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December 07, 2022

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Outdoor Summer Family Movies

Pack up the kids and catch a family flick under the stars at one of these Middle Tennessee locations.

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Clarksville Parks & Recreation is hosts Movies in the Park once a month through September.Movies begin at sunset at Heritage Park in July and Liberty Park in August & September.

Movie Schedule:

Frozen 2 | Disney Movies
July 24: Frozen 2

Remember the Titans - Wikipedia
August 7: Remember the Titans

Hocus Pocus | Disney Movies
September 25: Hocus Pocus


Franklin’s free summer movie series takes place once a month at Pinkerton Park through August. Shows start at 8 p.m. or at sunset with concessions available for purchase.

Movie Schedule:

An American Tail: Fievel Goes West [DVD] [1991] - Best Buy
July 16: An American Tail: Fievel Goes West

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018) - IMDb
August 13: Hotel Transylvania 3


Mt. Juliet Parks & Recreation’s free movie series takes place on the first Friday of each month through October at the Charlie Daniels Park amphitheater.

Movie Schedule:

The Croods: A New Age (2020) - IMDb
July 2: The Croods: A New Age (8:15 p.m.)

The War with Grandpa (2020) - IMDb
August 6: The War with Grandpa (8 p.m.)

Facing the giants: Kendrick, Alex: 9781401685263: Books
September 3: Facing the Giants (7:15 p.m.)

Frankenstein (1931) - IMDb
October 1: Frankenstein 1931 (6:30 p.m.)


Murfreesboro’s annual Movies Under the Stars gives you a chance to catch free family-friendly films each week through the month. Each week’s film is played at four different locations, giving you and your family the ability to watch a movie together where it's convenient. Movies begin at 8:30 p.m. at all locations.

Movie Locations:

Mondays: Barfield Crescent Park
Thursdays: Richard Siegel Park
Fridays: Cason Trailhead
Saturdays: Fountains at Gateway

Movie Schedule:

The War with Grandpa (2020) - IMDb
June 25, 26: The War with Grandpa

Wonder Park - Wikipedia
June 28, July 1, 2, 3: Wonder Park

ABOMINABLE | Official Trailer - YouTube
July 5, 8, 9, 10: Abominable

Onward | Disney Movies
July 12, 15, 17: Onward

The Croods: A New Age (2020) - IMDb
July 19, 22, 23, 24: The Croods: A New Age

The Secret Garden (2020 film) - Wikipedia
July 26, 29, 30, 31: The Secret Garden


Enjoy movies by the wavepool at Nashville Shores on select Fridays in July. “Dive-in Movies” are included with that day’s waterpark paid admission or a season pass. Movies start at dusk. The wavepool will be open, but the waves will not be operating.  

Movie Schedule:

Toy Story 4 - Wikipedia
July 2: Toy Story 4

Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) - IMDb
August 6: Sonic The Hedgehog

Onward | Disney Movies
September 3: Onward

The Secret Life of Pets 2 | Buy, Rent or Watch on FandangoNOW
October 1: The Secret Life of Pets 2


Springfield Parks & Recreation is bringing you Free Movie Fridays all summer long. You can catch family-friendly movies on the third Friday of every month through September. The event takes place at Robertson County Fairgrounds at 7:30 p.m.

Movie Schedule:

Moana | Disney Movies
July 16: Moana

Trolls World Tour | Buy, Rent or Watch on FandangoNOW
August 20: The Trolls World Tour

Raya and the Last Dragon | Disney Movies
September 17: Raya and the Last Dragon




Take the Kids to the Drive-In Movies!

Take the Kids to the Drive-In Movies!

About the Author

Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing and Entertainment Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 3-year-old Ezra.