This outdoor movie screening list is information for both in the District and all around the D.C. area. We will be updating this information frequently, so make sure to bookmark it!
Facebook: Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization
Films begin at 8:15 p.m.
Location: Penrose Square
Aug. 25: The Sandlot
Sept. 1: The Peanuts Movie
Sept. 8: Brooklyn
Sept. 15: He Named Me Malala
Facebook: Bel Air Downtown Alliance
Films begin at 7:15 p.m.
Location: Shamrock Park, 39 Hickory Avenue, Bel Air, MD 21014
Aug. 26: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Facebook: Starlight Cinema FREE Drive-In Movies
Gates open at 6:00 p.m. with food, music, and kid’s activities. Movies will begin at dark.
Location: 5875 Trinity Parkway, Centreville, VA
Aug. 27: Home
City of Alexandria
Facebook: Alexandria Comcast Outdoor Film Festival
Location: Waterfront Park, City Hall, or Ben Brenman Park
Films begin at 8:30 p.m.
Aug. 26: Alice in Wonderland (Movies Under the Stars, City Hall)
Cinema Del Ray
Facebook: Cinema Del Ray
All films begin at dusk
Location: Fields of Mt. Vernon Rec Center at Me. Vernon & Commonwealth Ave.
Sept. 17: Kung Fu Panda 3
Facebook: DC Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs
8 p.m. start time for all films
Location: Chinatown Park, 6th and I Street NW
Sept. 14: Chinese Movie Night (film TBA)
Columbia’s Lakefront Summer Festival Movies
Facebook: Columbia Association
Films are from 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Location: 6310 Hillside Court, Suite 11, Columbia, MD 21046
Aug. 26: Antman
Aug. 27: The Avengers: The Age of Ultron
Sept. 2: The Martian
Sept. 3: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Sept. 9: Zootopia
Sept. 10: The Jungle Book (2016)
Congressional Cemetery Cinematery
Facebook: Congressional Cemetery
$10 donation suggested (cash only, please)
Location: 1801 E Street SE
Sept. 16: Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
Films at the Stone (Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial)
Facebook: The Memorial Foundation
Movies begin at 8:15 p.m.
Location: 1964 Independence Avenue SW
Aug. 25: Race
Four Miles Summer Movie Festival, Alexandria
Facebook: The Arlandrian
Fun begins at 6 p.m., films begin at dusk
Location: Four Mile Conservatory 4109 Mount Vernon Ave, Arlandria
Aug. 27: Zootopia
George Washington Memorial Parkway Moonlight Movies
Facebook: George Washington Memorial Parkway – GWMP (U.S. National Park Service)
More information to come. Locations of each film are listed below.
Sept. 3: National Treasure (At Memorial Avenue) (8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.)
Sept.10: Flag of Our Fathers (At Arlington Ridge) (8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.)
Lake Anne Summer Film Festival
Facebook: Lake Anne Plaza
Films begin at sundown – approximately 8 p.m.
Location: Lake Anne Plaza (Waterfront) – 1609 Washington Plaza, Reston, VA 20190
Aug. 26: Lady Sings the Blues
Aug. 30: Jazz on a Summer’s Day
Facebook: Lansdowne Town Center
Kids events start at 6:30 p.m. and films begin at dusk.
Location: Lansdowne Town Center, intersection of Route 7 and Belmont Ridge Road
August 26: Inside Out
Leesburg Movies Under the Stars
Facebook: Village at Leesburg
Movies begin at approximately 8:30 p.m. and end at approximately 10 p.m.
Location: Russell Branch Parkway, Leesburg, VA, 70125
Located on the Village Green just off Russell Branch Parkway
Aug. 24: Inside Out
Lovettsville Movies on the Green
Facebook: Lovettsville’s Movies on the Green
Movies begin at dusk
Location: Town Green, just southwest of the Town Square
11 Spring Farm, Dr., Lovettsville, VA 20180
Aug. 26: The Peanut’s Movie (Kids' Night)
Marketplace at Madison Crescent (Gainesville)
Facebook: The MarketPlace at Madison Crescent
Movies begin at dusk (Approximately 8:30 p.m.)
Location: Crescent Cinema
Sept. 17: The Good Dinosaur
Sept. 24: Zootopia
Oct. 31: Halloween Celebration
Mitchell Park Films in the Field
Facebook: DC Department of Parks and Recreation
Location: S & 23rd Street, NW
Sept. 9: Ghostbusters (7 p.m.)
Facebook: Mosiac District
Movies with an asterisk indicate films that will include a free storytime for young kids prior to the film screening. All films begin at 7 p.m.
