Outdoor Movies in Des Moines 2019
Enjoy your favorite movie outdoors in Des Moines, Iowa. Bring blankets, chairs, snacks, and drinks. All movies begin at dusk which is around 8:45 p.m. (unless noted). Dress the kids up in their comfy pajamas as well. Take a look at all the places you can catch an outdoor movie in Des Moines this summer. Too hot to enjoy a movie outdoors? Take a look at our list of Summer Discounted Indoor Movies this summer.
Bring a blanket or chair and your favorite snack! Movies are free and begin at dusk.
June 7: Ralph Breaks the Internet
June 14: Trolls
June 21: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
June 28: Shrek
July 5: Smallfoot
July 19: Incredibles 2
July 26: Frozen
Friday, June 21
Help Clive kick off the start of summer! Start with Family Night at the Clive Aquatic Center, then stick around for a free outdoor movie on the big screen. Free popcorn provided. Bring your blankets and/or lawn chairs.
Family Night swim at the aquatic center 6 to 8 p.m.: $15 per family at the door
Movie Little Mermaid 8:30 to 10:30 p.m.: FREE
May 18: Gray’s Lake Park
June 6: Witmer Park
June 13: Grandview Park
June 20: Evergreen Park
June 27: Bates Park
July 6: TBD (Park Madness Winner)
July 11: Woodlawn Park
July 18: Belle Turner Park
July 25: Brenton Skating Plaza
August 1: Cheatom Park
August 10: Ewing Park
Movies on Main is brought to you by the Governors District Alliance. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets! The movie will start at dusk, or whenever it gets dark enough. Free for all to attend.
June 14: Ralph Breaks the Internet
July 12: The LEGO Movie 2
August 9: How to Train Your Dragon 3
Free family-friendly event. Watch a movie on the big screen at Memorial Park Amphitheater. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. FREE popcorn courtesy of Paramount Theater.
May 17: Paddington 2
July 19: Ralph Breaks the Internet
August 16: Mary Poppins Returns
September 13: Incredibles 2 (7:30 p.m.)
You can make a small little trip the Valley Drive-In. There is an admission. The kiddos may enjoy a true drive-in movie adventure.
Movies in the Park is FREE and provides an abundance of fun. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments, and get ready to make memories with family and friends. Located in Centennial Park.
May 31: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
July 3: We Bought a Zoo
August 2: Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb