FFTC Guide to Free and Cheap Summer Movies

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Minneapolis Music & Movies in the Parks

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Summer movies are a classic choice to enjoy together.  Especially in the parks where they are free. Did you also know that there are movie theaters with free or bargained price summer programs?

Summer Movies in the Park

St. Paul Movies in the Park

Minneapolis Music and Movies in the Parks

image courtesy Minneapolis Parks


North Metro:

Brooklyn Park Movie on the Barn
FREE – 8/19, gates open 8pm
Eidem Homestead

Coon Rapids Movie in the Park
FREE – 8/26, 9/17 at dusk
Coon Rapids Soccer Complex (8/26)

Maple Grove Movies by Moonlight
FREE – Friday movies
Town Green

Otsego Summer Entertainment in the Park
FREE – Fridays, August & September
Various Parks

Shoreview Friday Night Flix
FREE – Fridays, August only
Shoreview Community Center Commons

South Metro:
Bloomington Moonlight Movies
FREE – Various days
Normandale Lake Park

Burnsville Flicks on the Bricks
FREE – Fridays, seating @ 7:30pm
Nicollet Commons Park

Inver Grove Heights Movies in the Park
FREE – Thursdays: 7/21, 8/11 at dusk
South Valley Park

Rosemount Movies in the Park
FREE – Saturdays: 6/11, 7/16, 8/20 at dusk
Central Park Amphitheater

Shakopee Movies in the Park
FREE – Saturdays: 6/18, 7/30, 9/10
Huber Park

East Metro:
Woodbury Starlight Cinema
FREE – Saturdays (1 per month)
Ojibway Park

Stillwater Summer Tuesday
FREE – Tuesdays, July-August
Lowell Park

West Metro:
Eden Prairie Movies in the Park
FREE – Fridays in August
Staring Lake Amphitheare

Edina Movies in the Park
FREE – Thursdays, June-Aug
Centennial Lakes Park

Golden Valley Movies in the Parks
FREE – Thursday, Aug 4 @ Wesley Park & Thursday, August 11 @ Scheid Park

New Hope Movies in the Park
FREE – Fridays: 6/24, 7/15, 8/26 at dusk
Civic Center Park



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Summer Movies in the Theater

Muller Family Theaters Summer Movie Series
Wednesdays & Thursdays thru August 25 @ 10am
Participating Muller Family Theatres – FREE

Carmike Cinemas Summer Kids Series
Mondays & Thursdays thru August 4 @ 10 am
$4 for ticket, special drink, special popcorn
Participating Carmike Cinemas

Chaska Free Monday Movies
Mondays thru Aug 1 @ 10 am & 2 pm
Chaska Community Center Theater

Paragon Theaters Free Summer Movies
Tues-Thurs, June 21-August 18
Odyssey, Burnsville – FREE

Riverview Theatre, Minneapolis
$2-$3 movies all day, every day

Want more great ideas?  Check out Family Planning, FFTC’s Monthly Newsletter.

Twin Cities Summer Festivals, 2016


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