2024 Outdoor Summer Movies in LA & Orange County

 

Enjoy summer movies in Long Beach, Orange County, and LA!

Warm summer nights means snuggling up with the family for outdoor movies at the beach or the park! Bring your lawn chairs, pack a picnic, and enjoy this all-time favorite summer outing.

*Note: Details may change without notice! Be sure to confirm all dates and locations with the organizer.

 


 

Aliso Viejo

Grand Park / Town Center Amphitheater
Pre-Movie Activities begin 6pm, movies start 8pm
Fridays
FREE

June 7 – Elemental
June 21 – Migration
July 26 – Wish
August 9 – Trolls Band Together

 

City of Aliso Viejo: Movie Night
Aliso Viejo Middle School
Event starts 6pm, movie starts 7:30pm
FREE

 

Artesia

Summer Movies in the Park
Artesia Park
Movies start at 8pm

 

Bellflower

Summer Movie Nights
Town Center Plaza
Games and activities start 7pm, movies start about 8:30pm

Friday, 6/14
Tuesday, 7/2
Tuesday, 8/6

 

Bellflower Aquatic Center: Family Dive-In Movies
Movies start at 7:30pm
Fridays
$5 PER PERSON

 

Brea

Family Films
Civic and Cultural Center
Movies start 8:15pm
Fridays
FREE

June 10 – Luca

 

Buena Park

Family Movies Under the Stars
Boisseranc Park
Arrival time begins at 7pm, movies start at 8:15pm
Fridays
FREE

July 11 – TBD
August 1 – TBD

 

 

Costa Mesa

Segerstrom Center for the Arts: Movie Mondays
Setup begins 5:30pm with docents offering free mini-tours of the Segerstrom Center’s performance halls before the movie begins at 8pm.
Mondays

 

 

Movies in the Park
Pre-activities begin at 6pm, movie begins at sunset.

 

 

Dana Point

Movies in the Park
Movies start 8pm
Fridays
FREE

 

 

Fountain Valley

Fountain Valley Sports Park
Activities at 6pm, movies at dusk
FREE

 

 

Garden Grove

Outdoor Movie Series
Gates open 7:30pm, movies start 8:30pm
Fridays
FREE

June 14 – Barbie (2023) at Eastgate Park
August 9 – Grease (1978) at Historic Main Street

 

 

Irvine

Great Park: Movies on the Lawn
Food trucks arrive at 6:30pm, movies start at dusk
Saturdays
FREE

June 27
July 18
August 1

 

Irvine Spectrum Center: Movies Under the Stars
Movies start at 7:30pm
Sundays
FREE

 

 

William J. Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center:
Splash-In Movie & Recreation Swim

Pool opens at 6:30pm, movies start at dusk
Recreation swim fee: $2/child, $4/adult

 

 

La Habra

Movies in the Park
Activities begin 6pm, movies start at sunset
FREE

May 17th – Disney Wish (Portola Park, 301 S. Euclid St.)
June 21st – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem (La Bonita Park, 1441 W. Whittier Blvd.)
July 19th – Elemental (El Centro-Lions Park, 320 E. Erna Ave.)
August 16th – Migration (Portola Park, 301 S. Euclid St.)
September 20th – Jaws (Oeste Park, 2300 W. Lambert Rd.)

 

La Mirada

Movies in the Park
Windermere Park

 

La Palma

Central Park Cinema
Movies start at 8pm
Fridays
FREE

August 9 – Ralph Breaks the Internet
August 16 – The Little Mermaid
August 23 – PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie
August 30 – Kung Fu Panda 4

 

Lake Forest

Movies in the Park
Lake Forest Sports Park
Movies start at sunset (approx. 7:30pm)
Fridays
FREE

 

Lakewood

Movie Night Under the Stars
Event area opens at 7pm, movies start at 8:15pm
Fridays
FREE

 

 

Long Beach

Moonlight Movies on the Beach
Free parking after 6pm at all locations
Movie starts at sunset (8-8:30pm)
FREE

 

 

2ND & PCH: Movies & Moonlight
Movie starts at sunset
FREE

 

 

Movies in the Park
Movies begin at dusk
FREE

Locations, movies, dates TBD (in May)

 

Los Angeles

Street Food Cinema
Movie screenings at various locations including the Autry Museum, LA parks, and more. Admission is required.

May 18 – Disney Pixar’s Up (LA Arboretum)
June 8 – Disney Animation’s The Little Mermaid (Hansen Dam Aquatic Center)
June 15 – Avatar: The Last Airbender Night (Animated Series) (The Autry Museum)
June 29 –  Mary Poppins (Griffith Park Carousel)
August 5 – The Incredibles (Pearson Park Amphitheater)

Boat Cinema
Movie screenings from your own personal mini boat on Castaic Lake or enjoy viewing from the beach.

