13 Free (or $5) Outdoor Summer Movie Series

13 Free (or $5) Outdoor Summer Movie Series

Monday, Jun 12 2017

The weather is warmer, the days are longer and we're just coming up with excuses to spend a little more time outside. The Triangle is making the most of summer temps with a wealth of outdoor movie screenings (some free!), creating the perfect setting for date night, family night or girls night under the stars.

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Catch a Flick for Free at RLT at Raleigh Little Theatre
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Catch a Flick for Free at RLT

Gather your blankets and chairs to chill out on summer evenings with a free outdoor film presented by Raleigh Little Theatre and Raleigh Brewing Company. Yes, there will be local beer!

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Catch a Flick for Free at RLT
Free   .  Raleigh Little Theatre   .  Raleigh
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Sit Under the Stars at the Flashback Friday Movie Series at City Plaza
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Sit Under the Stars at the Flashback Friday Movie Series

Bring a blanket and sit under the stars and the Raleigh skyline for the free Flashback Friday movie series in City Plaza, accompanied by food trucks and vendors!

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Sit Under the Stars at the Flashback Friday Movie Series
Free   .  City Plaza   .  Raleigh
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Summer Movies in the Nation's Largest Museum Park at North Carolina Museum of Art
Photo by @ncartmuseum

Summer Movies in the Nation's Largest Museum Park

There may be no better cheap summer experience in all of Raleigh. Recline under the stars with friends, family or your SO while you enjoy a movie in the expansive and beautiful NCMA campus.

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Summer Movies in the Nation's Largest Museum Park
$6   .  North Carolina Museum of Art   .  Raleigh
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Catch a Free Flick with Food Trucks at Levin Jewish Community Center
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Catch a Free Flick with Food Trucks

The Levin JCC has your summer plans all figured out—on Mondays from 5–7:30p, come out for food truck fare and a free movie!

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Catch a Free Flick with Food Trucks
Free   .  Levin Jewish Community Center   .  Durham
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Catch 'Bee Movie' at  the Tea House at The Honeysuckle Tea House
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Catch 'Bee Movie' at the Tea House

The Honeysuckle Tea House is celebrating National Pollinator Week with an outdoor screening of 'Bee Movie.' Bring your lawn chair and enjoy tea, coffee and popcorn under the stars.

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Catch 'Bee Movie' at the Tea House
$5   .  The Honeysuckle Tea House   .  Chapel Hill
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Movies by the Moonlight at Koka Booth at Koka Booth Amphitheatre
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Movies by the Moonlight at Koka Booth

Koka Booth is a beautiful venue for all kinds of concerts and festivals, but did you know it becomes an outdoor movie theatre in the summer? Bring a picnic and drinks while you relax under the stars!

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Movies by the Moonlight at Koka Booth
$5   .  Koka Booth Amphitheatre   .  Cary
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Catch a Free Family Flick in DCP at Durham Central Park
Photo by @camilachermida

Catch a Free Family Flick in DCP

Nothing says summer like movies by moonlight in Durham Central Park. Bring out the whole fam for a film and a little frolicking under the stars.

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Catch a Free Family Flick in DCP
Free   .  Durham Central Park   .  Durham
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Catch a Flick at Joyner Park at E Carroll Joyner Park
Photo by @_jojo.circus

Bring Out the Blankets for Movies at Joyner Park

Trek out to Joyner Park in Wake Forest for free family-friendly movies under the stars! Bring out your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy on-site snacks.

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Catch a Flick at Joyner Park
Free   .  E Carroll Joyner Park   .  Wake Forest
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Moonlit Movies in Southern Village at Lumina Theatre
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Moonlit Movies in Southern Village

Lumina Theatre in Chapel Hill is hosting outdoor summer screenings on the lawn of the Village Green. Kick back and catch a moonlit flick!

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Moonlit Movies in Southern Village
$5   .  Lumina Theatre   .  Chapel Hill
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Watch Movies on the Lawn in Garner at Garner Performing Arts Center
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Watch Movies on the Lawn in Garner

Head to the back lawn of the Garner Performing Arts Center on Thursday nights this summer. Beer and snacks provided by local vendors!

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Watch Movies on the Lawn in Garner
Free   .  Garner Performing Arts Center   .  Garner
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Catch Free Outdoor Movies in Knightdale at Knightdale Station Park
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Catch Free Outdoor Movies in Knightdale

The small town of Knightdale is no stranger to a good time—come out to Knightdale Station Park for free outdoor movies this summer.

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Catch Free Outdoor Movies in Knightdale
Free   .  Knightdale Station Park   .  Knightdale
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Watch Free Summer Movies at Apex Nature Park at Apex Nature Park
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Watch Free Summer Movies at Apex Nature Park

Pack up the whole fam for free outdoor movies at Apex Nature Park on select Saturdays this summer!

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Watch Free Summer Movies at Apex Nature Park
Free   .  Apex Nature Park   .  Apex
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Snack on Wild Treats while Watching Movies on the Farm at Raleigh City Farm
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Snack on Wild Treats while Watching Movies on the Farm

Piedmont Picnic Project and Raleigh City Farm are joining forces for a free outdoor movie series on the lush, urban farm. 'Wild' snacks, homemade soda, farm-fresh bites, beer and wine included!

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Snack on Wild Treats while Watching Movies on the Farm
Free   .  Raleigh City Farm   .  Raleigh
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13 Free (or $5) Outdoor Summer Movie Series
13 Free (or $5) Outdoor Summer Movie Series