Guide to 2012 Summer Outdoor Movies
Summer’s nearly here and it’s time to make plans to attend a family-friendly outdoor movie! Head to one of these Puget Sound area parks for free music, fun and activities, followed by a movie at dusk. Pack your blankets and snacks, and get ready for an entertaining summer!
Bellevue’s 4th Annual “Summer Outdoor Movies in the Park”
July 10, 17, 24 and 31
August 7, 14, 21 and 28
Downtown Bellevue Park
10201 NE Fourth St.
Bellevue, WA 98004
There’s a huge 40-foot screen set up on Tuesdays in the Downtown Bellevue Park. It’s fun and family-friendly, with pre-movie activities at 7:30pm, and show time at dusk. Bring a blanket, snacks and get ready to watch! July 10: Puss in Boots; July 17: Happy Feet 2; July 24: Zookeeper; July 31: Adventures of TinTin; August 7: Soul Surfer; August 14: Big Miracle; August 21: Dolphin Tale; August 28: We Bought a Zoo.
First Tech Movies at Marymoor Park
July 11, 18, 25
August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Marymoor Park in Redmond
6046 W Lake Sammamish Parkway NE
Redmond, WA 98052
First Tech Movies at Marymoor Park presented by Overlake Medical Clinics is King County’s premier outdoor cinema invites you on Wednesdays from July 11 – August 29 to join in for tasty food trucks, amazing circus acts, costume contests and your favorite flicks on a giant outdoor movie screen in MacNair Field. July 11: Grease; July 18: Hugo; July 25: Crazy, Stupid, Love; August 1: The Muppets (2011); August 8: Moneyball; August 15: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (1971); August 22: Raiders of the Lost Ark; August 29: The Princess Bride.
The PEMCO Outdoor Movies at Magnuson Park
July 12, 19, 26
August 2, 9, 16 23, 30
Magnuson Park Athletic Fields
7400 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Thursday evenings from July 12 – August 30 there will be tasty food trucks, amazing circus acts, costume contests and awesome films on a 40-foot outdoor movie screen. July 12: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off; July 19: The Adventures of TinTin; July 26: The Help; August 2: Forrest Gump; August 9: The Lion King; August 16: Back to the Future; August 23: Monty Python & the Holy Grail; August 30: The Goonies.
Redhook Moonlight Cinema for 21+
Thursdays, July 12 through August 30
14300 NE 145th St.
Woodinville, WA 98072
Admission: $5 for those 21+, only. Gates and taps open at 6:00pm. Movies start at dusk (between 8:45pm – 9:30pm) and show until 11pm. Redhook beers, wine, soda, BBQ food and concessions will be available in the beer garden until the movie starts. Moviegoers are welcome to bring low-back lawn chairs, blankets and picnics. NO PETS, BBQS, UNSEALED BEVERAGE CONTAINERS OR OUTSIDE ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED. Coolers and bags are subject to search.
Summer Sounds and Cinema
August 3, 10 and 17
(August 3 at Sunset Park)
Les Gove Park
910 Ninth Street SE
Auburn, WA 98002
Live entertainment and blockbuster movies make Friday nights in Auburn a real treat for the whole family! Each week has special additions including inflatable rides, arts & crafts and more. Food concessions available for a nominal fee, provided by the Auburn Youth Council. August 3: Sunset Park, 1306 69th Street SE; Concert: No Rules, Movie: Tangled; August 10: Concert: One Eyed Jack, Movie: Toy Story; August 17: Concert: Funaddicts, Movie: Despicable Me.
Summer Bash with Click! Mobile Movies
August 10, 17, 24 and 31
Metro Parks Tacoma
Admission is free to these family-friendly Tacoma area movies. At 5:00pm there will be Games, Food, Activities and Entertainment. Movies start at dusk. August 10 is at the new STAR Center, 3873 S. 66th St.; Movie: CARS 2. August 17 at Portland Avenue Community Center, 3513 Portland Ave.; Movie: Zookeeper. August 24 at Center at Norpoint, 4818 Nassau Ave. NE; Movie: The Lorax. Friday August 31 at Peoples Community Center, 1602 S. MLK Jr Way; Movie: Puss in Boots.
Fremont Almost Free Outdoor Movies
Saturdays starting July 14
3501 Phinney Ave North
Seattle, WA 98103
Located in Fremont, the movies are a quick walk from the 30, 26 or 28 Seattle Metro routes. Entering it’s 20th Season, the Fremont Almost Free Outdoor Cinema welcomes you. Bring a blanket or chair. Doors open at 7:00pm, movies start at dark. More information online.
West Seattle Outdoor Movies
Saturdays starting July 21
4410 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98106
Located in the courtyard at between Hotwire Coffee and Dr. Wolff. Bring your blankets, chairs family and friends for the annual WS Outdoor Movies on Saturday evenings. Kick off night is Saturday, July 21!