2019 Summer Outdoor Movie Series Schedules
These flicks can be seen from a lawn chair, on a blanket or from your car, under the stars.
Grab your friends and family, a picnic blanket and some snacks, and check out the numerous venues all over the state that offer outdoor movie screenings in fields, beaches and parks.
NewportFILM Outdoors on Aquidneck Island
Experience more than just a typical movie night with NewportFILM’s outdoor summer movie series. On select Thursdays this summer, join NewportFILM for award-winning documentaries, live music, on-site food vendors and Q-and-A sessions amongst Aquidneck Island’s most beautiful outdoor spaces. Food vendors will be open and live music will be performed before the films, so claim your spot, grab some tasty treats and enjoy a summer night. Movies including Woodstock, the Apollo, Sea of Shadows and more will be shown. Viewing locations this year will include Beavertail State Park, Salve Regina University, the Elms, Chateau-sur-Mer and more.
Showtimes: Select Thursday nights at sunset. Check newportfilm.com for updated showtimes and locations.
The Details: Free. $5 suggested donation. For more information, call 649-2784 or visit newportfilm.com.
Movies at the Park at Rocky Point
Don’t miss out on this family friendly movie night with views of Narragansett Bay! Bring blankets, pile the kiddos into the car and drive to Rocky Point Park for a summer night that the whole family will enjoy. Forget to pack snacks? Don’t sweat it – food trucks will be serving shaved ice, food truck fare from Open Season and Haven Bros. and more.
Showtimes: Movie begins at dusk, weather permitting.
The Details: Free. Rocky Point, Warwick. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit moviesintheparkri.com.
Movies on the Beach at Narragansett Town Beach
Listen to the waves crash and breathe in the salty ocean air as you watch summer classics at Narragansett Town Beach. Plus, grab a bit to eat at one of the many food trucks that will be on site. Can you bear to stand it though that only a few hundred feet away Jaws may be lurking in the ocean water?
Showtimes: Wednesdays.Movies begin at dusk, weather permitting. July 31, Breakfast at Tiffany’s (adults’ night out); Aug.7, Christopher Robin; Aug. 14, Jaws.
The Details: Free. North Beach Clubhouse Deck, Narragansett Town Beach, 79 Boston Neck Rd., Narragansett. For more information, visit narragansettri.gov.
Head to Misquamicut for a night at the Drive-In. Pack some lawn chairs or bring a blanket to curl up in from the comfort of your own car. Tune in the radio to watch family favorites including Ghostbusters, Goonies and Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark.
Showtimes: Thurs.-Sat. Movies begin at 9 p.m. See website for a complete list of movies.
The Details: $15 per car. Wuskenau Town Beach Pondside Lot, 316 Atlantic Ave., Westerly. For more information, visit misquamicut.org.
Rustic Tri View Drive-In
Travel back in time with your family as you head to the Rustic Drive-In for a night of not one, but two movies! Now open every night, the Drive-In will feature movies for all ages from The Secret Life of Pets 2 to Godzilla: The King of Monsters in 3-D. Pack some snacks and don’t forget the candy, but don’t worry about the popcorn – the drive-in snack bar has you covered. Tip: If you own a pick-up truck, pack some blankets and lounge in the bed of the truck for the ultimate double feature movie experience.
Showtimes: First movie begins at 8:20 p.m. Open seasonally until October. See the website for a full list of movies.
The Details: $27 per carload. 1195 Eddie Dowling Hwy., North Smithfield. For more information, call 769-7601 or visit yourneighborhoodtheatre.com.
Movies in the Park at Crescent Park Looff Carousel
After a ride (or two!) on the Looff Carousel at Crescent Park and a few clam cakes and chowdah’ from Blount Clam Shack, head on over to the grassy field beside the carousel for a family-fun movie night in the park. Make sure to pack a blanket, lawn chairs and some bug spray.
Showtimes: Select Fridays. Movies begin at dusk. Aug. 9, Christopher Robin; Aug. 30, Mary Poppins(1964); Sept. 13, Incredibles 2; Oct. 11, Hocus Pocus.
The Details: Free. Crescent Park Looff Carousel, 700 Bullocks Point Ave., Riverside. For more information, check out crescentparkcarousel.org.
Movies in the Park at Roger Williams Park
On select Fridays in August, enjoy entertainment under the stars at the Roger Williams Park Boathouse Lawn. Food trucks will be on site, so enjoy some yummy fare before you watch a film.
Showtimes: Movies begin at 8 p.m. August 2, The Princess Bride; August 16, Coco; August 30, Jaws.
The Details: Free. Roger Williams Park Boathouse Lawn, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence. For more information, visit rwpconservancy.org.
Editors Note: This information has been updated as of July 29.