Free Outdoor Movies around Louisville


Outdoor movies for spring and summer in Louisville and Southern Indiana.

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Where are the outdoor movies near me? We have the answer. There are tons of options for outdoor movies in the Greater Louisville area. Grab a blanket and enjoy the show for free! 

This outdoor movies post has not yet been updated for 2020 as many places have not put out information due to the covid-19 pandemic. 

Be sure to visit the original website or call to verify details of the outdoor movies, in case there are any changes Call them or check their social media pages for weather-related changes.  * denotes there is a small fee

The information below is from 2019

Cards under the Stars: UofL invites the community to its free outdoor movie series.  Juen 28, July 12, and August 2. The event kicks off at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn between the Natural Sciences Building and Grawemeyer Hall. The film begins at sunset.

Clarksville Outdoor Movie Series Schedule: All outdoor movies begin at dusk at Gateway Park, and admission is FREE. Lawn chairs and coolers are welcome, but alcohol is not allowed. If you don’t want to worry about packing snacks, the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department has you covered. They will be selling fresh popcorn, candy, and sodas during each movie night.
August 2 – LEGO MOVIE 2 – (Touch-A-Truck Night)
September 6 – LITTLE GIANTS – (90’s Throwback Night)

Iroquois Amphitheatre Free Movie Series: Free! Seating begins at 7:30pm and movie starts at 8:30pm. Check ratings for your family preferences.
Fri. May 24 – Skyscraper
Wed. June 5 – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Wed. June 12- Black Panther
Fri. June 14 – Grease
Wed. June 19 – Hidden Figures
Wed. June 26 – The Greatest Showman
Fri. July 12 – The Green Book
Fri. Aug. 16 – Instant Family

Joe Creason Park: Wednesday night movies begin at dusk. Activities for children before each movie.
*No information has been made available yet. We will update as soon as we have something.

*Louisville Zoo: Enjoy a movie under the stars at the wildest theater in town. Watch your favorite movies on our giant inflatable screen. The Zoo Crew will provide free entertainment before the show. Snacks and other refreshments will be available for purchase. Don’t forget to pack your blanket or lawn chairs. Movie nights are FREE to Zoo members and only $5 after 5 p.m. for non-members.
June 14 – Ralph Breaks the Internet (Wreck-It Ralph 2)
July 12 – Incredibles 2
August 9 – Coco
September 13 – Viewer’s Choice

Twilight Cinema at the Jeffersonville Riverstage: Spend Saturday evenings under the stars and enjoy a movie on our JUMBO screen, inflatables, dancing, games and more! This is a FREE event! Saturday entertainment begins at 7:00pm, movie will show at dark (8:30pm).
June 1- Ralph Breaks the Internet
June 8 – Mary Poppins Returns
June 22 – Christopher Robin
June 29 – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
July 6 – Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
July 13 – How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
July 27 – The Grinch (2018)
Aug 10 – The Lego Movie 2
Aug 24 – Dumbo

Springdale Community Church hosts outdoor movies.  Watch their Facebook page or website for details.

Christ Church at Goshen Outdoor Summer Movie Nights: Fun family event! Popcorn and movies beginning at dusk. Games, bouncies and concessions at 7pm.
June 14 – Movie is TBD. Will update when it is announced.


Family Film Night on the Belvedere: 2019 Information Coming Soon! The lawn opens at 8 p.m. Movie begins at 8:45 p.m.

Churchill Downs- Not free but cheap. $5. Movies in the Infield – Saturday August 10, gates open at 5pm, first movie at 6pm. Grab your blankets and lawn chairs for a double feature on the Big Board.
Racing Stripes (PG) – 6:00 PM
Secretariat (PG) – 8:00 PM
Tickets are $5 per person (children 2 and younger free) and include access to the infield for both movies and a Kid’s Play Zone. There will be free on-site parking and concessions available for purchase. Gates open at 5:00 PM.



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