Summer Movies in Austin: July, 2016

When you’re in need of a boredom buster for the kids and a break from the heat, there’s nothing better than cooling down in a movie theater with some popcorn and some laughs. Free and discounted summer movies offer a great way to keep the whole family entertained and occupied for a few hours, while giving mom and dad a little break. And lucky for us, we’ve got plenty of great flicks in store for July.

Alamo Drafthouse

It’s just not summer without a weekday movie at Austin’s Alamo Drafthouse! Watch new releases (Finding Dory is out!) and old favorites at Alamo Kid’s Camp for $1-3. Hungry? Check out the newly revamped Alamo Drafthouse Kid’s Menu.

Kid’s Camp Movies Include:

A League of Their Own
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Clash of the Titans

The Boxtrolls

Neverending Story
Curious George
The Iron Giant

Click on the links below for each location’s calendar.

Alamo Ritz

320 E. 6th St., Austin

(512) 861-7020

Alamo Lakeline

14028 N U.S. Highway 183, Bldg F., Austin

(512) 861-7070

Alamo Slaughter Lane

5701 W. Slaughter Ln., Austin

(512) 861-7060

Alamo South Lamar

1120 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin

(512) 861-7040

Alamo Village

2700 W. Anderson Lane, Suite #701, Austin

(512) 861-7030

Cinemark Summer Movie ClubhouseWatch ten fun films this summer for $1 per show or $5 for all ten. All movies begin at 10 am Monday through Thursday.

Cinemark Cedar Park

1335 E Whitestone Blvd, Cedar Park

(512) 259-6741

Cinemark Round Rock 8

2132 N Mays St #800, Round Rock

(512) 868-2062

Bullock Texas State History Museum – Free Family Film Series

Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Avenue, Austin

(512) 936-8746

All summer long, the Bullock Museum is presenting a biweekly Summer Free Film Series that is cat and mouse themed. These programs are free and open to the public, with seats available on a first-come, first-served basis. Seating for general public begins at 1:40pm.

July 9: Gay Purr-ee
July 23: Ernest & Celestine

City Lights Georgetown Family Film Festival

420 Wolf Ranch Parkway, Georgetown

(512) 868-9922

Your old favorites are only $.50 every Tuesday, starting June 7. Doors open at 9 am for the 10 am showing. No reservations are available, so be sure to arrive early.

Deep Eddy Pool Splash Party Movie Nights

401 Deep Eddy Ave.

(512) 974-1189

Come see some of the latest releases and your old favorites, while you cool off in the 72-degree water or picnic on the hill. All movies begin at dusk. The regular pool entrance fee covers the movies and pool entrance.

July 9: Raiders of the Lost Ark
July 23: Zootopia

El Salido Pool Float Flicks

11500 El Salido Pkwy.

(512) 250-8427

Float in the pool while watching favorite movies. Admission is free after the pool closes, regular admission prior to closing. Events begin at dusk.

July 8: Minions

Katherine Fleischer Park Movies in the Park Summer Series

Katherine Fleischer Park, 2106 Klattenhoff Dr.

(512) 251-9814

Admission is free. Ice cream and drinks will be available for purchase. Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy these family events. Parking is limited so residents are encouraged to walk or ride a bike. Movies start at twilight, event begins at 8pm.

July 16: Movies TBD

Moviehouse & Eatery Summer Kids Camp

8300 N. FM 620, Austin

(512) 428-6071

Every Tuesday morning starting on June 7th, kids can enjoy a free movie! Tickets are given away starting at 9am on a first-come, first-serve basis.

July 5: Shrek 2
July 12: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
July 19: The Peanuts Movie
July 26: Hook

Movies at the Lake – Lake Kyle

Lake Kyle Park, 700 Lehman Rd.

(512) 262-3939

Bring your blanket and snacks and meet your friends at Lake Kyle for movies at the lake after sunset. Free and open to the public.

July 8: Hotel Transylvania 2
July 29: Dive In Movie at the Pool featuring Happy Feet

Regal Theaters Summer Movie Express

Westgate Stadium 11

4477 South Lamar Blvd., Austin

(844) 462-7342 x369

Admission to the Summer Movie Express is only $1 for movies showing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Tickets available for purchase at the box office and all movies start at 10:00 am. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute.


Southwest Theaters

13729 Research Blvd, Suite 1500

(512) 291-3158

Movies anytime cost only $2 for matinees, $3 for evening shows.

Flix Brewhouse

2200 Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, Round Rock

(512) 244-3549

Every Wednesday morning through the months of June & July, family-favorites play for a special $2.00 “Flix Jr.” summer shows! Enjoy specialty milkshake offerings available in an exclusive Flix-Jr. color changing cup, ONLY available during our summer shows while supplies last.

July 6: The Muppet Movie

July 13: Pokemon

July 20: The Rugrats Movie

July 27: Despicable Me

Sound & Cinema

Long Center for Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside Drive

Watch a movie outside on the big screen on the lawn of the Long Center. Bring a picnic or order up some food from one of the many food trailers. Note: lines are long so bring some patience if food trailers are your plan.

July 6: Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom, featuring the Echocentrics

July 20: Footloose, featuring The Urban Achievers Brass Band 

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