Catch a free family film at Sea Isle City's Movies Under the Stars on Friday nights in Excursion Park. Photo courtesy of the venue
Catch a free family film at Sea Isle City's Movies Under the Stars on Friday nights in Excursion Park. Photo courtesy of the venue

Free Summer Outdoor Movies for New Jersey Families

See your favorite movies under the stars this summer, when Jersey Shore beaches and parks throughout the state host free outdoor movies on supersized screens. Bring along a blanket or beach chair (and maybe a little bug spray), and enjoy all those big-screen family hits you may have missed during the school year—or check our some of your family's favorite flicks for a second or third time, minus the ticket fee. Some venues offer food vendors, and some provide pre-show fun.

We've also included some free, and nearly-free, indoor options for those days you feel like chilling in the AC.

Find more free fun in the sun, visit our guide to 90+ Free Things To Do in New Jersey This Summer with Kids, and round out your summer plans with our Summer Fun Guide.

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Check individual venues for movie listings and alternate rain plans.  

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