The Best Guide to Summer Outdoor Movies!

Posted Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

 

Grab some lawn chairs and blankets, and stuff your cooler with drinks and snacks. Spend your evening outdoors with friends, family and a blockbuster movie!

We’ve found over 100 movie screenings for July and August! So sit back, relax, and enjoy…

 


 

Anaheim
Fridays, 8 p.m. Pearson Park Amphitheatre.
www.anaheim.net/pearsontheatre
August 10: COCO
August 17: Lego Ninjago
 
 
Bellflower
www.bellflower.org
Fridays, doors open, 6:30 p.m.; movie at dusk. Town Center Plaza.
July 6: Despicable Me 3
July 20: Justice League
August 3: Coco
August 17: Boss Baby

Saturday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Dive-in Movie. Registration required. Bellflower Aquatic Center.
June 29 and August 11: Call for movie title.
 
 
Brea
Fridays, 8 p.m. Arovista Park Amphitheatre.
www.cityofbrea.net
July 6: The Sandlot
July 13: The Boss Baby
July 20: Coco
July 29: Wonder
 
 
Cerritos
Monday – Friday, 9:45 a.m. $5. Los Cerritos Center. www.harkins.com
July 2-6: Despicable Me 3
July 9-13: Sing
July 16-20: Ferdinand
July 23-27: The Emoji Movie
July 30 – August 3: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
August 6-10: Paddington 2
August 13-17: Kubo and the Two Strings
 
 
Costa Mesa
Mondays, dusk. Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Arts Plaza. www.scfta.org/moviemondays
July 9: Back to the Future
July 16: The Princess Bride
July 23: Moonrise Kingdom
July 30: The Mask of Zorro
August 6: Star Trek

Wednesdays, food trucks and games, 6 p.m.; movie, dusk. www.costamesaca.gov
July 25: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Balearic Park
August 22: Despicable Me 3, TeWinkle Park

Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. Costa Mesa Libraries – Dungan branch. Call library for movie titles. www.ocpl.org
 
 
Downey
Saturday, music, 5 p.m.; movie at dusk. Golden Park. August 4: music, The Amanda Castro Band; movie, Ferdinand.
 
 
Fountain Valley
Tuesday, activities, 6 p.m.; movie at dusk. Recreation Center and Sports Park. www.fountainvalley.org
August 7: The Incredibles

Fridays, activities, 6 p.m.; movie at dusk. Fountain Valley Recreation Center. www.fountainvalley.org
August 17: Zootopia
August 24: Mulan
August 31: Trolls
 
 
Huntington Beach
Saturdays and Sundays, gate opens at 5 p.m.; movie at dusk, $15; parking, $7.50. Beach Front Cinema, PCH and Newland. www.beachfrontcinema.com
July 14: Jaws
August 11: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
September 1: Coco

Saturdays, doors open at 7:15 p.m.; movie at 8 p.m. www.huntingtonbeachca.gov
June 16: Despicable Me 3, City Gym and Pool
August 25: The Emoji Movie, Outdoors at Murdy Park
 
 
Irvine
www.cityofirvine.org
Splash n Movie. Saturday, pool opens at 6:30 p.m.; movie starts at dusk. Adults, $4; kids, $2. No registration required. William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center at Heritage Park.
August 25: Call for movie title.

Fridays and Saturdays, dusk. Orange County Great Park.
July 6: Clambake
July 7: Peter Rabbit
July 14: The Greatest Showman
 
 
La Habra
Select Fridays, at dusk.
www.lhcm.org/694/Family-Childrens-Activities
July 13: Coco, Brio Park
August 7: The Incredibles, Portola Park
August 17: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Crossroads Community Church
September 21: The Star, Our Lady of Guadalupe

Dive-In Movies. Fridays, dusk. Call for admission prices. La Habra High School Pool.
www.lahabracity.com/691/Aquatics-Programs
July 27: Cars 3
August 24: Jumanji
 
 
Lake Forest
Fridays, 7:30 p.m. Lake Forest Sports Park and Recreation. www.lakeforestca.gov
July 6: The Lego Ninjago Movie
July 20: Cars 3
August 10: Despicable Me 3
August 24: The Lion King
 
