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Don't miss out on movie deals across Hampton Roads this summer. There are FREE and $1.00 movies in various theaters. Also, there are many places to enjoy FREE movies under the stars.


Regal Cinemas


Admission to the Summer Movie Express is only $1. Starts June 19. Tickets available for purchase at the box office and all movies start at 10:00 am. Each week both movies play on both days. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute. See schedule.


Admission to the Summer Movie Clubhouse is only $1 or $5 for ten movies.

Three locations:

Chesapeake Square Cinemark

Cinema 18: Norfolk

Cinemark City Center 12: Newport News

Main Gate Movies 10 Phoenix

FREE Movies for Military members at 10:00am every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday!

Different G- and PG-rated films for 10 weeks over the summer

• FREE Admission • All Ages & Groups welcome •

• Doors open at 9:00 AM • Special Kiddie Meal available •


  • Various Parks in Chesapeake

Come out and join us for a movie on the lawn! Before the movie starts, dance the afternoon away with our DJ playing family friendly music. Or visit our information tent and sign up to win prizes while the kids bounce in our large inflatables and the younger ones play in our new and improved “Chessie's waddler and toddler” zone. Other activities include face painting, lawn games, and food vendors.

ALL activities are FREE! Concessions are on-site for purchase. Please bring your blankets or lawn chairs (allowed in selected seating areas only). No tents permitted.

  • June 16 at Chesapeake City Park - Captain Underpants

  • July 21 at Western Branch Park - Despicable Me 3

  • August 18 at Elizabeth River Park - Cars 3

  • September 15 at Courtyard Square Park - The Smurfs: The Lost Village

  • October 13 at Deep Creek Park - Coco


Family Movie Night

JUNE 20 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for Waterside District’s second Family Movie Night of the season, featuring Boss Baby! Don’t miss out on this film that everyone will enjoy. New this year, Waterside District will be offering (1) FREE kids meal with any adult entree purchase at Blue Moon Taphouse & Guy Fieri’s Smokehouse. In addition, Jody’s Popcorn has joined as our official popcorn provider, and will be selling several varieties of treats.

Naval Station Norfolk

The FRP-2 Outdoor Pool at Naval Station Norfolk is hosting Dive-In Movies throughout the summer. Movies will start at 7 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Friday, June 29

  • Friday, July 13

  • Saturday, July 21 (PG-13 movie)

  • Friday, July 27

  • Friday, August 10

Movies will be announced on the Friday before showing. Free popcorn and drinks will be available.

For more information, call 757-444-2134.

Come catch a movie with us on Kaufman Mall! Join the Hampton Roads and ODU Community for FREE movie showings every Wednesday from June 13th through July 25th. Movies are shown at sundown (approximately 8PM) The movies will be shown on a big screen with light refreshments provided.

Showings are free and open to the community and start at Sundown (approximately 8:00PM). **In the case of inclement weather, the Rain Location is Mills Goodwin Jr. Life Sciences Building (MGB) 102.**

Free parking is available in the 49th St Stadium Garage (Garage E) levels 3-5 starting at 7:30PM.

June 13th - Black Panther

June 20th - A Quiet Place

June 27th - Ready Player One

July 11th - Sherlock Gnomes

July 18th - Rampage

July 25th - I Feel Pretty


2018 Movies in the Park - at the Pavilion at City Park. Movies begin at 7pm; the movies are free.

June 16 - The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

June 23 - Despicable Me

June 30 - The LEGO Ninjago Movie

July 7 - Early Man

July 14 - Cars 3

July 21 - The Emoji Movie

July 28 - Deep

August 4 - Peter Rabbit

August 11 - Coco

August 18 - Leap!

August 25 - Paddington 2

Smithfield/Isle of Wight

Bring the whole family out for movies under the stars. Grab your lawn chairs or blankets to watch family-friendly cinema. Movies and popcorn are FREE to the public. For more information about Movies in the Park please contact 757.357.2291

June 29 Rushmere: The Lego Ninjagao

Pre-Movie- Lego Building Contest

July 27 Riverview Park (Celebrating Parks and Rec Month)

Wonder Woman

Pre-Movie- Favorite Superhero

Ferry Plantation

Bring a blanket or a chair seating starts at 7:30.

  • Friday, May 25 - The Wizard of Oz

  • Friday, June 22 - Brave

  • Friday, July 27 - Mary Poppins

  • Friday, August 24 - Moana

Haygood UMC

Join us every Wednesday from June 20 - August 22 during the summer for a movie on the front lawn of Haygood UMC. Bring your own drinks, blankets and/or chairs. Popcorn provided.

JEB Little Creek

Summer Dive-In Movie for military families at Gator Waterpark at 7pm. Bring your floats, bathing suits, and towel. Concessions will be available for purchase. Slides will be turned off at the start of the movie.

June 22 - July 13 - August 18

Landstown Commons

Refreshment sales begin at 7 pm. Movies begin at 7:30 pm. Drive-in or bring chairs and blankets

Behind Finn McCools

Friday, June 22 - Paddington 2 (Rain Date: June 24)

Friday, July 20 - Peter Rabbit (Rain Date: July 22)

Friday, August 3 - Coco (Rain Date: August 5)

Friday, August 24 - Sherlock Gnomes (Rain Date: August 26)

Mount Trashmore

​​​​​​Join us at Mount Trashmore Park for a movie under the stars on Saturdays. Bring blankets and beach chairs to get comfortable as you watch these family-favorites on our giant screen. Concessions will be available for purchase. Activities begin at 6 pm and movies start at dusk​.

Activities begin at 6 pm; Movie begins at dusk

August 18 (Rain Date: August 19)​: Moana

September 15 (Rain Date: September 16): TBD

October 20 (Rain Date: October 21)​​: Wonder

The wildly popular Family Great Adventure Series is back at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront for another year of family fun and film watching on the beach under the stars. On Thursdays from July 5 - August 9 will feature a different movie with a corresponding family activity prior to the film. All movies and family activities are free and open to the public. Family interactive adventure, 6:00pm. Movie will atrat at 8:30pm on the beach (26th Street).


2018 Movies in the Parks Begins at Sunset. Bring chairs or a blanket for seating. Concessions available.

May 18 - Up at New Quarter Park

May 19 - The LEGO Batman Movie at McReynolds Athletic Complex

June 1 - Big Hero 6 at New Quarter Park

June 9 - Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey at McReynolds Athletic Complex

June 22 - Zootopia at Charles Brown Park

July 13 - Brave at New Quarter Park

July 21 - Paddington 2 at McReynolds Athletic Complex

July 27 - The Princess and the Frog at Charles Brown Park

August 11 - TBD at McReynolds Athletic Complex

August 17 - Moana

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