Family-Friendly Movies All Summer Long!


Warm summer nights means snuggling up with the family for outdoor movies at the beach and the park! Or, catching special summer deals at the theaters. However your family likes to do movie night, Kidsguide’s got you covered!


Aliso Viejo

Grand Park
Fridays, 6 p.m.

June 21: Ralph Breaks the Internet
July 19: The Lego Movie 2
August 2: Incredibles 2
August 16: The Muppet Movie


Pearson Park Amphitheater
Fridays, 8 p.m.

August 9: Incredibles 2
August 16: Hotel Transylvania 3
August 23: ET: The Extra Terrestrial


Town Center Plaza
Fridays, doors open, 6:30 p.m.; movie at dusk.

June 21: Mary Poppins Returns
July 5: Ralph Breaks the Internet
July 19: The Incredibles 2
August 2: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse


Bellflower Aquatic Center
Friday and Saturday, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Dive-in Movie. Registration required.

June 28: How to Train Your Dragon
July 27: Jurassic World


Arovista Park
Fridays, 8 p.m.

June 21: Ralph Breaks the Internet
June 28: The Lego Movie 2
July 5: The Sandlot (at the Plunge)
July 12: Incredibles 2
July 19: How to Train Your Dragon:  The Hidden World
July 26: Mary Poppins Returns


Harkins Cerritos 16
Monday – Friday, 9:45 a.m.
10 movies, 10 weeks for $5.

June 10-14: Happy Feet
June 17-21: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
June 24-28: Despicable Me 2
July 1-5: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
July 8-12: Smallfoot
July 15-19: The Lego Movie 2
July 22-26: Sherlock Gnomes
July 29 – August 2: Trolls
August 5-9: Penguins of Madagascar
August 12-16: Shrek

Costa Mesa

Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Mondays, 8 p.m.

July 8: The Greatest Showman
July 15: Mean Girls
July 22: Anastasia
July 29: Dream Girls
August 5: Hook


Free Movie Mondays at Segerstrom Center for the Arts


Costa Mesa Parks
Fridays, 5:45 p.m.

June 28: The Lego Movie 2 – Lions Park
July 26: Ralph Breaks the Internet – Lions Park
August 16: Mary Poppins Returns – TeWinkle Park


Golden Park
Saturday, dusk.

August 3: Sing


Columbia Memorial Space Center

Apollo 11 Under the Stars in Downey
July 20: After enjoying free admission all day at the Columbia Memorial Space Center in honor of  the 50 year anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, stick around that evening for a special screening of the film, Apollo 11, outside the Space Center. In partnership with JPL and the City of Downey.

Apollo 11 Screening at Columbia Memorial Space Center

Fountain Valley

Recreation Center and Sports Park
Tuesday. Activities, 6 p.m.; movie at dusk.

August 6: Hercules


Fountain Valley Parks
Fridays. Activities, 6 p.m.; movie at dusk.

August 16: The Greatest Showman – Courreges Park
August 23: Monsters University – Los Alamos Park
August 30: Tangled – McDowell Park

Huntington  Beach

Various Locations
Saturdays, doors open 7:15 p.m; movie at 8 p.m.

June 29: Wreck It Ralph 2 – Murdy Community Center
July 27: Incredibles 2 – Lake Park
August 10: Coco – Edison Community Center


Splash n’ Movie at William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center at Heritage Park
Saturday, pool opens at 6:30 p.m.; movie starts at dusk.
Adults, $4. Kids, $2. No registration required.

August 24: Incredibles 2


Orange County Great Park
Fridays and Saturdays, dusk.

June 21: Meet Me in St. Louis
June 22: The Lego Movie 2
June 28: The Never Ending Story
June 29: A Dog’s Way Home
July 12: Little Giants
July 13: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
July 19: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

La Habra

La Habra Parks
Select days, 6 p.m.

June 14: Hotel Transylvania 3 – Oeste Park
July 12: The Grinch – Brio Park
August 6: Ralph Breaks the Internet – Portola Park
August 23: How to Train Your Dragon 3 – El Cerrito School


La Habra High School Pool Dive-In Movie

Friday, 6 p.m. $2.

August 2: Finding Dory

La Mirada

Swim-in Movie Night at Splash!
Select Sundays, 7:30 p.m. $8.

June 23: The Little Mermaid
July 21: Smallfoot
August 11: The Lego Movie 2
September 1: Ferdinand

Lake Forest

Lake Forest Sports Park and Recreation
Fridays, 6:30 p.m.

June 14: The Lego Movie 2
July 12: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
August 9: Incredibles 2
August 23: The Jungle Book (1967)


Lakewood Parks
Fridays. Activities, 7 p.m.; movie, 8:15 p.m.

June 21: Sandlot – Monte Verde Park
July 12: The Lego Movie 2 – Palms Park
August 2: Ralph Breaks the Internet – Monte Verde Park

Long Beach

The Queen Mary’s Free Movie Night Summer Series
Event opens at 6 p.m., movie begins at sundown.

Summer nights are perfect for an evening under the stars and a movie. The Queen Mary invites the community (all ages) to these free, outdoor screenings. Lawn chairs and blankets are allowed. Food for purchase by themed food trucks during each movie screening will be available, as well as full bar options (no outside food or drinks except unopened water bottles). Date night packages also available; $75.  Parking, $10.

June 20: Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark & Indiana Jones: Temple of Doom
July 11: Grease
August 22: Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands


Movie Night Summer Series at The Queen Mary


Long Beach Parks

Select Days. 7:30 p.m. 

How to Train Your Dragon
June 17: Pan American Park
June 19: MLK Jr. Park
June 21: Chavez Park
July 2: Orizaba Park

Avengers: Infinity War
June 18: Admiral Kidd Park
June 20: Bixby Park

Happy Feet
June 24: Signal Hill Park
June 26: Coolidge Park
June 28: Whaley Park.

