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What’s better than watching movies under the stars? Watching free movies under the stars. So save some money, spend a little time outdoors, and take in a family-friendly flick. If the kids get restless, they can always take a break and look for lightning bugs. Have fun out there! (While most movies listed here are rated G or PG, some may be PG-13 or have heavier themes for kids, so remember to check before you go.)

Bergen County

Applegate Farms

The fun starts at 6:30 pm. Don’t miss the DJ, games and magic show. Movie screenings begin at 8:30 pm.

  • June 26 – Ralph Breaks The Internet
  • July 10 – How To Train Your Dragon 3
  • July 17 – Aquaman
  • July 24 – BumbleBee
  • July 31 – Incredibles 2
  • August 7 – Hotel Transylvania 3

Fort Lee

Music and Movies Under the Stars, music from 7-8:30 pm. Movies start at sunset.

  • June 29 – Mary Poppins Returns
  • July 6 – 1941
  • July 13 – Green Book
  • July 20 – Rio Rita
  • July 27 – Bohemian Rhapsody
  • August 3 –  Wizard of Oz
  • August 10 – The Incredibles 2
  • August 17 – Dumbo (2019)
  • August 24 – Stan & Ollie
  • August 31– Jacquot de Nantes (with English subtitles)

Hackensack Movies Under the Stars

Movies starts at 8 pm and don’t forget to bring your own lawn chair.

  • June 27 – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • July 25 – Incredibles 2
  • August 29 – Avengers– Infinity War

Ridgewood

Grab a blanket and some snacks, then head to Memorial Park for outdoor fun and entertainment. Movies start at 9 pm in June and July, and 8:30 pm in August.

  • June 12 – The Postman Always Rings Twice
  • June 26-30th – The Wizard of Oz (80th Anniversary)
  • July 10 – Chicago
  • July 24 – Sleepless in Seattle
  • August 7 – The Sixth Sense
  • August 21 – E.T. the Extra Terrestrial

Cape May County

Sea Isle City

Free Family Movie Mondays at dusk at Excursion Park.

  • July 1 – The Little Mermaid (2018)
  • July 8 – Hotel Transylvania 3
  • July 15 – Zoo
  • July 22 – Wreck-it Ralph 2– Ralph Breaks The Internet
  • July 29 – How to Train Your Dragon – The Hidden World
  • August 5 – The House with a Clock in its Walls
  • August 12 – Christopher Robin
  • August 19 – The Lego Movie 2 – The Second Part
  • August 26 – Mary Poppins Returns

Free Classical Movie Fridays

  • July 5 – E.T. the Extra Terrestrial
  • July 12 – Back to the Future
  • July 19 – Raider of the Lost Ark
  • July 26 – Tootsie
  • August 2 – Field of Dreams
  • August 9 – Ghostbusters (1984)
  • August 16 – Driving Miss Daisy
  • August 23 – Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
  • August 30 – Moonstruck

Essex County

Verona

Friday night flicks at Kip’s Castle.

  • June 7 – Wizard of Oz (Rain date: June 8)
  • June 14 – Mary Poppins Returns (Rain date: June 15)

Gloucester County

Movies in Gloucester County

Logan Twp.

Logan Township Municipal Complex, 125 Main St.

  • June 5 – Mary Poppins Returns

Deptford Twp.

Fasola Park, 12 Sycamore Ln.

  • June 7 – Ralph Breaks The Internet

Woodbury Heights

Veterans Park, W. Jersey Ave & Elm Ave

  • June 21 – Ralph Breaks The Internet

Wenonah                                                                           

Wenonah Park, Mantua Ave

  • June 24 – Mary Poppins Returns

Greenwich Twp.         

Memorial Ave Park, 1200 Memorial Ave, Gibbstown

  • June 26 – Ralph Breaks the Internet

Washington Township                          

Washington Lake Park, 626 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd, Sewell

  • June 28 – Mary Poppins Returns

James G. Atkinson Memorial Park  

138 Bethel Mill Road, Sewell

  • July 12 – The Grinch (Christmas in July)

Clayton        

Scotland Run Park, 980 East Academy St.                 

  • June 14 – The Goonies        

Sandelier Park, 125 N Delsea Dr.                      

  • July 17 – How to Train Your Dragon 3 – The Hidden World

Glassboro                           

New Street Park, 410 East New St., Glassboro

  • July 19 – Mary Poppins Returns

Franklin Twp.   

Franklin Twp. Sports Complex, 500 Pennsylvania Ave, Franklinville

  • July 24 – The Incredibles

Woodbury                     

Wing Dickerson Park, Allens Ln., Woodbury               

  • July 26 – LEGO Movie– The Second Part

Monroe Twp.                 

