2011 FREE Summer Movies Across Cincinnati

One of our most popular posts from last summer is back – Free Summer Movies! We’re scouring the Tri-State for FREE Movie Nights and compiling a list for you.

There’s nothing more fun then grabbing your lawn chairs and blankets and heading out to the park to take in one of your favorite movies, and this year we think you’ll agree there are some great films being shown.

Be sure to bookmark this post as we’ll be adding to it as the summer progresses.

Boone County Parks Family Movie Nights

Boone County Parks Family Movie Nights are held on Friday evenings at dusk at The City of Union’s Old Firehouse (Old Union Rd., Union KY 41091) and at the Boone Woods Stage (6000 Veterans Way, Burlington, KY 41005). All pre–shows start at 7:00 pm. In case of rain, call (859–334–2283) for alternate locations and times.

  • June 3 – Mega Mind City of Union
    Come early at 7:00 pm and see the preshow! This week it is the Boone County Sheriff’s Bike Team and the Boone County Library.
  • June 10 – Cats & Dogs City of Union
    Come early at 7:00 pm and see the preshow! This week it is the Animal Shelter’s Adoption Waggin’.
  • June 17 – How to Train Your Dragon City of Union
    Come early at 7:00 pm and see the preshow! This week it is a Petting Zoo.
  • June 24  - Yogi BearCity of Union
  • July 8 – Alpha & Omega Boone Woods Stage
    Come early at 7:00 pm and see the preshow! This week it is the Boone County Sheriff’s Bike Team.
  • July 15- Marmaduke Boone Woods Stage
    Come early at 7:00 pm and see the preshow! This week it is the Animal Shelter’s Adoption Waggin’.
  • July 22- Despicable Me Boone Woods Stage
  • July 29- Kung Fu Panda Boone Woods Stage
    Come early at 7:00 pm and see the preshow! This week it is the Boone County Animal Shelter’s Adoption Waggin’.
  • August 5 – Beauty & the Beast Boone Woods Stage
    Come early at 7:00 pm and see the preshow! This week it is the Boone County Sheriff’s Bike Team.
  • August 12 - Monsters, Inc. Boone Woods Stage
  • August 19 - Robin Hood Boone Woods Stage
    Come early at 7:00 pm and see the preshow! This week it is the Boone County Animal Shelter’s Adoption Waggin’.
  • August 26 - Toy Story 3 Boone Woods Stage

Colerain Township’s FREE Sizzling Summer Entertainment Series

Colerain Township Parks & Services Department will again offer another year of free weekly entertainment at the Colerain Park Amphitheater! Families are invited to sit back and enjoy a fun family excursion! Free entertainment will run every Friday evening of June, July and August, plus one bonus concert a month on Thursday evenings. Teen Nights will take place on the 1st Friday of each month at 7:30 PM, with a teen movie starting at Dusk. Family Movies will run on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month at Dusk and will also include Kids Karaoke at 8 PM! Movie titles listed are subject to change, so please check close to the date to make sure the titl

e did not change. For questions, please call (513)385-7503.

Movies in the Park Lineup:

  • Friday, June 10 – Despicable Me
    Kids karaoke at 8:30 PM followed by the movie at dusk.
  • Friday, June 24 – Shrek Forever After
    Kids karaoke at 8:30 PM followed by the movie at dusk.
  • Friday, July 1 – Teen NightActivities for teens begin at 7:30 PM followed by The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, at 9:30 PM
  • Friday, July 8 – Megamind
    Kids karaoke at 8:30 PM followed by the movie at dusk.
  • Friday, July 22 – Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
    Kids karaoke at 8:30 PM followed by the movie at dusk.
  • Friday, August 5 – Teen Night
    Activities for teens begin at 7:30 PM followed by Tron Legacy, at 9:30 PM
  • Friday, August 12 – Toy Story 3
    Kids karaoke at 8:30 PM followed by the movie at dusk.
  • Friday, August 26 – Tangled
    Kids karaoke at 8:30 PM followed by the movie at dusk.

Deerfield Township Free Movies in the Park

For those of you living near Deerfield Township, grab your blankets and chairs and settle in for a relaxing night under the stars. Throughout the summer, Deerfield Township hosts free Movies In The Park, alternating between Cottell Park, Landen-Deerfield Park and Fleckstein Park. Family friendly movies are offered on select Friday evenings, listed below. Movies will begin at dark. If weather is in question, visit the website before heading out.