 
Lakewood
Fridays, activities, 7 p.m.; movie, 8:15 p.m. Monte Verde Park, Nixon St. and Shadeway Road.
www.lakewoodcity.org/recreation
July 20: Ferdinand
August 3: Cars 3
 
 
Long Beach
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, dusk. Locations vary. www.lbparks.org

Emoji Movie
July 2 – Martin Luther King Jr. Park
July 3 – Cherry Park
July 6 – Wardlow Park

Paddington 2
July 9 – DeForest Park
July 11 – Orizaba Park
July 13 – Reservoir Park

Lego Ninjago Movie
July 16 – Pan American Park
July 18 – Seaside Park
July 20 – Silverado Park

Cars 3
July 23 – Ramona Park
July 25 – Davenport Park
July 27 – College Estates Park

Peter Rabbit
July 28 – Animal Care Services

Coco
July 30 – Admiral Kidd Park
August 1 – MacArthur Park
August 3 – Chavez Park

The Nut Job 2
August 6 – Somerset Park
August 8 – Coolidge Park
August 10 – Stearns Champions Park

Sherlock Gnomes
August 13 – Heartwell Park
August 15 – McBride Park
August 17 – Scherer Park

A Wrinkle in Time
August 20 – Veterans Park
August 22 – El Dorado Park West
 
 
Los Alamitos
Saturdays, music at 6:30 p.m.; movie at dusk.
www.cityoflosalamitos.org
July 14: Coco, Orville R. Lewis Park
July 28: The Lego Ninjago Movie, Little Cottonwood Park.
 
 
Newport Beach
Fridays. Parks throughout the city.
www.newportbeachca.gov/recreation
July 27: Ferdinand, Cliff Drive Park
August 24: Coco, Grant Howald Park
September 21: Cars 3, Channel Place Park
 
 
OC Parks
Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. Locations vary.
www.ocparks.com
July 7: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Craig Regional Park
July 13: Trolls, Mason Regional Park
July 20: Ghostbusters (1984), Mason Regional Park
July 27: Zootopia, Irvine Regional Park
August 3: The Karate Kid, Irvine Regional Park
August 10: The Secret Life of Pets, Yorba Regional Park
August 17: A League of Their Own, Yorba Regional Park
August 24: Coco, Laguna Niguel Regional Park
August 31: Raiders of the Lost Ark, Laguna Niguel Regional Park
 
 
Orange
Thursdays, 2-4 p.m. Orange Public Library.
www.cityoforange.org/library
July 12: My Little Pony: The Movie
July 19: The Incredibles
July 26: Wonder
 
 
Placentia
Fridays, dusk. Placentia Champions Sports Complex. www.placentia.org/movies
July 20: Incredibles
July 27: Big Hero 6
August 3: Despicable Me 3
August 10: Coco
August 17: Cars 3
August 24: People’s Choice Movie
 
 
Rossmoor
Fridays, concert, 6 p.m.; movie at dusk. Rush Park. www.rossmoor-csd.org
July 20: Elm Street Band; Coco
August 3: The Emperors; Cars 3
 
 
Stanton
Fridays, 7 p.m. Stanton Central Park.
www.ci.stanton.ca.us
June 8 and July 13: Call for movie title.
 
 
Tustin
Thursdays, family activities, 5:30 p.m.; movie at dusk. www.tustinca.org
July 12: The Wiz, Centennial Park
July 19: The Life of Pi, Peppertree Park
July 26: Ferdinand, Cedar Grove Park
August 2: Beauty and the Beast, Camino Real Park
August 9: Coco, Frontier Park
 
 
Westminster
Thursdays, activities, 6:30 p.m.; movie at dusk. Westminster Community Center.
www.westminster-ca.gov
July 12: Trolls
July 19: Coco
July 26: Secret Life of Pets
 
 
Yorba Linda
Saturdays, dusk. Locations vary.
www.yorbalindaca.gov
July 21: Coco, Hurless Barton Park
August 18: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Mustang Fields
September 15: Despicable Me 3, Hurless Barton Park

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