Denver Outdoor Summer Movies
There's no better way to spend a cool summer night in The Mile High City than enjoying a great movie in the great outdoors.
Film On The Rocks
One of Denver's top summertime events, Film On The Rocks lets you enjoy blockbuster entertainment on the big screen in the incomparable setting of Red Rocks Amphitheatre. The great cinema is just the beginning of the fun. Each Film On The Rocks event features an opening comedian or band as well as fun, audience participation contests.
Film On The Rocks lineup for 2016:
May 30: “The Big Lebowski” with Anthony Ruptak and The Midnight Friends, plus The River Arkansas
June 15: “Citizen Kane” in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the dedication of Red Rocks Amphitheatre
June 20: “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” with Strawberry Runners and The Baltic
July 11: “The Sandlot” with Special Guests and Brent Cowles
July 25: “Labyrinth” with School of Rock for A Tribute to Bowie
Aug, 23: “Deadpool” with The Blue Rider
Sept. 6: "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"
Southwest Movies at Skyline Park
It doesn't get much better than a free, family-friendly movie under the stars in the heart of downtown Denver. And that's exactly what you get all summer long at Skyline Park (on the corner of 16th and Arapahoe Sts.), thanks to Southwest Airlines. Movies begin at dusk, with additional entertainment starting an hour prior. Admission is free.
Southwest Movies at Skyline Park lineup for 2016:
July 7: "Pitch Perfect 2"
July 9: "Minions"
July 16: "Finding Nemo"
July 23: "Star Wars"
July 30: "The Goonies"
Aug. 6: "Grease"
Historic Elitch Theatre Film Festival
The Historic Elitch Theatre Film Festival is a family-friendly film series that offers great movies and raises money for a great cause. Bring your blankets and lawn-chairs and enjoy an evening under the stars and help raise funds to continue the restoration of the magnificent Historic Elitch Theatre (4655 W. 37th Ave.)! Tickets are $5; gates open at 7 p.m.
Historic Elitch Theatre Film Festival lineup for 2016:
June 10: "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
June 24: "Pee-Wee's Big Adventure"
July 8: "Jaws"
July 22: "Hairspray"
Monday Movie Madness at Infinity Park in Glendale
Enjoy free flicks in Glendale this summer during Monday Movie Madness at Infinity Park (4599 E. Tennessee Ave., Glendale). As has become tradition, viewers have voted on and chosen the movies that will be shown this year, some of which are recent box office hits combined with several classic favorites. It's free! Gates open at 7 p.m.; movie starts at 8 p.m.
Monday Movie Madness lineup for 2016:
June 13: "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"
June 27: "The Goonies"
July 11: "Mamma Mia!"
July 25: "Mrs. Doubtfire"
Aug. 8: "Aladdin"
Civic Center Bike-In Movies
Produced by the Civic Center Conservancy and the Outdoor Cinema Network, the free Civic Center Bike-In Movies Series invites cycling enthusiasts (and those using all other modes of transportation) to spend a few Wednesday evenings in Civic Center Park (Broadway and Colfax Ave.). Attendance is free, and bike racks will be available and picnics are welcome. Food trucks open at 6 p.m. and movies begin at dusk.
Civic Center Bike-In Movies lineup for 2016 to be announced. The dates will be Aug. 3, 10 and 17.