Outdoor Summer Movie Nights

Outdoor Summer Movie Nights

Something that a lot of towns are doing this Summer is hosting outdoor movie nights. Whether you’re on the South Shore, Cape Cod, or even Rhode Island, there’s a showing for you.

Here are the movie nights we know of:

Gray’s Beach in Kingston, MA on Thursdays

Duxbury Library in Duxbury, MA on Wednesdays and Fridays

Mashpee Commons in Mashpee, MA on Thursdays

Featherstone Center For the Arts on Martha’s Vineyard on Wednesdays

Nisby Bandstand in Abington, MA on Saturdays

Mayor’s Summer Movie Nights in the Parks

Roger Williams Park in Providence, RI on select Fridays

Cabana Horseshoe in Narragansett, RI on Wednesdays

Park at Rocky Point, Warwick, RI

Also check out Moonrise Cinemas in Plymouth, MA to see what movies they’re featuring each week at their drive in!

Gray’s Beach

Bring your family to Gray’s Beach for an outdoor movie night on the beach! Parking at Gray’s beach is limited, but open to the public and you do not need to have a sticker to park there for the movie nights!

TIP – Bring a flashlight with you to the event, because after the movie and after dark, there aren’t lights to guide you back to your car!

Thursday, August 11 – Clifford the Big Red Dog

Duxbury Library

The Duxbury Library will be hosting movie nights on the side lawn on select Wednesday and Friday nights at 8:30pm. Make sure you bring your own blanket or lawn chair for the movies. 

Note– The start times of the movies may fluctuate based upon lighting.

Friday, July 29 – Thor Ragnarock (PG-13)

Wednesday, August 3 – Clifford the Big Red Dog (live action)

Friday, August 5 – Knives Out (PG-13)

Friday, August 12 – In the Heights (PG-13)

Wednesday, August 17 – The Mitchells vs. The Machines

Friday, August 19 – Buffy the Vampire Slayer (PG-13)

Mashpee Commons

The town of Mashpee will be hosting movie nights on Thursday evenings through August 25th. These events are free and family friendly, just make sure you bring your own beach chairs or blankets!

Mashpee Commons is also hosting various other events this summer, including Twist Tuesdays, Live Music in the Square on Saturdays, and a block party on August 13th.

Thursday, July 28 – Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Thursday, August 4 – Black Widow

Thursday, August 11 – Raya and the Last Dragon

Thursday, August 18 – Back to the Future

Thursday, August 25 – Spider-Man: No Way Home

Featherstone Center for the Arts

Every Wednesday night through August 10th, you are encouraged to gather at the Featherstone Center for the arts for a movie night at 8:45pm (gates will open at 7:30pm). 

These events require you to bring your own chairs, blankets, pillows, food, and beverages (wine and beer are permitted), but no pets will be allowed.

Wednesday, July 27 – The Heartbreak Kid

Wednesday, August 3 – Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Wednesday, August 10 – La La Land

Nisby Bandstand

Once a month, the town of Abington will be hosting a movie night at the Nisby Bandstand. Attractions at each movie night will vary, but it’s looking like there is a concession stand grill open for August’s movie night, and food trucks for September’s movie night.

A movie will be shown on August 13th and on September 10th, though we aren’t sure what movies will be playing.

Mayor’s Summer Movie Nights in the Parks

If you’re in the Boston area, you’ll want to check out all of the outdoor movie series coming up.

The showings begin at dusk (approximately 7:45pm), and will be taking place at various parks.


Tuesday, August 2 – The Mitchells vs. The Machines

Jamaica Plain Movie Night: Jamaica Way at Moraine Street


Tuesday, August 9 – Sing 2

Roslindale Movie Night: Healy Playground


Monday, August 15 – Luca

East Boston Movie Night: East Boston Memorial Park


Tuesday, August 16 – Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Dorchester Movie Night: Ronan Park


Wednesday, August 17 – Space Jam: A New Legacy

Roxbury Movie Night: Marcella Playground


Monday, August 22 – Encanto

Hyde Park Movie Night: Iacono Playground


Tuesday, August 23 – Soul

South End Movie Night: Ramsay Park


Thursday, August 25 – Encanto

Charlestown Movie Night: Winthrop Square


Monday, August 29 – Raya and the Last Dragon

Brighton Movie Night: Hardiman Playground


Tuesday, August 30 – Soul

South Boston / Seaport Movie Night: Moakley Park


Thursday, September 1 – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Downtown Movie Night / Boston Common: Boston Common Frog Pond


Roger Williams Park

On the first Friday of every month through September, Roger Williams Park in Providence will be hosting a movie night to celebrate its 150th Birthday! 

Make sure you bring a blanket or a chair, and you can either bring food or purchase food from a Food Truck.

Friday, August 5 – Super 8

Friday September 2 – Raya and the Last Dragon

Cabana Horseshoe

Narragansett will also be hosting a movie night series on Wednesday evenings at dusk. In addition, they’re hosting a summer concert series on Mondays at 6:30pm

Wednesday, July 27 – Coco

Wednesday, August 3 – The Goonies

Wednesday, August 10 – Power Rangers (new)

Wednesday, August 17 – JAWS

**Rain Dates: August 24 & August 31

Rocky Point State Park

Rocky Point State Park will be hosting movie nights throughout the summer, the last being on July 28th. Admission for the movie is free and there is also free parking. You’ll also have the opportunity to touch a Warwick Police car and Fire Truck and see K-9 Charley, Warwick’s new community compassion dog.

The movie on July 28th is going to be Luca, and they’ve scheduled rain dates for August 4th and 25th.

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