Summer break means long days to fill. Oklahoma City is bursting at the seams with opportunities for summer fun and a family favorite is watching a movie together. We've rounded up some great places to watch both classics and new blockbusters both indoors and out. For detailed information about all these events plus hundreds more ideas for summer fun, see our Ultimate Summer Fun Guide at www.metrofamilymagazine.com/summer-fun.
Harkins Theatres Bricktown
This theater offers special morning screenings for thrifty parents. Films like "The LEGO Batman Movie" and "Secret Life of Pets" are shown at 9:45 a.m. on weekday mornings. Purchase a season pass to the Summer Movie Fun Series and get admission to up to 10 films for just $5 per person.
This is another family-friendly theater offering discounted admission for kids during their Summer Movie Clubhouse. A $5 season ticket gets you admission to up to 10 movies shown at 9 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Titles include classics like "Iron Giant" and recent films like "Trolls" and "Sing."
This popular Moore theater's Summer Kids Series is a crowd favorite. Kid-friendly shows play on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer and season tickets are $15 per person. Titles slated for this summer include "The Peanuts Movie," "Hotel Transylvania 2" and "Night at the Museum 3."
[Editor's Note: Season passes are not required for any of these programs. Individual tickets can be purchased to these films. Find more movies and other ideas for indoor summer fun here.]
SONIC Summer Movies at Myriad Botanical Gardens
Tossing a blanket out on the Great Lawn and settling in for a kid-friendly movie has become a summer tradition for many Oklahoma City families. Films show most Wednesday nights at 8 p.m. throughout the summer and are totally free. Street parking also is free downtown after 6 p.m.
Outdoor Movie Series at Lions Park
This Norman park welcomes families select Friday nights throughout the summer for outdoor movie screenings. The free movie screening starts at sundown but head to the park at 7 p.m. for other kid-friendly activities like live music, inflatables and face painting.
Movie Night @ The Park at Mitch and Stephenson Parks
These two Edmond parks welcome families on certain Fridays all spring and summer for hit movies under the stars. The films start at dusk and are free to attend. Concessions are available for purchase.
Find more outdoor movies and concerts here.