Location: Strawberry Park, Fairfax, VA 22031
Aug.26: Karate Kid*
Movies on the Beach (North Beach)
Facebook: North Beach Maryland
Films begin at dusk.
Location: 8916 Chesapeake Avenue, North Beach, MD 20714
Sept. 17: Jurassic World (Drive-In Movie) (On the Visitor’s Parking Lot)
Oct. 29: Goosebumps (Drive-In Movie) (On the Visitor’s Parking Lot)
Movies on Carroll Creek (Frederick)
Facebook: Downtown Frederick PartnershipTwitter: @DwntwnFrederick
Location: Carroll Creek Amphitheater, 47 E All Saints St, Frederick, MD 21701
Sept. 16: Back to the Future (7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.)
Oct. 21: Halloween Double Feature: Hocus Pocus followed by Beetlejuice (6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.)
Facebook: National Harbor
Location: The National Harbor
Aug. 25: Online Movie Poll Furious 7 (7 p.m.)
Aug. 28: Cool Runnings (6 p.m.)
Sept. 1: Casino Royale (7 p.m.)
Sept. 4: Tomorrowland (6 p.m.)
Sept. 8: Men in Black (7 p.m.)
Sept. 11: Wreck It Ralph (6 p.m.)
Sept. 15: Ocean’s 11 (7 p.m.)
Sept. 18: Zootopia (6 p.m.)
Sept. 22: Meet the Parents (7 p.m.)
Sept. 25: Online Movie Poll (TBA) (6 p.m.)
Sept. 29: Ocean’s 12 (7 p.m.)
NoMa Summer Screen
Facebook: NoMa Business Improvement District
Gates open at 7 p.m., movies begin at sunset. All films include captioning.
Location: Storey Park, 1005 First Street, NE
Aug. 23: Films Selected by the DC Adventure Film Festival
Aug. 24: Rain Date Jurassic Park (Rescheduled from Aug. 17)
Northern Virginia Community College: Manassas Campus (NOVA)
Films begin at sunset. Admission is $3. Children 2 and under are free
Location: Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater NOVA Manassas, 6901 Sudley Road Manassas, VA 20109
Sept. 24: Finding Nemo
Oct. 8: The Jungle Book (2016)
Facebook: Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization
Films begin at 8:15 p.m.
Location: 2611 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA 22204
Aug. 27: The Princess Bride
Sept. 3: Spotlight
Sept. 10: That Sugar Film
Sept. 17: Water
Poolesville Summer Movies – Whalen Commons Summer Movie Series
Facebook: Town of Poolesville
All films begin at 8:30 p.m.
Location: 19721 Beall St, Poolesville, MD 20837
Aug. 26: Zootopia
Rosemont Reel, Alexandria
Facebook: The Rosemont Reel
Events begin at 7 p.m., films begin at dusk.
Location: Maury School Playground
Aug. 27: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Sept. 10: The Good Dinosaur
Rosslyn Outdoor Film Festival
Facebook: StayArlington Virginia
Films begin at dusk – between 8:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Location: Gateway Park 1300 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22209
Aug. 26: The Notebook
Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center
Facebook: Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center
Films begin at 7:00 p.m.
Location: Potomac Town Center, 2492 Rockbridge Ct., Woodbridge, VA 22191
At the big screen near the fountain
Aug. 27: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Sept. 3: The Karate Kid
Union Market Summer Drive-In Series:
Facebook: Union Market DC
Gates open at 6:30 p.m and close at 8:30 p.m.
Films begin at 8:00 p.m. / sunset
Location: Union Market Parking Lot, 1003 5th Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
Sept. 2: Grease
Oct. 7: Ghostbusters
U Street Movie Series: Harrison Field Under the Stars
Facebook: U Street Movie Series – Harrison Field Under the Stars
Gates open at 7 p.m. and films begin at dark.
Location: Harrison Filed on C St. NW between 13th & 14th St.
Sept. 17: Finding Nemo (Family Fun Day)
Sept. 21: The War Room
Wine Bin’s Summer Movies
Facebook: The Wine Bin
Show Time: 9 p.m. through August – 8 p.m. September
Location: 8390 Main Street, Ellicott City, MD 21043
Aug. 27: Star Wars: A New Hope
Sept. 3: My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Sept. 10: Cinema Paradiso
Sept.17: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Oct. 29: Wizard of Oz
Cover photo credit: WoodeRice
Did we miss your local favorite for watching outdoor movies? Let us know in the comments down below!
Written by: Katie Byrnes