Where To See Free Summer Movies

Enjoy summer with free movies, indoors and outside

Movies! Free! Summer movies are screened free of charge throughout Indiana and Kentucky. With so many offerings, there is no reason to not enjoy the silver screen this summer. Many of the movies shown are family-friendly but there are adult options as well. Before heading out, remember to confirm show times and ratings. These events are free and open to the public.

On a budget? No worries, below are a handful of ways to stay busy free of charge:

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    Iroquois Amphitheater: Monday (and Saturday) Night Movies

    Iroquois Amphitheater
    Concert at Iroquois Amphitheater. Courtesy of Iroquois Amphitheater

    Enjoy beautiful, historic Iroquois Park while taking in a nighttime show. All screenings take place outside in the spacious and airy Iroquois Amphitheater. Some of the films are perfect for families, others carry adult themes and will be a better fit for an older crowd. Thankfully, some of the shows take place on Saturdays, making the movies ideal for a low-cost date night.

    For more information, including the schedule and movie ratings, visit the Iroquois Amphitheater website. Iroquois Amphitheater is at 1080 Amphitheater Rd. in Louisville, KY.

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    RiverStage: Twilight Cinema

    Riverstage is along the Ohio River in Jeffersonville, IN, just across the river from Louisville. With a terraced lawn, the venue is ideal for concerts, gatherings and outdoor film screenings. Each movie night starts with fun, inflatables, games, and prizes for the kids at 7:30 p.m., the movies begin at dark. There are often free concerts here too, so stop by and enjoy the view of the mighty Ohio.

    For more information, including the schedule and movie ratings,visit the RiverStage website. RiverStage is located on Riverside Drive in Jeffersonville, IN

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    University of Louisville: Cards Under the Stars

    Centrally located in Old Louisville, Cards Under the Stars is U of L family fun. At 6:30 p.m., this event begins with inflatable rides and activities for children. Local musicians and singers perform and food is available for purchase. At dusk, the outdoor screening begins. Bring chairs and a blanket.

    For more information, including the schedule and movie ratings,visit the University of Louisville website. Cards Under the Stars take place off 3rd Street, south of Eastern Parkway.

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    Corydon Cinemas: Free Family Film Festival

    Can't take the heat? No problem, there is a theater in Corydon screening summer films for free. Cool off inside while enjoying a family film. The showings are free for everyone, kids and adults alike, which is quite unusual. Corydon, IN is about a half hour drive from Louisville. All the screenings take place on Wednesday mornings, at 10 a.m.

    For more information, including the schedule and movie ratings, visit the Corydon Cinemas website. Corydon Cinema is located at 2025 Edsel Ln NW in Corydon, IN. The phone number is (812) 738-1864.