Summer Film Nights at National Zoo

Thu May 16, 2024 - Thu Jul 18, 2024
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Repeating every month on May, June, July on the third Thursdays through July 18, 2024.
6:30pm to 9:30pm ET
Age: All Ages
Price: Free
Smithsonian's National Zoo

Come to the Zoo for an unforgettable cinematic experience! Introducing Summer Film Nights at the Zoo, a free outdoor summer event series set to dazzle and entertain. 

Movies will be shown on Lion-Tiger Hill, the grassy lawn located near the Harvard Street entrance to the Zoo, at 7pm. Trivia and previews begin at 6:30pm.

Select food options will be available at the event. Guests may bring in their own blankets. 

The family-friendly lineup includes:

  • May 16th - Shrek (2001) 
  • June 20th - Turning Red (2022) 
  • July 18th - Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (2012) 

Reserve free entry passes online. Parking is $30.

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.