2016 Guide to Free Summer Movies in Cincinnati

Summer’s here, school’s out — and it’s time for family fun under the stars!

Skip the early bedtime a few nights this summer in favor of some free fun watching one of these Free Summer Movies in Cincinnati.

{Scroll to the bottom for a toddler-friendly daytime option!}:


Summer Cinema at Washington Park

Wednesdays from June 1 – Aug. 31.
Movies start at 9 p.m.

  • June 1: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • June 8: Sandlot
  • June 15: Labyrinth
  • June 22: Clueless
  • June 29: Top Gun
  • July 6: Sharknado
  • July 13: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • July 20: Home Alone
  • July 27: Zoolander
  • August 3: Cool Runnings
  • August 10: Grease
  • August 17: The Wiz
  • August 24: Pitch Perfect
  • August 31: Casablanca
Movies in the Park

Village Green Park Amphitheater, 301 Wessel Drive, Fairfield, OH 45014
All movies begin at dusk.

  • May 20: The Boxtrolls
  • June 3: Minions
  • July 1: Norm of the North
  • July 15: Planes, Fire & Rescue
  • August 5: Home
  • September 9: Hotel Transylvania 2
Cinema in the City

Seasongood Pavillion in Eden Park
Live music starts at 7 p.m. and movies start at dusk.

Sizzling Summer Series

Colerain Park Amphitheater in Colerain Township
Friday nights in June, July and August*
*Be sure to check the website for updates on the movie schedule!

Anderson Township Movies in the Park

Beech Acres Park amphitheater in Anderson
All movies start at 8 p.m. Check website regularly for updated list of movies.

  • June 3: Movie in the Park: Inside Out
  • August 26: Movie in the Park: Zootopia
Deerfield Township Movies in the Park

Locations vary. All movies begin at dusk.

  • June 10: Minions (Cottell Park)
  • June 24: Hotel Transylvania 2 (Cottell Park)
  • July 8: Hunger Games: Mockingjay (Fleckenstein Park)
  • July 22: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Landen-Deerfield Park)
  • August 12: Goosebumps (Cottell Park)
  • August 22: Norm of the North (Landen-Deerfield Park)
  • Sept. 9: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Cottell Park)
Blue Ash Family Cinema Night

Doors will open at 8:45 p.m., movie will begin at 9 p.m. Free and open to the public.

  • June 4: Madagascar
  • June 18: Wreck it Ralph
  • July 9: The Incredibles

Bring your blankets and join us for great family movies in the Blue Ash Gym! Concessions will be available for purchase.

Free Movies for Kids

Locations: Kenwood, Esquire, Mariemont, and Eastgate Brew & View
Dates: Every Monday and Wednesday from June 6 through August 10. {Doors open at 9:45 a.m. and movies start at 10:30 a.m.}

Please check each theatre’s website for movie schedules.

Movies in the Park

Independence Amphitheater in Independence, KY. All movies start at 7 p.m. and are free.

  • June 4: Inside Out. With music from The Eden Park Band, pizza by the slice from Papa John’s and waffles and sweets from Marty’s Waffles Food Truck.
  • July 23: Max. With a preshow live service dog demonstration, pizza by the slice from Papa John’s and sweets from Kona Ice Food Truck.
  • Aug. 27: Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens. With music from Keith Jones and the Makeshifts, pizza by the slice from Papa John’s and sweets from Kona Ice Food Truck.

So grab your popcorn, Raisinettes and blankets and have some free family fun this summer! (If we missed any outdoor venues, please send the details to [email protected])

For our official guide to summer fun, be sure to check out 100 Things to Do This Summer in Cincy!

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