Skip to Content

Where To See Outdoor Movies In LA This Summer

Summer 2020 means big changes to our usual ideas for Fun. Check out this updated guide to Summer Movies in Los Angeles.

Summer means it’s time to get outside have fun. What better way to celebrate than taking the family to a movie under the stars? Parks, schools, museums and even rooftops are some of the great places to see outdoor movies in Los Angeles. PLUS we’ve got a list of Bargain Movies showing at some of the theater chains this Summer, too.

Los Angeles is a great place to be in the summer. Check out all of the great places to see outdoor movies - from The Valley to DTLA to the South Bay! #losangeles #outdoormovies #thingstodoinlosangeles #SummerinLosAngeles

Outdoor Movies Happening in Summer 2020

Street Food Cinema
several locations throughout southern California
* Operating as a Pop-Up Drive in this Summer *

Street Food Cinema makes going to the movies an event. They offer a wide-range of movies, food trucks and live music (before the film), and community fun. Check the website for details about dates, films, and to purchase tickets in advance. (Note, not all movies are family-friendly).

Street Food Cinema has teamed up with Caruso for Level 8 Drive-In on the rooftop of The Americana at Brand. Starting Thursday, July 9th, with film favorites, delicious treats and panoramic city views. Each car will receive complimentary Icelandic Glacial water, popcorn and candy. Plus you can pre-order food from Bourbon Steak, Katsuya or Shake Shack. View schedule for details!

Level 8 drive Street food cinema and Caruso


Tribeca Drive-in at the Rose Bowl
1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, CA 91103

New this Summer in Los Angeles, the Tribeca Drive-In series will feature an exciting slate of over 30 iconic films, comedy acts, and more. The limited-engagement series will provide families with a safe, comfortable entertainment experience for all ages. Movies on the schedule include: Jaws, ET, Apollo 13, and Creed, among others.

Tickets are available for purchase at with a percentage of proceeds donated to Black Lives Matter. Ticket price is per vehicle, no matter how many people are inside.

Want to see a movie at a real Drive-in? Check out this list of 10 great places

Movies on the Green
Warner Center Park – Lou Bredlow Pavilion
5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA

Warner Center Park will host drive-in movies this Summer! Check their website for all the info.


Summer Movie TRIVIA Fest 2020 – Virtual Events
California State University Northridge (CSUN)
18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, CA 91330

CSUN is getting creative this Summer! Summer Movie Trivia Fest will take place every other Thursday in the summer at 5:30 PM, hosted on Zoom, space is limited so be sure to jump on the zoom link at 5:30 pm to participate. Each Thursday prior to the Trivia night we will be releasing the movie list of films that will be covered in the Trivia night. There will be prizes so check all the rules ahead of time.

Outdoor Movies that have been Cancelled this year

Summer Movies in the Park
William S. Hart Park and Museum
24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall, CA 91321

Enjoy summer movies in a historic location. Possibly happening in August, but June and July screenings have been cancelled.


Outdoor Movies at the Skirball
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049

The Skirball hosts three different movie screenings this summer that are related to the Skirball’s exhibitions Fearless Fashion: Rudi Gernreich and Black is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Bratwaite. Funny Face will be shown on Friday, June 14th; Zoolander  is scheduled for Friday, June 28th; and The Devil Wears Prada will be shown on Friday, July 12th. All movies begin at 8:30 pm, but doors open at 6:00 pm. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Tickets are $12 for general audience members and free for children under 12. 


Hollywood Forever Cemetery
6000 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90038

Hollywood Forever Cemetery is a memorable location to enjoy an outdoor movie. Audiences enjoy pre-show fun including DJs, themed photo booths, and don’t forget to bring a picnic. Check the website for information about films, dates, and tickets. (Note, not all movies are family-friendly).

Eat See Hear
several locations throughout southern California – No current plans for 2020

All summer long, Eat See Hear invites families to enjoy outdoor movie screenings all around Southern California. Some are contemporary films, and some are timeless classics. Enjoy music and food trucks before the film. Check the website for details about dates, films, and to purchase tickets in advance. (Note, not all movies are family-friendly). 

Los Angeles is a great place to be in the summer. Check out all of the great places to see outdoor movies - from The Valley to DTLA to the South Bay! #losangeles #outdoormovies #thingstodoinlosangeles #SummerinLosAngeles


Marina Movie Nights
Burton Chace Park
13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

All movie night events have been suspended until further notice.


Bargain Movies at Theater Chains

Cinéoplis Summer Kid Series

The Cinépolis Summer Kids Series is back for a summer filled with family friendly classics. Taking place every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am, from June through August 15, there are special screenings of some favorite movies, and for a ticket price of $6 you’ll also get a snack pack with popcorn, fruit gummies and a small drink. Check to make sure your local theater is participating.


Regal Summer Movie Express

Summer movies for kids at Regal! We hope they add them to this year’s schedule, but so far there is nothing planned.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse

The Summer Movie Clubhouse is a kid-friendly summer movie series, hopefully returning this year. Attend for only $1 per person, per movie or purchase a ten-week series punch card*, while supplies last – at participating theatres. Check their website for details.

AMC Theater Summer Movie Camp

At this time, no screenings are scheduled.

Los Angeles is a great place to be in the summer. Check out all of the great places to see outdoor movies - from The Valley to DTLA to the South Bay! #losangeles #outdoormovies #thingstodoinlosangeles #SummerinLosAngeles

MomsLA is your source for Things to do with Kids in Los Angeles.

Things to Do in Los Angeles with kids sub banner

Disclaimer: MomsLA has made every effort to confirm the information in this article; however, things can often change. Therefore, MomsLA makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy of the information published here. MomsLA strongly urges you to confirm any event details, like date, time, location, and admission, with the third party hosting the event. You assume the sole risk of relying on any of the information in our list. MomsLA is in no way responsible for any injuries or damages you sustain while attending any third party event posted on our website. Please read our Terms of Use which you have agreed to based on your continued use of this website. Some events have paid to be listed on MomsLA.

13 Free Summer Reading Programs To Fight Learning Loss + Have Fun
← Previous
Where To Donate Children's Clothes In And Around Los Angeles
Next →