2019 Outdoor Movie Nights in Hampton Roads (Updated)


Outdoor Family Movie NIGHT in Hampton Roads VA

There are quite a few outdoor movies events coming up this spring/summer! Don't forget your chairs and blankets! This list will be updated as more events are announced. Did we miss an event? Please enter the event information HERE to be added to the list (there is no cost to be on this list).



2019 Movie & More Summer Movie SeriesCome out and join us for a movie on the lawn! Before the movie starts, dance the afternoon away with our DJ playing family-friendly music. Or visit our information tent and sign up to win prizes while the kids bounce in our large inflatables and the younger ones play in our new and improved “Chessie's waddler and toddler” zone. Other activities include face painting, lawn games, and food vendors.ALL activities are FREE! Concessions are on-site for purchase. Please bring your blankets or lawn chairs (allowed in selected seating areas only). No tents permitted.

Location: various park locations throughout Chesapeake, VA

  • June 15 at Western Branch Park - Charlotte's Web
  • July 27 at Courtyard Square Park - Back to the Future
  • August 17 at Deep Creek Park - Lego 2
  • September 14 at City Park - Mary Poppins Returns
  • October 19 at Elizabeth River Park - How to Train Your Dragon 3

Military Families - NSAHR Northwest - Dive-In Movies (Chesapeake)

FREE Dive-In Movies at the Northwest Outdoor Pool brought to you by MWR Community Recreation. The Pool will open at 7:30 p.m. Movies will start shortly after colors. Enjoy free popcorn, snow cones and water while supplies last! Bring your towels and swimsuits and meet us at the Northwest Outdoor Pool! No registration required! Check out the marquee next to the Mariner Community Recreation Center, our Facebook page or call 421-8250 for movie title announcements as dates approach. No outside food and beverage or personal pool toys are permitted. Open to active duty, Reservists, retirees, DoD civilians and eligible family members. 
Location: NSAHR Northwest - Outdoor Pool, Relay Rd. Bldg. 382, Chesapeake, VA 23322 

  • July 12
  • August 2 



ODU Summer Movie Series (Norfolk)
Come catch a movie with us on Kaufman Mall on the ODU Campus! Join the Hampton Roads and ODU Community for FREE movie showings on Wednesday evenings throughout June and July. Movies are shown at sundown (approximately 8PM) The movies will be shown on a big screen with light refreshments provided.   
Location: Kaufman Mall on the ODU Campus **In the case of inclement weather, the Rain Location is Mills Goodwin Jr. Life Sciences Building (MGB) 102.**  Free parking is available in the 49th St Stadium Garage (Garage E) levels 3-5 starting at 7:30PM. 
  • June 12: "Us" 
  • June 19: "Captain Marvel" 
  • June 26: "Dumbo" 
  • July 10: "Shazam!" 
  • July 17: "Little" 
  • July 24: "Detective Pikachu"  

2019 Family Movie Nights at Waterside (Norfolk)
Waterside is hosting regular free outdoor movies this summer! 
Location: Waterside 333 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA
  • July 17 - The Lion King


Drive-In Movie in the Park (Suffolk)
Come out to Bennett's Creek Park on June 15, 2019 (New Date!) For a drive-in movie. We will be showing Hotel Transylvania 3 Beach Treasure Hunting and Summer Vacation (Rated PG)! The movie will begin at approximately 8:15pm. Park and Play begins at 6:00pm with games and activities! This event is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome!
Location: Bennett's Creek Park 3000 Bennett's Creek Park Road, Suffolk, VA
  • June 15 - Hotel Transylvania 3 Summer Vacation


Flick and Float Pool Party (Suffolk)
Flick and Float at Cypress Park Pool is July 20, 2019. The movie will begin at approximately 8:15 PM. Pool passes are available at the pool or at the Administrative Office at 134 South 6th Street. Come out to watch Moana at the pool! This event is free and open to the public. All ages welcome.
Location: Cypress Park Pool, Suffolk VA

  • Moana - Saturday, July 20 from 7:30-9:30pm



Movie Mondays at The Shack! (Virginia Beach)
Join us every Monday for Movie Night! On the lawn, no cover!
Location: The Shack, 712 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
  • June 10: Top Gun (PG)
  • June 17: 10 Things I Hate About You (PG-13)
  • June 24: Space Jam (PG)
  • July 1: Independence Day (PG-13)
  • July 8: The Sandlot (PG)
  • July 15: Hook (PG)
  • July 22: Dirty Dancing (PG-13)
  • July 29: Princess Bride (PG)

