Your Guide to Fall 2015’s Outdoor Movie Scene

Free outdoor movies in D.C, Maryland and Virginia

Friends of Screen of the Green

September is here, but there are still quite a few free outdoor film series around town. Pack up your blankets and coolers for a D.C.-area tradition. 

Read on for our list. Don't see your fave film series? Add it in the comments!

NOTE: Film schedules are subject to change due to weather. Please check with the venue to verify dates and times before you head out.


Columbia's Lakefront Summer Festival -- Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through mid-September. Movies begin at dusk.

  • Sept. 4: Sleeping Beauty"
  • Sept. 5: "Maleficent"
  • Sept. 11: "Monkey Kingdom"
  • Sept. 12: "Furious 7"

National Harbor Movies on the Potomac -- National Harbor Plaza, 137 National Plaza, Fort Washington. Movies begin at 6 p.m.

  • Sept. 6: viewers' choice, TBD
  • Sept. 13: "Matilda"
  • Sept. 20: "Monsters, Inc."
  • Sept. 27: "James and the Giant Peach"

Summer Movies at the Wine Bin -- 8390 Main St., Ellicot City. Movies start at 9 p.m. in June, July and August, and at 8 p.m. in September.

  • Sept. 5: "The Sound of Music"
  • Sept. 12: "The Godfather"
  • Sept. 19: "Guardians of the Galaxy"


Lovettsville Movies on the Green -- Town Green within the Town Center Development, Lovettsville. All movies begin at dusk.

  • Sept. 11: "Miracle"

Mosaic District: Films in the Park -- Strawberry Park, 2910 District Ave., Fairfax. Movies begin at 7 p.m.

  • Sept. 4: "The Lego Movie"
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