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Free outdoor movies for NYC kids

These outdoor movies for NYC kids are pretty darn awesome—pack a blanket and a picnic and head out to one of these parks or piers for an evening screening

Photograph: Courtesy Hudson River Park Trust


RECOMMENDED: Outdoor activities for kids

In summertime, free outdoor movies are a great new twist on your usual living room movie nights! Pack a picnic and your folding chairs and head for these amazing parks, piers and rooftops to see family favorites from our 50 best kids' movies to watch as a family or the best new kids' movies on Netflix under the stars! Free outdoor movie picks include the likes of Frozen and classic Robin Williams movies, plus new takes on old favorites like Quvenzhane Wallis' Annie (2014). Keep checking back for more updates-we'll be adding events throughout the summer!


May 15
Annie
Movie Night at Victor Hanson recreation Center in Rochdale Park, 7pm

May 29
Space Jam

Movie Night at Frederick B Judge Playground, 7pm

June 5
The Lego Movie

Crocheron Park, 8:30pm

June 7
Breakfast at Tiffany's

Habana Outpost, 8pm

June 12
Frozen

Movie Night at Macneil Park, 8:30pm

June 14
Annie
(2014)
Summerstage Series, 7pm

June 26
Zarafa
by Remi Bezancon & Jean-Cristophe Lie
Films on the Green at Tompkins Square Park, 8:30pm

June 30
Despicable Me 2

Summer Movie Night at Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson Community Garden, 8:30pm

June 30
Big Hero 6

Summer Film Series at Bronx Terminal Market, 7pm

July 1
Jurassic Park

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show, 8pm

July 7
The Iron Giant

Movie Nights in the Rockaways, 8pm

July 8
Saving Mr. Banks

Movies Under the Stars: Pier A Park, Hoboken, NJ, 8pm

Edward Scissorhands
Summer on the Hudson Picture Show, 6:30 seating, 8pm start

July 10
SpongeBob: Sponge Out of Water

Hudson RiverFlicks Family Fridays, 8:30pm

July 13
Back to the Future II

Outdoor Movie Night at Randall's Island Park, 7:30pm

Paddington
Ridge Hill, 7pm

July 14
The Lego Movie

Summer Film Series at Bronx Terminal Market, 7pm

July 17
The BoxTrolls

Hudson RiverFlicks Family Fridays, 8:30pm

July 24
Pee Wee's Big Adventure

Hudson RiverFlicks Family Fridays, 8:30pm

July 27
Big Hero 6

Ridge Hill, 7pm

July 29
Big Hero 6

Movies Under the Stars: Pier A Park, Hoboken, NJ, 8pm

July 30
Clue

Syfy Movies with a View, 6pm

July 31
Annie
(2014)
Hudson RiverFlicks Family Fridays, 8:30pm

August 4
Back to the Future Part II

Movie Nights in the Rockaways, 8pm

August 5
Cinderella

Movies Under the Stars: Pier A Park, Hoboken, NJ, 8pm

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I
Hudson Riverflicks, 8:30pm

Jurassic Park
Summerscreen, opens 6pm, film starts at sundown

August 6
Wall-E

Intrepid Summer Movie Series, 7:30pm

August 7
Jumanji

Hudson RiverFlicks Family Fridays, 8:30pm

August 10
Maleficent

Ridge Hill, 7pm

August 11
Home
Summer Film Series at Bronx Terminal Market, 7pm

August 12
How to Train Your Dragon II

Movies Under the Stars: Pier A Park, Hoboken, NJ, 8pm

August 13
Fantastic Mr. Fox

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show Extension: Hyde Park on Hudson, 8pm

August 14
Paddington

Hudson RiverFlicks Family Fridays, 8:30pm

August 16
Grease

Habana Outpost, 8pm

August 17
Frozen

Outdoor Movie Night at Randall's Island Park, 7:30pm

August 19
Frozen

Movies Under the Stars: Pier A Park, Hoboken, NJ, 8pm

August 21
Hook

Hudson RiverFlicks Family Fridays, 8:30pm


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