Find Movies in the Park All Summer Long: Trolls Band Together, Wonka, Barbie, & More

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Pack your picnic blanket and your popcorn: summer is outdoor movie season! Larger-than-life movie screens throughout the western suburbs will fill with new family-friendly favorites like Trolls Band Together or The Super Mario Bros. Movie, as well as classics such as Angels in the Outfield or Cool Runnings. If you’re searching for “movies in the park near me”, we have an amazing list for you!

While many offer concessions, check in advance to make sure you’re prepared with all your favorite movie snacks.

Kidlist Tip: Many of these start times are approximate, as outdoor movie viewing is optimal as the sun has gone down. Make sure to arrive with plenty of time to find your spot and get your snacks ready before the show officially begins.

Be sure to check websites/social media or give a call prior to going to confirm the date and location.

May Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park: The Little Mermaid (Oak Park)
May 17, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:30pm

Movies in the Park: Space Jam (Bensenville)
May 18, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Outdoor Movies in June

Movies in the Park: The Little Mermaid (Lemont)
June 4, 2024 | 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Movie in the Park: The Super Mario Bros. (Glen Ellyn)
June 5, 2024 | 7:30pm – 10:30pm

Movies and Concerts in Lilacia Park: Migration (Lombard)
June 6, 2024 | 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Movies in the Park: Trolls Band Together (Geneva)
June 6, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Movie in the Park: The Lorax (Elmhurst)
June 7, 2024 | 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Movies in the Park: Trolls Band Together (Hinsdale)
June 7, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Moonlit Movies in the Park: Saving Private Ryan (Cantigny Park, Wheaton)
June 7, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Movies Under the Moon: Trolls Band Together (Woodridge)
June 7, 2024 | 8:45pm – 10:45pm

Movies in the Park: Trolls Band Together (Bensenville)
June 8, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Neighborhood Movie Series: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Bolingbrook)
June 8, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Free Movies in the Park: Under the Boardwalk (Franklin Park)
June 12, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies in the Park: Migration (Berwyn)
June 13, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Movie Night: Super Mario Brothers (Blackberry Farm, Aurora)
June 14, 2024 | 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Purchase tickets in advance to ensure admission.

Movies Under the Stars: The Super Mario Bros. Movie (Wheaton)
June 14, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies in the Park: Migration (Elk Grove Village)
June 14, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies in the Park: The Super Mario Bros. Movie (Forest Park)
June 14, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies in the Park: Community Choice! (Oak Park)
June 14, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:30pm

Movies in the Park: Toy Story (St. Charles)
June 14, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Wood Dale Movie Night: The Little Mermaid
June 14, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Movies Under the Stars: Wonka (Westmont)
June 14, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Moonlit Movies in the Park: Trolls Band Together (Cantigny Park, Wheaton)
June 14, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Movie in the Park: Migration (Bloomingdale)
June 14, 2024 | 8:45pm – 11:00pm

Summer Movies in the Park: TMNT: Mutant Mayhem (Warrenville)
June 15, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

The Summer of Movies: Wish (Darien)
June 20, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies in the Park: Wish (Streamwood)
June 20, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Movie in the Park: Wish (North Berwyn)
June 20, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies Under The Stars: Elemental (Buffalo Grove)
June 21, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movie in the Park (Riverside)
June 21, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Moonlit Movies in the Park: Encanto (Cantigny Park, Wheaton)
June 21, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Neighborhood Movie Series: Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (Bolingbrook)
June 22, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Movies in the Park: Wonka (Lemont)
June 25, 2024 | 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Movie in the Park: Migration (Glen Ellyn)
June 26, 2024 | 7:30pm – 10:30pm

Free Movies in the Park: Camp Hideout (Melrose Park)
June 26, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies and Concerts in Lilacia Park: Trolls Band Together (Lombard)
June 27, 2024 | 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Moonlit Movies in the Park: Beauty and the Beast (Cantigny Park, Wheaton)
June 28, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Movies in the Park: Elemental (Elk Grove Village)
June 28, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

July Movies in the Park

Moonlit Movies in the Park: Sing 2 (Cantigny Park, Wheaton)
July 5, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Movie Night at the Pool: Barbie (Franklin Park)
July 5, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Neighborhood Movie Series: Sonic 2 (Bolingbrook)
July 6, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Movies in the Park: Jurassic Park (Lemont)
July 9, 2024 | 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Movie in the Park: Wonka (Glen Ellyn)
July 10, 2024 | 7:30pm – 10:30pm

Free Movies in the Park: Lyle, Lyle Crocodile (Northlake)
July 10, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies and Concerts in Lilacia Park: Wonka (Lombard)
July 11, 2024 | 7:00pm – 10:00pm

The Summer of Movies: Wonka (Darien)
July 11, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Summer Movie in the Park: The Super Mario Bros. Movie (Clarendon Hills)
July 11, 2024 | 8:15pm – 10:45pm
For Clarendon Hills residents only.

