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Where to watch movies in Philly parks this summer and fall

by Grace Romo on June 11, 2024

Over 35 Philly parks will host free movie nights this summer and fall, featuring family-friendly favorites like “Back to the Future,” “Kung Fu Panda 4,” “Barbie,” “Shrek,” and many more! Read on for a full list of dates, films, and locations – and a sneak preview of a fall series in West Park. 

These screenings are organized by Philadelphia’s Park Friends Groups, in partnership with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and Fairmount Park Conservancy. The events are supported by Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation. 

Bring a blanket and your favorite movie snacks, and join us at dusk for a cinematic adventure under the stars. Check in with your local Park Friends Group for the latest updates and any schedule changes. 

 

2024 Park Friends Movie Nights 

Thursday, June 20 | Haunted Mansion | Loudoun Park
Wednesday, July 3 | Trolls Band Together | Elmwood Park
Wednesday, July 10 | Elemental | Dickinson Square Park
Saturday, July 20 | Lion King (1994) | Vernon Park
Thursday, July 25 | Kung Fu Panda 4 | Hagert Playground
Monday, August 5 | (Title TBA) | Northwood Park
Thursday, August 8 | Jaws | Historic Rittenhouse Town
Thursday, August 8 | Kung Fu Panda 4 | Mifflin Square Park
Saturday, August 10 | Wish | Thomas Hart Park
Saturday, August 10 | Barbie | McMichael Park
Wednesday, August 14 | Back to the Future | Matthias Baldwin Park
Thursday, August 15 | Transformers: Rise of the Beasts | Triangle Park
Thursday, August 15 | Wish | Williams Moore Reed Memorial Park
Thursday, August 15 | Kung Fu Panda 4 | Rainbow de Colores Park
Saturday, August 17 | Kung Fu Panda 4 | 3rd & Norris Playground
Thursday, August 22Madam Web | Hissey Playground
Saturday, August 24 | The Marvels | Cliveden Park
Saturday, August 24 | Elemental | Suffolk Park
Wednesday, August 28 | (Title TBA) | Fotterall Square
Wednesday, August 28 | Wonka | Inn Yard Park
Saturday, August 31 | The NeverEnding Story | Penn Treaty Park
Friday, September 6 | Shrek | Carpenter Green Park
Wednesday, September 11 | Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom | Lanier Park
Friday, September 13 | Elemental | Palmer Park
Saturday, September 14 | Kung Fu Panda 4 | Woodside Park
Saturday, September 14 | Megamind | Benson Park
Tuesday, September 17 | IF | Pop’s Park
Friday, September 20 | Willy Wonka (1971) | Campbell Square Park
Friday, September 20 | Garfield | Columbus Square Park
Saturday, September 21 | (Title TBA) | Fairview Park
Friday, September 27 | The Little Mermaid (2023) | The Spring Garden Community Garden
Friday, September 27 | Elemental | Roots Community Garden
Saturday, September 28 | Garfield | Powers Park
Saturday, September 28 | IF | Ridgeway Park
Saturday, October 5 | IF | Burholme Park
Saturday, October 5 | (Title TBA) | Northwood Park
Friday, October 11 | The Little Mermaid (2023) | Harrowgate Park
Friday, October 11 | Elemental | Tacony Creek Park
Friday, October 18 | A Million Miles Away | Starr Garden


Save the Date: Friday Flicks at the Fountain Will Return in October! 

Grab a blanket, invite friends and family, and join Fairmount Park Conservancy for an evening under the stars in Parkside this fall! Movie nights will take place at the John Welsh Memorial Fountain across the street from the Please Touch Museum in West Fairmount Park. Local food trucks will be on-site each night, serving up tasty fare. 

Friday Flicks at the Fountain movie nights will start showing at 6 p.m. on October 4, October 11, and October 18.

Be on the lookout for more information!


Philly parks are full of summer fun. Check out our calendar for even more events and activities!