Lego Movie 2
June 27: Drake Park

Bee Movie
July 1: Veterans Park
July 3:  Davenport Park
July 5:  Silverado Park

July 6: Long Beach Animal Care Services

July 8: Ramona Park.
July 10: Orizaba Park
July 12: College Estates Park.

Captain Marvel
July 11: Seaside Park

July 15: Drake Park
July 17:  Admiral Kidd Park
July 19: MacArthur Park

Ralph Breaks the Internet
July 18: Silverado Park

July 25: Houghton Park

July 22: Somerset Park
July 24: Grace Park
July 26:  Wardlow Park

July 29: DeForest Park
July 31: Bixby Park
August 2: Scherer Park

Mary Poppins Returns
August 1: Pan American Park

Wreck it Ralph
August 5: Seaside Park
August 7: Cherry Beach
August 9: Signal Hill Reservoir Park

August 8: MLK Jr. Park

Monsters Inc.
August 12: Stearns Champions Park
August 14: Heartwell Park
August 16: Houghton Park

August 15: Ramona Park

The Incredibles
August 19: McBride Park.
August 21: El Dorado Park West

Incredibles 2
August 23: Scherer Park

Los Alamitos

Los Alamitos Park
Saturdays. Music, 6:30 p.m.; movie, at dusk.

June 15: Trolls – Little Cottonwood Park
June 29: Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Sunburst Field at Joint Forces Training Base
July 13: Ralph Breaks the Internet – Orville R. Lewis Park
July 27: Incredibles 2 – Los Alamitos School District Office Field

Los Angeles

The Wiltern
Doors open, 2 p.m. Screenings, 3 p.m.
This summer, legendary concert and event venue, The Wiltern, will be screening four children classics. Come early to take advantage of themed photo opps, face painting, coloring stations and more. Yummy food and drinks available for purchase.

June 23: Frozen
July 14: Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
July 28: Coco
August 4: Robin Hood


Summer Movie Series at The Wiltern

Newport Beach

Newport Beach Parks
Fridays, one hour before sunset.

June 7: Ralph Breaks the Internet – Mariners Park
July 19: The Lego Movie 2 – Cliff Drive Park
August 23: Mary Poppins Returns – Grant Howald Park


Newport Dunes
Through September 2. Dusk – 10 p.m.

June 21: Babe
June 22: Aquamarine
June 28: Zootopia
June 29: High School Musical
July 5: The Incredibles 2
July 6: Shrek
July 12: Up
July 13: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
July 19: The Greatest Showman
July 20: Jumanji (1995)
July 26: Wreck it Ralph
July 27: Ralph Breaks the Internet
August 2: Bee Movie
August 3: Christopher Robin
August 9: Shark Tale
August 10: How to Train Your Dragon
August 16: A Bug’s Life
August 17: Moana
August 23: Mary Poppins Returns
August 24: Rio
August 30: Monsters Inc.
August 31: Monsters University
September 1: Toy Story
September 2: Footloose

OC Parks

Fridays, 6 p.m.

June 14: Zootopia – Carbon Canyon Regional Park
June 21: Grease – Carbon Canyon Regional Park
June 28: Thor – Craig Regional Park
July 5: Jurassic Park – Craig Regional Park
July 12: Paddington 2 – Yorba Regional Park
July 19: The Goonies – Yorba Regional Park
July 26: Incredibles 2 – Mason Regional Park
August 2: Back to the Future – Mason Regional Park
August 9: Mary Poppins Returns
– Irvine Regional Park
August 16: The Jungle Book – Irvine Regional Park
August 23: The Lego Movie 2 – Laguna Niguel Regional Park
August 30: The Princess Bride – Laguna Niguel Regional Park
September 6: Lilo and Stitch – Salt Creek Beach
September 13: The Endless Summer – Salt Creek Beach


Orange Public Libraries
Thursdays, 2-4 p.m.

June 20: Christopher Robin – Main
June 27: Captain Underpants – Main
July 11: Despicable Me 3 – Main
July 18: Ralph Breaks the Internet – Main
July 25: Incredibles 2 – Main
August 1: Mary Poppins Returns – Main
August 8: Lego Batman Movie – El Modena
August 15: The Grinch – El Modena


Placentia Champions Sports Complex
Fridays, dusk.

July 12: Ralph Breaks the Internet
July 19: Boss Baby
July 26: Hotel Transylvania 3 (Kraemer Park)
August 2: Lego Movie 2
August 9: Incredibles 2
August 16: People’s Choice


Rush Park
Fridays, dusk.

June 7: Ralph Breaks the Internet
June 28: The Lego Movie 2
July 19: Incredibles 2
August 9: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Santa Ana

Bowers Museum
Select Fridays. $10-20.

July 19: The Princess Bride
August 16: The Labyrinth


Stanton Central Park
Fridays, 8 p.m.

July 12: Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse
July 19: Ralph Breaks the Internet
July 26: The Lego Movie 2


Tustin Parks
Thursdays, 7:30 p.m

July 11: Dumbo – Victory Park
July 18: Romeo and Juliet – Peppertree Park
July 25: The Lego Movie 2 – Cedar Grove Park
August 1: Wonder – Camino Real Park
August 8: Black Panther – Frontier Park


Civic Center
Activities begin at 6:30 p.m.; movie at dusk

July 11: Ralph Breaks the Internet
July 18: Incredibles 2
July 25: Spiderman into the Spider-Verse

Yorba Linda

Yorba Linda Parks
Saturdays, dusk.

June 15: Smallfoot – Eastside Park
July 20: The Lego Movie 2 – Hurless Barton Park
August 17: How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World – Travis Ranch Youth Park




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