The weather is getting warmer. Pretty soon it'll be time to head out to your nearest outdoor movie showing with some food, drinks, and a blanket (oh, and don't forget friends). There are fantastic free choices all over the city. Here's the schedule for them so far (keep and eye on the event calendar to the right or check back here over the next few weeks):
- May 28th - Inside Out (PG, 2015)
- June 25th - Creed (PG-13, 2015)
- July 30th - Caddyshack (R, 1980)
- August 27th - Avengers: Age of Ultron (PG-13, 2015)
- September 24th - Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (PG-13, 2015)
The Little Italy Open Air Film Fest - The original outdoor movies in Baltimore feature live music and festivities starting at 7PM with the movie starting at 9PM every Friday night in July and August. Also... FREE popcorn! Here's the official website.
Flicks From the Hill - By far the largest movie night, Flicks From the Hill is sponsored by the American Visionary Arts Museum. In fact, the screen and speakers are built into the side of the museum building itself. As many as 400-800 people gather on the side of Federal Hill each week, so make sure to show up early for a good spot for the 9PM movies. The Museum itself is FREE from 5-9PM the day of the movies, so make sure to check that out as well. Here's the official website.
Fells Point Films on the Pier - Movies start at 8:45PM each Wed from July August on the Broadway pier. Here is the Facebook page.
Mount Vernon Place Conservancy Outdoor Films - Taking place on the beautiful West Mount Vernon Place Square below the Washington monument on Wednesday nights starting at 8:30PM (8PM on August 24th due to movie run-time). Here's the website.
Bromo Film Nights - This downtown outdoor movie gem is on the lot behind the old Stewarts department store building (200 West Lexington Street) in the Bromo Arts District. Movies are the third Tuesday June-September and start at 8PM. Each movie will be proceeded by a short film by a local filmmaker. Here's the official website for more details.
Luigi's Summer Movie Series- It's all movies from 1996 in this selection. Grab a sandwich and a bottle from next door at Wine Source and enjoy a cool evening in the outdoor space (out back) of this Hampden mainstay.
- June 24th - Love Jones (R, 1997)
- July 29th - House Party (R, 1990)
- August 26th - The Five Heartbeats (R, 1991)
Park Heights Movies in the Park - Movies at 3500 West Northern Parkway that start at 8PM (but music starts at 3PM the same days). Here's the official website for more info.
- June 11th - Inside Out (PG, 2015)
- July 9th - The Good Dinosaur (PG, 2015)
- August 13th - Norm of the North (PG, 2016)
- September 10th - Zootopia (PG, 2016)
AIA Summer Film Series - These outdoor films are in Abel's Open Space on 32nd street, and showtimes range from 8-9PM. Here's the official website for more information.