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    Summer is just around the corner, and many of our favorite outdoor movie spots are getting ready to kick off their season. 

    Scroll on for everything you need to know about where and when you can spend an evening in front of the big screen.

    NOTE: Film schedules are subject to change due to weather and such things. Please check with each movie series' official website to verify dates and times before you head out. 


    Adams Morgan Movie Nights, Soccer field at Marie Reed Elementary School. Movies start at 8:30 p.m. 

    May 15: "Pixar Shorts"

    May 22: "The Big Lebowski"

    May 29: "Hairspray"

    June 5: "Jackie"

    June 12: "Hidden Figures" 

    D.C. Department of Recreation Family Movie Nights, Movie locations vary but all are held at D.C. recreaction centers. See website here for complete schedule. July 27-Sept. 30.

    Georgetown Sunset Cinema, Georgetown Waterfront Park, intersection of K and Water Streets and Cecil Place NW. Movies begin at sunset.

    July 10: "Dirty Dancing"

    July 17: "Pitch Perfect"

    July 24: "Footloose"

    July 31: "Dreamgirls"

    Aug. 7: "Grease"

    Golden Triangle: Golden Cinema Series, Farragut Square Park, Connecticut Avenue NW and K Street NW. Movies begin at sunset. Aug. 10 and Aug. 17 will serve as rain dates.

    June 1: "The Post"

    June 8: "The Devil Wears Prada"

    June 15: "Ferris Bueller’s Day Off"

    June 22: "La La Land"

    June 29: "Beauty and the Beast" (2017)

    July 6: "Back to the Future"

    July 13: "Coco"

    July 20: "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" (2017)

    July 27: "Casablanca"

    Aug. 3: "Black Panther"

    NoMa Summer Screen-- This year's theme is Wonder Woman. Watch the website for news about locations and starting times. 

    June 6: "10 Things I Hate About You"

    June 13: "Mulan"

    June 20: "Chicago"

    June 27: "Mad Max: Fury Road"

    July 11: "Matilda"

    July 18: "A League of Their Own"

    July 25: "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"

    Aug. 1: "Pitch Perfect"

    Aug. 8: "Moana"

    Aug. 15: "Thelma & Louise"

    Aug. 22: "Ghostbusters"

    Aug. 29: "Wonder Woman"

    Sept. 5: rain date

    Union Market DC Drive-In, Union Market, 1309 5th St NE. Check website for move times. Drive-in parking is $10, and ground seating is free.

    May 11: "Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark"

    Juse 1: "Clueless"

    July 6: "Like Water for Chocolate

    Aug. 8: "Black Panther"

    Sept. 7: "The Lion King"

    Oct. 5: "Cool Runnings"

    Nov. 2 "Hocus Pocus" 


    National Harbor Movies on the Potomac -- National Harbor Plaza, 137 National Plaza, Fort Washington. Thursday movies begin at 7 p.m., and Sunday movies begin at 6 p.m. (The first 75 people who attend May 10 and June 10 will receive a special commemorative gift.)

    May 3: "The Fate of the Furious"

    May 6: "Coco"

    May 10: "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull"

    May 13: "Despicable Me 3"

    May 17: "Roman J. Israel, Esq."

    May 20: "Cars 3"

    May 24: "The Mummy"

    May 27: "The Lego Batman Movie"

    May 31: "Wonder Woman"

    June 3: "Matilda"

    June 7: "Going in Style"

    June 10: "Bolt"

    June 14: "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales"

    June 21: "Forrest Gump"

    June 17: "Zookeeper"

    June 28: "Dream Girls"

    June 24: "Charlotte's Web" (2006)

    July 1: "Enchanted"

    July 5: "Selena"

    July 8: "The Little Rascals"

    July 12: "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"

    July 15: "Alice Through the Looking Glass"

    July 19: "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"

    July 22: "Holes"

    July 26: "Justice League"

    July 29: "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"

    Aug. 2: "Victoria and Arnold"

    Aug. 5: "Maleficent"

    Aug. 9: "Transformers: The Last Knight"

    Aug. 12: "The Little Mermaid"

    Aug. 16: "Before I Fall"

    Aug. 19: "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe"

    Aug. 23: "The Blindside"

    Aug. 26: "Annie" (2014)

    Aug. 30: "Mean Girls"

    Sept. 2: "A Wrinkle in Time"

    Sept. 6: "Black Panther"

    Sept. 9: "The Wizard of Oz"

    Sept. 13: "Black Panther"

    Sept. 16: "The Wiz" (1978)

    Sept. 20: "Last Call: Pitch Perfect"

    Sept. 23: "Moana"

    Sept. 27: "Marshall"

    Sept. 30: "The Lion King"

    Summer Movies at The Wine Bin, 8390 Main St., Ellicott City. Movies begin at 9 p.m. in May, June, July and August, and at 8 p.m. in September.

    May 25: "Kingsman: The Secret Service"

    May 26: "Top Gun"

    June 2: "Beauty and the Beast" (2017)

    June 9: "Guardians of the Galaxy"

    June 16: "Rear Window" (1954)

    June 23: "Sleepless in Seattle"

    June 30: "The Post"

    July 7: "The Darkest Hour"

    July 14: "Wonder" 

    July 21: "Love Actually"

    July 28: "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"

    Aug. 4: "Get Out"

    Aug. 11: "Back to the Future"

    Aug. 18: "Night at the Museum"

    Aug. 25: "Princess Bride"

    Sept. 1: "Start Wars: The Force Awakens"

    Sept. 8: "Wonder Woman"

    Sept. 15: "The Dark Knight"

    Sept. 29: "Black Panther"

    Oct. 27: "IT" (2017)


    Cinema Del Ray -- Mount Vernon Recreation Center Fields, 2017 Belle View Blvd., Alexandria. Movies begin at dusk.

    May 19: "The Lion King"

    Movies at Arlington Mill, 909 S Dinwiddie St., Arlington. Movies begin at sunset.

    June 1: "Grease"

    June 8: "Chicago"

    June 15: "Into the Woods"

    June 22: "Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory"

    June 29: "Batman"

    July 6: "Mary Poppins"

    July 13: "The Sound of Music"

    July 20: "Toy Story"

    July 27: "Coco"

    Aug. 3: "Jailhouse Rock"

    Aug. 10: "Beauty & The Beast" (1991)

    Aug. 17: "Young Frankenstein"

    Aug. 24: "West Side Story"

    Aug. 31: "The Wizard of Oz"

    Movies at Penrose Square, 2501 9th Road S., Arlington. Movies begin at sunset.

    June 2: "Hairspray"

    June 9: "The Color Purple"

    June 16: "Dreamgirls"

    June 23: "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"

    June 30: "Batman"

    July 7: "Dick Tracy"

    July 14: "The Sound of Music"

    July 21: "Singin' in the Rain"

    July 28: "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"

    Aug. 4: "Newsies"

    Aug. 11: "Beauty & The Beast" (1991)

    Aug. 18: "Young Frankenstein"

    Aug. 25: "West Side Story"

    Sept. 1: "The Wizard of Oz"

    Rossyln Cinema Outdoor Movie Festival, Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Highway, Arlington. Movies begin at dusk.

    June 8: "Legally Blonde"

    June 15: "Wonder"

    June 22: "The Fifth Element"

    June 29: "Ratatouille"

    July 6: "Bridesmaids"

    July 13: "Coco"

    July 20: "Amelie"

    July 27: "La La Land"

    Aug. 3: "Argo"

    Aug. 10: "Lethal Weapon"

    Aug. 17: "The Lion King"

    Aug. 24: "Four Weddings and a Funeral"

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