Making summer evenings a big-screen movie experience in your own community — indoors or under the stars, free or low cost – is a wonderful option for summer evenings in Montgomery County. Here’s a listing.
15th Annual Bethesda Outdoor Movies
Information: www.bethesda.org | (301) 215-6660
Location: Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle, Corner of Norfolk & Auburn avenues
Time: 9 PM
Notes: A limited number of chairs will be provided. Bring your own lawn chairs.
Summer Movie Series
Information: gaithersburgmd.gov | (301) 258-6350
Location: Casey Community Center, 810 South Frederick Ave. (Indoors)
Admission: $2 (RecXpress)
Notes: Feel free to bring a cushion or blanket to get cozy.
Time: 7 – 9 PM
Location: Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road (Indoors)
Admission: $18, $15 in advance (Ticketfly)
Notes: Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking film with a presentation by co-director Eduardo Sánchez.
Time: 6 PM Pub Open, 7 PM Discussion, 7:30 PM Film
Location: Kentlands Mansion Lawn, 320 Kent Square Road (Outdoors)
Notes: Popcorn are free. Light concessions, drinks, beer and wine available for cash purchase. Bring a chair or blanket.
Time: 7:30 – 11 PM Movies start just after sunset.
Kentlands Mansion evening movies
Location: Observatory Park, 100 DeSellum Ave. (Outdoors)
Notes: Celebrating the 50th anniversary of man’s first steps on the moon with the first-ever movie night at Observatory Park. Bring a chair or blanket and your own snacks. Stay afterwards to view the Perseids meteor shower.
Time: 9:10 PM Movie starts just after sunset.
Location: Robertson Park Youth Center, 801 Rabbitt Road (Outdoors)
Notes: Bring a chair or blanket.
Time: 7 – 10:30 PM Movie starts just after sunset.
Montgomery Parks (Germantown)
Movie Night South Germantown Recreational Park
Location: 14501 Schaeffer Road, Boyds
Time: 8:30 – 11 PM
Notes: Outdoors. Bring chairs, blankets, food. Free popcorn
Whalen Commons Summer Movie Series
Location: Whalen Commons on Fisher Avenue
Time: 8:30 PM
Notes: Outdoors. Bring picnic blankets or chairs.
Movies in the Parks
Information: www.rockvillemd.gov/1755/Movies-in-the-Parks, For inclement weather updates, call 240-314-5002.
Notes: Outdoors. Bring chairs, blankets, food and beverages.
Time: About 8 PM — Movies begin at dusk.
Location: Calvin Park, 1248 Gladstone Drive
Location: Woodley Gardens Park, 900 Nelson St.
Location: Maryvale Park, 812 First St.
Location: Potomac Woods Park, 1380 Stratton Drive
Montgomery College Rockville (Indoors)
The Monday Night Film Series (art films)
Information: www.mcblogs.montgomerycollege.edu/reppac/film-series/ | 240-567-5301
Location: Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St.
Notes: All movies start at 7 PM
AFI Outdoor Movie Series: Silver Screens on Sonny’s Green
Location: Sonny’s Green at The Blairs District, accessible from High Park Lane or The Blairs Shopping Center (1290 East West Highway) parking lot
Time: Films begin at sundown, between 8 and 8:30 PM