Find many free or cheap movies in theaters and in parks all summer in the Omaha Area! These movies usually fill up quickly so arrive early to get a seat!
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It is always a good idea to verify with the business before visiting as movie titles are subject to change.
Starlight Movie Series at Sumtur Amphitheater – May 27 – August 19, 2016; FREE
- Enjoy free family movies under the stars. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. with movies starting at dusk.
- May 27: Minions (PG)
- June 15: Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (PG-13)
- June 17: Hotel Transylvania 2 (PG)
- June 29: Zootopia (PG)
- August 5: The Good Dinosaur (PG)
- August 12: Shaun the Sheep Movie (PG)
- August 19: Inside Out (PG)
Movie Nights at Camp Fontanelle – Fridays, May 20 – August 26, 2016 (every 2 weeks); Free Will Donation
- Bring a lawn chair and/or blanket, bug spray, and campfire fare and enjoy an outdoor movie.
- Zip lines will be open for 1 hour prior to the start time of each movie. Minors must have waiver filled out by adult guardian. Cost: $10/person for two 350 ft. rides.
- No movies will be shown if the weather is rainy. Due to copyright issues, titles may not be shared publicly, but can be received by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Date and Approximate Start Time:
- May 20 – 9:10 p.m.
- June 3 – 9:25 p.m.
- June 17 – 9:25 p.m.
- July 1 – 9:25 p.m.
- July 15 – 9:15 p.m.
- July 29 – 8:55 p.m.
- August 12 – 8:35 p.m.
- August 26 – 8:10 p.m.
LoessFest at River’s Edge Park, Council Bluffs – Wednesday, June 1, 2016; FREE
- Loessfest 2016 includes concerts, fireworks, Disney Day, movies, and more!
- The amazing line up of events for Loessfest are all free and open to the public.
- 6/1: Movie in the Park: Raiders of the Lost Ark (PG)
Family Movie Night at Salvation Army Kroc Center – 5:30 p.m. (Doors open and activities); 6 p.m. – Movie, FREE
- Friday, May 13, 2016 – Despicable Me (PG)
- Friday, TBA – TBA (PG)
- Friday, TBA – TBA (PG)
- Friday, TBA – TBA (PG)
Monday Night at the Movies at Midtown Crossing – Mondays, June 6 – July 25, 2016; FREE
- Monday nights at sunset in Turner Park. Free Parking.
- June 6: Inside Out (PG)
- June 13: Top Gun (PG)
- June 20: Film Streams Feature: Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times (G)
- June 27: A League of Their Own (PG)
- July 11: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (PG-13)
- July 18: Guardians of the Galaxy (PG-13)
- July 25: Pitch Perfect (PG-13)
Movies at Omaha Public Libraries – All Summer; FREE
- Type in Keyword “Movie” and click on search to find movies offered this summer!
Regal Summer Movie Express – May 31 – July 27, 2016 (Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 10 a.m.); $1
- Regal Omaha Stadium 16 (7440 Crown Point Ave.). It is always a good idea to verify with the theater before visiting. Movie titles subject to change.
- Tuesday, May 31: The Lego Movie (PG)
- Wednesday, June 1: Max (PG)
- Tuesday, June 7: Goosebumps (PG)
- Wednesday, June 8: Iron Giant: Signature Edition (PG)
- Tuesday, June 14: Pan (PG)
- Wednesday, June 15: The Smurfs 2 (PG)
- Tuesday, June 21: Despicable Me 2 (PG)
- Wednesday, June 22: Home (PG)
- Tuesday, June 28: Minions (PG)
- Wednesday, June 29: The Peanuts Movie (G)
- Tuesday, July 5: Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Road Chip (PG)
- Wednesday, July 6: Curious George (G)
- Tuesday, July 12: The Book of Life (PG)
- Wednesday, July 13: Hotel Transylvania 2 (PG)
- Tuesday, July 19: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (PG)
- Wednesday, July 20: Shaun The Sheep Movie (PG)
- Tuesday, July 26: The Croods (PG)
- Wednesday, July 27: Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG)
Movies in Bayliss Park, Council Bluffs – TBA, Dusk (around dusk); FREE
- Bring your lawn chair or a blanket. Rainouts are scheduled for the following Saturday evening. See movie schedule here.
La Vista Concerts & Movies – June 24, July 15, & August 12, 2016; 7 p.m.; FREE
- Held at the La Vista Public Library, 9110 Giles Rd.
- June 24: Blue House followed by Minions (PG), 7 p.m.
- July 15: Charm School Dropouts followed by The Good Dinosaur (PG), 7 p.m.
- August 12: The Grease Band followed by Pan (PG), 7 p.m.
Kid’s Dream Summer Film Series at Marcus Theaters – June 12 – August 17, 2016 (Sundays, Mondays & Wednesdays at 10 a.m.); Admission: $3, Concessions Specials: $2.75 popcorn and $2.75 fountain drinks
- In Omaha, this includes Village Pointe and Twin Creek in Bellevue
- For Free tickets, visit a participating agent with American Family Insurance, and you can receive two FREE tickets to your choice of this year’s titles:
- June 12-13, 15: Norm of the North (PG)
- June 19-20, 22: Horton Hears a Who (G)
- June 26-27, 29: Minions (PG)
- July 3-4, 6: The Peanuts Movie (G)
- July 10-11, 13: Home (PG)
- July 17-18, 20: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (PG)
- July 24-25, 27: Dr. Suess’ The Lorax (PG)
- July 31-August 1, 3: TBA
- August 7-8, 10: The Lego Movie (PG)
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Cox Music and Movies at Holland Center Courtyard – Fridays, TBA
- Venue opens at 7 p.m., Music starts at 7:30 p.m., Movies begin at dusk (8:45 p.m.)
- This is a rain or shine event. Event will move to the covered arrival plaza (directly next to the courtyard) in the case of rain.
- Friday, TBA: TBA
Other helpful resources:
- Omaha Kids Calendar
- Free Summer Fun in Omaha
- Kids Eat Free
- 50+ Things to Do in Omaha this Summer with Kids