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!
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
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)
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
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
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.