Summertime is here and there are so many fun, free activities to keep the kids entertained in the DC Metropolitan area. Besides free outdoor film festivals in DC, VA & MD, there are also free indoor movies at local theaters!
Regal Entertainment Group Free Family Film Festival
Select Free G & PG Movies at 10am on Tuesdays and Wednesdays late June (starting June 22nd in some locations, June 29th in other locations) through mid/late August.
Local cinema in DC: Regal Gallery Stadium 14. See schedule here.
Local cinemas in VA: Potomac Yard Stadium 16 (Alexandria), Kingstowne Stadium 15 (Alexandria), Ballston Common Stadium 12 (Arlington), Fox Stadium 16 (Ashburn), Culpeper Stadium 14 (Culpeper), Fairfax Town Center 10 (Fairfax), Fredericksburg Movies 14 (Fredericksburg), Manassas Stadium 14 (Manassas), Countryside Stadium 20 (Sterling). Movies differ by location, see schedule here.
Local cinemas in MD: Abingdon, Bethesda, Bowie, Frederick, Germantown, Glen Burnie, Hagerstown, Hunt Valley, Rockville, Salisbury, Silver Spring, Westminster. Movies differ by location, see schedule here.
Special Note: Children attending the the Ballston Common Mall movie event will also receive a coupon for a free Chick-fil-A Nuggets Kid’s Meal (4-count) compliments of the local restaurant located in the Food Court area at the mall. The Eat Mor Chikin Cow mascot will also make appearances as part of the weekly event.
Thanks to Pam Donahue, Marketing Director for Chick-fil-A at Ballston Common Mall for the info!
Phoenix Big Cinemas Free Summer Movie Series
Select Free G & PG Movies at 10am on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in July and August.
Local cinema: Worldgate 9 in Herndon, VA
Doogal (G) & Monsters VS. Aliens (PG) – July 6-7, 2010
Clifford The Dog (G) & Hotel For Dogs (PG) – July 13-14, 2010;
Kitt Kittredge (G) & Imagine That (PG) – July 20-21st, 2010;
Charlotte’s Web (G) & Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (PG) – July 27-28, 2010;
Tale of Despereaux (G) & Planet 51 (PG) – August 3-4, 2010;
Curious George (G) & Aliens in the Attic (PG) – August 10-11, 2010;
March of the Penguins (G) & Alvin and the Chipmunks 2 (PG) – August 17-18, 2010;
Polar Express (G) AND Tooth Fairy (PG) – August 24-25, 2010
Rave Motion Pictures Free Family Film Festival
Select Free G & PG Movies at 10am on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Local cinemas: Centreville Multiplex (Centreville), Fairfax Corner (Fairfax), Reston Town Center (Reston). Click here to find your local theater.
Schedule: Tuesday June 22 – Wednesday August 11. Contact your local theater for schedule.
Some of the movies include: Alvin and the Chipmunks 2 (PG), Ice Age 2 (PG), Astro Boy (PG), Planet 51, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (PG), Monsters vs. Aliens (PG), Hotel for Dogs (PG) & Shorts (PG).
For a listing of some additional cheap summer movie series for kids this summer, check out the Moneywise Moms post on Free & Low-Cost Summer Movies for Kids that covers low-cost movies offered nationwide. On her list, is included the AMC Summer Movie Camp for $1 movies on Tuesday mornings at 10am. There are multiple locations in the DC metro area. Click here to find your local AMC Theater.