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The Silver Screen Under the Stars: Seattle’s 2019 Summer Outdoor Movie Line-up

Jul 17, 2019

We’re going to let you in on a little secret… summers in the Puget Sound are pretty close to perfect. Sure, we deal with our fair share of rain the other 9 months out of the year, but our summers give us plenty of time to enjoy the gorgeous outdoors. And there is no better way to enjoy the warm Seattle summer nights than catching a movie beneath the stars. Below are some of our favorite locations, showing movies all summer long:   

Center for Wooden Boats

Now through August 23rd

Fridays, 6-11pm

Admission: Free 

The Center for Wooden Boats will feature maritime-themed films throughout the summer, all with a view of Lake Union! Bring a picnic or buy a bag of popcorn- and enjoy the show.  

The line-up: Wind, The Life Aquatic and Captain Ron. Check it out here.  

Seattle Outdoor Cinema

Now through August 17th

Select dates

Admission: $5 suggested donation for charity 

This 21+ event is presented on a 40-foot megascreen at South Lake Union’s Discovery Center. Enjoy costume contests, a night market, food trucks, beer garden, lawn games and DJs on the grass.    

The line-up: The Matrix, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, and The Life Aquatic. See more here.   

Magnusen Park: Movies in the Park with Scarecrow Video

Fridays in August

Beginning at Dusk

Admission: Free   

The University District’s retro rental shop will be screening kids movies throughout the month of August with the theme “animals in action”.  A fun evening for the entire family, children’s arts and activities will begin nightly at 7:30pm.  

The line-up: The complete line-up is not finalized, but so far movies include Wallace and Grommit Shorts, Babe and Finding Nemo

Mural Amphitheatre: Seattle Center

July 27th through August 24th

Saturdays at dusk

Admission: Free   

Stretch out in the grass with your friends and family for an unforgettable evening.   

The line-up: Princess Bride, Crazy Rich Asians, Bohemian Rhapsody, Dirty Dancing and Black Panther.  

Peddler Brewing Company

Now through August 29th

Thursdays, 8:30pm

Admission: Free 

Peddler Brewing Company in Ballard welcomes the entire family- from pets to kids to grown-ups, to check out their line-up of fun feel-good flicks (some are rated R so viewer discretion is suggested). Soak in a movie and enjoy ice cold brews in the Peddler Brewing Beer Garden.   

The line-up: 10 Things I Hate About You, Back to the Future, Point Break, Pitch Perfect, The Sandlot, and The Big Lebowski. Check it out here

Westlake Park

Now through August 23rd

Fridays at sunset

Admission: Free   

Check out family friendly movies in the heart of downtown Seattle. Bring something soft to sit on, as the concrete makes for a very uncomfortable viewing arrangement.   

The line-up: Disney’s Christopher Robin, Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, Jurassic World, Captain Marvel, and Incredibles 2

  • Space Needle
  • Chihuly Garden and Glass
  • Pacific Science Center
  • Seattle Aquarium
  • Seattle Monorail
  • Argosy Cruises
  • Children's Museum
  • Museum of Flight
  • Woodland Park Zoo

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