With summer in full swing, so are the outdoor movie nights! All over the city, different parks and venues are showing movies for FREE [or nearly free]! We've highlighted 10 of the best upcoming outdoor movie screenings in Philadelphia. So grab your family and friends, grab a blanket, and head to these locations on SEPTA to enjoy a hit movie!
1. Wednesday, July 3 - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom at Mander Playground
Part of Wawa Welcome America, this movie screening begins at 7p, is FREE, and includes snacks! Leave the driving to SEPTA! Get here on Bus Routes 32, 39, or 61.
2. Thursday, July 4 - Field of Dreams at Cira Green
Celebrate the Fourth of July on the Cira Green rooftop with America's favorite pastime! Food and drink will be available for purchase. Get here on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to 30th Street Station, the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley to 30th or Bus Routes 21, 42 or 49.
3. Friday, July 5 - Revenge of the Creature at the Betsy Ross House
See this horror movie classic at the Betsy Ross House as part of their First Friday Movie Nights. $5 admission includes a tour of the Betsy Ross House and movie in the courtyard. Buy tickets here! Get here on SEPTA. Short walk from 2nd Street Station on the Market-Frankford Line or hop Routes 17, 33 or 48.
4. Wednesday, July 10 - A Wrinkle in Time at Penn Treaty Park
Catch the blockbuster at Penn Treaty Park in Fishtown. Screening is FREE and begins at dusk. Get there on SEPTA. Take the Route 43 Bus or the Market-Frankford Line to Girard.
5. Wednesday, July 10 - La La Land at Cira Green
The Oscar-winning film begins at 5p on the rooftop. FREE! Take Regional Rail to 30th Street Station, the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley to 30th or Bus Routes 21, 42 or 49.
6. Wednesday, July 10 - Space Jam at Le Peg
La Peg at Fringe Arts hosts this FREE outdoor screening. Pre-show quizzo begins at 8p! Leave the driving to SEPTA. Short walk from 2nd Street on the Market-Frankford Line or take the Route 25.
7. Thursday, July 11 - Fantastic Mr. Fox on the Schuylkill Banks
FREE and on the river! What could be better! Screening starts at dusk near the Walnut Street Bridge. Get here on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail or the Market-Frankford Line to 30th Street or hop Routes 7, 12, or 9.
8. Thursday, July 11 - Captain Marvel at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
Head to the Great Plaza for a FREE screening of this blockbuster hit! Starts at 8p. SEPTA is the best way there! Take the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or hop Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 33 or 42.
9. Thursday, July 11 - Rocky on Main Street Manayunk
The Philly-based classic hits Main Street for their weekly [completely FREE] Stroll the Street! Leave the driving to SEPTA. Hop the Manayunk/Norristown Line to Manayunk Station or Routes 9, 27, 35 or 61. See ya there!
10. Friday, July 19 - Space Jam at Bartram's Garden
If you missed Space Jam at La Peg, here's your second chance! Screening starts at 8:30p and is FREE. Get there on SEPTA. Bartram's Garden is only a minute walk from the Lindbergh Blvd & 54th Street Route 36 Trolley stop.