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FREE or $1 Summer Family Movie Guide for Pittsburgh West

Over 100 Free, Unique, or Low Cost Movies to See this Summer in Pittsburgh

By Emily Papa June 26, 2022

Did you know that many places in Western PA, including right here in the Pittsburgh West - Robinson area, offer free or super low cost movies in the summer? What could POSSIBLY be better than that?! How about having all of that info in one place for easy reference?! 

While Macaroni KID Pittsburgh West aims to cover Ambridge, Avalon, Bellvue, Bulger, Crafton, Carnegie, Clinton, Cuddy, Coraopolis, Eldersville, Greentree, Joffree, Heidelberg, Imperial, Ingram, Langeloth, Leetsdale, McDonald, McKees Rocks, Midway, Morgan, Moon, Neville Township, Noblestown, Pittsburgh, Presto, Robinson, Sewickley, Slovan, Southview, Sturgeon and the cities in between, you can find more free and cheap summer movies in the South Hills of Pittsburgh HERE and free and cheap movies in the City of Pittsburgh HERE. 




We suggest that you:

  • Bookmark this guide and check back often. We'll continue to add free and cheap movies as we learn of them.  
  • Click on any of the pink movie links to be taken to details about that specific movie date, and you can add it directly to your +Google or +Apple Calendar.
  • Contact each venue directly with questions about their offerings or to verify times. 
  • Share this with other parents who might be looking for some low cost fun this summer!

Check out what our communities have to offer this summer and see what movies are playing each week. AND...Don't forget to check out the Macaroni KID Calendar of Events daily and subscribe to our weekly newsletter to Find Your Family Fun® so you don't have to hear "I'm BORED!" all summer long!

Phoenix Theatres Entertainment: Free Summer Movie Series 2022

Free Admission for select 10am showings every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday.
All Ages & Groups Welcome.
Doors open at 9am - Special Kiddie Meal Available
Seating Limited to Auditorium Capacity - No Purchase Necessary 




Phoenix Theatres Chartiers Valley Luxury 14 + PTX
1025 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, PA 15017
412.914.0998
phoenixtheatres.com



Cinemark

Cinemark Robinson Township

At this time, Cinemark Robinson Township is not a participating theater in the 2022 Summer Movie Clubhouse



Cinemark Center Township Marketplace 
99 Wagner Road, Monaca, PA 15061

724.775.4993

cinemark.com





Regal

Regal Morgantown

Summer movies for kids at Regal. Bring the family to the nearest Regal theatre for our 2022 Summer Movie Express series! Summer Movie Express tickets are just $2 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays featuring summer movies the whole family will enjoy. At this time, Regal Morgantown is the nearest participating theatre.

FREE Movies Held Indoors Locally

🎥 Monday Afternoon Movie at Moon LibraryJune 6 - Blithe Spirit

🎥 Middle Grade Movie Night - Western Allegheny Community Library

🎥 Middle Grade Movie NightJune 16 - Western Allegheny Community Library

🎥 Middle Grade Movie NightJune 23 - Western Allegheny Community Library

🎥 Family Summer Movie Series at Moon LibraryJune 23 - An American Tail

🎥 Family Summer Movie Series at Moon LibraryJune 30 - Big Hero 6

🎥 Middle Grade Movie NightJune 30 - Western Allegheny Community Library

🎥 Middle Grade Movie NightJuly 7- Western Allegheny Community Library

🎥 Middle Grade Movie NightJuly 14 - Western Allegheny Community Library

🎥 Middle Grade Movie NightJuly 21 - Western Allegheny Community Library


Popcorn and movie clapper on wood

Movie Nights at South Park - Family Fun Night at the Movies!

South Park Amphitheater
3700 Farmshow Drive
South Park Township, PA 15129

Load up the munchkins, bring your blankets or chairs and join us in South Park for family activities and fun on Saturday nights (except Friday, July 1st), starting at 8:00 pm. Once the sun sets, we’ll start the show! All movies are free!

June 4 - Bears

June 11, 2022 - Wall-E

June 18 - The Mitchells vs The Machines

June 25  - PAW Patrol: The Movie

July 1 - American Underdog

July 9 - Soul

July 16 - Luca

July 23 - Sing 2

July 30 - Encanto

August 6 - Clifford the Big Red Dog

August 13 - Footloose

Cinema in the Park - Grandview Park


Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park

FREE Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park! Grab a blanket or lawn chair and head out for an unforgettable evening of free cinema under the stars! Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park entertains throughout the summer in various park settings. For more information, follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter, LIKE @PghEventsOffice on Facebook or call the Special Events hotline at 412-255-2493.