  • June 17 – Despicable Me Fleckstein Park
  • June 24 – Yogi Bear Cottell Park
  • July 8 – Cats and Dogs 2 Landen-Deerfield Park
  • July 22 – Mega-Mind Cottell Park
  • August 5 – Justin Bieber Cottell Park
  • August – 26 Toy Story 3 Landen-Deerfield Park
  • September 9 – Tangled Cottell Park
  • September 23 – Gnomeo and Juliet Fleckstein Park

City of Deer Park – Movies in the Park

Grab your blankets and chairs and head to Deer Park’s beautiful Chamberlain Park for free summer movies, one Saturday each month!

  • Saturday, June 18th – Toy Story 3
  • Saturday, July 16th – The Search for Santa Paws
  • Saturday, August 20th – Shrek Ever After

The City of Fairfield – Movies in the Park

This summer the City of Fairfield will show a different movie throughout the summer on the first Friday of the month through October. Once again, grab your chairs and blankets and get ready for a fun night watching a movie in the great outdoors. In addition to the movie, the Fairfield Fire Department will have pre-show fun for the entire family. All movies begin at dusk at Village Green Park.

  • July 8 – How to Train Your Dragon
  • August 5 – Toy Story 3
  • September 2 – Up
  • October 7 -Monsters vs Aliens

Fountain Square – Downtown

Fountain Square’s Toyota Movie Night is back, every Sunday through August 28 (except July 10)! One of Fountain Square’s most popular events of the summer, Toyota‘s FREE Movie Night downtown presents a feature film each week during the summer on Fountain Square’s big screen.

Grab your blankets, pop-up chairs and even your pillows and head down for

a night of FREE family fun. Soft drinks and movie snacks are available for purchase and concessions include Skyline coneys, soft pretzels & pizza. Previews begin at 7:00pm, but we recommend you head down a smidge early so you can get a good spot on the square.

2011 Movie Schedule:
Watch trailers for all the movies, here, to make sure their age appropriate.

  • June 5: How To Train Your Dragon
  • June 12: MegaMind
  • June 19: Despicable Me //Father’s Day Tribute
  • June 26: Coraline 3D Movie
  • July 3: Ironman 2
  • July 10: No Movie
  • July 17: Cats & Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore// Bring Your Dog to the Movies Night
  • July 24: Rango
  • July 31: Green Hornet
  • August 7: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
  • August 14: Sherlock Holmes
  • August 21: The Social Network
  • August 28: Inception

Harrison Parks and Recreation

Friday Night Summer Movies: Free family movies every other Friday night at sunset behind the garage at the Community Center 300 George St. Bring your families, bring your blankets and chairs. Movies rated G or PG. Free pop corn, snow-cones, water and pizza (Limited supply from Harrison’s La Rosa’s).

  • June 10, 2011 – Secretarist
  • June 24, 2011 – Legend of the Guardians
  • July 8, 2011 – Despicable Me
  • July 22, 2011 – Megamind
  • August 5, 2011 – Tangled
  • August 19, 2011 – Tron – Teen Night

 

City of Taylor Mill – Friday Night Flicks

Head to Taylor Mill, KY for Friday Night Flicks on the 2nd & 4th Friday of June, July & August. Movies are free and shown at Pride Park at the H.Lee Moening Amphitheater.  Attendees are encourage you to bring a blanket, sit on the hillside and enjoy a movie under the stars. TheTaylor Mill Recreation Department sell drinks and popped popcorn, however, you are welcometo bring your own food and drinks. Movies begin at dusk. I could not find a list of movies at the time of this post, but I would recommend you watch the Taylor Mill Newsletter for a listing.

West Chester – Family Movie Nights

Presented by The West Chester Fire Department Association, West Chester Family Movie Nights begin at 8:45 p.m. at the Keehner Park Amphitheatre on Barret Road in West Chester. Bring a blanket or chairs and watch your favorite family-friendly movies under the stars. Movies are free.  Watch the City of West Chester website for movie titles as they were not available at the time of this post.

 

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  1. [...] Lots of great FREE outdoor movies to take in this weekend at parks across the Tri-State.  Head to Boone Woods Friday for Marmaduke, to Chamberlain Park in Deer Park Saturday for The Search for Santa Paws or maybe head downtown Sunday with your dog for Cats & Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore — Bring Your Dog to the Movies Night on Fountain Square. Find a movie near you. [...]

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