Enjoy free or cheap family-friendly summer movies almost 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.
Lennox Town Center 24 is now owned by Phoenix Theaters, and you can enjoy FREE family movies with the Free Summer Movie Series. Films are show at 10 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Doors open at 9 am; seating is limited to auditorium capacity.
Admission is totally free, and they are offering a special kiddie meal. No purchase is necessary, and all ages are welcome. See schedule and details here.
8 weeks of fun family films on Wednesdays at 10:00 am, from June 15 – August 3, 2022. Tickets are just $1.50, and they have great concession specials. All films are rated G or PG. See schedules and links here.
- Cinemark Carriage Place Movies 12
- Cinemark Polaris 18 & Xtreme
- Cinemark Movies 16 Gahanna
- Cinemark River Valley Mall and XD Lancaster
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 on Saturdays and Sundays in June and July. 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!
Catch a family-friendly movie for just $3 on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from June 5 through September 1, 2022. Specially-sized popcorn and fountain drinks are just $3 each. Local participating theatres are Crosswoods (11 am) and Pickerington (12 pm).
The Strand Theatre in Delaware
Free Summer Kids Movies on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. from June 7 – August 2, 2022. Donations of a non-perishable food item is requested for a different charity each week.
Studio 35 is showing FREE movies for the Summer Kids’ Series thanks to sponsor CollegeAdvantage 529 Plan. Catch a movie at 11 am on Saturday, or on Wednesday at 11 am and 1:30 pm.
(Saturdays, 11 am and Wednesday, 11 am and 1:30 pm)
- June 4 and 8: The Iron Giant
- June 11 and 15: Trolls World Tour
- June 18 and 22: Clifford
- June 25 and 29: Wizard of Oz
- July 2 and 6: Secret Life of Pets
- July 9 and 13: Scoob!
- July 16 and 20: Croods
- July 23 and 27: Hotel Transylvania
- July 30 and August 3: The Mitchells vs Machines
- August 6 and 10: Sing 2
Looking for more movies? Enjoy movies under the stars at 15 locations around the Columbus this summer
TBA for 2022.
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.