Summer is nearly upon us in Charleston. The days are longer (and hotter) and it’s the perfect time to gather the family and head out for some entertainment. Be sure to keep these free (or cheap) movies in mind when planning your outings.
North Charleston Wannamaker County Park | Park admission is $2/per person | Movies begin just after sunset – about 8:15 pm.
May 13 – Moana
June 10 – Despicable Me 2
July 8 – Sing
Tides Folly Beach | Free | Movies Begin at Sunset
May 31 – Finding Dory
June 7 – Star Wars – Rogue One
June 14 – Zootopia
June 28 – The Jungle Book
July 5 – Miracle
July 12 – Frozen
July 19 – Moana
Full Schedule is on their Facebook page.
Films on the Field at MUSC Health Stadium | $5 | Gates Open at 6 p.m. & Movies begin at 7 p.m.
Jump Castles, Face Painting, Balloon Artist, Craft Stations, Kids Games, Food Trucks, Leashed Pets are Welcome
May 12 – The Secret Life of Pets
May 26 – Fantastic Beasts
Mt. Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park | Free | Movies Begin after Sunset
Begins in August with live music before the movies
Check back for movie information!
Starlight Cinema at Freshfields Village | Free | Movies Begin at 8:30
June 14 – Minions
June 21 – Cinderella (2015)
June 28 – Nine Lives
July 5 – Rogue One
July 12 – Jungle Book (2016)
July 19 – Pete’s Dragon
July 26 – Sing
Full schedule can be found on their Facebook page.
*Click on the links below for a free printable outdoor movie calendar
Movies in Theaters
What if the sunshine turns to rain? What if it’s too hot to even hang out at the pool? Here are your indoor movie theater options!
Regal Cinemas Summer Movie Express (Charles Towne Square & Palmetto Grande) | $1 | Movies show on Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m.
June 6 & 7 – Kung Fu Panda 3 & Ice Age: Collision Course
June 13 & 14 – Trolls & Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
June 20 & 21 – Monster Trucks & Penguins of Madagascar
June 27 & 28 – Rio 2 & The Boxtrolls
July 4 & 5 – The Secret Life of Pets & Sing
July 11 & 12 – Kubo and the Two Strings & Ratchet and Clank
July 18 & 19 – The Spongebob Square Pants Movie: Sponge Out of Water & The Adventures of Tin Tin
July 25 & 26 – Happy Feet 2 & Cat & Dogs 2: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
August 1 & 2 – Storks & The Lego Batman Movie
Do you have a local family favorite for free or affordable movie outings? Be sure to let us know and we’ll add it to our list!