There's plenty of free entertainment in the Salt Lake area during the summer, including free movie nights sponsored by community organizations throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Most are outdoors, so bring a blanket and a few of your best friends to enjoy a great movie and a beautiful summer evening!
Note: While we strive to make sure all details are accurate, please verify by calling or checking individual websites to make sure dates, times, places and prices are correct.
Salt Lake City will show a free movie at a new park for seven straight Fridays starting in June. The movies are all family-friendly, but fun for all ages. They are shown on a large inflatable screen and popcorn is free while it lasts.
Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy a neighborhood party under the stars. Community booths will open at 8 p.m. and the movies will begin around 9 p.m.
Fridays, June 7-July 19, 2013, 9 p.m.
See website for each week's location
Bring the family to Snowbird up Little Cottonwood Canyon every Friday night for free screenings of old and new favorites.
Fridays, June 7-Aug. 16, 2013, 8:30 p.m.
Coolers and snacks allowed
South Jordan City presents free outdoor movies Friday nights in June, July and August, at various parks throughout the city.
Friday nights in June, July and August
Check website or call for specific dates, times and locations
Sandy City will present family-friendly movies on a giant inflatable screen all summer long, free of charge. Bring your blankets or chairs and have a great time with family, friends and neighbors. Movies start at dusk. There will be popcorn, drinks and candy for sale or you can bring your own.
June 14 and 28, July 12 and 26, Aug. 16 and 30, Sept. 11 and 20, 2013, starting at dusk
Each showing at a different Sandy park
Draper City presents free family movies at the Draper Amphitheater, one night per month in June, July and August. Free musical entertainment begins before the movie at 8 p.m., and the movie begins at 9:15.
June 14, July 18 and Aug. 9, 2013
944 E. Vestry Rd.
Riverton will offer a free outdoor movie once per month in June, July and August, at various parks throughout the city.
June 14, July 12, Aug. 9, Sept. 29, 2013, movies start at dusk
See website for locations
June 21, July 4, July 19, and Aug. 16, 2012, 9 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Park, 1985 W. 7800 S.
7876 S. 4000 W.
The Gallivan Center's 2013 Monday Night Movies series features classic film noir, including Vertigo and A Touch of Evil. Low backed chairs, blankets, pillows and food are allowed, or purchase food and drinks from the Gallivan Center concession stand.
Mondays, July 1-29, 2013, Dusk-11 p.m.
239 S. Main St.
Bring a blanket or a chair and set up on the sloping capitol lawn, to enjoy family-friendly movies under the stars.
Fridays, July 12 and 26, Aug. 9 and 23, 2013
Movies begin at dusk
Utah State Capitol
350 N. State St.
The Sundance Institute presents free summer screenings of Sundance favorites, Wednesday nights at Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre.
Wednesdays, July 31, Aug. 21, Aug. 28, Sept. 4, 2013, 9 p.m.
Red Butte Garden
300 Wakara Way
The Downtown Alliance, SLC Film Center and the Salt Lake City Events are proud to present the Pioneer Park Picture Show, this year featuring classic James Bond films.
August 2, 9, 16 and 23
300 S. 300 W.
Films begin at dusk
Enjoy a free family movie night in Herriman's Butterfield Park.
Aug. 2, 2013, 9 p.m.
13011 S. Pioneer St. in Herriman