WEATHER UPDATES: Inclement weather may cause cancellations. For cancellation updates, follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter or LIKE @PghEvents Office on Facebook.

West End Overlook, Rue Grande Vue Street, Elliott

July 18
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (PG)
August 8
American Underdog (PG)

GREENTREE

Movies at the Pool @ Wilson Park Pool
Wilson Park Pool
825 Poplar Street, Greentree, PA 15220

June 17 - Free Guy

July 9 - Encanto

July 23 - ELF

August 5 - Zootopia

MOON

Movies in the Moonlight @ Moon Park Amphitheatre
1350 Joe DeNardo Way, Moon 15108

August 5 - Addams Family 2 (PG)

August 12 - Jungle Cruise

August 19 - Encanto

August 26 - Sing 2

September 10 - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

September 23 - Back to the Future

October 7 - Beetlejuice

SOUTH FAYETTE

Movies in the Park @ Fairview Park at Dusk

Fairview Park
129 Greenwood Drive, South Fayette Township, PA 
15017

Watch a movie under the stars in Fairview Park. Bring a blanket, chairs, bug spray and snacks. 




June 17 - Raya and the Last Dragon

July 15 - Sing 2

August 12 - Encanto

September 9 - Godzilla v Kong

October 7 - Ghostbusters Afterlife

PETERS TOWNSHIP

Peters Township Parks & Recreation 2022 Friday Night Flicks

700 Meredith Drive
Venetia, PA 15367

724.942.500





May 20 - Spiderman: No Way Home

June 10 - Encanto

July 15 - Christmas Vacation 

July 29 - Sing 2

August 12 - Dirty Dancing

September 9 - Raya the Last Dragon

October 14 - Hocus Pocus AND Beetlejuice

NORTH STRABANE

North Strabane Township Parks & Rec Movies in the Park

1929 Route 519 Field #2
Canonsburg, PA 15317
724.745.8880

June 10 at 9pm The Sandlot

July 8 at 9pm Mrs. Doubtfire


Popcorn and movie clapper on wood

Drive-In Movies at Hartwood Acres

Hartwood Acres Park
400 Middle Road
Allison Park, PA 15101

Join us this summer at Hartwood Acres Park on Wednesday evenings for our Family Fun Drive-In Movie Series! Gates open at 7:30 pm and the show will start at dusk. Gates will close when the movie starts. All movies are free and will be first-come first-served! Capacity is limited to 300 vehicles per movie. Once the parking area reaches capacity, we will announce on our Facebook Page and Allegheny Alerts.

June 8 - Wall-E

June 15 - The Mitchells vs The Machines

June 22  - PAW Patrol: The Movie

June 29 - American Underdog

July 6 - Soul

July 13 - Luca

July 20 - Sing 2

July 27 - Encanto

August 3 - Clifford the Big Red Dog

August 10 - Footloose

Dependable Drive In

549 Moon Clinton Road, Moon Township 15108

Dependable Drive in is a large 4 screen theater that offers a double feature on every screen via state of the art HD digital progection with Dolby Surround FM Radio sound. Open every night with gates opening at 7pm Friday & Saturday and 7:30pm Sunday through Thursday. 

$9/adult and $3 kids 5-11

Check out what's showing this week HERE

Hilltop Drive In

Highway 8 & Highway 208, Chester, WV 26034

Hilltop Drive-in is just across the PA/WV border and has a single screen that plays a double feature starting at 8:45 Wednesday through Sunday. $9.50/12 years and older, $4.50 kids 5-11, Military free with ID

Check out what's showing this week HERE.

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Do YOU know of more free or low cost movies this summer in Ambridge, Avalon, Bellvue, Bulger, Crafton, Carnegie, Clinton, Cuddy, Coraopolis, Eldersville, Greentree, Joffree, Heidelberg, Imperial, Ingram, Langeloth, Leetsdale, McDonald, McKees Rocks, Midway, Morgan, Moon, Neville Township, Noblestown, Pittsburgh, Presto, Robinson, Sewickley, Slovan, Southview, or Sturgeon??  If so, let us know the details HERE, so we can get them added!