13 Free (or $5) Outdoor Summer Movie Series
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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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Watch Movies on the Lawn in Garner
Free
Garner Performing Arts Center
742 W Garner Rd
Thu October 05, 8:30p

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

This experience has 50 bookmarks and 595 views.
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Catch a Flick for Free at RLT
Free
Raleigh Little Theatre
301 Pogue St

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!

This experience has 1147 bookmarks and 9396 views.
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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!

This experience has 1206 bookmarks and 14043 views.
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Summer Movies in the Nation's Largest Museum Park
$6
North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Rd

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.

This experience has 1530 bookmarks and 18291 views.
Catch a Free Flick with Food Trucks
Free
Levin Jewish Community Center
1937 W Cornwallis Rd
Mon June 12 – Mon August 14

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!

This experience has 66 bookmarks and 1138 views.
Catch 'Bee Movie' at the Tea House
$5
The Honeysuckle Tea House
8871 Pickards Meadow Rd
Fri June 23, 6:00p

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.

This experience has 25 bookmarks and 325 views.
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Movies by the Moonlight at Koka Booth
$5
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Pkwy

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!

This experience has 765 bookmarks and 9107 views.
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Catch a Free Family Flick in DCP
Free
Durham Central Park
501 Foster St

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.

This experience has 249 bookmarks and 4222 views.
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Bring Out the Blankets for Movies at Joyner Park
Free
E Carroll Joyner Park
701 Harris Rd
Sat June 24 – Sat August 12

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.

This experience has 92 bookmarks and 1499 views.
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Moonlit Movies in Southern Village
$5
Lumina Theatre
620 Market St

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

This experience has 19 bookmarks and 378 views.
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Catch Free Outdoor Movies in Knightdale
Free
Knightdale Station Park
810 N First Ave

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

This experience has 16 bookmarks and 269 views.
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Watch Free Summer Movies at Apex Nature Park
Free
Apex Nature Park
2600 Evans Rd
Sat June 24 – Sat August 19

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

This experience has 109 bookmarks and 1841 views.
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Snack on Wild Treats while Watching Movies on the Farm
Free
Raleigh City Farm
800 N Blount St

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!

This experience has 73 bookmarks and 1314 views.
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