Movies in the Park: Barbie (Geneva)
July 11, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Movies in the Park: Super Mario Bros. (Berwyn)
July 11, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Movie in the Park: Monsters, Inc. (Elmhurst)
July 12, 2024 | 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Movies Under the Stars: Trolls Band Together (Wheaton)
July 12, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies in the Park: Wonka (Elk Grove Village)
July 12, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies Under The Stars: Trolls Band Together (Buffalo Grove)
July 12, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Wood Dale Movie Night: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny
July 12, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Wood Dale Movie Night: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (Wood Dale)
July 12, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Movies Under the Stars: Kung Fu Panda 4 (Westmont)
July 12, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Moonlit Movies in the Park: Barbie (Cantigny Park, Wheaton)
July 12, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Movie in the Park: Cool Runnings (Bloomingdale)
July 12, 2024 | 8:45pm – 11:00pm

Millennium Park Summer Film Series:E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial & Jurassic Park (Chicago)
July 16, 2024 | 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Summer Movies in the Park: Barbie (Warrenville)
July 18, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movie in the Park: Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie (North Berwyn)
July 18, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Free Movie Night in the Park with the Wheaton Police Department: The Super Mario Bros.
July 18, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Movie in the Park: Migration (Oakbrook Terrace)
July 18, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Movies in the Park: Elemental (Streamwood)
July 18, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Movies in the Park: Elf (Hinsdale)
July 19, 2024 | 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Movies in the Park: Elemental (Forest Park)
July 19, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies in the Park: Wonka (Oak Park)
July 19, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:30pm

Movie in the Park: The Sandlot (Memorial Park District)
July 19, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Family Movie Nights (Winfield)
July 19, 2024 | 8:15pm – 10:15pm

Movies in the Park: Shrek (St. Charles)
July 19, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Movie in the Park: Encanto (North Aurora)
July 19, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Moonlit Movies in the Park: Ratatouille (Cantigny Park, Wheaton)
July 19, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Movies Under the Moon: Jumanji (Woodridge)
July 19, 2024 | 8:45pm – 10:45pm

Movies in the Park: Charlotte’s Web (Bensenville)
July 20, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Neighborhood Movie Series: Minions: The Rise of Gru (Bolingbrook)
July 20, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Movie at the Pool: Moana (Arlington Heights)
July 23, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Millennium Park Summer Film Series: Coco (Chicago)
July 23, 2024 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Free Movie and Music in the Park: Sing 2 (Melrose Park)
July 24, 2024 | 5:00pm – 10:00pm

Movie in the Park: Polar Express (Park Ridge)
July 24, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

The Summer of Movies: Migration (Darien)
July 25, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movie in the Park: Super Mario Bros. Movie (Wheeling)
July 25, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies Under The Stars: Super Mario Bros. Movie (Buffalo Grove)
July 26, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies in the Park: Trolls Band Together (Elk Grove Village)
July 26, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

A Night at the Movies: Minions: the Rise of Gru (Naperville)
July 26, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Moonlit Movies in the Park: Cool Runnings (Cantigny Park, Wheaton)
July 26, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Millennium Park Summer Film Series: Barbie (Chicago)
July 30, 2024 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Movies and Concerts in Lilacia Park: Annie (Lombard)
July 31, 2024 | 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Movie in the Park: Angels in the Outfield  (La Grange Park)
July 31, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Outdoor Movies in August

Meadows Movie Night: Moana (Mount Prospect)
August 1, 2024 | 6:30pm – 10:00pm

Movie in the Park: Zootopia (Carol Stream)
August 1, 2024 | 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Movie in the Park: Wish (Park Ridge)
August 1, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

