Outdoor movie nights are a fun family activity for the summer, and a great way to wind down after a day out in the sun. Here's a list of screenings taking place across the country throughout the summer months:
- British Columbia: Fresh Air Cinema is partnering with organizations across British Columbia to schedule free outdoor movie screenings throughout the summer. If you click on the "Events" tab on their Facebook page, you can see upcoming screenings in Langley, Castlegar, Richmond, Burnaby, Victoria, Surrey, Vancouver and more. If you live in Vancouver, you can also enjoy a movie in Stanley Park every Tuesday night starting July 5 until the end of August.
- Alberta: Movies on the Square is back this summer in Edmonton starting on August 3. The movies that will be screened have yet to be announced, but the series will run until September 2 in Churchill Square. Admission is free and there will be pre-movie entertainment before each screening.
- Saskatchewan: Starting July 4, Regina Downtown is hosting Cinema Under the Stars. Screenings are free and will take place at Victoria Park every Wednesday until August 15. Films have yet to be announced.
- Manitoba: The Gimli Film Festival runs from July 25-29, and will feature a series of free outdoor screenings on the Gimli Beach. Films are screened on an 11-metre screen which rises out of the water!
- Ontario: Downtown Kingston will be hosting film screenings in Springer Market Square on Thursdays at dusk, until September 1. In Ottawa, Centretown Movies will be screening films on Friday and Saturday nights starting July 27. This year's films include E.T.: The Extraterrestrial, Birdcage, IronMan, The Muppet Movie and more. In Barrie, the Barrie Film Festival is screening films outdoors at Heritage Park or Centennial Beach on June 12, July 18, August 15 and 29.
- New Brunswick: The town of Sussex is hosting free family outdoor movies throughout the summer in Burton Park. Screenings start at 8:30PM and will be taking place on July 12, 26, August 9 and 23. Films include The Smurfs, Jack and Jill and The Muppets.