Free Summer Movies Orange County

Free Summer Movies Orange County

Looking for free Summer Movies in Orange County? You’ve come to the right place. What more could you ask for on a hot summer night than a free movie under the stars? Luckily, you’ll find that absolutely free all over Orange County. We’ve put together a list just for you. Happy Summer! 

OC Parks Summer Movie Nights

The OC Parks Summer Movie Series is back! Each year OC Parks puts together movie nights that draws in locals and visitors all Summer long. Here are the movies you can look forward to this Summer! 

 

OC Parks Sunset Cinema Film Series 

 

Yorba Regional Park, 7600 E. La Palma Ave., Anaheim, CA 92807

Date: Friday, July 7

MovieTop Gun: Maverick (2022, PG-13)

Date: Friday, July 14

MovieClueless (1995, PG-13)

Irvine Regional Park, 1 Irvine Park Rd., Orange, CA 92869

Date: Friday, July 21

MovieLightyear (2022, PG)

Date: Friday, July 28

MovieNacho Libre (2006, PG)

Find a Free Movie by City

The cities also put on their own epic movie nights all Summer long. Find a Free movie near you. 

 

Aliso Viejo

Grand Park/Town Center Amphitheater 6101 City Lights Dr, Aliso Viejo, CA

Starts at Sundown but get there early for the family fun festivities! Click here for more information.

Date: Friday, July 14

Movie: A League of Their Own: (1992, PG )

 

Date: Friday, July 28

MovieField of Dreams (1989, PG)

 

Date: Friday, August 11

MovieTurning Red (2022, PG)

 

Costa Mesa

The Segerstrom Center for the Arts puts on a Free Summer Movie Series every year.

Enjoy free family fun this summer with the return of Movie Mondays on the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza! Catch a hit movie, try a cool activity, take a mini-docent-tour, and grab a bite to eat at George’s Café as well as select food trucks. Or bring a picnic dinner. Just don’t forget your beach chairs, blankets and popcorn!

Guests are welcome to arrive beginning at 5:30 p.m., with the movie starting at dusk (approximately 8 p.m.). Pre-show activities are available from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. Guests may bring their own snacks, chairs, blankets, or picnics but tables, BBQs or large food set-ups will not be permitted. George’s Café will be open and additional food trucks will be on site for food purchases. No outside alcohol is permitted; however, alcohol will be available for purchase at George’s Café for those of age 21+.

Closed captioning will be included at all showings! Stay tuned for our food truck announcements. Click here for more information

600 Town Center Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Date: Monday, July 10

MovieLion King (1994, G)

 

Date: Monday, July 17

MovieClue (1985, PG)

 

Date: Monday, July 31

MoviePeter Pan (2003, PG)

 

Date: Monday, August 07

MovieAladdin (1992, G)

 

 

La Habra 

Grab your blanket and lawn chairs and come watch a movie on our GIANT movie screen!  Activities begin at 6:00 pm, and movies begin at sunset. New this year we will be offering a free hotdog dinner (hotdog, chips & drink) for moviegoers. Candy and popcorn will be available for $1.

The Park locations change in La Habra. You can click here for more details.

Date: Friday, July 21

Movie: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022, PG-13 )

Location: Portola Park 301 S Euclid St, La Habra, CA 90631

Date: Tuesday, August 01

MovieLightyear (2022, PG)

Location: Portola Park 301 S Euclid St, La Habra, CA 90631

Date: Friday, August 18

MovieThe Super Mario Brothers Movie (2023, PG)

Location: El Centro Park 320 E Erna Ave, La Habra, CA 90631

Date: Friday, September 08

MovieMinions: The Rise of Gru (2022, PG)

Location: Oeste Park 2300 W Lambert Rd, La Habra, CA 90631

 

La Palma 

Grab your blanket and lawn chairs and come watch a movie on our GIANT movie screen!  Movies begin at sunset. 

Location: Central Park 7821 Walker Street, La Palma CA 90623

Date: Friday, August 04

Movie: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022, PG)

Date: Friday, August 11

Movie: Trolls (PG)

Date: Friday, August 18

MovieCoco (2017, PG)

Date: Friday, August 25

Movie: Super Mario Bros (2023, PG)

 

Laguna Niguel  

Grab your blanket and lawn chairs and come watch a movie on our GIANT movie screen!  Movies begin at sunset. 

Location: Laguna Niguel Regional Park 28241 La Paz Rd, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Date: Friday, August 18

Movie: Spider Man: No Way Home (2021, PG-13)

Date: Friday, August 25

Movie: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971, G)

 

Newport Beach

Grab your blanket and lawn chairs and come watch a movie on our GIANT movie screen!  Movies begin at 7pm. 

Location: Marina Park Community Center 1600 W. Balboa Blvd
Newport Beach, California 92663

Date: Friday, July 21

Movie: The Rise of Gru (2022, PG)

Date: Friday, August 18

Movie: Turning Red (2022, PG)

Date: Friday, September 08

Movie: The Bad Guys (2022, PG)

 

Orange

Grab your blanket and lawn chairs and come watch a movie on our GIANT movie screen!  Movies begin at 7pm. 

Location: Marina Park Community Center 1600 W. Balboa Blvd
Newport Beach, California 92663

Date: Friday, July 21

Movie: The Rise of Gru (2022, PG)

Date: Friday, August 18

Movie: Turning Red (2022, PG)

Date: Friday, September 08

Movie: The Bad Guys (2022, PG)

 

Santa Ana

Lights, camera, action! Bring your friends and family to our annual Movies in the Park series. Join us for seven weeks at seven different parks, every Friday beginning June 2. The City of Santa Ana will feature a FREE screening of family-friendly movies across various parks. Popcorn will be available while supplies last and in partnership with the Power of One Foundation.

At each movie, guests can look forward to inflatables and themed activities. Food will be available for purchase from rotating food vendors.

  • Headsets will be available for alternate audio in Spanish
  • Recommended that guests arrive early to secure their spots and find parking
  • Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics

The Locations change in Santa Ana.

 

Date: Friday, June 30

Movie: Beauty and the Beast (Live action version) (2017, PG)

Location: El Salvador Park 1825 W Civic Center Dr, Santa Ana, CA 92703

 

Date: Friday, July 07

Movie: Night at the Museum (2006, PG)

Location: Jerome Park 2115 W McFadden Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92704

 

Date: Friday, July 14

Movie: Coco (2017, PG)

Location: Portola Park

 

Date: Saturday, July 15

Movie: The Elvis Movie (2022, PG-13)

Location: Fairhaven Memorial Park 1702 Fairhaven Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705

 

Stanton

Our summer favorite is coming up fast! Our Movies Under the Stars series at Stanton Central Park has a great lineup that is fun for the whole family! Don’t forget to bring your chairs and blankets starting Friday, July 7 at 7pm! Food vendors and trucks will be onsite, however feel free to bring your own family picnic.

 

Location: Stanton Central Park 10660 Western Ave, Stanton, CA 90680

 

Date: Friday, July 07

Movie: Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022, PG)

 

Date: Friday, July 14

Movie: Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (2022, PG)

 

Date: Friday, July 21

Movie: Turning Red (2022, PG)

 

Date: Friday, July 28

Movie: Lightyear (2022, PG)

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