5 outdoor movie theaters in Seattle

Grab the lawn chairs, some snacks, and get cozy for a summer film.

Seattle Center - Movies at the Mural

It’d be hard to decide on whether to watch the movie or stare at the Space Needle’s late night beauty. | Photo by Christopher Nelson

Pass the popcorn, please. Nothing screams “summer” like hitting the town for a bit of nighttime cinema under the stars, stretched out on a freshly cut lawn or kicking back in the bed of a truck.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic date night activity — like a scene out of your favorite rom-com — or just want to hang out with friends, we’ve got you covered with five outdoor movie venues that will have you feeling like the star in your own motion picture.

Movies at the Mural | Seattle Center | Saturdays through August beginning Sat., July 28 | Free | Grab a snack from the Armory and settle down for titles like “The Princess Bride” and “Jaws”.

Outdoor Movies at Marymoor Park | Marymoor Park | Wednesdays and Thursdays from July 6-August 23 | $10 | Load up the blankets and lawn chairs for movies such as “Everything Everywhere All At Once” and “The Goonies.”

Outdoor Cinema by Three Dollar Bill Cinema | Various locations | Various times | Free | Enjoy iconic flicks like “Rocky Horror Picture Show” and “Jennifer’s Body” throughout the summer.

Summer Movies in Kirkland | Juanita Beach Park + Heritage Park | Every Saturday from July 15-Aug.12 | Free | Each day includes a double feature with films like “Grease” and “Luca.”

Center City Cinema | Various Seattle parks | Fridays and Saturdays | Free | Lay back as dusk approaches and relax with titles such as “Black Adam” and “Moonrise Kingdom.”

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