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Watch one of your favorite movies right under the stars! These events are quickly becoming a summer trend with added pre-movie entertainment.
Check out the schedule here.
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Over the past few years there has been a huge surge in demand for free outdoor movies, but who can blame us, what better way to spend a summer evening than taking the big screen outdoors? Luckily for us in Portland Parks & Recreation and some other amazing organisations, are providing a great line up movies for summer 2015!
Bring a blanket or lawn chair, dress warm!
As an added bonus, Pre-movie entertainment (starting at 6:30 p.m. in all locations,except Sewallcrest Park, which begins at 5:30) is supplied by local musicians.
Free popcorn provided as well!
Movies begin at dusk.
Despicable Me 2 (PG)
Wednesday July 8thPeninsula Park
When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better.
Pre-movie entertainment: Echoes of Yasgurs & Portland Teen Idols
The Princess Bride (PG)
Thursday July 9Woodlawn Park
A fairy tale adventure about a beautiful young woman and her one true love. He must find her after a long separation and save her, and then they must battle the evils of the mythical kingdom of Florin to be reunited.
Pre-movie entertainment: Manimalhoue & Portland Teen Idols
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG)
Friday, July 10Wilshire Park
When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.
Pre-movie entertainment: Echoes of Yasgurs
The Lego Movie (PG)
Saturday, July 11Kenilworth Park
An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.
Pre-movie entertainment: The Sale
The Book of Life (PG) - Spanish with English subtitles
Sunday, July 12Glenhaven Park
Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds where he must face his greatest fears.
Pre-movie entertainment: Conjunto Alegre
The Karate Kid (PG)
Thursday, July 16King School Park
A handyman/martial arts master agrees to teach a bullied boy karate and shows him that there is more to the martial art than fighting.
Pre-movie entertainment: Global FM & Portland Teen Idols
Jason and the Argonauts (PG)
Thursday, July 16Portland Art Museum/South Park Blocks
The legendary Greek hero leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece.
Pre-movie entertainment: The Terry Robb Trio
The Imitation Game (PG 13)
Friday, July 17Irving Park
During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.
Pre-movie entertainment: The Definition & Brothers Jam
Back to the Future (PG) - English with Spanish subtitles
Saturday July 18Glenhaven Park
A young man is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.
Pre-movie entertainment: All Together Now
Saturday, July 18St John's Park
A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in.
Pre-movie entertainment: The High Water Jazz Band
The Goonies (PG)
Sunday, June 19Lents Park
In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient treasure.
Pre-movie entertainment: The Portland School of Rock & Portland Teen Idols
Big Hero 6 (PG)
Wednesday, July 22Reed College Sports Field
The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Kuky se vraci (NR) - Czech with English subtitles
Thursday, July 23Grant Park
"Kuky Returns" is a comedy action film where a 6 year old asthmatic boy's parents forc him to throw away Kuky, his old teddy bear. In the boy's fantasy, Kuky comes to life and escapes the landfill to a mysterious forest.
Pre-movie entertainment: Klezmocracy
The NeverEnding Story (PG)
Friday, July 24Woodstock Park
A troubled boy dives into a wonderous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.
Pre-movie entertainment: Manimalhouse
Wreck-It Ralph (PG) - Russian with English subtitles
Saturday, July 25Lents Park
A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.
Pre-movie entertainment: Music by the Slavic Festival
Saturday, July 25Concordia University
Fifteen-year-old Sarah accidentally wishes her baby half-brother, Toby, away to the Goblin King Jareth who will keep Toby if Sarah does not complete his Labyrinth in thirteen hours.
Pre-movie entertainment: Hot Club Time Machine
The Emperor's New Groove (G)
Wednesday, July 29Jackson Middle School
Emperor Kuzco is turned into a llama by his ex-administrator Yzma, and must now regain his throne with the help of Pacha, the gentle llama herder.
Pre-movie entertainment: The Terry Robb Trio & Portland Teen Idols
Thursday, July 30Elizabeth Caruthers Park
Pre-movie entertainment: The Jellyroll Society
Toy Story 2 (G)
Friday, July 31Laurelhurst Park
When Woody is stolen by a toy collector, Buzz and his friends vow to rescue him, but Woody finds the idea of immortality in a museum tempting.
