UPDATED 7/19/10. Nothing like watching the (inflatable) silver screen light up as the sun sets behind it. Grab the lawn chairs, Buick and blankets: We have a lineup of outdoor movie screenings across Seattle this summer, from Auburn to Fremont.
Valley Drive-In Theatre
$8 (cash only); children 12-15 $5; children 5-11 $2. Shows start daily at dusk; gates open at 8. 401 49th St. NE, Auburn. Call for movie times: 253-854-1250
July 15: Screen 1: Grown-Ups and The Karate Kid
Screen 2: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and Toy Story 3
Screen 3: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and Letters to Juliet
Auburn Summer Sounds and Cinema
Free. Fri at dusk; 7pm family-friendly concert. Varying locations.
Aug 6: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and the Rowdy Refs Game Show at Sunset Park, 1306 69th St SE
Aug 13: School of Rock and School of Rock at Les Gove Park, 1005 12th St SE
Aug 20: The Blind Side and One Eyed Jack at Les Gove Park 1005 12th St SE
Bellevue Summer Outdoor Movies in the Park
Free, but donations suggested for each night’s charity. Tue at dusk. Bellevue Downtown Park, 10201 NE Fourth St, Bellevue.
July 20: Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (Eastside Domestic Violence Program)
July 27: Monsters vs Aliens (Treehouse)
Aug 3: Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (Boys and Girls Clubs of Bellevue)
Aug 10: The Spy Next Door (Hopelink)
Aug 17: The Blind Side (YouthCare)
Aug 24: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Overlake Service League)
Carillon Point Outdoor Movie Nights
$5 suggested donation for Hopelink. Sat at dusk. Carillon Point plaza, 4100 Carillon Point, Kirkland.
July 17: Star Trek
July 24: Moulin Rouge
July 31: Monsters vs Aliens
Aug 7: Overboard
Aug 14: The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Aug 21: Up
Edmonds Outdoor Movie Nights
Free. Select Fri and Sat at dusk. Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St, Edmonds.
July 30: The Tale of Despereaux
Aug 6: Footloose
Everett Cinema Under the Stars
Free. Fri at dusk; pre-screening entertainment at 7:30. Camp Patterson Field, Thornton A. Sullivan Park at Silver Lake, 11405 Silver Lake Rd, Everett.
July 23: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs with arts and crafts.
July 30: Monsters vs Aliens with the Zambini Brothers’ "Puppet Island Showcase."
Aug 6: The Twilight Saga: New Moon with a teen night/local talent show.
Aug 13: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince with magician Louie Foxx.
Aug 20: The Princess and the Frog with New Orleans jazz Uptown Lowdown Jazz Band.
Aug 27: Up with balloon workshops
Fremont Outdoor Movies
Free; $5 suggested donation. Sat at dusk. Fremont Studios, 3501 Phinney Ave N.
July 17: The Hangover
July 24: Zoolander
July 31: Metropolis with live musical accompaniment by the Super 8s
Aug 7: Pretty in Pink
Aug 14: The Goonies: 25th Anniversary
Movies at the Mural
Free. Select Sat and Sun at 9. Mural Amphitheatre, 300 Mercer St, Seattle Center.
Aug 7: The Princess Bride
Aug 21: Twilight
Aug 22: The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Aug 28: Star Trek
NEW Redhook Ale Brewery: Moonlight Cinema Series
$5. Thurs thru Aug 26. Redhook Ale Brewery, 14300 NE 145th St, Woodinville.
July 22: Step Brothers
July 29: The Sandlot
Aug 5: The Hangover (21+)
Aug 12: Super Troopers
Aug 19: Blow (21+)
Aug 26: Flight Club (21+)
NEW Three Dollar Bill Outdoor: Blonde But Not Forgotten
Free; donations for Three Dollar Bill Cinema accepted. Every other Fri at sunset (8:30ish). SW corner of Cal Anderson Park, Nagle Pl & E Pine St.
July 30: The Legend of Billie Jean
Aug 13: Desperately Seeking Susan
Aug 27: Candleshoe
West Seattle Outdoor Movies
Free. Sat at dusk; gates open 6:30. 4410 California Ave. S.W. (courtyard between Hotwire Coffee and Dr. Wolff).
July 17: Mamma Mia! with W.C. Fields’ "The Dentist" as opening short.
July 24: War Games
July 31: Fantastic Mr. Fox
Aug 7: Star Trek
Aug 14: Wayne’s World
Aug 21: Up