back chairs. Pop-up tents, canopies or beach umbrellas that can obstruct the view of others are not permitted. Concessions will be available for purchase. Parking is available inside the park, and at neighboring Kennesaw Elementary School. Cancellations may occur due to weather conditions.

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

More Info: Kennesaw’s Outdoor Movie Series 2013

2013 Kennesaw’s Outdoor Movie Series Schedule:

  • Jun 1 – The Pirates! Band of Misfits with Splashtown fun begins at 6 pm
  • Sep 14 – Brave with Backyard Campout fun begins at 6pm
  • Oct 12 – Hotel Transylvania with Fall-O-Ween begins at 6pm

 


Milton: Family, Fun, Flicks & Furries Summer Event Series

A summer movie series in Milton is back for summer 2013 at Friendship Community park. The free family festival and outdoor movie event will run on June and August.

Location: Friendship Community Park, Milton, GA

More Info: Family, Fun, Flicks & Furries in Milton 2013

2013 Movies in the Park Milton Schedule:

  • June 8 – Goonies
  • August 24 -Sandlot

 


Peachtree City: Movies in the Dark @ The Avenue Peachtree City

The Avenue in Central Park Movies in the Dark is the outdoor movie series for family-friendly movies, interactive music and children’s activities on June 14, June 28, July 12, July 26 and August 9. Entertainment begins at 7:00PM, and movie begins at dusk. Blankets only please.

Location: The Avenue Peachtree City, 239 City Circle, Suite 1050, Peachtree City, GA 30269

More info: Movies in the Dark 2013

2013 Movies in the Dark Schedule:

  • June 14 – Ice Age: Continental Drift
  • June 28 – TBA
  • July 12 -Parental Guidance
  • July 26 – TBA
  • August 9 – The Croods

 


Snellville: Popcorn in the Park @ Briscoe Park

Take a break on select Saturday nights in June, July, August  and September as Snellville Tourism & Trade presents kid-friendly movies at Snellville’s Briscoe Park.  Bring your lawn chair or blanket, and stop by Briscoe Park beginning at 7 PM for food and inflatables (a small charge applies).  Then at dusk, the show begins.

Popcorn in the Park is presented by Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta.

Location: Briscoe Park, Snellville, GA

More info: Popcorn in the Park 2013

2013 Movies in the Dark Schedule:

  • June 15 – Ice Age Continental Drift
  • July 13 – The Croods
  • August 17 – TBA
  • September 21 – Brave

 


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. 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 2013

2013 Movies on Main Schedule:

  • June 22 – Hotel for Dogs
  • July 20 – Akeelah & the Bee
  • August 17 – The Croods

 

See also Summer Fun Guide in Atlanta

 

Summer Fun in Atlanta Guide

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