Pre-movie entertainment: Manimalhouse & Teen Idols
Field of Dreams (PG) - English with Spanish subtitles
Friday, July 31Gateway Park
An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the Chicago Black Sox come.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG) - English with Spanish subtitles
Saturday, August 1Earl Boyles Park
The Book of Life (PG)
Saturday, August 1Dickinson Park
Pre-movie entertainment: The New Iberians
Frozen (PG) - Sing-along!
Sunday, August 2Sellwood Park
When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister, Anna, teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (PG) - English with Spanish subtitles
Tuesday, August 4Mill Park
Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. However, he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother and sister - who all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.
The Incredibles (PG) - English with Spanish subtitles
Wednesday, August 5Parkrose High School soccer field
A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.
McFarland, USA (PG) - English with Spanish subtitles
Thursday, August 6Parklane Park
A cross country coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.
Big Hero 6 (PG) - English with Spanish subtitles
Friday, August 7Glenfair Park
Pre-movie entertainment: The Touchables
101 Dalmations (G)
Friday, August 7Alberta Park
A woman kidnaps puppies to kill them for their fur, but various animals then gang up against her and get their revenge in slapstick fashion.
Pre-movie entertainment: Michele D'Amour and the Love Dealers
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (G) - English with Spanish subtitles
Saturday, August 8Wilkes Park
A poor boy wins the opportunity to tour the most eccentric and wonderful candy factory of all.
Pre-movie entertainment: The Portland School of Rock
The Lego Movie (PG)
Saturday, August 8Warner Pacific College
Pre-movie entertainment: POPgoji
A Bug's Life (G)
Sunday, August 9April Hill Park
A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.
Pre-movie entertainment: The Pearls
Happy Gilmore (PG-13)
Sunday, August 9Colwood Golf Course
A rejected hockey player puts his skills to the golf course to save his grandmother's house.
Pre-movie entertainment: POPGoji
Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (PG)
Thursday, August 13Oregon Park
When eccentric man-child Pee-Wee Herman gets his beloved bike stolen in broad daylight, he sets out across the U.S. on the adventure of his life.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG-13)
Friday, August 14Irving Park
As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with another super soldier, the black widow, to battle a new threat from old history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.
Grease (PG-13) - Sing-along!
Friday, August 14Washington Park (Rose Garden Amphitheater)
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?
Pre-movie entertainment: The Steve Bradley & Jim Mesi Band
Saturday, August 15Concordia University
A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.
Mary Poppins (G)
Sunday, August 16Arbor Lodge Park
A magic nanny comes to work for a cold banker's unhappy family.
ET the Extra-Terrestrial (PG)
Wednesday, August 19Wellington Park
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world.
Pre-movie entertainment: Echoes of Yasgurs
The Wizard of Oz (PG)
Thursday, August 20Brooklyn Park
Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.
Friday, August 21Laurelhurst Park
When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.
Napoleon Dynamite (PG)
Saturday, August 22Sewallcrest Park
A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.
101 Dalmations (G)
Tuesday, August 25Mt. Scott Park
Vicky and the Treasure of the Gods (NR) - German with English subtitles
Thursday, August 27Wallace Park
Viking village Flake's chief Halvar orders clever, tiny son Wickie to rob a knights convoy. The warriors have to take over but fail to see Wicki being abducted with a cargo of Eskimo slaves
Friday, August 28Dawson Park
Saturday, August 28Montavilla Park
Oh, an alien on the run from his own people, lands on Earth and makes friends with the adventurous Tip, who is on a quest of her own.
Pre-movie entertainment: the Knotty Pines
Back to the Future (PG)
Saturday, August 29Spring Garden Park
Pre-movie entertainment: Danny Black
Saturday, September 5Hamilton Park
A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land.
Toy Story (G)
Sunday, September 6Overlook Park
A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.
Friday, September 11Multnomah Arts Center
Pre-movie entertainment: Chuck Cheesman
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