The Summer of Movies: Trolls (Darien)
August 1, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies in the Park: Hook (Geneva)
August 1, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Movie in the Park: Bolt (Elmhurst)
August 2, 2024 | 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Movies Under the Stars: Migration (Wheaton)
August 2, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movie Night at the Park: The Super Mario Bros. Movie (Franklin Park)
August 2, 2024 | 8:00pm – 9:30pm

Movies Under the Stars: A League of their Own (Westmont)
August 2, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Moonlit Movies in the Park: Ghostbusters Frozen Empire (Cantigny Park, Wheaton)
August 2, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Movie in the Park: Barbie (Bloomingdale)
August 2, 2024 | 8:45pm – 11:00pm

Movies Under the Moon: Elemental (Woodridge)
August 2, 2024 | 8:45pm – 10:45pm

Movie Night with the Cops: Migration (Rolling Meadows)
August 3, 2024 | 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies in the Park: Elemental (Bensenville)
August 3, 2024 | 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Neighborhood Movie Series: Turning Red (Bolingbrook)
August 3, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Millennium Park Summer Film Series: American Fiction (Chicago)
August 6, 2024 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Movies in the Park: Elemental (Oak Brook)
August 6, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movie in the Park: Kung Fu Panda 4 (Glen Ellyn)
August 7, 2024 | 7:30pm – 10:30pm

Free Movies in the Park: The Mighty Ducks are Back (River Grove)
August 7, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Outdoor Movie Night: Wonka (Palatine)
August 8, 2024 | 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Movie in the Park: The Super Mario Bros. Movie (North Berwyn)
August 8, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies in the Park: Barbie (Berwyn)
August 8, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Drive-In Movie (Villa Olivia, Bartlett)
August 9, 2024 | 7:45pm – 9:45pm

Movies in the Park: Over the Hedge (Villa Park)
August 9, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movie in the Park: Elemental (Memorial Park District)
August 9, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

A Night at the Movies: Spy Kids (Naperville)
August 9, 2024 | 8:15pm – 10:15pm

Moonlit Movies in the Park: Shrek (Cantigny Park, Wheaton)
August 9, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Millennium Park Summer Film Series: Wonka (Chicago)
August 13, 2024 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Movies in the Park: Wish (Oak Brook)
August 14, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies in the Park: Wonka (Forest Park)
August 16, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movies in the Park: Barbie (Oak Park)
August 16, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:30pm

Movie in the Park: Trolls Band Together (Lombard)
August 16, 2024 | 8:15pm – 10:00pm
Registration is required.

Movie in the Park: Super Mario Bros. Movie (Arlington Heights)
August 16, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Moonlit Movies in the Park: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Cantigny Park, Wheaton)
August 16, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Summer Movies in the Park: Wonka (Warrenville)
August 17, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Millennium Park Summer Film Series: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (Chicago)
August 20, 2024 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Movies in the Park: Migration (Hinsdale)
August 23, 2024 | 7:30pm – 9:30pm

A Night at the Movies: Elemental (Naperville)
August 23, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Wood Dale Movie Night: Super Mario Bros. Movie
August 23, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Wood Dale Movie Night: Super Mario Brothers (Wood Dale)
August 23, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Moonlit Movies in the Park: Migration (Cantigny Park, Wheaton)
August 23, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Movie Night: Trolls Band Together (Blackberry Farm, Aurora)
August 30, 2024 | 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Purchase tickets in advance to ensure admission.

Movie in the Park: Trolls Band Together (Memorial Park District)
August 30, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Moonlit Movies in the Park: Monsters, Inc. (Cantigny Park, Wheaton)
August 30, 2024 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

September Outdoor Movies

A Night at the Movies: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (Naperville)
September 6, 2024 | 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Movies in the Park: Ghostbusters Frozen Empire (Oak Park)
September 13, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:30pm

Movies in the Park: Noche de Pelicula: A Million Miles Away (Bensenville)
September 20, 2024 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm

A Night at the Movies: Monsters, Inc. (Naperville)
September 20, 2024 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Movies in the Park: Open Season (Villa Park)
September 20, 2024 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Family Movie Nights (Winfield)
September 27, 2024 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Outdoor Movies Not Yet Announced for 2024

These locations hosted outdoor movies in 2023, but have not yet announced plans for the summer of 2024.

Want more outdoor movie options? Drive-in movies are a great option, too!

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