Outdoor Movies in Toronto

Published Jan 30, 2017

Watch one of your favourite movies right under the stars! These events are quickly becoming a popular family event. Check out the schedule here.

2015 Outdoor Movies in Toronto

Over the past few years there has been a huge surge in demand for outdoor movies, but who can blame us, what better way to spend a summer evening than taking the big screen outdoors? Luckily for us, some amazing community organizations are providing a great line up movies for summer 2015!

Bring a blanket or lawn chair, dress warm (we may be having a hot summer but the nights still get cool!), and of course don't forget the popcorn. 

Some of these movies come with bonus entertainment features, so it's more than just a typical night at the movies!

Here are some of our favourite family-friendly selections for this summer:

Nosferatu (PG-13)

Sunday, July 5 - Christie Pits Park - at sunset 

Opening Night at A Toronto Symphony of Horror

Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife. Silent classic based on "Dracula."

Featuring a live-score performance by Del Bel; Screening with Wakening, and Silent Garden

Christie Pits Film Festival -  Suggested Donation ($10)

Be Kind Rewind (PG-13)

Tuesday, July 7 - Yonge-Dundas Square - 7:30pm

Two bumbling store clerks inadvertently erase the footage from all of the tapes in their video rental store. In order to keep the business running, they re-shoot every film in the store with their own camera, with a budget of zero dollars.

City Cinema presented by Mini Canada

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (PG-13)

Sunday, July 12  - Christie Pits Park - at sunset

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.

Screening with Blackfly

Christie Pits Film Festival -  Suggested Donation ($10)

Khumba (G)

Saturday, July 18 - Scarborough Village Park - 9:15pm

Rejected by his superstitious herd, a half-striped zebra embarks on a daring quest to earn his stripes but finds the courage and self-acceptance to save all the animals of the Great Karoo.

Young Frankenstein (PG)

Wednesday, July 22 - WestJet Stage - 9:00pm

A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magicalitems from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree.

Dreamgirls (PG-13)

Tuesday, July 28 - Yonge-Dundas Square - 8:30pm

A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.

City Cinema presented by Mini Canada

Viva Las Vegas (PG)

Tuesday, August 4 - Yonge-Dundas Square - 7:45pm

Race car driver Lucky Jackson goes to Las Vegas to earn money to pay for a new engine for his motor car. Working as a waiter, he still finds the time to court young Rusty Martin.

City Cinema presented by Mini Canada

Boy (PG)

Wednesday, August 5 - WestJet Stage - 9:00pm

Taika Waititi’s delicate character piece, Boy, captures the awkwardness of a family reunion with people you’re supposed to love, but barely know.

Hotel Transylvania (PG)

Friday, August 14 - Flemingdon Park - 9:00pm

Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teen-aged daughter.

Movies TBD (viewer vote) 

August 20-22 - Sugar Beach

Vote here for this year's movies.

SAIL-IN CINEMA Presented by PortsToronto

The Triplets of Belleville (G)

Wednesday, August 26 - David Peacut Square - 8:30pm

When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.

Pleasantville (PG)

Tuesday, September 1 - Garden Square - 8:30pm

Two 1990s teenagers find themselves in a 1950s sitcom where their influence begins to profoundly change that complacent world.

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