One of the most nostalgic and entertaining ways to spend a summer night is definitely enjoying an outdoor movie. Whether you’re looking for a movie spot that’s walkable, drivable, or just plain free, here are 6 spots to go see an outdoor movie this summer!
This summer, the Brattle Theater is teaming up with Cambridge Crossing to bring you family-friendly movies in the Maria Baldwin Open Space. Your free ticket will give you access to a double feature movie night, plus water and popcorn. Nearby, you’ll even have access to food trucks! The schedule is as follows:
June 30: “Moana” (PG) at 5:30 p.m. and “School of Rock” (PG-13) at 7:30 p.m.
July 28: “Encanto” (PG) at 5:30 p.m. and “Mrs. Doubtfire” (PG-13) at 7:30 p.m.
Find it at Baldwin Park, 222 Jacobs Street, Cambridge, MA
The Mayor’s Movie Nights are part of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s ParkARTS program. Held in August and September, the 11 movie showings begin at dusk and take place at various neighborhoods around Boston.
The historic Loring Greenough House in Jamaica Plain is back for the summer with several Friday night movie screenings throughout the summer. Starting May 27 with The Princess Bride, the screenings will take place on the lawn. Get your tickets here.
The Coolidge Corner Theatre is hosting three free screenings this summer on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Shown in 35mm, each of the films are related to nature and will feature an introduction from a local expert on the films topic. The lineup includes The Birds, Tremors, and Fast Five. Plus, they’re completely free to attend!
About an hour southwest of Boston, the Mendon Twin Drive-In has been showing summer movies since 1954. Showing a combination of the latest flicks and classic films, you’ll be sure to find something you’re interesting in seeing. Plus, they’ve got great selection of snacks at the concession stand!
This spot on Main Street in Tewksbury has mini-golf, laser tag, arcade games and drive-in movies. You can catch a family-friendly movie at the MVP every Friday and Saturday night. This weekend, its’s The Kion King, The Lego Movie, and more!
Find MVP at 2087 Main Street in Tewksbury, MA.
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