Free Summer Movies in Cincinnati {2022}

If you’re looking for some free summer fun, take a look at this list of Free Summer Movies in Cincinnati for 2022.

From family friendly movies to adult nights out, there’s something for everyone!

Last updated: 4-29-2022

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Deerfield Township has their “Movies in the Park” scheduled to begin on June 24, 2022. Look for movie titles such as “The Pirate Fairy” on 6-24-22, “Minions” on 7-22-22, and “Scoob” on 8-26-22. All movies begin at dusk. They are hosting pre-movie activities each month so be sure to look for that as well.

Colerain Township has announced the return of their Movies in the Park Series. Their 2022 starting date has not been announced yet.

Locally owned Kenwood and Mariemont Theatres usually offers Free Summer Movies for Kids on Monday and Wednesday mornings. Dates and details for 2022 have not been announced as of 3-29-22.

Summer Cinema returns to Washington Park on Wednesday evenings (check the event page for titles). Pack up the lawn chairs and a picnic basket and enjoy this beautiful downtown park! All movies start at 9pm. The bar will be open, food trucks are scheduled to be on site, and they’ll also have additional activities starting as early as 7pm.

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The Summit Cinema (at Summit Park) will be showing movies on a giant screen, visible from any spot on the Great Lawn on June 15 (“Sing 2”). Look for “Space Jam” on June 29, “Encanto” on July 13, “Honey I Shrunk the Kids” on July 27, and “Coco” on August 10. All movies start at dusk..

Fairfield returns for their Movies in the Park in 2022. They’ll have movies on June 2 (“Encanto”/Village Green Park), July 7 (“Sing 2″/Village Green Park), and August 4 (“Clifford, the Big Red Dog”/Harbin Park). The movies start at 7pm and the Fairfield Fire Department will be there, along with food trucks, starting at 6pm.

Showcase Cinemas in Springdale offers “Bookworm Wednesdays“. Their summer reading program has been developed to encourage young children to read during the summer months and entitles kids to free admission to a select children’s film when they present a book report at a participating Showcase Cinemas box office. Tickets must be reserved in advance online and seating is limited. Tickets will not be available at the box office, for large parties or for camp groups. Accompanying parents or guardians and children under six years of age receive free admission and do not need to submit a book report.

Liberty Center is hosting 8 weeks of Summer Movie Nights – Tuesday evenings in June and July. Movies start at dusk and they’ll also have pre-event entertainment. Check out their site for the full listing of movies.


Many of the movies are weather dependent. All events were accurate at the time of this posting but things do happen and events do occasionally get canceled or postponed. You should always double check with the event source before you head out the door. Links for each event are provided so that you can be sure the date is still accurate before you head out.

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  1. Favorite Fall activities:
    Gorman Heritage Farm Sunflower Festival – 1st weekend in Oct. This year Oct 6 & 7. SUNFLOWERS!!! Music, booths & crafts.

    Shaw Farm in Milford during month of October- hayride, pumpkins, music, corn maze.

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