Summer Kids Movies in the Nashville Area


Summer in Nashville brings to mind lazy days, ice cream treatspools and water play, camps — both day and overnightfishing, and some truly fantastic farmers markets. Our greater Nashville area offers some truly incredible summer kids movies — fun for the whole family! We’re back with this year’s round up of all those fun (and inexpensive!) opportunities to catch a flick with your littles.

Summer Kids Movies in the Nashville Area

Summer Kids Movies in the Nashville Area

Regal Cinemas

Locations: Regal Hollywood Stadium 27 & RPX (Nashville), Regal Green Hills, Regal Opry Mills Stadium 20 IMAX & RPX (Nashville), Regal Providence Stadium 14 (Mt. Juliet), Regal Streets of Indian Lake Stadium 16 & IMAX (Hendersonville)

$2 movies are the first showing of the day on Tuesdays & Wednesdays. Please see website for other theaters as they have not updated with scheduled movie times as this moment but have them listed as hosting the summer express program. And save even more by joining Regal’s Crown Club to get 50% off of popcorn every Tuesday!

Week 1— May 30 & 31

  • The Croods: A New Age
  • Shrek Forever After

Week 2 — June 6 & 7

  • Puss in Boots
  • Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Week 3- June 13 & 14

  • Sing
  • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

Week 4 — June 20 & 21

  • Minions: The Rise of Gru
  • The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

Week 5 — June 27 & 28

  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Dora and the Lost City of Gold

Week 6— July 4 & 5

  • Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
  • Clifford the Big Red Dog

Week 7— July 11 & 12

  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • The Paw Patrol

Week 8— July 18 & 19

  • The Bad Guys
  • Playing with Fire

Week 9 — July 25 & 26

  • Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank
  • Sing 2

Week 10— August 1 & 2

  • The Boss Baby: Family Business
  • Dolittle

Nashville Scene’s Movies in the Park

Location: Elmington Park (3531 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37205)

Movies in the Park, presented by Amazon, is FREE to attend and family-friendly, so bring the whole crew out for food trucks, games, activities and of course, a movie under the stars! All films will be shown in open caption. Fun starts at 5pm and movies start at sundown.

  • June 1- Minions: The Rise of Gru
  • June 8 – Mean Girls
  • June 15- Top Gun: Maverick
  • June 22- Lightyear

City of Franklin Movie Nights

Location: Pinkerton Park, 405 Murfreesboro Rd, Franklin, TN 37064

Bring a chair or pack a blanket and come to Pinkerton Park (405 Murfreesboro Rd.) for a free outdoor movie! Movies will begin at 8PM or sunset. Food trucks will be available.
  • Friday, June 9- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1
  • Friday June 16- Moana
  • Friday June 23- Indiana Jones Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Friday, July 14-  The Emperor’s New Groove
  • Friday, July 21- Shrek

Nashville Public Library

Location: various branches—check the web site!

FREE! Some branches provide snacks and drinks. Often bringing your own snacks is welcome.

Schedule: Check your local branch, but we’ve seen some of these great movies scheduled for the summer: Marvel, Finding Nemo, Encanto and more!

Murfreesboro Movies Under the Stars

Free for all ages! Concessions will be available to purchase. Bring your blankets and/or lawn chairs. Text MOVIES to 38276 to be notified of cancelations.

  • June 5-10: Vivo
  • June 12-17: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
  • June 19-24: Princess and the Frog
  • June 26-July 1: DC League of SuperPets
  • July 3-8: Top Gun: Maverick
  • July 10-15: Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
  • July 17-22: Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
  • July 24-29: Men in Black (1997)

Barfield Crescent Park near Blue Cross Blue Shield Playground
697 Veterans Pkwy

Richard Siegel Neighborhood Park- near playground
515 Cherry Lane

Patterson Park, in the field or inside if inclement weather
521 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

Fountains at Gateway
1500 Medical Center Pkwy

Premiere 6 Theater – Murfreesboro

$5 Summer Classics- Wednesday mornings, doors open at 9:30 and movies start at 10 and 10:30 am

May 31- Secret Life of Pets
June 7- Land Before Time
June 14- The Muppet Movie
June 21- Babe
June 28- Curious George
July 5- Matilda
July 12- Minions
July 19- Karate Kid
July 26- An American Tail
August 2- The Little Rascals

Have a great summer with all these wonderful movie options and read below for more fun summer activities!


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