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December 07, 2022

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See a Movie Under the Stars This Summer

Pack up the kids and watch a free, family-friendly movie under the stars at a local park near you.

The magic of the silver screen is alive and well this summer! Enjoy a movie under the stars at one of these Middle Tennessee locations.

NASHVILLE

Movies in the Park

Elmington Park | 3531 West End Ave, Nashville

In partnership with the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation, the Nashville Film Festival and 96.3 Jack FM, the Nashville Scene’s annual Movies in the Park returns for its 28th season. The four-part series will take place Thursday evenings at Elmington Park on June 2, 9, 16 and 23.

  • Thursday, June 2, 2022 – Ghostbusters: Afterlife
  • Thursday, June 9, 2022 – The Princess Diaries
  • Thursday, June 16, 2022 – Black Widow
  • Thursday, June 23, 2022 – Encanto

Dive In Movies

Nashville Shores | 4001 Bell Rd, Nashville

Come enjoy some of your favorite movies on select Fridays in July. Dive-in movies are included with a paid waterpark admission ticket on that day or a season pass. Movies start at 7:15 p.m. at the wavepool. The wavepool will remain open during the movie, but the waves will not be operating.

  • Friday, July 8, 2022 – Sing 2
  • Friday, July 15, 2022 – Spider-Man: No Way Home
  • Friday, July 22, 2022 – Encanto
  • Friday, July 29, 2022 – Luca

MURFREESBORO

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Movie Under the Stars

Various Murfreesboro parks

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to a free movie under the stars in Murfreesboro! The movies show at Barfield Crescent Park (697 Veterans Pkwy) on Mondays, Richard Siegel Park (515 Cherry Lane) on Thursdays, Patterson Park (521 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd) on Fridays and Fountains at Gateway (1500 Medical Center Pkwy) on Saturdays. Concessions will be available to purchase. Show starts at dark.

  • June 6, 9, 10, 11, 2022 – Encanto
  • June 13, 16, 17, 18, 2022 – Ghostbusters
  • June 20, 23, 24, 25, 2022 – Sing 2
  • June 27, 30, July 1, 2, 22022 – Annie
  • July 5, 8, 9, 10, 2022 – Luca
  • July 11, 14, 15, 16, 2022 – Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • July 18, 21, 22, 23, 2022 – The Incredibles
  • July 25, 28, 29, 30, 2022 – Back to the Future

FRANKLIN

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Movies in the Park

Pinkerton Park | 405 Murfreesboro Rd, Franklin

Bring a chair or pack a blanket for a free outdoor movie starting at 8 p.m. (or sunset). Food trucks will be available. Check the Facebook page for updates.

  • Friday, June 10, 2022: Brave
  • Friday, June 17, 2022: Stuart Little
  • Friday, June 24, 2022: Monsters, Inc.
  • Friday, July 15, 2022: Princess Diaries
  • Friday, July 22, 2022: Soul
  • Friday, July 29, 2022: Karate Kid (1984)

LEIPER’S FORK

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Leiper’s Fork Lawnchair Theatre

Leiper’s Creek Gallery | 4144 Old Hillsboro Rd, Franklin

Leiper’s Fork Lawnchair Theatre features free outdoor movies on select Saturday Nights during the summer outside Leiper’s Creek Gallery.

  • Saturday, June 4: Encanto
  • Saturday, June 18: Sing 2
  • Saturday, June 25: Clifford “The Big Red Dog”
  • Saturday, July 9: Coco
  • Saturday, July 23: Dog

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CLARKSVILLE

Movies in the Park

Liberty Park | 1188 Cumberland Dr, Clarksville
Heritage Park | 1241 Peachers Mill Rd, Clarksville

All Summer long enjoy a free movie on the big screen! Bring a blanket and/or lawn chairs and come hungry as they will have food available for purchase from food vendors on-site. Please leave pets and alcohol at home.  Movies begin at sunset with pre-show activities and performances beginning about one hour before showtime.

  • Saturday, May 28: Encanto at Liberty Park
  • Saturday, June 11: Cruella at Heritage Park
  • Saturday, July 23: Viewers’ Choice at Liberty Park
  • Saturday, August 20: Ralph Breaks the Internet at Liberty Park
  • Saturday, September 24: Coco (In Spanish) at Heritage Park

 

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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.