Outdoor movies are a great way to spend a summer evening. Pack up the blankets, popcorn and kids and head to one of these many spots where you can see some great flicks.
*Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you contact the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.
Belmar Movies on the Beach
8th Avenue Beach, Belmar. Family movies on Saturdays in July and Aug. Movies begin at dusk.
July 8: The Secret Life of Pets
July 15: Rogue One
July 22: Elf
July 29: Lego Batman Movie
Aug 5: Sing
Aug 12: Finding Dory
Aug 19: Beauty and the Beast
Aug 26: Moana
Sept 9: Jaws
Bernards Township Movies in the Park
Dunham Park, 908-204-3003. Wednesdays at 8:30pm.
July 12: Lilo & Stitch. Family Fun Night begins at 6:30pm with DJ, games and prizes
July 19: Honey I Shrunk the Kids
July 26: Finding Dory
Aug 2: Beauty & the Beast
Branchburg Movies in the Park
White Oak Park, 200 Baird Rd., Branchburg, NJ, 908-526-1300 x187. Bring blankets, lawn chairs and snacks.
June 24: Kung Fu Panda
July 22: Trolls
Crystal Springs Family Waterpark
380 Dunhams Corner Rd, East Brunswick NJ
Family night will include a swim up movie as the sun goes down. This is a special event with an additional entrance fee for members and daily visitors. Admission is $5/person, which includes admission to the park, access to the Family Pool and Sapphire Bay, and a swim up movie from 8:30-10:30pm. Those spending the day at Crystal Springs with have to exit the park at closing and re-enter with the other movie goers.
July 20: Finding Dory (Cancelled due to weather, rescheduled to August 31 at 7:15pm)
August 3: Frozen (Cancelled due to weather)
Grounds for Sculpture (Hamilton, NJ)
Movie is free with park admission. Online reservation required. Reservation includes park access starting at 5PM. Movie begins at 8:30 PM. Rain Date: July 13. Reserve Now: www.groundsforsculpture.or
July 6: Sister Act
Highland Park Outdoor Movies
At the Municipal Parking Lot, Btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave.
June 3: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
June 17: Big Trouble in Little China
July 1: The Grand Budapest Hotel
July 15: Time Bandits
July 29: Do the Right Thing
Aug 12: Gimme Danger
Aug 26: Kiki’s Delivery Service
Long Branch Movies on the Beach at Pier Village
Pier Village, 50 Chelsea Avenue, Long Branch NJ. Entertainment 4pm-10pm. Movies begin at nightfall.
July 9: Secret Life of Pets
July 16: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
July 23: Frozen
July 30: Ghostbusters
Princeton Palmer Square Movies on the Green
Palmer Square West, 40 Nassau St., Princeton, 609-921-2333. Family-friendly movies begin at dusk, approx. 8:30pm.
June 16: The Iron Giant
July 28: The Parent Trap
August 18: Moana
Kennedy Park, Admission is Free.
June 17 at 9 pm: Star Wars Rogue One
July 15 at 9 pm: Sing
August 26 at 8:30pm: Moana
Shore Flicks provides outdoor movies for many shore communities in Monmouth and Ocean Counties including Red Bank, Asbury Park, LBI, Spring Lake and more. For schedules, see Shoreflicks on Facebook.
Somerset County Park Commission Friday Nights at the Drive-in Movies
Duke Island Park, Old York Rd., Bridgewater, 908-722-1200 ext. 351. Friday evenings 8:30pm. Popcorn and refreshments are available. Don’t forget bug spray.
July 21: Trolls
July 28: The Boss Baby
Somerville Starlit Cinema Series
Division Street Plaza, Somerville, NJ, 908-541-1600. Thursdays at 8:30pm. Watch your favorite movies on a giant outdoor screen with state-of-the-art sound system. From classics to comedies, films are chosen by voting early in the season.
July 13: The Sandlot
July 20: Clue
July 27: La La Land
August 3: How to Train Your Dragon
August 10: Spaceballs
August 17: What About Bob?
South Brunswick Family Movie in the Park
Movie under the stars will start at 6 PM with an inflatable obstacle course. Food vendors will be there for your purchasing pleasure. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Rain Information: Concerts are held in the SB Community Center. For inclement weather information, please call (732) 329-4000, x7686 after 4:30PM.
Update: Due to inclement weather on July 14th, Movie In The Park “SING” is cancelled. “SING” will now be shown after the Mr. Ray Concert on Friday, July 28 at the SB Community Center, 124 New Road in Woodlot Park. Mr. Ray will be from 7PM – 8:30PM. “SING” will start at 8:45PM.
July 28: Sing (postponed from July 14th)