Landtown Commons Movie Nights (Virginia Beach)
Enjoy a fun night with your family! Drive in or bring a chair or blanket.  Behind Finn McCools  MOVIES BEGIN AT SUNSET. Free Event.
  • June 7 - (moved to rain date of JUNE 9) Ralph Breaks the Internet at 8:20pm
  • July 12 - Smallfoot at 8:25pm
  • August 16 - How to Train Your Dragon 3 at 7:50pm
  • August 30 - The Incredibles 2 at 7:30pm
2019 Free Family Movie Night at Ferry Plantation (Virginia Beach) 
Bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy a night under our historic magnolia tree watching a family movie projected on our screen. Concessions are available!
Location: Ferry Plantation 4136 Cheswick Lane, Virginia Beach VA
  • Friday, July 5 - The Sandlot
  • Friday, August 2 - The Princess Bride
Military Families - Little Creek - 2019 Summer Dive-In Movie on the Water (Virginia Beach) 

JEB Little Creek MWR presents a summer of family-friendly movies at Gator Water Park. Bring your floats, bathing suits, and towel. The fun begins at 7 p.m. Concessions will be available for purchase. Slides will be turned off at the start of the movie. Summer Dive-In Movies are on June 21, July 12 and August 18. Call 757-462-7691 for more information.
Location: (base access required) JEB Little Creek - Gator Water Park, Virginia Beach, VA 23459

  • June 21 - TBA
  • July 12 - TBA
  • August 18 - TBA

Ocean Breeze Movie Nights (Virginia Beach)
Movies begin at dark and are featured by the wave pool. The park and rides stay open until our poolside movie ends!

  • June 21- The Game Plan 
  • June 28 - Ralph Breaks the Internet 
  • July 5 - Moana 
  • July 12 - Spiderman Into the Spiderverse 
  • July 19 - Smallfoot 
  • July 26 - Lego Movie 2 
  • August 2 - The Incredibles 2 
  • August 9 - The Parent Trap  
  • August 16 - How to Train Your Dragon 3 
  • August 23 - Mary Poppins Returns

Beach Blanket Cinema (Virginia Beach)
Come out on select Thursday nights for a free movie on the beach at 29th Street! Bring your blanket or beach chairs to the beach at 29th Street to view a family-friendly movie under the stars. Movies begin at 8:30pm.
  • Thursday, July 11: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Thursday, July 18: Incredibles 2 
  • Thursday, July 25: Mary Poppins Returns
  • Thursday, August 1: Coco
  • Thursday, August 8: House with a Clock in Its Walls
  • Thursday, August 15: How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World
  • Thursday, August 22: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

2019 Movie Night Series from Virginia Beach Parks & Rec (Virginia Beach)
Enjoy a movie under the stars! Bring blankets and beach chairs to get comfortable and watch a movie on the big screen. 
Movies/Dates & Locations: 
  • Friday, July 12 Now on the Rain Date: July 13 at Redwing Park - Movie: Homeward Bound
  • Friday, August 16 at Williams Farm Park (Rain Location: Williams Farm Rec Center) - Movie: Moana 
  • Friday, September 20 (Rain Date: September 21) at Mt Trashmore Park - Movie: Wonder
Summer 2019 Movie Nights at Red Mill! (Virginia Beach)
Join us Thursday, July 25th and Thursday, August 22nd, in the parking lot next to Tapped Crafthouse for a showing of “The Incredibles 2” (July) and "Mary Poppins Returns" (August) under the stars. The fun starts at 7:00 with a bounce house and games for the kids! Giveaways from Red Mill Commons retailers and plenty of other fun will run until the movie begins at dusk. Bring your own chair, sit back, relax and enjoy our films on the big screen. Can’t wait to see you there! **In the event of inclement weather, each event will be pushed back one week.**
Location: Red Mill Commons, Nimmo Parkway at Upton Drive, Virginia Beach VA  
  • Thursday, July 25th - The Incredibles 2
  • Thursday, August 22 - Mary Poppins Returns



2019 Movies in the Parks (York County)
Begins at Sunset.  Bring chairs or a blanket for seating. Concessions available.
Movies/Dates & Locations:
  • June 15 - Mary Poppins Returns at New Quarter Park 
  • July 13 - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse at Charles Brown Park 
  • July 19 - Paddington 2 at McReynolds Athletic Complex  
  • July 20 - An American Tail at New Quarter Park 
  • August 3 - The Good Dinosaur at McReynolds Athletic Complex 
  • August 10 - Incredibles 2 at Charles Brown Park 
  • August 17 - Frozen at New Quarter Park 
  • September 21 - Charlotte's Web at New Quarter Park 
  • October 19 - Hocus Pocus at New Quarter Park
For these events and much more, check out the Family Fun listed on the MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Daily Calendar!
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