2018 Guide to Atlanta’s Best Summer Movies

Summertime is coming, which means it’s time to shake up your movie routine!

Whether you are looking for an outdoor family flick, a date night on the town, or to keep the kiddos busy during the week – We have you covered with the schedules, locations, and highlights to fill your summer with some budget-friendly fun for all ages!

Dates: May – September 2018

Locations: Brookhaven, Metro Atlanta, Midtown Atlanta, Candler Park, Duluth, and more. See schedules below.

1. Movies in the Town at Town Brookhaven
Town Brookhaven
Thursdays | June 7th – July 26th

On Thursdays at dusk, bring a blanket or chair and grab a bite from any of the local restaurants to enjoy dinner on the green space! The blend of animated and non-animated movies are perfect for dates, family nights, and everything in between!

Movie Schedule

  • June 7th – Ferdinand
  • June 14th – Paddington 2
  • June 21st – E.T.
  • June 28th – Clueless
  • July 5th – Off for July 4th
  • July 12th – Back to the Future
  • July 19th – Mama Mia
  • July 26th – Coco

2. Flick-Nic
Candler Park
Saturdays | Through September

Enjoy a unique open air cinematic experience with everyone’s love for a good family picnic and live music! Up to 5 movie nights extend all the way through September.

Movie Schedule

  • May 19th – Wonder
  • August 54th – Jumanji
  • August 18th – Black Panther
  • September 8th – Coco

2. Georgia Movies in the Park
Metro Atlanta, Various Locations
May 26th – September 15th

Northside Hospital’s Movies in the Park features free outdoor movies shown at kid-friendly start times in 5 different locations in North Georgia including Alpharetta, Canton, Cumming, Dawsonville and Woodstock.

Featured Movies

  • Jumanj
  • Sherlock Gnomes
  • Star Wars – The Last Jedi
  • Coco
  • Peter Rabbit
  • Ferdinand
  • The Greatest Showman
  • Paddington 2

3. Summer Movie Express
Metro Atlanta · Regal Theaters
Tuesdays & Wednesday | May 29th – July 25th

In time for the Summer, come out and enjoy family fun movies for just $1! all showings begin at 10:00 a.m., playing two movies on both days. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute. Family-friendly movies include titles like Curious George, Trolls, Minions, and all your beloved characters from recent years!

4. Movies in Central Park
Atlantic Station
Thursdays | May 17th – July 19th

The family-friendly films begin promptly at dusk, but you’ll want to get to Central Park a little early to get a good seat! Blankets and chairs are allowed, and feel free to bring a picnic or grab food from your favorite Atlantic Station restaurants. This year’s theme is centralized around movies from the 2000s!

Movie Schedule

• May 17th – Meet the Parents

• May 24th – Kate and Leopold

• May 31st – My Big Fat Greek Wedding

• June 7th – Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

• June 14th – Mean Girls

• June 21st – Charlie and the Chocolate factory

• June 28th – Happy Feet

• July 5th – I Am Legend

• July 12th – Hancock

• July 19th – Audience selection via social media vote: Sherlock Holmes, Star Trek, Up, or Julie & Julia.

5. Flicks on the Bricks
1st of Every Month | June – September

The free movie series is fun for the whole family! Movies begin at dusk and the screen is located at the fountain. 

Movie Schedule

  • June 1st – Jumanji
  • July 3rd – Coco
  • August 6th – Peter Rabit
  • September 7th – Black Panther