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Outdoor movies in Chicago

Find all the best places to see outdoor movies in Chicago this summer with our guide to the season’s screenings

Photo: Courtesy of Chicago Park District
Families flock to the riverfront Ping Tom Park in Chinatown for screenings under the stars.

You can always cool off at the multiplex taking in this year’s best summer movies, but outdoor movies—including classics, recent hits and family favorites—are right at the top of the best things to do in the summer in Chicago. Spread a blanket for free screenings in neighborhood parks, Millennium Park or the new Park at Wrigley. Next to outdoor dining, outdoor movies are one of our favorite things to do in the open air.

Outdoor movies series

Movies in the Parks
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Movies in the Parks

See one of 217 free screenings around the city

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10 films you should see at Movies in the Park this summer

Our top picks from the screening schedule

Millennium Park Summer Film Series
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Millennium Park Summer Film Series

Clear your summer Tuesdays for movies at Pritzker Pavilion

Music Box Theatre Movies at the Park
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Music Box Theatre Movies at the Park

The Cubs’ new plaza shows family-friendly classics every other Wednesday

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Music Box will show free outdoor movies at Wrigley Field this summer
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Music Box will show free outdoor movies at Wrigley Field this summer

Pioneer Court will host an outdoor movie series in July 2015
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Pioneer Court will host an outdoor movie series in July 2015

New outdoor film series comes to Navy Pier
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New outdoor film series comes to Navy Pier

Elevated Films offers innovative rooftop exhibition of new indie movies
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Elevated Films offers innovative rooftop exhibition of new indie movies

Clips Film Festival brings specialty brews, flicks to Eckhart Park
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Clips Film Festival brings specialty brews, flicks to Eckhart Park

Keeping it reel
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Keeping it reel

Green screen
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Green screen

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Dane F
Dane F

Terrific outdoor media company selling here in Los Angeles. Great opportunity for someone in the business. Thank you, Dane Flanigan