Owens Park, 690 Tuckahoe Rd., Williamstown

  • July 31 – LEGO Movie– The Second Part

Woolwich Twp. Municipal Building                       

120 Village Green Dr., Woolwich                  

  • August 2 – How to Train Your Dragon 3 – The Hidden World

Mantua Twp.

Chestnut Branch Park, 545 Main St., Mantua

  • August 7 – Mary Poppins Returns                          

Swedesboro                             

Swedesboro Auction Block, 400 Anderson Ave., Swedesboro

  • August 9 – Mary Poppins Returns                    

West Deptford            

Riverwinds Community Center, 1000 Riverwinds Dr., West Deptford

  • August 14 – The Incredibles 2         

Elk Twp.                                                                                  

680 Whig Ln., Monroeville

  • August 16 –  Hotel Transylvania 3 – Summer Vacation      

South Harrison Twp.                      

Stewart Park, 67 Ferrell Ave., Mullica Hill

  • August 21 – Ralph Breaks the Internet

Pitman   

Sunset Auditorium, Laurel Ave., Pitman

  • August 23 – Small Foot    

Paulsboro                                                                                 

Fort Billings Park, Paulsboro

  • August 30 – The Incredibles 2

Hudson County

Hoboken

Locations Vary

Movies are on Wednesdays, beginning at 9 pm in June and July and around 8:15 pm in August. For best seating, come early and bring a blanket or comfortable chair. You can bring a picnic, but alcohol consumption is not permitted.

  • June 12 – Crazy Rich Asians
  • June 19 – The Greatest Showman
  • June 27 – Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse
  • July 10 – Bohemian Rhapsody (Sing-A-Long)
  • July 17 – A Star Is Born
  • July 24 – Green Book
  • July 31 – Black Panther
  • August 7 – Mary Poppins Returns
  • August 14 – The Incredibles 2
  • August 21 – Ralph Breaks The Internet

Mercer County

Princeton

Palmer Square, movies will start at dusk. Stop by earlier if you want to grab dinner and then some ice cream for the show. Bring your own blanket!

  • July 12 – CoCo
  • August 2 – The Sandlot

Middlesex County

Highland Park

218 Raritan Ave.

  • June 1– Dragonslayer
  • June 15 – Breaking Away
  • July 13 – The Terminator
  • July 27 – Burden of Dreams
  • August 10 – The Fly
  • August 24 – The Castle of Cagliostro

Sayreville

At Kennedy Park

  • June 15, 9 pm – Bumble Bee
  • July 13, 9 pm – AquaMan
  • August 24, 8:30 – TheIncredibles 2

Monmouth County

Belmar Movies on the Beach

  • July 13 – The Incredibles 2 (rain date July 14)
  • July 20 – Mary Poppins Returns (rain date July 21)
  • July 27 – Baby Boss (rain date July 28)
  • August 3 – Ralph Breaks the Internet (rain date August 8)
  • August 10 – Small Foot (rain date August 11)
  • August 17 – A Dog’s Way Home (rain date August 18)
  • August 24 – Moana (rain date August 25)
  • September 7 – Jaws (no rain date)

Morris County

Dover

All movies are shown at JFK Common Park at 8 pm.

  • June 28 – Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • July 26 – Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse
  • August 30 – The House With A Clock In Its Walls

Mendham  

Movies start at 8:30 pm behind Carriage House.

  • July 12 – Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (Start Time: 8:30pm)
  • August 1– Coco (Start Time: 8:15 pm; Ice cream will be available)

Morris Township

Ginty Field, next to the Morris Twp. Municipal Complex on Woodland Ave. at 8:30 pm.

  • June 28 – Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • July 16 – A Dog’s Way Home
  • July 24 – The Incredibles 2
  • July 31 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • August 17 – Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Mount Olive

Movies start at 8 pm.

  • July 27 – Boss Baby

Check website for updated info.

Ocean County

Brick

Drive-in movies as part of the town’s annual Summerfest are held at Windward Beach Park (unless otherwise noted). Movies begin at dusk.

  • August 9 – The Greatest Showman
  • August 16 – Ralph Breaks the Internet

Somerset County

Friday Night Drive-In Movies in Bridgewater

Duke Island Park, popcorn and refreshments will be available. Don’t forget your bug spray! Both flicks start at 8:30 pm.

  • July 19 – Kung Fu Panda
  • July 26 – Mary Poppins

Union County

Summit

Village Green’s Screen on the Green, Family Dance Parties before each movie begins. Summit Soundz will rock the crowd and get everyone movin’ and groovin’ and bouncin’ to some family-friendly music. Don’t forget to look out for special guest characters. Dance parties begin at 8 pm and movies begin at 9 pm or after dark.

  • July 18 – Moana
  • July 25 – Mulan
  • August 1 – Coco
  • August 8 – Mary Poppins Returns

Sick of the heat? We’ve got a list of free indoor movie screenings, too!