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Guide to Summer Movies in Charleston {FREE Printable Calendars!}

Summer break is finally here! With that comes plenty of days at the beach, pool, and park…but what about those mornings when it’s raining or you just want to do something different with your kiddos. That’s where our Guide to Summer Movies in Charleston comes in! We have compiled an extensive list complete with a calendar of local movie theaters and outdoor venues that are featuring discounted or even FREE family movies throughout the summer.

Summer Movie GuideDownload your FREE calendar printables below. These color-coded calendars have all the information you’ll need – movie dates, times, and locations – all in one place! Download it, print it, share it, save it, keep one in your purse, put it on your fridge, and have the best summer ever!

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Regal Palmetto Grande Stadium 16

1319 Theater Dr, Mt Pleasant

Regal Charles Towne Square Stadium 18

2401 Mall Dr, North Charleston

$1 Tuesday and Wednesday 10am

June 14 & 15 – Goosebumps and Ion Giant: Signature Edition

June 21 & 22 – The Smurfs 2 and Pan

June 28 & 29 – Despicable Me 2 and Home

July 5 & 6 – Minions and the Peanuts Movie

July 12 & 13 – Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip and Curious George

July 19 & 20 – The Book of Life and Hotel Transylvania

July 26 & 27 – Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 and Shaun the Sheep

August 2 & August 3 – The Croods and Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

Southeast Stadiums

Citadel Mall Imax

2072 Sam Rittenberg Blvd Charleston

Northwoods Cinemas

2181 Northwood Blvd North Charleston

Free admission, shows 10am every Tuesday and Thursday

June 14/June 16 – Hotel Transylvania 2

June 21/June 23- Rio 2

June 28/June 30 – Ice Age: Contenental Drift

July 5/July 7 – Lego Movie

July 12/July 14 – Despicable Me 2

July 19/July 21 – The Croods

July 26/July 28 – Minions

August 2/August 4 – Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip

August 9/August 11 – Goosebumps

Cinemark Summer Movie Club House


4488 Ladson Rd, Summerville

$1 Moves 10am Monday-Thursday

June 6-June 9 – Paddington

June 13-June 16 – Alvin and The Chipmunks: Road Chip

June 20-June 23 – The Peanuts Movie

June 27-June 30 – Pan

July 4-July 7 – Home

July 11-July 14 – Boxtrolls

July 18-July 21 – The Sandlot

July 25-July 28 – Norm of the North

August 1-August 4 – Shaun the Sheep

August 8-August 11 – Max

Terrace Theater

1956D Maybank Hwy, Charleston

Wednesdays 11am Children under 10 Free, 11 and up $4

June 8 – The Wizard of Oz

June 15 – Charlotte’s Web

June 22 – An American Tail

June 29 – Labyrinth

July 6 – Turtle: The Incredible Journey

July 13 – Indian in the Cupboard

July 20 – Stuart Little

July 27 – Pee Wee’s Big Adventure

August 3 – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

August 10 – The Secret of the Nimh

Carmike Cinemas James Island 

1743 Central Park Rd, Charleston

Every Thursday @ 10am.

$4.00 includes admission, special drink, and special popcorn plus any applicable sales tax

June 23 – Home

June 30 – How to Train Your Dragon 2

July 7 – Kung Fu Panda 2

July 14 – Monsters vs Aliens

July 21 – Rio 2

July 28 – The Peanuts Movie

August 4 – The Penguins of Madagascar

August 11 – Alvin and The Chipmunks-Road Chip

Outdoor Movies

North Charleston Wannamaker County Park

Admission is free with regular park admission of $2 per person.

Movies begin just after sunset – about 8:15 pm.

July 9 – Minions

August 13 – Zootopia

Tides Hotel Folly Beach Beachfront Movie

FREE every Wednesday evening at sunset

Check their Facebook page every week to see current week’s movie

Movies in the Park – Mt Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park

Fridays in August

Live music before movies showcasing local artist

Movies begin at sunset (around 8:30 p.m.)

Free admission & parking!

Food and beverage available for purchase at 6:00 p.m.

Check back for movie information!

Movies Under the Stars

418 E. Main St, Moncks Corner, SC 29461

Gates open at 7:00 PM, movie starts at sundown, concessions available, no outside food or drink

June 17 – Pan

Charles Towne Landing Movies Under the Stars

 Gates will open at 6pm and movie starts at dusk. Be sure to bring your lawn chairs and blankets. The movie is FREE for everyone. Snacks and drinks are available for purchase (cash only). No outside coolers or alcohol permitted.
July 1 – Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

September 2 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens

If you have a theater or location that is offering a summer movies series that has not been listed above please email us at [email protected] so we can make sure to add it!

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