If you’re looking for FREE ways to entertain your family¬†this summer, then you’ll love¬†our list of outdoor movie showings around the Denver metro area!

There’s really not a better way to spend a lovely Colorado summer evening than out in it. So grab your calendar and get some of these dates and locations penciled in for some memorable family fun at the outdoor movies!

Founders Green Park at Stapleton: Movie on the Green Series

Where: 29th Ave & Roslyn St, Denver, CO 80238

When: Select Fridays at dusk.

  • June 16: The Secret Life of Pets
  • June 30:¬†Big
  • July 21: Moana
  • Aug. 4: Hidden Figures
  • Aug. 25: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

About: Sponsored by Stapleton MCA, this movie series will air family-friendly movies on select Friday nights throughout the summer. The movie is free and open to the public, but you may want to bring some cash for treating your kiddos to some popcorn or beverages from the concessions stand. Seating is first-come, first-serve, so arrive early; the movie will begin at dusk! Blankets and small lawn chairs are encouraged.

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Photo courtesy of Stapleton MCA

O’Brien Park at Parker: Free Movies in the Park

Where: 10795 Victorian Dr, Parker, CO 80138 (Parker and Mainstreet)

When: Select Saturdays at dusk.

  • June 24: SING
  • July 15: Field of Dreams
  • Aug. 5: Zootopia

About: Presented by Parker Adventist Hospital and the Parker Chamber of Commerce, these movie nights include vendors, music, concessions, and (of course) the free movie! Get there early.


Photo courtesy of the Parker Chamber of Commerce

Civic Green Park at Highlands Ranch: Film in the Park Series

Where: 9370 S Ridgeline Blvd, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

When: Select Fridays at dusk (approx. 8:30 p.m.).

  • Aug. 4: Finding Dory
  • Aug. 11: The Secret Life of Pets
  • Aug. 18: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Come dressed as a Star Wars character, and bring your camera! Darth Vader and Princess Leia might just show up!)

About: The Highlands Ranch Community Association brings you this August series of free outdoor movies. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs, as well as cash for movie snacks.

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Photo courtesy of the Highlands Ranch Community Association

Parfet Park in Golden: Music & Movies in the Park

Where: 911 10th St, Golden, CO 80401.

When: August Fridays at dusk (approx: 8:30 p.m.)

  • Aug. 4: Sing
  • Aug. 11: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Aug. 18: Moana
  • Aug. 25: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

About: Join the City of Golden on Friday nights in August for a free family-friendly movie series on an inflatable screen under the stars!  Get there around 7 p.m. so you can get a good seat and listen to the bands perform beforehand!

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Photo courtesy of the City of Golden


Westminster: Outdoor Movies in the Park

Where: Various locations

When: Select Fridays at dusk (pre-movie activities at 7 p.m.)

About: Hang out with the City of Westminster at various locations¬†in the area on select Friday nights for their free family-friendly movies on a 24′ screen. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, and get there early to get some snacks from a food vendor!

Are you going to be stopping by any of these events? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!

Are your film¬†tastes a little bit more evolved than “family-friendly”? You’ll love the “Film on the Rocks” summer movie lineup!