Enjoy free or cheap family-friendly summer movies every day of the week at various movie theaters across town. Beat the summer heat, escape the rain, or just quiet the “I’m bored” summer whining with a movie. Click on the links below for more details and film schedule for each theater.
The list below will be updated for Summer 2020 in April once the theatres start to release the schedule. Please check back then!
Gateway Film Center and Columbus Metropolitan Library have teamed up to offer free movies with the series, From Book to Film. Gateway Film Center will be showing family-friendly movies everyday at 11 am and 2 pm through the summer. Must show a library card for free admission or regular prices apply. It’s free to apply for a library card! See the movie schedule here!
10 weeks of fun family films start in June. Tickets can be purchased at the box office for $1, or you can purchase passes for all ten movies for just $5. All films are rated G or PG. See schedules and links here.
- Cinemark Carriage Place Movies 12 – Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 9 a.m.
- Cinemark Polaris 18 & Xtreme – Mondays and Wednesdays at 9 a.m.
- Cinemark Movies 16 Gahanna – Mondays through Thursdays at 10:30 am
- Cinemark River Valley Mall and XD Lancaster – Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:00 am
Catch a family-friendly movie for just $3 on Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m., from June 16 through August 14. Popcorn and fountain drinks are just $2.75 each. Local participating theatres are Pickerington and Crosswoods.
The Strand Theatre in Delaware
Free Summer Kids Movies on Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m Donations of a non-perishable food item is requested for a different charity each week.
The series lasts from June 29 – August 4, and will have showings on Saturdays and Sundays at 10 a.m. Tickets are free when you show a library card.