It doesn't get much better than enjoying free outdoor movies on a warm summer evening. This summer, the DC area is brimming with free movies for families in parks, plazas, wineries, and even a cemetery.
Here are some awesome places to enjoy free outdoor movies near DC with kids this summer. With options in the District, Maryland, and Northern Virginia—and movies of all different genres and ratings—there's bound to be be an outdoor movie near you that fits your family. So grab your lawn chairs or blankets, pack a picnic, and enjoy a relaxing evening of free family fun.
If you prefer to watch movies in air-conditioned comfort, check out our round-up of drive-in movie theaters near DC. And, keep checking our DC events calendar as more outdoor movies are announced, as well as our Summer Activities Guide for DC Kids for more summer fun.
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Places featured in this article:
Alethia Tanner Park
Marie Reed School
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Transit Pier at The Wharf
REACH at Kennedy Center
National Harbor Plaza
The Wine Bin
Cabin John Village
Merriweather Post Pavilion
Mount Vernon Recreation Center
The Plaza at Tysons Corner Center
Vienna Town Green
Van Dyck Park