July 5th, 2008 | by ALISTAIR ROCKOFF News | Posted In: CLEAN UP, CLEAN UP, CLEAN UP

Picnic Flicks, Minus Tix: A Guide to Portland's Outdoor Movies

     
Tags: Outdoors
Flicks on the Bricks
With our handy guide to free outdoor movies, drag the kids to five showings of Bee Movie. If they still like it, pray they get stung. Who needs fireworks when you can relive the drive-in days with nary a penny spent?

Big Screen on the Green at various Portland parks
Flicks on the Bricks at Pioneer Courthouse Square
Multnomah Outdoor Cinema at the Multnomah Arts Center
Flicks by the Fountain at Beaverton City Park
Thursday Movies in the Park in Lake Oswego
Burgerville Movie Season in Vancouver
Movies in the Park in West Linn
Movies in the Park in Wilsonville
Movies on the Commons in Tualatin

Regal Cinemas Free Family Film Festival
(Not outdoors)

Showtimes follow:

Big Screen on the Green
Various Portland parks. Films start at dusk (8-8:45 pm) with pre-film entertainment at 6:30 pm.
Sat, July 12 Jumanji Dickinson Park, SW 55th Ave. and Alfred Ct.
Wed, July 16 Across the Universe Sellwood Riverfront Park, SE Spokane St. and Oaks Pkwy.
Fri, July 25 Bee Movie Holly Farm Park, 10819 SW Capitol Hwy.
Sat, July 26 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Kenilworth Park, SE 34th Ave. and Holgate Blvd.
Thu, July 31 The Spiderwick Chronicles Brentwood Park, SE 60th Ave. and Duke St.
Fri, Aug 1 Shrek the Third Gabriel Park, SW 45th Ave. and Vermont St.
Sat, Aug 2 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971 version) DeNorval Unthank Park, 510 N Shaver St.
Sun, Aug 3 Nancy Drew Sellwood Park, SE 7th Ave. and Miller St.
Tue, Aug 5 The Spiderwick Chronicles Woodlawn Park, NE 13th Ave. and Dekum St.
Wed, Aug 6 Juno Colonel Summers Park, SE 17th Ave. and Taylor St.
Thu, Aug 7 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Kenton Park, 8417 N Brandon Ave.
Fri, Aug 8 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Laurelhurst Park, SE 39th Ave. and Stark St.
Sat, Aug 9 Zathura: A Space Adventure Dickinson Park
Tue, Aug 12 A Few Good Men Sellwood Riverfront Park
Wed, Aug 13 Jerry Maguire Colonel Summers Park
Thu, Aug 14 Spider-Man 3 Brooklyn Park, SE 10th Ave. and Haig St.
Fri, Aug 15 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971 version) Kenilworth Park
Sat, Aug 16 Shane Sewallcrest Park, SE 31st Ave. and Market St.
Wed, Aug 20 Field of Dreams Sellwood Park
Thu, Aug 21 Dirty Dancing Colonel Summers Park
Fri, Aug 22 The Mask of Zorro Irving Park, NE 7th Ave. and Fremont St.
Sat, Aug 23 The Princess Bride Lents Park, SE 92nd Ave. and Holgate Blvd.
Sat, Aug 23 Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who Hazeltine Park, 5416 SE Flavel Dr.
Fri, Aug 29 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971 version) Holly Farm Park
Sat, Aug 30 The Sound of Music Laurelhurst Park
Fri, Sept 5 Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who Berkeley Park, SE 39th Ave. and Bybee Blvd.

Flicks on the Bricks
Pioneer Courthouse Square. Films start at dusk.
Fri, July 25 The Goonies
Fri, Aug 1 The Birdcage
Fri, Aug 8 Ghost Busters
Fri, Aug 15 National Lampoon's Vacation

Multnomah Outdoor Cinema
Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Highway. Films start at dusk.
Fri, July 11 Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Fri, Aug 1 The Princess Bride
Fri, Aug 15 School of Rock

Flicks by the Fountain
Beaverton City Park, SW 5th St. and Hall Ave. Films start at dusk.
Fri, Aug 1 Bee Movie
Fri, Aug 8 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Fri, Aug 15 Cheaper by the Dozen
Fri, Aug 22 The Goonies

Thursday Movies in the Park
Millennium Plaza Park, 200 1st St., Lake Oswego. Films start at dusk.
Thu, July 17 Over the Hedge
Thu, July 24 Bee Movie
Thu, July 31 Shrek the Third
Thu, Aug 7 Surf's Up
Thu, Aug 14 The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep
Thu, Aug 21 Enchanted
Thu, Aug 28 Meet the Robinsons

Burgerville Movie Season
Various Vancouver parks. Films start at sunset (about 9 pm).
Fri, Aug 1 Princess Bride Esther Short Park, W Columbia St. and 8th St.
Fri, Aug 8 Raiders of the Lost Ark Parade Ground at the Historic Reserve, 750 Anderson St.
Fri, Aug 15 Singin' in the Rain Esther Short Park
Fri, Aug 22 Bee Movie Tech Center Park, SE 172nd Ave. and Mill Plain Blvd.
Fri, Aug 29 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Tech Center Park

Movies in the Park
Mary S. Young Park, 19900 Willamette Drive, West Linn. Films start at dusk.
Sat, July 5 Jumanji
Sat, July 12 We Are Marshall

Movies in the Park
River Shelter in Memorial Park, 8100 SW Wilsonville Road, Wilsonville. Films start at dusk.
Fri, July 11 Bee Movie
Fri, July 25 Daddy Day Camp
Fri, Aug 8 Shrek the Third
Fri, Aug 22 Barnyard

Movies on the Commons
Tualatin Commons, 8325 SW Nyberg St., Tualatin. Films start at 9 pm (after sunset).
Sat, July 5 Surf's Up
Sat, July 12 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Sat, July 19 Shrek the Third
Sat, July 26 Transformers
Sat, Aug 2 Bee Movie
Sat, Aug 9 Stardust
Sat, Aug 16 The Wizard of Oz
Sat, Aug 23 Hairspray


Regal Cinemas Free Family Film Festival
(Not outdoors)
Various Regal theaters, including Pioneer Place, Lloyd Mall, Movies on TV, Hilltop, Sherwood, Bridgeport, Tigard, Wilsonville, Cinema 99, and Cascade. Films start at 10 am on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in Oregon, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Vancouver.
Films include:
Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie
Bee Movie
The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Mr. Bean's Holiday
Nancy Drew
Charlotte's Web
Water Horse: Legend of the Deep
Wallace and Gromit
Surf's Up
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium
Alvin and the Chipmunks
Everyone's Hero
Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Arctic Tale
Firehouse Dog


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