Summer Movies | In & Around Cedar Rapids

Welcome to a summer filled with fun for kids and families in and around Cedar Rapids! Get ready for exciting indoor and outdoor movie screenings, perfect for enjoying the warm weather and creating lasting memories. Whether you prefer the cozy atmosphere of indoor theaters or the open-air charm of outdoor venues, there’s something for everyone. Bring your little ones and loved ones for an unforgettable cinematic experience under the stars or in the comfort of a theater. Get ready for a season of entertainment, laughter, and adventure!

summer movies

Summer Moonlit Movie Series

When: 7:00 – 10:00 pm

Where: Lowe Park Arts & Environment Center (4500 10th St, Marion)

Cost: Free

Featured Movies:
June 7 | Wonka
July 19 | Minions: Rise of Gru
August 2 | Super Mario Bros

Join the Marion Parks and Recreation Department for some free outdoor family fun at sunset. Come early to get your seats (bring your own blanket or lawn chair) and then enjoy free kids activities and entertainment starting at 7 p.m.

CRBT Movies on the Riverbank

When: 7:00 – 11:00 pm

Where: McGrath Ampitheatre (475 1st St SW, Cedar Rapids)

Cost: Free

Featured Movies:
June 15 | The Super Mario Bros. Movie
July 13 | Elemental

Kids Dream Family Film Series

When: June 9 – August 29

Where: Marcus Theatres’ Cedar Rapids Cinema (5340 Council Street NE, Cedar Rapids)

Cost: *Kids Dream Summer 2024 Passport, see all 12 movies at any theatre hosting the series for $18*

Featured Movies:
June 9-13 | Minions: The Rise of Gru
June 16-20 | Sonic the Hedgehog
June 23-27 | Under the Boardwalk
June 30-July 4 | Trolls Band Together
July 7-11 | The Spongebob Squarepants Movie
July 14-18 | PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie
July 21-25 | Migration
July 28-August 1 | The Jungle Bunch: Operation Meltdown
August 3-8 | Shrek
August 10-15 | The Lego Movie
August 17-22 | Wonder Park
August 24-29 | Sing 2

Movie Night at the Farm

When: September 6 | 8:00 p.m.

Where: Old MacDonald’s Farm @ Bever Park (2700 Bever Ave SE, Cedar Rapids)

Cost: Free

Featured Movie: Migration

Bring the whole family to the farm’s amphitheater for a movie beginning at sunset. Feel free to come early and play with all the cute farm animals. Popcorn and drinks will be available.

Mini Pines Movie Night

When: June 14 | 9:00 pm

Where: Mini Pines Miniature Golf Course (3800 42nd St NE, Cedar Rapids)

Cost: $15/person

Featured Movie: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Golf cart “drive-in” movie night at Mini Pines is back! Enjoy the film from a golf cart. The fee includes one round of mini golf before the movie. Golf carts are available for the first 40 registered, otherwise bring a blanket or chair. *Advance registration is required.

Summer Movie Free-For-All

When: 9:00 pm

Where: Mini Pines Miniature Golf Course (3800 42nd St NE, Cedar Rapids)

Cost: Free

Featured Movies:
July 26 | Strange World | Daniels Park
August 16 | The Super Mario Bros. Movie | Ellis Park

Enjoy FREE movies in the parks this summer courtesy of GreenState Credit Union! Bring your own snacks, drinks, blankets, and something to sit on.

Summer Movies

When: Wednesdays | 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Where: Marion Public Library (1101 6th Ave, Marion)

Cost: Free

Featured Movies:
June 5 | Trolls Band Together
June 26 | Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie
July 3 | Elemental
July 17 | The Little Mermaid
July 24 | The Super Mario Bros. Movie
July 31 | Lyle, Lyle Crocodile

Kids Movie Summer Series

When: TBD

Where: Collins Road Theatres (1462 Twixt Town Rd, Marion)

Cost: $2

Featured Movies: TBD

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