Free Outdoor Summer Family Movie Nights In & Around Omaha

photo by SumTur-Amphitheater Facebook

We love a good outdoor family movie night! This summer, outdoor movies at the park returns, and we are sharing for Omaha area families! This is a great way to get outdoors to enjoy all that our city has to offer. Simply pack a lawn chair, snacks, blankets, and enjoy the shows!

Stay tuned as we continue to update this list throughout the summer. Please email if you have outdoor movies to add to the list!

Free Outdoor Summer Family Movie Nights In & Around Omaha | 2024

Papillion Starlight Movie Series | SumTur Amphitheater

Enjoy a FREE family movie/concert night at the SumTur Ampitheatre! Gates open at 7:30 pm. The concession stand will be selling beverages and popcorn. Outside food and beverages can be brought in for this event. Showing in 2024:

May 18: The String Beans Concert + Princess Bride Movie
June 1: The Little Mermaid
June 8: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mayhem
June 15: Elemental
June 27: Haunted Mansion
August 3: Kung Fu Panda 4

Elkhorn Flix at the Chef

The Flix at the Chef is put on by Relevant Community Chef and offers FREE outdoor movies behind Dairy Chef in Elkhorn! Movies begin at dusk, and be sure to bring blankets or chairs to sit on. Food, drinks, and ice cream is for sale at Dairy Chef!

July 8: The Lorax
August 12: Clifford the Big Red Dog
September 9: Super Mario Brothers Movie

La Vista Moonlight Movies 

On the second Friday in June and July at dusk, the Moonlight Movie Series offers free movies on the big screen. Blankets, chairs, and picnics are encouraged.

June 14, (La Vista Public Library, 9110 Giles Rd.)
Wonka (PG)

July 12, (La Vista Public Library, 9110 Giles Rd.)
Elemental (PG)

Gretna Days Free Night at the Movies

*Details TBD for 2024

Enjoy a free movie night at the Gretna High School Football Stadium. Concessions will be available for purchase with seating available in the stadium seats and also on the field (bring your blankets for the field – lawn chairs not allowed). Food and drink other than water will not be allowed on the field.

Falconwood Park Drive-In

Where: 905 Allied Road Bellevue, NE

Kicks off May 24, 2024 | Gates at 7 pm | Movie at Dusk | First come first served.
Food trucks and concession stand will be available with hot food, popcorn, snacks, and drinks.

May: Shrek, Goonies, Dazed & Confused, Twilight

Check out the other showings here!

Quasar Drive-In Theater

Where: 13427 N 300th St, Valley, NE

May 31, June 1: Garfield/IF
June 6: American Graffiti
June 7, 8: Garfield/IF
June 13: Barbie
June 14, 15: Inside Out 2/Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes
June 20: A League of Their Own
June 21, 22: Inside Out 2/Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes
June 27: Pokemon Detective Pikachu
June 28, 29: Inside Out 2/TBD
July 4: The Fast and the Furious
July 5, 6: Despicable Me 4/The Fall Guy
July 11: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
July 12, 13: Despicable Me 4/TBD
July 18: Grease
July 19, 20: Despicable Me 4/TBD
July 25: Shrek
Aug 1: The Goonies

Backyard Movie Nights in Council Bluffs

The 712 Initiative is proud to unveil it’s Backyard Movie Program!  Blockbusters, prime-time sporting events, gaming tournament, binge watching soap operas with your friends – the equipment in our BYMN kits are easy to setup and fun for the whole family.

Movie Kit includes:

  • projector
  • blu-ray dvd player
  • sound bar
  • 120 inch screen

Free to Council Bluffs residents ($50 refundable deposit), our Backyard Movie kits will provide you and your neighbors with the equipment to create a memorable evening.

Check out the $5 Children’s Movie Series in Historic Dundee this summer!

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