Outdoor Summer Movies and Drive-In Theaters in Northeast Ohio

Outdoor Summer Movies and Drive-In Theaters in Northeast Ohio

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Pack up the family — plus chairs, blankets and snacks — and enjoy a movie under the stars this summer. Find a theater or special event near you from the list below.


Drive-In Theatres

Aut-O-Rama Twin Drive-In Theatre: Make a visit to “the drive-in” a part of your summer tradition. Open daily in the summer. 33395 Lorain Road, North Ridgeville, 440-327-9595, autoramadrivein.com

Blue Sky Drive-in: Open daily in the summer. 959 Broad St., Wadsworth, 330- 334-1809, blueskydrive-in.com

Elm Road Drive–in Theatre: Open daily in the summer. 1895 Elm Road NE, Warren, 330-372-9732, elmroadtripledrivein.com

Magic City Drive-in Theatre: Open daily in the summer. 5602 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Barberton, 330-825-4333, magiccitydrive-in.com

Mayfield Road Drive-in Theatre: Open daily in the summer. Bring blankets and lawn chairs if you plan on sitting outside your vehicle. The movie sound is stereo FM so bring a working radio. 12100 SR 322 Chardon, 440-286-7173, funflick.com

Midway Twin Drive-in Theatre: Open daily in the summer. 2736 State Route 59, Ravenna, 330-296-9829 funflick.com

Skyway Drive-in Theatre: Open Wednesday through Sundays. 1825 North Leavitt Road NW, Warren, 330-898-3059, skywaydrivein.com


Outdoor Movies

July 3 through August 14

Cleveland Summer Cinema. Enjoy food trucks, trivia and a feature film at dusk. Tuesday nights. Activities begin at 6 p.m. Loew Park, 4711 W. 32nd St., Cleveland, 216-664-2561, oldbrooklyn.com

July 3, 14, 21 & August 4

Outdoor Movies at Coe Lake Park. Bring your own chair or blanket and watch a movie under the stars on a 30 ft. inflatable screen. Movies start at 9:30 p.m. Coe Lake Park, 85 South Rocky River Drive, Berea, 440-274-5608 cityofberea.org

July 5

Movies in the Park. Catch a fantastic lineup of family-friendly classics and new releases. Thursday evenings in July and August. 8-11 p.m. Crocker Park. 189 Crocker Park Blvd., Westlake, crockerpark.com

July 5, 12, 26, 27 & August 2, 8

Flicks on the Falls. Located in the riverfront amphitheater, cartoons begin just after dusk with the feature movie beginning at dark. Falls River Square, Cuyahoga Falls, 330-971-8135, cityofcf.com

July 6, 20, & August 3, 24

Movies in the Park. The summer lineup includes “Lego Batman,” “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” “Coco,” and “Black Panther.” Movies begin at dusk. South Central Park, Avon Belden Road, North Ridgeville

July 9

Willoughby Drive-In. Decorate your own car, eat popcorn and watch the movie “Hotel Transylvania.” 3 p.m. Willoughby Public Library, 30 Public Square, 440-942-3200, we247.org

July 14

Nights Out in the Parks: Movie Night. View the recent hit “Peter Rabbit.” Pre-show activities begin at 8 p.m. and include the Geauga County Public Library’s Fun Bus; movie at dark. 8-11:30 p.m. Observatory Park, 10610 Clay St., Montville Township, 440-279-0820, geaugaparkdistrict.org

July 20

Screen on the Green: “The Greatest Showman.” Families can enjoy a film outdoors for a fun night out. Begins at dusk. First & Main Green, Hudson, facebook.com/hudsonscreenonthegreen

July 21

Outdoor Movie Night. Watch “Moana” on the big screen with activities before the movie. Activities will start at 7 p.m. and the movie will start around 9 p.m. Exploration Gateway, 5710-5712 12th St., Canton, 330-409-8096, starkparks.com

July 21 & August 18

Outdoor Movie. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Movie begins at dusk. The kids can play in the splash pad and enjoy the playground activities. Mercy Health & Recreation located at 41760 Hollstein Drive, Amherst, 440- 984-3470, metroparks.cc

July 25 & August 8

Movies Under the Stars. Enjoy live music and stick around for a screening of the family friendly hits”Coco” on 7/25 and “Hidden Figures” on 8/8 as part of Wade Oval Wednesdays. 9 p.m. Wade Oval, 10820 East Blvd., Cleveland, universitycircle.org

July 27

Dive-in Movie: “The Lego Ninjago Movie.” Visitors can bring something to sit on and enjoy the movie from a spot on the lawn, or view the movie while relaxing in an inner tube in the heated luxury of Ledge Pool. 8 p.m. Ledge Pool and Recreation Area, 1151 Ledge Road, Hinckley, 330-239-2911, clevelandmetroparks.com

August 10

Outdoor Movie Night. Bring a blanket (no chairs on the field please) and enjoy the movie “Coco” under the stars. Concession stand will be open. Gates open at 8:30. Movie begins at dusk. Fairview High School Stadium, 21225 Lorain Road, Fairview Park, fairviewparkrec.com

August 11

Dive-In Movie Night at Splash Zone. Watch an outdoor movie on the big screen as you float in the outdoor pool. 95 W. Hamilton St., Oberlin, 440-774-5059, metroparks.cc

August 18

Movies on the Square: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” Bring chairs and blankets. Movie begins at dusk. Chardon Square/Gazebo, 101 S. Hambden St., Chardon, chardon.cc

About the author

Denise Koeth is managing/digital editor of Northeast Ohio Parent. She writes for and assists with production of the print magazine, as well as manages digital content on the NortheastOhioParent.com website and oversees the brand’s social media activity. Denise grew up in Northeast Ohio and she and her husband are currently raising their two boys here.

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