Rooftop Cinema Club
Movie screenings from the rooftop in the Arts District, DTLA, and El Segundo.

Cinespia
Movie screenings at Hollywood Forever Cemetery or LA Historic Park.

Movies On The Roof
Westfield Fashion Square
Pre-show entertainment begins 7pm, movies start at 8:30pm.
$10  – 100% of the proceeds to benefit the Hope The Mission organization.

 

Newport Beach

Movie in the Park
Event begins at 7pm
Fridays
FREE

 

 

Newport Dunes: Movies on the Beach
FREE

June 2: James and the Giant Peach (PG)
June 3: Pocahontas (G)
June 9: Hercules (G)
June 10: Bolt (PG)
June 16: Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark (PG)
June 17: Zootopia (PG)
June 23: Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse (PG)
June 24: Luca (PG)
June 30: Ratatouille (G)

July 1: Aladdin (G)
July 7: Hotel for Dogs (PG)
July 8: The Sandlot (PG)
July 14: Enchanted (PG)
July 15: A Goofy Movie (G)
July 21: The Lion King (PG)
July 22: The Parent Trap (PG)
July 28: Tangled (PG)
July 29: Incredibles 2 (PG)

August 4: Beethoven (PG)
August 5: Shrek (PG)
August 11: Lilo & Stitch (PG)
August 12: Finding Dory (PG)
August 18: Moana (PG)
August 19: The Goonies (PG)
August 25: The Princess Diaries (PG)
August 26: Meet the Robinsons (G)

September 1: Secretariat (PG)
September 2: Up (PG)
September 8: Rango

 

OC Parks

Sunset Cinema Series
Pre-show entertainment begins 6pm, movies start at sundown
FREE

June 7 – Wonka (Craig Regional Park)
June 14 – The Little Rascals  (Craig Regional Park)
June 21 -Migration (Carbon Canyon Regional Park)
June 28 – Men in Black (Carbon Canyon Regional Park)
July 12 – Trolls Band Together (Mason Regional Park)
July 19 – Barbie (Yorba Regional Park)
July 26 – National Treasure (Yorba Regional Park)
August 2 – Frozen 2 (Irvine Regional Park)
August 9 – Napoleon Dynamite (Irvine Regional Park)
August 16 – The Super Mario Bros. Movie (Laguna Niguel Regional Park)
August 23 – 13 Going on 30 (Laguna Niguel Regional Park)
August 30 – The Goonies (Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach)

 

Placentia

Movies in the Park (page 8)
Champions Sports Complex
Movies start at dusk
Fridays
FREE

 

 

Rancho Palos Verdes

Movies in the Park
Ken Dyda Civic Center
Movies start at dusk
Saturdays
FREE

June 15 – Migration
July 13 – The Little Rascals
August 10 – Kung Fu Panda 4

 

Rossmoor

Movies in the Park
Rush Park
Movies start at dusk
Fridays
FREE

 

 

San Clemente

Movie Night on the Meadows
Vista Hermosa Sports Park
Movie starts at 7:30pm
FREE

Movie in the Park
August 9, 2024 (more details TBA)

 

Santa Ana

Movies in the Park
Pre-show activities start at 5:30pm, movies start at dusk
Fridays
FREE

June 7 – July 26, 2024

 

Bowers Museum: Outdoor Screening
Exhibit opens 6:30pm, film starts at 8pm (or sundown)
Film screening will pair with a related exhibit and special art project for the entire family.
Ticketed Event: Members $20, General $30, Children under 12 $10, Free for children under 2

 

 

Santa Fe Springs

Summer Series Movies
Movies start at 8:15pm
Saturdays
FREE

 

 

Stanton

Movies Under the Stars
Stanton Central Park
Movies start at 8pm
Fridays
FREE

JULY 2024 – Movies TBA

 

 

Torrance

Movies in the Park
Saturdays
FREE

June 15, 8:15 pm – Migration (Greenwood Park)
July 13, 8:15 pm – Trolls Band Together (McMaster Park)
August 17, 7:45 pm – Kung Fu Panda 4 (Wilson Park)

 

Tustin

Movies in the Park
Fridays
FREE

JULY – AUGUST 2024, Movies TBA

 

Westminster

Movie Nights
Westminster Civic Center Sunken Gardens
Thursday evenings in July
FREE

July 11
July 18
July 25

 

Whittier

Family Movie Nights
Crafts and activities begin at 6pm, movies start at dusk
Saturdays
FREE

 

 

Yorba Linda

Movies in the Park
Eastside Community Park & Hurless Barton Park
Movies start at dusk (approx. 7:45pm)
FREE

Saturday, June 15
Saturday, July 20
Saturday, August 17
Saturday, October 19

 

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